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Permit Technician

Job Title
Permit Technician
Job ID
Portland,  OR 97304
Other Location
Job Title:                    Permit Technician      
Operating Unit:         HHS Construction, LLC., a Congruex Company
Department:              Engineering
Reports To:                Supervisor
Employment Status: Full-time, hourly
Primary Location:     Portland, OR
Compensation:         $18-$24
We will determine salary based on skills and experience in relation to the function of the role, as well as equity to any other employees in the same or similar role.

Company Profile:


Congruex was formed in 2017 to take advantage of historic demand for digital connectivity. The digital networks we design and build for our clients enable everything in the modern world to operate, from healthcare and energy to transportation and social interactions.

Few companies in our industry can operate at scale and self-perform services like our multinational team. Our clients choose Congruex to deliver turn-key digital networks under a single platform. Our unified vision is to become the best end-to-end provider of network design and build services in the U.S.

We are the One Congruex Family. We are building tomorrow, together.

Why Work At Congruex

We offer opportunities at all levels across the nation – from students to industry veterans – in areas of engineering, construction, and professional services.
We value the wellbeing of our people and offer competitive compensation, health benefits, wellness resources, 401(k) retirement planning, and employee recognition and leadership development programs. Options may vary by geographic location.

The pillars of Congruex culture are GRIT, safety, inclusion, and family.
  • GRIT: Our GRIT values are part of our company DNA and the touchstone for our multinational workforce. 
    • Guts - having the guts to do the right thing
    • Reliability - being reliable to deliver what we promise
    • Innovation - innovating every day
    • Teamwork - embracing teamwork together as One Congruex 
  • Safety: We are committed to 24/7 safety practices on our jobsites, within our offices, and all the places our team exists in between.
  • Inclusion: Congruex embraces our team’s diversity and promotes an inclusive workplace for all.
  • Family: We are a family-oriented company committed to the long-term health and development of our people.
HHS Construction, LLC, a Congruex Company 
Founded in 2003, HHS Construction is a leading provider of infrastructure services to major telecommunications and cable providers, primarily in Southern California and adjacent geographies. HHS Construction’s core capabilities include aerial, underground, and substructure self-perform construction; ISP services; wireless services including Small Cell/CRAN installation, utility coordination, turn-key RF testing and maintenance; telecom engineering; placement and splicing of copper, coaxial, and fiber optic cables; and pole maintenance. HHS Construction is headquartered in Ontario, California. 

Job Summary:
The Permit Technician performs critical tasks as front-line personnel related to customer service and construction development. This includes reviewing, accepting, distributing, processing, documenting and maintaining departmental information, reports, plans, specifications, applications, permits and related inspections according to established guidelines.

Job Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to):
  • Works with minimal supervision while providing department support.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, jurisdiction staff and the public.
  • Provides accurate and up to date information regarding permit process and permit activity.
  • Distributes and reviews building permit applications for permit issuance according to dept procedures and legal requirements.
  • Reviews blueprints, submissions and plans for completeness and compliance with basic code requirements.
  • Verify structure plot plan, location on the lot, zoning and engineering requirements.
  • Verify required setbacks and percentage of lot coverage.
  • Responds to public inquiries regarding status of submitted projects and provides information.
  • Computes mathematical, statistical and financial computations quickly and correctly, and or receives fees from Building Official, while ensuring appropriate fees are being charged based on jurisdictions adopted fees.
  • Issues appropriate permits.
  • Types reports, letters, utility releases, and a variety of other documents from rough draft or copy.
  • Maintains and updates building permit applications log and plan checks being received by the Building Inspection Division.
  • Generates and maintains accurate record keeping system for active building permits and tracking of all inspections performed on a particular permit.
  • Prepares monthly invoices.
  • Prepares monthly reports
  • Operates standard office equipment including computers, and other related software.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
Travel Requirements:
  • Required at times for training purposes.
  • Daily travel to job site(s) in personal vehicle required – mileage reimbursement.
  • Willingness to travel out of state, as needed.
Physical and Environmental Elements:
  • Ability to deal effectively with difficult people with firmness and tact including people of diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Regularly requires sitting and standing for long periods of time; kneeling and squatting to retrieve materials, and lifting supply materials weighing up to 15 lbs.
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships with all those contacted during course of work.
  • Ability to communicate well, to be able to read requirements and to hear and understand people at the counter and on the telephone.
All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.

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