OSP Permitting Specialist- Pittsburgh, PA area

Cranberry, PA

Posted: 09/18/2023 Job Number: 16288704 Pay Rate: 65-75k

Job Description

OSP Permitting Specialist- Pittsburgh, PA area

We are currently recruiting for a full-time OSP Permitting Specialist based in the Pittsburgh, PA area.
As a Permitting Specialist you will play a crucial role in the successful deployment of FTTH projects aimed at bringing high-speed fiber connectivity to homes and businesses in Pittsburgh, PA. You will be responsible for navigating the complex regulatory landscape, obtaining the necessary permits and approvals, and ensuring compliance with local regulations to enable the seamless implementation of fiber-optic infrastructure.
Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to identify permitting requirements and develop strategies for obtaining necessary approvals for OSP fiber projects.
Research and understand local, state, and federal regulations related to OSP projects, zoning ordinances, environmental impact assessments, and right-of-way usage.
Prepare and submit comprehensive permit applications, including all required documentation, plans, and drawings to relevant regulatory authorities in a timely manner.
Engage with government agencies, municipalities, and utilities to facilitate the permitting process, addressing any inquiries, requests for additional information, or potential roadblocks.
Coordinate with legal teams to review contracts, agreements, and other legal documents associated with permitting and right-of-way access.
Maintain accurate records of all permitting documentation, correspondence, and approvals, ensuring that records are organized and accessible for future reference.
Provide regular updates to project teams regarding the status of permitting activities, potential challenges, and milestones achieved.
Work closely with external consultants, contractors, and surveyors to gather accurate data and information needed for permitting applications.
Monitor and manage any conditions or requirements set forth by permitting agencies throughout the project lifecycle to ensure ongoing compliance.
Stay informed about industry best practices, changes in regulations, and emerging trends that may impact OSP fiber projects and permitting processes.

Bachelor's degree in Urban Planning, Environmental Science, Engineering, or a related field preferred.
Proven experience (1-3+ years) working on permitting activities for telecommunication infrastructure, preferably fiber-optic network projects.
Strong knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations related to zoning, environmental impact assessments, and right-of-way usage.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively collaborate with internal teams, regulatory agencies, and external partners.
Detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
Proficiency in using GIS software, Microsoft Office Suite, and other relevant tools for preparing and submitting permit applications.
Familiarity with OSP construction processes and telecommunications terminology is a plus.
Problem-solving skills to address challenges related to permitting and regulatory compliance.
Ability to adapt to changes in regulations and project requirements in a dynamic work environment.
Strong organizational skills and a proactive attitude to drive the permitting process forward.

Competitive salary and benefits package
Opportunities for professional growth and development
Collaborative and inclusive work environment
Contribution to community development through critical infrastructure projects
If you are a motivated and detail-oriented professional with a passion for navigating regulatory landscapes and ensuring the successful implementation of OSP fiber projects, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Key Skills: OSP Permitting Specialist, Coordinator, Specialist, Joint Pole Use Coordination, utility pole permits, Utility Relations Specialist, Make Ready, Pole attachment, Joint Use Engineering Utility /Telecom, JPA, Node Attachments, Field Construction, Redlines, Coordination, ROW, Outside Plant Construction (OSP) - aerial CATV. Fiber Optic, National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), Cable, Rural Utilities Service codes (RUS), Telecommunication infrastructure, optical transport equipment, Utilities, Aerial, Underground coordination.

Employees (and their families) have a choice of plans to purchase and enroll, including medical/vision, minimum essential coverage and/or dental. Employees can enroll in our company s 401k plan after meeting the enrollment criteria.

What We Do
TekCom Resources is a full-service national recruiting firm specializing in providing telecommunications and network infrastructure contractors, employees and project services to businesses.
Our specialization includes telecom network & infrastructure staffing deployments including planning, analysis, design, implementation, operations and maintenance.

Technologies we support:
Wireless: 4G, 5G, LTE, iDAS/oDAS, Small Cell, VoLTE, IOT, Microwave, NOC, BTS (Base stations)
Wireline: Broadband, Fiber, Outside Plant (OSP), CATV, switching (MSC, CO), transport and provisioning

About us
Formed by industry veterans in 2005, TekCom Resources is a full-service national recruiting firm specializing in telecommunications and network infrastructure contracting and recruiting.
TekCom Resources, Inc. Has extensive experience supporting clients in building successful teams for high-profile projects with tight timelines and budgets. Our vast network of industry contacts allows us to find the best talent. Along with our recruiting experience, our staff takes a hands-on approach in assisting hiring managers to achieve their goals and objectives.

As technical staffing experts, we are passionate and driven to provide top-notch talent to help our clients achieve their goals. We are also committed to assisting job seekers in finding the job and career path they have always wanted.

TekCom Resources, Inc. Is a WBENC Certified Women s Business Enterprise.

TekCom Resources, Inc. Is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. In keeping with this commitment, we will take steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact: USAllRecruiters@TekComResources.Com. We are compliant with the Fair Chance Ordinance as applicable and will consider all qualified applications for employment.

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