Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our lives. We know that starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.
The Permit Coordinator is responsible for preparing building permit submittal packages, as well as coordinating the efficient submittal, approval, and retrieval from local jurisdictions. This position acts as a liaison between Sunrun and jurisdictional employees, working together to resolve any redline corrections and prepare for upcoming requirement changes. The Permit Coordinator communicates the status of each permit, and works closely with internal Sunrun teams to meet branch and company goals.
Review, prepare, submit, and receive permit packages in accordance with jurisdictional requirements
Coordinate payment and reimbursement of permit fees according to company guidelines
Work with internal teams and jurisdictional employees to understand and resolve any jurisdictional comments
Work with jurisdictions and Sunrun Design Engineering teams to fully understand, communicate, and resolve AHJ corrections
Be an advocate for Sunrun and work with local jurisdictions to streamline permit processes
Understand local AHJ requirements as it relates to the permit process and update the AHJ database permitting requirements as needed
Schedule appointments to meet customers and obtain customer signatures, final paperwork sign off and payment collection
Organize all completed paperwork, and process payments in a compliant, secure manner, if assigned
Prepare project documentation for construction teams
Utilize software systems to record progress of various tasks
Additional duties assigned as needed
High School diploma or equivalent is required
Minimum of 1 years of previous field construction experience
Experience with construction permitting is preferred
Exposure to PV design and installation processes is preferred (Understanding of PV design and installation process required for Senior Permit Technician)
Must maintain a clear driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check
Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license
Regional specific expeditors/permitting licenses preferred, but not required
Must be a motivated team player, looking to succeed
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Professional appearance and interaction
Proficient with Google Suite, MS Excel, MS Word, Workflow Management Platform
Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
Driving for prolonged periods
Be able to work in various positions, including, but not limited to: stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time
Be able to lift, pull and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks
Have adequate visual and hearing acuity to follow instructions and determine accuracy of the work assigned
Operate office equipment including computers
Travel commercially as directed or required
Work safely on construction jobsites, and warehouses
Reva Tambo ([email protected])
Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to acts, such as The Equal Pay Transparency Act. It assumes that the successful candidate will be located in markets within the United States that warrant the compensation listed. Candidates in locations outside this local area may have a different starting salary range for this opportunity which may be higher or lower. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.
Starting salary/wage for this opportunity:
$18.81 to $23.51
Other rewards may include annual bonus eligibility, which is based on company and individual performance, short and long term incentives, and program-specific awards. Sunrun provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). A candidate’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.
This description sets forth the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as some of the essential functions of this role. It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all essential duties and qualifications. If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at [email protected].
Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone. We are committed to equal employment opportunities without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal convictions, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.
Maternity leave coaching
Short term disability
Sunrun exists to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy while building a sustainable future. Putting solar panels on rooftops and batteries in garages is what we do on a daily basis, but that's not all. We engage in partnerships that help create distributed energy communities, outline plans to bring connected energy networks to life, and author concept papers to share our vision with the world.