Material Handling Systems

Permit Engineer

6 days ago

PayCompetitive
LocationRemote
Employment typeFull-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: R5656

      FORTNA partners with the world’s leading brands to transform omnichannel and parcel distribution operations. Known world-wide for enabling companies to keep pace with digital disruption and growth objectives, we design and deliver solutions, powered by intelligent software, to optimize fast, accurate and cost-effective order fulfillment and last mile delivery. Our people, innovative approach and proprietary algorithms and tools ensure optimal operations design and material and information flow. We deliver exceptional value every day to our customers with comprehensive services and products including network strategy, distribution center operational design and implementation, material handling automated equipment, robotics and a comprehensive suite of lifecycle services.

      At FORTNA, we believe in fostering a workplace that isn't just a job but a movement – a collective effort to redefine success and transform challenges into opportunities. "Join the Movement" encapsulates our commitment to a workplace culture that thrives on collaboration, celebrates diversity, and empowers every individual to contribute to something greater than themselves. Our Team. Our Passion. Our Approach.

      JOB SUMMARY:

      The Permit Engineer is responsible for the daily coordination of Building Permit, Electrical Permit, and other required permit application submittals. The Permit Engineer will coordinate permit related activities between Municipalities, Project Managers, Engineers, and Designers. The Permit Engineer will oversee the activities of the Permit Designers to ensure that permit drawings are created in a timely manner and meet local codes and customer specifications. The Permit Engineer is a technical authority with respect to applicable codes and regulations and will provide guidance to Systems, Principal, and Project Engineers with respect to code related issues. The Permit Engineer will be involved throughout the life cycle of projects from permit application submittal to closeout inspections and receipt of Certificate of Occupancy.

      RESPONSIBILITIES:

      • Oversees daily permit related activities with respect to assigned projects.
      • Coordinates between Municipalities, Project Managers, Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Systems Engineers, Structural Engineers, and Designers.
      • Oversees the work of Permit Designers to ensure permit drawings are complete, accurate, and code compliant.
      • Develops, prepares and/or reviews permit application submittals.
      • Coordinates and consults with municipalities to ensure receipt of all permits.
      • Work with AutoCAD as needed to develop permit drawings.
      • Performs inspections of systems and structures during construction.
      • Coordinates Building and Electrical inspections for project closeout and receipt of Certificate of Occupancy.
      • Liaise with relevant professional staff such as architects, external PE’s, general contractors, and customers
      • Work with the department manager to evaluate existing engineering processes and program activities to make recommendations for improvements in policy and procedures.
      • And other duties as assigned.

      Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

      • Experience with building codes, permit requirements, and inspection activities.
      • Possess the Ability to review 3D models.
      • Possess the Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing environment.
      • Possess the ability to communicate and collaborate with others.
      • Possess the ability to lead and teach others by both instruction and as a role model.
      • Possess the ability to travel as required.

      Education and Experience:

      • Engineering or construction related bachelor’s degree preferred + minimum 5 years of experience.
      • Licensed Professional Engineer in at least one state OR the ability to obtain a license preferred.

      Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, etc. Site visits to construction sites to accompany inspectors could involve climbing stairs or ladders while following MHS safety regulations and use of proper protective equipment.

      Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

      Other Relevant Information: This position may require up to 20% travel to various sites.


      It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

      This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.

      It is the policy of FORTNA and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, FORTNA will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

  • About the company

      MHS Global offers bold intralogistical - sorting and transporting - solutions so you can deliver your products problem free to end-consumers in order to satisfy them.