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Permitting Assistant - New Home Construction

Company: Drees Homes
Location: Houston
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Drees Homes is a family-owned home building company with a passion for making custom homes easy. For more than 90 years, we have taken care of our employees and our customers. It's why we rank as the 18th largest privately-owned builder in the country and have a track record of long-tenured employees. Enrich your career at a company that values integrity, excellence, opportunity, stability and success. -Headquartered in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, Drees has operations in ten metropolitan areas: Greater Cincinnati and Cleveland, Ohio; Austin, Dallas and Houston, Texas; Indianapolis, Indiana; Jacksonville, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Washington, DC.Drees Homes is -seeking candidates for a Permitting Assistant position for our Houston Division. -In this position you will perform various administrative tasks to facilitate the flow of timely and accurate information in coordination of the permitting and construction start processes. - -Some responsibilities include: -

  • Facilitate the permitting process by gathering data and act as the liaison between the company and various municipalities and engineering offices
  • Providing complete start packages to the Builders
  • Accurate and efficient processing of paperwork and information to ensure timely construction starts
  • Updating data in various software programs
  • Maintain files relating to the permitting process
  • Maintain weekly status report; Preparation and distribution of various reports
  • Work closely with the Architecture Department to correct any plan errors and ensuring plan sets are complete -Some Requirements include:
    • High school diploma is required; College degree is a plus
    • Previous administrative experience
    • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office including Word and Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and JD Edwards
    • Experience working in the homebuilding industry preferred
    • Working knowledge -of -architectural plans and/or the permitting process -a plus
    • Permit submittal with City or Country Municipalities as well as Architecture or HOA submittals experience is a plus
    • Must be detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task with accuracy
    • Professional communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse group of people
    • Ability to work -independently -Join a special team that works together to make Drees a successful company and a rewarding place to work. - -Drees offers a competitive pay and benefits package including profit sharing & 401(k) plans.Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug-Free Work Place -To learn more about Drees Homes, please visit our website - .

Keywords: Drees Homes, Houston , Permitting Assistant - New Home Construction, Professions , Houston, Texas

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