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DATE ADDED: Mon 15/10/2018

Permitting Specialist / Project Engineer:

Chicago, USA


Job Description

 Immediate opening with our rapidly growing organization, for Candidate with 2 years experience in demolition or construction industry, architectural, drafting or engineering background is a plus.  Must be motivated and want to learn, grow and succeed with McDonagh.  Must be someone “driven”, capable of multi-tasking, with excellent communicative and social skills, and who is already an accomplished problem-solver.  You MUST be a team player to succeed in this role, and someone who won’t hesitate to tackle any project with a "Can Do" attitude.

We are a well established (in our 21st year) organization, headquartered in Chicago, and performing in multiple states in the Midwest, at the moment.  We want a career individual who wants to learn from the ground up, and succeed with us.

The Permitting Specialist (PS) understands the entire permit process, working closely with Estimators/Project Managers (PMs), to identify permitting needs, and to secure permits for projects, correctly, quickly and effectively.  The PS must have a working knowledge of who is responsible to secure each permit for each project (the GC, the Subcontractor, the Engineering firm, etc.).  From this point, the PS proactively communicates status of all existing and pending permits for each individual project, tracks their issuance and ensures they are in the right hands before any project begins.

Additionally, the PS has other responsibilities, which often including building, organizing and often submitting bid documents, and must be able to deliver all of the following:

Be highly dependable and punctual, and meet the tight schedules and timelines – including early mornings in the city, getting permits, meeting with crews and inspectors in the field, and other related tasks as needed.

Be able to deliver, including constant organization and multi-tasking, prioritizing time, schedules and duties efficiently and effectively, thriving as a team player, getting all deliverables accomplished, and also readily volunteering and assisting, and picking up the slack for the team, when necessary.

Absolute MUSTS:

Demonstrating excellent personal, interpersonal and negotiation skills, while constantly motivating the team to meet and exceed goals.

High level communication, effectively, with all parties (colleagues, clients, Subs) must be top priority and is tantamount to success in this role.

Constantly and diligently read, clearly understand and interpret, construction plans and specs, so nothing gets missed.

Have a valid, current driver’s license, with a clean record.

A solid desire to learn and grow with the McDonagh organization.

Company Description
With 20 years in Chicagoland, McDonagh is adding the Detroit Operation. For 20 years we've been a Chicago-based, Class "A" Demolition Company, specializing in demolition and wrecking -- and when we say we specialize -- you can rest assured that we have all of the requisite knowledge, experience and expertise, married with the right, highly trained staff and equipment, to get it done right, safely and without unnecessary headache and incident.

We can (and do) perform a wide variety of demolition and related services, from interior demolition (and sometimes renovation), to exterior projects, including
excavation, grading, concrete removal and installation, underground services, utility management from deconstruction to installation, all site work, both sewer and water, and also water management, contaminated soil removal, hazardous waste removal, oil and fuel tank removals – and all of the services described here, are performed for any sized project – from residential to the commercial and industrial sectors. We are seeking staff to build the Detroit Operation.

McDonagh Demolition, Inc., owns, operates and maintains a substantial fleet of equipment, enhanced by our substantial complement of talented, experienced, professional, personable and reliable Staff, Crews and Subcontractors. With our experienced and expert team, we complete your projects with best practices, effectively and efficiently, on time, and within budget. From initial mobilization to completion, McDonagh Demolition has the know-how and expertise to coordinate everything necessary, the Can-Do attitude to get it done, from expert permit processing, engineering and testing, to the onsite management by our expert teams. We operate and broad scale of managing multiple contracts and all of the trades because, we can handle it all. Call upon us today, and let McDonagh Demolition, Inc., demonstrate to you our professional experience, the experience necessary to satisfy any project schedule, and fulfill your construction needs, under any conditions.

Role: Permitting Specialist / Project Engineer:
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Location: Chicago,

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