Permit Coordinator

Chantilly, VA


Surveying & Engineering (PSG)

Who is Team Fishel?

Since 1936, we’ve been the Best Choice in utility engineering and construction. Safety is our top priority and is key in everything we do. We’re industry professionals driven by high performance for our customers and each other. Interested in joining our Team?


Team Fishel, the Best Choice for Utility Construction and Network Installation, is hiring a Permit Coordinator within the Professional Services Group located in Northern Virginia. The purpose of a Permit Coordinator at Team Fishel is to aid our underground utility design process by overseeing the permit procedure through completion which includes: preparation and submittal of permit applications to municipalities, government agencies and private entities; review of prints for correctness prior to being submitted; follow up for timely review; delivery of final approvals; conduct field inspections and update design prints per revisions provided by permitting agency.


  • Permit Coordinator will utilize web-based applications to research and identify existing permitting requirements and submittal instruction.

  • Travel and overnight stays in job sites during the work week are rare but may be required from time to time.

  • This job consists of both indoor and outdoor activity and the ability to safely navigate uneven terrain and active construction sites in all types of weather.


  • High School Diploma and valid driver's license.

  • Must possess the aptitude to read maps, plan routes and work independently.

  • Able to build strong relationships within local governmental departments to quickly and effectively obtain permits.

  • Requires knowledge of MS Office, Google Earth, AutoCad and/or other mapping and GIS applications.

  • We look for Teammates that are outgoing, organized, reliable, communicate well with others and strives to offer great customer service.

 Desired Qualifications

  • Previous experience in permitting through VDOT and local municipalities in the Northern Virginia region is desired.

  • Utility right of way knowledge and telecommunications/fiber optics experience is a plus.

  • Advanced education in Engineering Technology, Surveying, Construction or related field is a plus.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish experience is a plus.

Team Fishel will provide all training necessary to perform this job and candidate will work with other Teammates until fully qualified to work alone.


  • Health Insurance
  • Wellness Program
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Program
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid Leave Benefits
  • Teammate Assistance Program
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Team Fishel offers excellent industry training and a career development path for our Teammates. Competitive pay and benefits, including health insurance, 401k, and a company profit sharing plan!

Join Team Fishel, your future and your team.


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