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Joint Use and Permit Strategist

Location: Canon City
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Joint Use and Permit StrategistVisionary Broadband seeks a qualified individual to fulfill the role of Fiber Joint Use and Permit Strategist . This full-time, salaried position will join the Fiber team at Visionary Broadband, a division of Visionary Communications, LLC, one of the top service providers in the region. The position can be located in Canon City, CO, Gillette WY, or remote based for the right applicant. This position will report to the Director of OSP Administration. Job Overview:As the Joint Use and Permit Strategist, you will work on a market and project basis with our Fiber team, focused on competitive joint use, permit and easement acquisition, right of way coordination, and overseeing projects to completion based on affected timelines. This includes, but is not limited to, maintaining established relationships with entities such as pole owners, municipalities, counties, townships, and more to obtain easements in an expeditious manner based on provided fiber designs. In addition, the Strategist will perform permit, easement, joint use, and land-based market analysis to determine competitor movements and potential competitive advantages or strategic moves to make that ensure Visionary's future success in a market. A successful candidate will have a competitive mindset and view each market as an opportunity to place Visionary in the driver's seat through permit applications, governmental or stakeholder relations, joint use, and other methodologies. You will be asked to utilize this mindset to dive into markets and perform research that assists in determining a competitor's gameplan, next steps, and where to block or re-direct assets. You will prepare reports with this information for the leadership team and advise on strategic placement to help Visionary gain competitive traction in our marketplaces. You will be asked to file easements, utility pole attachment agreements, and organize job aspects such as financial spend tracking, material orders, and data on a project. Duties and Responsibilities: --- Design and act on competitive strategies for permitting, joint use, rights of way, and other methodologies of fiber construction that give Visionary marketplace advantages --- With Engineering team and other company resources, file proper easements for fiber construction with local authorities, and track accordingly within Colorado, Wyoming, and future states--- With Engineering team and other company resources, file joint use applications for fiber construction with proper authorities, and track accordingly--- As necessary to maintain project schedules, with leadership and Engineering team, research and develop methodologies and resources for quicker easement/right of way acquisition--- Collaborate with Accounting and Engineering to help ensure financial aspects of a fiber build are tracked appropriately--- Take part in weekly project calls to keep team members apprised of statuses of easements, permits, right of way, and other jobs--- Analyze and develop internal processes and implement procedural changes as appropriate to enhance Visionary Broadband's success--- Provide budgetary and timeline-based reporting on fiber projects--- All other duties as assignedQualifications:A qualified candidate must possess the following skills, or have equivalent experience and/or qualifications:High school diploma or equivalent requiredExcellent communication skills, both verbal and written.Excellent organizational skills and must be detail oriented.Great knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, as well as ability to quickly learn and work within proprietary computer applications.Flexibility to work outside of standard 8am-5pm hours and be willing to travel on a limited basis. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with demonstrated problem solving abilitiesPhysical Requirements:This position requires sitting to complete work with a computer using a variety of software applications and telephone.20%+ / - of the time will be spent walking and standing in the field with various weather conditions, as well as occasional lifting and / or carrying and / or pushing / pulling of items less than 25lbs.Visual and audio acuity is essential to this position. Visionary is often on the cutting edge of new technology deployments and works in a multitude of different situations with many different entities. A successful candidate will be a critical thinker, willing to both come up with new solutions and work with existing team members to collaborate on a best way forward in unique situations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, marital status, parental status, Pregnancy or maternity status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status or reassignment, veteran's status, political affiliation, age or disability. Or any other status protected by applicable Federal, State or local law. Visionary Communications, Inc. is an EEO Employer- Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. NOTE: Visionary Communications conducts a thorough pre-employment background check including employment history, compensation verification (W-2/Paystubs), education verification and criminal background. Additionally, some positions require drug testing, review of driving records, credit checks, as well as the ability for the candidate to pass the federal governments "Public Trust" background screening. The omission and/or misrepresentation of any fact from or on any application, resume, cover letter, or other information provided in connection with the application process or during any interview will result in immediate rejection of such application or, if the applicant is hired, will be cause for immediate dismissal.PI187981305

Keywords: VISIONARY COMMUNICATIONS LLC, Colorado Springs , Joint Use and Permit Strategist, Other , Canon City, Colorado

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