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Permit and Inspections District Manager at Tesla

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Orlando, Florida

Job Description:

Job Description

The Permit and Inspections District Manager will oversee the job flow of the Permit Coordinator and Inspection Coordinator teams within a specific region. They will ensure and drive efficient gathering and submission of all plans and applications required by the local building department to permit for the installation of Tesla s energy products and ensure that installations pass required inspections. It is the responsibility of the Permit and Inspections District Manager to keep the Permit Coordinator and Inspection Coordinator teams within their specific region organized and held accountable to competitive company metrics.


* Lead a regional team of Permit Coordinators and Inspection Coordinators (50+) to successfully meet company goals around permit readiness and passed inspections for energy products

* Act as a liaison between leadership and various departments to facilitate a positive work atmosphere and improve permitting and inspections process

* Work with teams to improve productivity

* Attend and facilitate team meetings to develop new efficiencies, processes, share ideas and participate in feedback

* Ensure the Permitting team has the resources and efficient process in place to drive to a daily zero permit backlog for submitted and processed permits

* Manage the internal documentation process to ensure Permitting teams are updating projects in real time

* Ensure Inspection Coordinators are properly equipped, scheduling inspections within one day of installation to reduce wait times, passing inspections efficiently and meeting monthly forecasts

* Drive down Inspection Failure metrics within respective region

* Identify and communicate process improvements and standard operating procedures that will lead to cost reduction, streamline process and capture AHJ processes

* Participate in the interview process and selection of new hires for the Permit and Inspection teams

* Assist management in tracking production of the team for use in maintaining appropriate staffing, evaluating employee efficiency and productivity, and employee reviews

* Participate in employee evaluations with feedback on performance and suggesting merit increases

* Mentor potential Permit Coordinator and Inspection Coordinator leaders

* Take ownership of company relationship with AHJ when necessary and work diplomatically to resolve issues

* Educate team on relevant legislation and work with PEM to ensure AHJs are in compliance

* Train team on new product integration and acceptance with AHJs

* Act as a resource to Permit and Inspection Coordinators for trouble shooting software issues including the navigation of Tesla Grid and Zipline reports

* Assist management in auditing expense reports to help with reconciliations and reduce errors

* Enforce team s use of organized internal AHJ information tracking system


* Associate Degree or higher preferred

* Previous experience managing a team

* Experience managing the permitting and inspections processes within construction highly preferred

* Experience with developing and implementing processes to improve efficiency and ensuring the team has the resources necessary to accomplish departmental goals

* Poised temperament that lends itself to the successful management of politically charged relationships and interests

* Ability to travel to regional warehouses and Tesla HQ when needed

* Must be self-motivated, thrive in a team environment as well as have the ability to motivate and provide constructive feedback for the development of the team

* Ability to manage work flow while multitasking

* Excellent customer service skills required

* Excellent time management and organizational skills

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

* Strong computer skills and ability to coach others with computer system processes

* Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen

* Must have a clean driving record, valid state driver s license and feel comfortable driving everyday


Tesla participates in the E-Verify Program

Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.