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 Job Information 
  Job Title: Permitting Manager
  Category: Engineering - Civil
  Type of Assignment: Regular
  Position Type: Full Time
  Location: WD Partners, Inc. - Columbus, OH
  Town/City: Dublin
  State/Province/Global Location: OH
  Postal/Zip Code: 43017

 Job Description 

We Are Thinkers That Can Do!

WD Partners is a global design and program management partner for multi-unit food and retail brands.  With talented associates worldwide, and LEED accredited designers, architects and engineers licensed in all 50 states and Canada, we create opportunities to improve revenue and profits for our clients.

WD provides an environment where associates gain experience, train and mentor with the best, and build a successful career!  A philosophy of Real People where we leave our egos behind and focus on honesty and teamwork at all levels allows us to deliver on our commitment to our clients’ success.  Here at WD, we want to be the best and win at all times.  We currently have an opening for a Permitting Manager. 

As a Permitting Manager, you will assist with administration of a broad range of zoning, permitting, and code research tasks. You are responsible for leading team members in other engineering disciplines to work on various stages of client projects during the site development and entitlement phase. This role requires significant exercise of judgment on crucial details and in making preliminary selection and adaptations of development alternatives. In this position you directly report to the Sr. Permitting and Planning Manager and you will be expected to train, assist and provide directions and instructions within the team. You will manage established timeframes and project deliverables to exceed the expectations of our clients.

In this role your key learning opportunitieswill include: developing advanced technical knowledge in your discipline; enhanced exposure to client relationship management and project management skills; enhancing your competency for managing and training others in your discipline; and working with various clients and projects in restaurant, retail and petroleum industry segments.

Minimum Experience:

  • Masters degree in Planning, Public Administration or related technical field
  • 3+ years work experience in civil engineering (site development)
  • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification

What matters to our associates matters to us and benefits are at the top of the list.  We provide a comprehensive benefits package that encourages our associates to live healthy lifestyles, reach financial goals and cope with the challenges of life at work and at home.  WD supports and encourages work/life balance so we offer flex-time; we get involved in local charitable activities, and provide ways to get to know colleagues at BBQs and impromptu studio gatherings. 

Check us out and you will find an opportunity to collaborate with smart, down to earth people who innovate with national and global brands and grow every day!

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