Permit Coordinator

Location Annapolis, Maryland
Date Posted June 22, 2022
Category Construction


D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S., was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. It is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries. Please visit our website at for more information.

D.R. Horton, Inc. is currently looking for an Permit Coordinator in the Main Office Department. The right candidate will be responsible for coordinating all documents required for submitting and obtaining utility and building permits, water taps and impact fees. Coordinate with division departments and external contacts to ensure all deadlines for building plans and permits are completed on time.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for securing the timely preparation and submission of plot plans, lot inspections, and building permits through various municipalities based on construction deadlines
  • Prepare and submit timely check requests, and payments for permits, water taps and impact fees
  • Maintain a professional and courteous relationship with municipality departments and staff members
  • Serve as the designated division contact for permit and/or other issues and respond promptly
  • Record building permit information into JD Edwards (JDE) to maintain the construction scheduling software
  • Upload all building permits to the Vendor Extranet and DRH Network folders
  • Manage and monitor the complete building plan approval process through various municipalities on assigned communities
  • Distribute construction documents to the Purchasing, Marketing and Construction departments
  • Document and process all plan revisions and coordinate time-frame requirements to consultants
  • Scan all approved permitting information
  • Support the Construction Department by performing administrative duties
  • Inform the Division Accounting Department changes in permit fees, utility connection fees and other municipality fees
  • Conducts all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company

Job Requirements:

Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Two years related experience and/or training
  • Must have a vehicle and a valid driver's license
  • Excellent organization skills with attention to detail
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to ensure all deadlines are achieved
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral form or via DRH applications
  • Proficiency with MS Office and email

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret building plans
  • Experience working in JDE a plus

Come join a winning team with a Fortune 500 company! We are growing fast and are looking for enthusiastic attitudes and team players to join our success. We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Medical, Vision and Dental
  • 401(K)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company Holidays

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