Job Title: Permit Techncian

Job Location: San Diego County

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Job Description:

Interwest is not your typical workplace. We could bore you with corporate buzzwords, but then we would look like every other company you have visited. We are different. We work hard. We encourage personal and professional growth. We strive for a work-life balance. We provide the best service to our clients. And, we have fun!

Oh, and yes, we offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending, employee assistance program, long term disability insurance, and paid time off.

Our employees are what make Interwest special. If any of the below positions sound like you, please click on it and submit an application—we’d love the chance to get to know you!

Current Job Opportunities


Interwest Consulting Group is seeking an experienced ICC Certified Permit Technician with 3 years minimum experience providing information and direction to general public, city staff and development community related to Public Works and Building Department for permit process, permit/project status, plan review, departmental requirements, improvement standards, construction specifications, and city ordinances.

Locations: Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western San Diego

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Perform minor technical plan check to ensure compliance with both Public Works and Building Department standards, submittal requirements, development conditions, improvement standards, construction specifications, and city ordinances.
Interpret and understand engineering and/or building plans, improvements standards, construction standards, building codes, maps, and legal descriptions.
Issue and prepare permits related to plan check to ensure compliance with both Public Works and Building Department standards, development conditions, improvement standards, construction specifications, and city ordinances.
Research and compile data from field verifications or office engineering records for inclusion into engineering correspondence, reports, or in response to public inquiry.
Perform permit-related monetary transactions, accounts receivable coding, billing inquiries, and invoicing.
Perform various administrative, reporting, billing and accounts receivable tasks.
Establish and maintain cooperative relations with general public, development community, city staff, and others contacted during course of work.
Ability to manage a wide range of duties in a timely and effective manner, including timely plan processing and routing and coordinating with discipline managers (e.g. Planning, Engineering and Building).
Respond and assist in the resolution of development related inquiries and complaints. Evaluate alternative solutions and develop and present recommendations to supervisors.
Perform data entry and coordinate routing of various permits, plans, and maps; use specialized database/permit tracking programs.
Perform mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy.
Must be highly organized and posses the flexibility to adjust to changing workload volume.

Interwest offers a collaborative work environment, highly competitive salaries and a generous benefits package to include health insurance, 401(k), holidays and paid time off.

Interwest Consulting Group is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and equal treatment in employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender/gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, military status or any other basis in protected by applicable federal, state and local law. Interwest Consulting Group makes employment decisions based solely on the basis of qualifications for the job.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at or you may call us directly on 970-292-2200.

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Apply by date: 12/31/2020