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Permit Coordinator

Location Town of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts Category Operations Job ID R22683
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Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our lives. We know that starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.

The Permit Coordinator is responsible for preparing building permit submittal packages, as well as coordinating the efficient submittal,  approval, and retrieval from local jurisdictions. This position acts as a liaison between Sunrun and jurisdictional employees, working together to resolve any redline corrections and prepare for upcoming requirement changes. The Permit Coordinator communicates the status of each permit, and works closely with internal Sunrun teams to meet branch and company goals.


  • Review, prepare, submit, and receive permit packages in accordance with jurisdictional requirements

  • Coordinate payment and reimbursement of permit fees according to company guidelines

  • Work with internal teams and jurisdictional employees to understand and resolve any jurisdictional comments

  • Work with jurisdictions and Sunrun Design Engineering teams to fully understand, communicate, and resolve AHJ corrections

  • Be an advocate for Sunrun and work with local jurisdictions to streamline permit processes

  • Understand local AHJ requirements as it relates to the permit process and update the AHJ database permitting requirements as needed

  • Schedule appointments to meet customers and obtain customer signatures, final paperwork sign off and payment collection

  • Organize all completed paperwork, and process payments in a compliant, secure manner, if assigned

  • Prepare project documentation for construction teams

  • Utilize software systems to record progress of various tasks

  • Additional duties assigned as needed


  • High School diploma or equivalent is required

  • Minimum of 1 years of previous field construction experience

  • Experience with construction permitting is preferred

  • Exposure to PV design and installation processes is preferred (Understanding of PV design and installation process required for Senior Permit Technician)

  • Must maintain a clear driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check

  • Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license

  • Regional specific expeditors/permitting licenses preferred, but not required

  • Must be a motivated team player, looking to succeed

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Professional appearance and interaction

  • Proficient with Google Suite, MS Excel, MS Word, Workflow Management Platform

Physical Demands

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer

  • Driving for prolonged periods

  • Be able to work in various positions, including, but not limited to: stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time

  • Be able to lift, pull and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks

  • Have adequate visual and hearing acuity to follow instructions and determine accuracy of the work assigned

  • Operate office equipment including computers

  • Travel commercially as directed or required

  • Work safely on construction jobsites, and warehouses


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This description sets forth the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as some of the essential functions of this role.  It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all essential duties and qualifications. If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at

Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone. We are committed to equal employment opportunities without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal convictions, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

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About Us

Sunrun (NASDAQ: RUN) is the number one residential solar provider in the country. At Sunrun, we believe America’s energy future starts at home. As the energy provider of choice, we integrate solar, home battery storage, and electrification into a smart solution for individuals to power their homes, cars, and communities. Join us in our mission to create a planet run by the sun!

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Perks & Benefits

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Vacations/Holidays
  • Paid Baby Bonding Leave
  • Employee Discounts
  • Anniversary Equity Award (based on qualifications)
  • PowerU - 100% Funded Education Programs

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A Commitment to Candidate Experience

At Sunrun our fiercely passionate workforce is our greatest asset and help power our mission to create a planet run by the sun. We strive to have the best in class experience for our candidates. If you had a great experience or you feel there is room for improvement, please reach out to our Director of Talent Acquisition, Kelly Wittman, to share your feedback.

Accommodation for Disabilities

If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at

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