Plans & Permits Officer

Global 360

Do you have a Building Surveying, Construction or Trade Qualification & the desire to start your career with an industry leader? Doncaster location.

  • Doncaster Head Office Location
  • Full-Time (Monday to Friday Hours)
  • Career Growth Opportunities
  • Johns Lyng Group
  • Doncaster Head Office Location
  • Full-Time (Monday to Friday Hours)
  • Career Growth Opportunities
The Company:
Positioned as one of Australia’s leading insurance builders, Johns Lyng Group has been established for over 60 years and has a reputation for excellence. Highly talented business units coupled with management’s transparent and honest attitude towards staff make us ready for any building emergency.

The Role:
We are currently seeking a highly enthusiastic and motivated Plans & Permits Officer to join our in Doncaster Head Office team. 

This role would best suit a team player with the ability to multi-task and work in a high-pressure environment. You will have strong communication and relationship building skills and will be results driven, proactive and motivated. A building surveying, construction or trade qualification or relevant industry experience will be viewed as highly advantageous.

This is a fantastic chance to join a stable and secure company that values its people above all else. On the job training and professional development opportunities will also be available.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Liaise with draftspersons to obtain architectural drawings
  • Engage building surveyors & assist in obtaining building permits
  • Book inspections for all building permit projects
  • Undertake applications to engineers & geotechnical consultants
  • Engage with councils for variation permits, including planning, asset protection, report & consent
  • Apply for homeowners’ warranties
  • Liaise with supervisors & estimators
  • Update & manage sub-contractor trade base
  • Develop KPI measures for plans & permit services to meet organisational requirements
  • Ensure all insurance certificates for work cover & public liability are current
  • Attend project sites on an ad hoc basis
  • Undertake general administrative tasks
  • Access, view & update sensitive information relating to customers, employees & company intellectual property
Key Selection Criteria:
Do you have proven examples of demonstrating drive and energy? Are you extremely motivated and can think outside the box? Do you want the opportunity to potentially work your way into a partnership? Being able to demonstrate and highlight examples of these are the key criteria for you to be successful in joining our existing talented and passionate team.  The following selection criteria is also important, but we are happy to teach and mentor you along the way.
  • Building Surveying, Construction or Trade Qualification, highly advantageous
  • Experience in the Building & Construction industry ideal, however not essential
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills, including a professional phone manner
  • Ability to develop strong relationships
  • Excellent time management & organisational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly computer literate including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook
  • Can-do, positive attitude
  • A willingness to learn & start from the ground up in a fast-moving organisation & team
Please note: A criminal background check will make up part of the recruitment process.