Utilities Permitting Specialist Sr

The Mosaic Company Lithia, FL
Are you our next Utilities Permitting Specialist Sr.?

This position serves in a project management capacity to obtain permits, seek authorizations, and request encroachments from various county and state governments, CSX Transportation, and utility companies to include power, gas and fiber optic for the installation of mining infrastructure required for dragline crossings, equipment crossings, powerline, pipeline and driveway connections around county and state roadways, rights of ways, railroads, and private easements. Acts as company liaison between Mosaic's legal, land and geotechnical engineering departments, as well as with the applicable agency or entity. Works with the geotechnical engineering team, supporting mining related issues such as soil mechanics.

What will you do?

* Prepares required reports and permit applications necessary to cross various county and state roadways and rights-of-way with mine infrastructure and equipment

* Coordinates with the geotechnical engineers within the Mine Services Department and directs third party consultants' work efforts as needed in documentation and engineering studies required for permits and/or waivers

* Prepares required reports and agreements required to cross various utilities and private entities with mine infrastructure and equipment

* Coordinates with the geotechnical engineers within the department and directs third party consultants' efforts as needed in documentation and engineering studies required for encroachment agreements

* Coordinates closely with Mosaic legal and land departments

* Prepares and submits road closure abandonments for continued mining operations in Polk and Hardee counties

* Provides abandonment support for existing permits and/or easements

* Leads coordination of drawings preparation and supporting documents for required submittals. Upon issuance of permits and /or encroachments prior to construction, coordinates and ensures all maintenance of traffic plans, law enforcement coverage, public notification and all other applicable requirements are met

* Conducts site visits and provides guidance with the applicable department performing the work to further confirm and document progress status. At project completion, prepares and submits necessary as-built drawings/surveys and completion reports to the applicable agency and/or entity

* Responsible for preparing and submitting road closure abandonments for continued mining operations in Polk and Hardee Counties

* Obtains and maintains all CSX licensing, permits, rights-of-way approvals, crossings, and utility easements for mining operations

* Acts as company liaison between Mosaic's legal, land, and/or geotechnical engineering departments and the applicable external agency or entity. Company liaison with adjacent/nearby property owners to implement setback waivers, utility easements, and consents required under state and local rules/regulations

* Serves as a utility "technical" consultant and liaison within Mosaic, as well as with city and county governments, utility companies, and outside agencies

* Serves as Mosaic representative and primary contact for coordination of mining infrastructure and utility rights-of-way with the following :

* Electric Utility :TECO, Seminole Electric, Peace River Electric, and Duke Energy

* Gas Transmission : Florida Gas Transmission, Gulfstream Natural Gas and Peoples Gas

* Utility Other : CSX, Century Link, Level 3 Communications and Florida Sunshine One Call

* State : Florida Department of Transportation District I and VII

* County Road and Right of Way : Hillsborough, Polk, Hardee, and Manatee counties

* Enforces the specifications and standards of all permits, agreements, rights-of-ways, etc. Works closely with Operations and Mine Planning to ensure compliance with local ordinances, setbacks, and zoning approvals

* Promotes on-the-job safety to ensure the well-being of employees, contractors, and members of the community

* Provides expert advice for all utility permit applications and mining infrastructure activities

What do you need for this role?

* Bachelor's degree required. Bachelor's degree with a major in Engineering/Science or Business preferred

* 8+ years of applicable experience within the specific work area, i.e., working with regulatory agencies, local and state governments, contractors and consultants

* 10+ years of project management experience preferred

* Ability to complete ATSSA Work Zone Traffic Control FL Intermediate Course within 12 months preferred

* Microsoft Office Suite, Livelink, One Source experience required

* GIS and Maximo experience preferred

* Effective verbal and written communication skills

* Ability to work in diverse teams and deal effectively with others

* Strong interpersonal skills to influence and maintain relationships with regulators and private entities

* Demonstrated ability to manage multiple assignments effectively

* Demonstrated ability to work independently with little supervision

* Demonstrated ability to influence others to achieve project goals, timelines, etc.

* Ability to research and understand changes in the regulatory environment and quickly react to changes in regulations

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Must be authorized to work in the United States.

Mosaic is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status.

Mosaic participates in the US E-Verify program.

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