Permitting Job Description

The Permitting group has three basic job positions; Crew Manager, GIS/Data Manager, and Permit Agent. Below are the individual duties and responsibilities for each of these positions.

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Title: Crew Manager ————— Reports To: Vice President

  • Ensure compliance of company policies/procedures by all employees
  • Ensure operations are conducted to a high standard which meets or exceeds client requirements
  • Ensure proper quality control procedures are utilized
  • Effectively control costs
  • Active participation in operational and HSE issues and planning
  • Cooperate and communicate with client, permit agents, survey crew, drill crew and recording crew to maximize efficiencies
  • Obtain approved variances
  • Communicate approved variances to all project personnel
  • Participate in the project start up meetings and ensure an absolute understanding of all topics discussed
  • Ensure that the organizational structure for the project is understood by all involved, including both DAS personnel and subcontractors
  • Ensure compliance with local, State and Federal regulation
  • Participate in the daily permit meetings and ensure an absolute understanding of all topics discussed
  • Ensure subordinates and subcontractors understand all Permit, DAS and Client requirements and communication channels
  • Ensure landowner, mineral owner and/or tenant instructions/stipulations have been passed on to the necessary crews and personnel
  • QC data and update maps
  • QC access map (Surveyors)
  • Supervise subordinates and subcontractors
  • Organize and coordinate the daily activities of subordinates and subcontractors
  • Schedule employee work breaks and rotations of assigned personnel
  • Order equipment and supplies and approve expenditures
  • Release crews and personnel from the project once operations have been completed to the satisfaction of the client
  • Completes all necessary paperwork
  • Maintenance, care and inventory of all assigned equipment
  • Ensure the office is kept clean and orderly
  • Complete daily production report and distribute to all applicable parties
  • Create and turn in weekly project summary to Vice President
  • Inform Vice President of any problems and/or concerns
  • Active participation in all safety/tailgate meetings

Subordinates:

  • GIS/Data Manager
  • Permit Agents

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Title: GIS/Data Manager ————— Reports To: Crew Manager

  • Ensure compliance of company policies/procedures
  • Ensure operations are conducted to a high standard which meets or exceeds client requirements
  • Ensure proper quality control procedures are utilized
  • Effectively control costs
  • Cooperate and communicate with client, permit agents, survey crew, drill crew and recording crew to maximize efficiencies
  • Active participation in operational and HSE issues and planning
  • Participate in the project start up meetings and ensure an absolute understanding of all topics discussed
  • Completes all necessary paperwork
  • Active participation in all safety/tailgate meetings
  • Inform crew manager of any problems and/or concerns
  • Acquire and prepare all pertinent ownership data
  • Maintain all surface and mineral data, database, and mapping
  • Create weekly permit status maps
  • Archival of all data for final deliverables

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Title: Permit Agents ————— Reports To: Crew Manager

  • Ensure compliance of company policies/procedures
  • Ensure operations are conducted to a high standard which meets or exceeds client requirements
  • Ensure proper quality control procedures are utilized
  • Effectively control costs
  • Cooperate and communicate with other permit agents, survey crew, drill crew and recording crew to maximize efficiencies
  • Active participation in HSE issues
  • Participate in the permit project start up meetings and ensure an absolute understanding of all topics discussed
  • Completes all necessary paperwork
  • Active participation in all safety/tailgate meetings
  • Inform crew manager of any problems and/or concerns
  • Research ownership for surface and/or minerals
  • Negotiate and acquire necessary surface and/or mineral permits for crew access
  • Support surveying, drilling, and recording phases making sure permit stipulations are followed, and addressing problems as the issues arise