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Project Support Specialist

Company: Dewberry
Location: Danville
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:
Dewberry is currently seeking a full-time, experienced Project Support Specialist. The successful candidate will support project teams in our Danville, VA office working for national clients in the commercial market. Responsibilities include coordination and scheduling of project tasks, coordinating project deadlines and deliverables to Clients and regulatory agencies. The ideal candidate for this role will have experience with permit coordination, excellent communication, research, and organizational skills, with attention to detail. This position is open to in-office and remote work candidates with proven relevant experience. Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether youre an experienced professional or a new graduate, youll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call Dewberry at Work, that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century. Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate project schedules
  • Coordinate internal and external project deadlines
  • Prepare project proposals and other related correspondence
  • Provide administrative support to project team(s)
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for permit submittals
  • Research and prepare permit applications for submission to the appropriate regulatory agencies
  • Track and monitor the status of permit applications through approval process including attendance at public meetings
  • Coordinate with other project consultants

    Required Skills & Required Experience:
    • Proven experience in administrative support or client service
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with aptitude to learn new software and systems
    • Familiarity with GIS mapping software
    • Strong time-management skills and multitasking ability
    • Solid interpersonal skills
    • Previous experience working with permits and working knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations related to site development permits
    • Associates or bachelors degree in a related field, such as construction management, civil engineering or construction technology is preferred
    • Previous experience in a related role Dont meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for our employees. So if youre excited about this role, but your past experience doesnt align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities. *At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization. *Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. *Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberrys background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law. Salary Range:

Keywords: Dewberry, Danville , Project Support Specialist, Other , Danville, Virginia

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