/Windstream is considered an essential business and we are *HIRING NOW*. As our company responds to COVID-19, the safety and wellbeing of our employees, customers, partners and communities is our top priority!/*About the Role:*Windstreams Permit Team is an important piece of the Windstream network. This team is responsible for obtaining permits from cities, counties, state DOTs, pole owners, railroads, and local landowners for projects to build out Windstreams network. The Permit Team serves as the liaison between Windstreams OSP (Outside Plant) Managers and Engineers and the permitting entities to obtain these permits. The Permit Team is leaned on for their expertise and knowledge on all permitting issues. This position is perfect for an individual with lots of energy and desire to learn in a very challenging, fast-paced work environment.*What Youll Do:* * Process and compile all necessary documentation to submit permit requests to correct permitting entity * Learn online internal and external websites to submit permit requests * Build great working relationships with both internal Windstream employees from the Permit Team, local OSP, Central Engineering, Accounting, and Legal * Build great working relationships with outside entities * Provide accurate, timely, and concise updates both verbally and written * Provide accurate, timely, and concise reporting recurring and ad-hoc * Analyze data and provide recommendations on appropriate courses of action * You will report to the Manager of the Permitting Team*Do You Have?* * Great verbal and written communication skills * Knowledge in Microsoft Office: Outlook, Excel, and Word * Ability to learn new software quickly * Ability to work efficiently on your own * Ability to organize daily schedule based off escalated projects and tickets * Great problem-solving skills * Great organizational habits * College degree and 2-4 years professional experience or 6 years professional level related experience*Even Better: * * Telecom experience * Knowledge of permitting with City, County, DOT, Railroad * Knowledge of obtaining easements and recording with local county*Our Benefits:* * Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans * 401K Plan * Health & Flexible Savings Account * Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans * Educational Assistance Plan * Identify Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance*About US:*Windstream Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S.**Primary Location:** **US-Georgia-Cornelia***Job Category:** **Engineering****Requisition ID:** *21000286***Other Locations:** *US-Georgia, US-Pennsylvania*Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.