Permit Us Now, a building permit expediting firm covering Texas and with a national presence, has announced its commitment to support National Women in Construction Week. Started in 1953, this event recognizes the role and contributions that women make in construction. March 7 to 13, 2021 is this year’s designated week with a focus to Connect, Collaborate and Construct.
This marks the first year Permit Us Now is joining Women in Construction Week. They will be highlighting a profile of their president. In addition, they will feature an interview with local Houston area women in construction from the Houston Airport System, a key market of Permit Us Now’s.
“We are truly excited to celebrate Women in Construction Week. We are also grateful for the opportunity to highlight the contributions of women in construction.” Helen Callier, President of Permit Us Now
“Our President of Permit Us Now serves as a role model for many girls and young women envisioning possible careers in construction. We’re so happy Permit Us Now continues to thrive with Helen’s leadership that is creating opportunities for women to join our team.” Moruf Jimoh, AAIA, Technical Manager, Permit Us Now
Women make-up 10.9% of the U.S. Construction workforce according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics. Most women are in sales, office administration and management type of roles;. There is a known shortage of construction workers in the U.S. However, there are plenty of paths to other positions open to women.
Permit Us Now staff will be participating in a WIC Breakfast and Learn event hosted by Walsh in Houston, Texas. Also, Permit Us Now is a recognized leader in the construction industry. They write helpful articles in Subcontractors USA and permitusnow.com on building permitting.
About Permit Us Now
Permit Us Now was founded in September 2016. It is considered the go-to one-stop building permitting firm. They help architects, engineers and contractors to save time and money plus start construction in a timely manner. Permit Us Now covers over 400 jurisdictions in Texas and expedites permits in LA, AR, OH and in other states. Permit Us Now has offices in Houston, Dallas, and Austin, Texas. The permitting firm manages permitting from design phase to close out for commercial, institutional, and also residential projects. They do this with a team of recognized experts. H-E-B Grocery also recently recognized Permit Us Now as a Success Story and by Subcontractors USA for innovation in the construction industry.
Through its parent company, Permit Us Now is a certified minority and woman-owned business through the City of Houston and NMSDC. Clients of Permit Us Now include H-E-B, JOERIS, Burns and McDonnell, United Airlines, Crystal Clean, Brake Check, and CVS.