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Project Development Land/Negotiation Associate

The Opportunity:

Join a growing team dedicated to development and management of energy infrastructure, community economic development, corporate social responsibility, safeguarding environmental resources, and sharing in the growth of a highly ethical, competitive, and privately held enterprise.

 

Responsibilities:

The Project Development Land/Negotiation Associate will manage all real estate siting and acquisition activities for energy infrastructure facilities across the United States, including initial siting and desktop due diligence, landowner outreach, negotiation of project site options, and title curative efforts. The Project Development Land/Negotiation Associate will take direction from the Director of Development or the Project Managers.

The selected candidate will:

  • Identify sites suitable for development of power generation facilities opportunities.
  • Analyze and evaluate competing project sites and recommend and implement development strategy, including budget development, negotiating and obtaining site control and related real estate agreements.
  • Prepare and gain approvals for project real estate agreements, within project budgets, schedules and commercialization plans and contracts.
  • Negotiate contracts with landowners, including site options, leases, easements, and purchase agreements.
  • Work directly with Project Managers, engineering team, surveyor, title company, and local counsel to address and mitigate site coordination requirements and title issues.
  • Maintain working relationships with several disciplines throughout the organization (engineering, finance, legal, administration, etc.).
  • Maintain industry knowledge of real estate and industry trends.
  • Participate in project financing efforts including title policy curative actions during the equity and debt raise processes.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree.  Five or more years of work experience in a real estate-focused role within the energy infrastructure industry is preferred. 

The qualified candidate will also demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively perform within a matrix organizational environment.
  • Ability to learn quickly and act independently.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Knowledge of title insurance curative action process. 
  • Knowledge of governmental/legal/environmental regulations that impact development and real estate. 
  • Strong business and financial savvy with the ability to support a high-performance organization that will deliver operational excellence and meet or exceed financial targets. 
  • Ability to travel extensively throughout the U.S.