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Site Acquisition Specialist

Remote at Concordia Group in United States
Posted on August 18, 2020

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Since 2001, Concordia, has been a firm that always focused on becoming an Industry-Leader by Providing the best in class Engineering & Construction Services. The firm's focus is within Wireless Telecom sector where we provide Civil, Structural, Topographical Survey Services as well as Construction Management Services for the Wireless & Cell Tower Industry.Our team of professionals are focused on providing services to Fortune 500 Clients such as T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint, US Cellular & AT&T. We pride ourselves as being a mid-sized firm that can give our clients the attention of smaller firms yet provides our employees and associates the environment and stability of larger firms.Due to recent growth, we are currently looking to add 1 more Site Acquisition Specialist within the telecommunications industry to help us broaden our company and continue to grow.Summary:

  • managing a large volume of new build sites from search ring to real estate completion
  • managing a large volume of modification sites from site audit to real estate completion
  • managing cell site decommissions and relocation from search ring to real estate completion
  • Experience and knowledge with local, federal and state regulatory compliance including FCC, FAA, NEPA, SHPO & THPO
  • Experience and knowledge of end-to-end telecommunications and construction project management, site acquisition, leasing, permitting, A&E, procurement, modifications, construction, project scope of work, budget, scheduling and vendor coordination
  • Collaborate effectively with a network of internal project managers, engineers, and vendors
Responsibilities:
  • Effectively lead and manage complex projects involving engineering processes, coordination and change management
  • Attend weekly meetings with internal departments and outside vendors to evaluate progress and provide guidance on anticipated issues
  • Perform preliminary candidate searches and prepare candidate information packages for leasing, permitting, viable land use and construct ability
  • Review contracts to determine ways to optimize costs and define areas of opportunity for more favorable terms for the customer
  • Verify zoning/permitting processes with jurisdictional personnel
  • Interface with municipalities/jurisdictions on streamlining zoning and permitting processes
  • Review zoning or permit drawings for compliance with the municipality/jurisdiction’s requirements
  • Prepare zoning and permitting applications
  • Obtain all municipal, state and/or county right-of-way land use approvals as required
  • Prepare collocation applications required by the tower company and manage the collocation process to real estate completion
  • Review and interpret site lease and customer contracts/legal documents to ensure compliance
  • Coordinate and analyze title commitments, easements, recorded documents, bonds and insurance certificates
  • Coordinate surveys, environmental reports, structural analysis, regulatory reports, lease exhibits & construction drawings as required
  • Support, record and maintain project tasks and project milestones in management tracking systems
  • Ability to effectively negotiate and leverage knowledge of current market lease rates and lease terms
  • Manage customer leases for cell site locations through real estate completion
  • Work with legal and customer on lease terms and business term approvals
  • Become experienced with the customer’s processes, tools and databases
  • Coordinate, schedule and attend site walks and design visits
  • Obtain landlord approval on construction drawings and zoning/permitting applications
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of real estate fundamentals required
  • Some experience of Zoning & Permitting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Confident in public speaking
  • Strong organization & multitasking skills
  • A motivated self-starter with the ability to work under pressure
Benefits:
  • Vacation & Sick Pay
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • 401 K w/ 100% company match
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Medical: BlueCross BlueShield PPO & HMO
  • Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Short- & Long- Term Disability
Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:
  • Health Insurance
Schedule:
  • Monday to Friday
Experience:
  • Telecommunications: 1 year (Required)
  • permit applications: 1 year (Required)
  • municipalities/jurisdictions: 1 year (Required)
Work authorization:
  • United States (Required)
Required travel:
  • 75% (Required)
Work Remotely:
  • Yes

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