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Real Estate Manager

  • Location:

    California

  • Sector:

    Solar

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    $150,000 -$170,000

  • Contact:

    Courtney Howard

  • Contact email:

    courtney.howard@wearero.com

  • Contact phone:

    281 712 6522

  • Job ref:

    35672

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Duration:

    366

  • Expiry date:

    2022-09-07

  • Startdate:

    09/06/2022

Overview:

This position will work within the Legal Department and provide support to the Development team, managing all aspects of the company’s efforts to diligence and prepare the real estate component of utility-scale solar and storage projects for development and financing.

 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Lead preliminary real estate due diligence in support of project acquisition and development, including review and analysis of title commitments/reports, ALTA surveys, and mineral reports to identify any title curative actions
  • Identify, communicate, and resolve/mitigate real estate issues and risks related to the development of utility-scale solar projects located across the US
  • Support the Development team, as needed, on efforts to secure additional site control and/or any needed rights of way
  • Undertake efforts and collaborate with outside consultants to ensure mineral risks on projects are eliminated to secure affirmative title mineral coverage
  • Collaborate with the Development team, as needed, to facilitate third-party agreements including consents, rights-of-way, encroachment agreements, and other related real estate documents
  • Coordinate real estate efforts among Development team, attorneys, surveyors, title companies, and other key project stakeholders
  • Support the permitting, interconnection, and design aspects of the development and construction processes
  • Lead all of company’s surveying efforts with external consultants in support of development, construction, and financing
  • Support all efforts necessary for the underwriting and issuance of title insurance

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree a plus
  • In-house expert, with extensive experience identifying real estate and title-related issues on renewables projects and with the proficiency to exercise independent judgment to resolve them
  • Independently track, organize, and prioritize workload schedule and complete according to project schedules
  • Minimum of five years of related real estate land acquisition and title experience
  • Experience with mineral rights and acquisition of mineral rights or waivers
  • Ability to review, interpret and comment on land surveys
  • Demonstrated experience in curing land title deficiencies and leading or supporting efforts for title insurance underwriting and policy issuance
  • Ability to work effectively with all functional groups, including Development, Project Management & Engineering, Legal, and Project Finance teams, from project inception through completion and operation, ensuring all aspects of real estate are satisfactorily covered
  • Job duties may involve occasional travel