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NextEra Energy Mgr Land Services Acquisition in Austin, Texas

Mgr Land Services Acquisition

Date: Jan 7, 2022

Location(s): Austin, TX, US, 78749Austin, TX, US, 78730Austin, TX, US, 78744Abilene, TX, US, 79602Austin, TX, US, 78701Austin, TX, US, 78701Austin, TX, US, 78701Corsicana, TX, US, 75110Dallas, TX, US, 75201Hillsboro, TX, US, 76645Abilene, TX, US, 79603

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 58400

, a rate-regulated transmission service provider in Texas, owns and operates approximately 330 miles of high-voltage transmission lines and associated equipment.

Position Specific Description

At Lone Star Transmission, our people are our biggest asset. In this role you will be assisting with land acquisition, landowners, and customer relations for Lone Star Transmission. You will work directly with our development team and leadership, to establish land acquisition strategies for growth, and ongoing relationships for existing assets. This is a great opportunity to utilize strong interpersonal relationship building skills, as well as your energy industry and transmission knowledge. The ideal candidate will have prior land, title, and transmission experience, as well as strong communication and negotiating skills. The ability to work in a detail-oriented, fast-paced, and deadline driven environment is essential. This role will sit out of our Austin, TX location. We look forward to reviewing your application!

Job Overview

Leaders in this role manage a team responsible for real estate activities related to wind site acquisitions needed to develop, construct and operate NextEra's assets to ensure maximum return and profitability. This job ensures alignment of land acquisitions with company goals. This position requires extensive travel.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Oversees right-of-way acquisition firms and other land-related vendors, such as appraisals, survey and title companies as needed to ensure goals and targets are being met consistently and within the required parameters

• Advises and assists with site selection, site acquisition, leasing space and other functions relating to land acquisition, negotiation, and sale

• Meets with key landowners and stakeholders to secure right-of-way and fosters good landowner relations

• Supports project development teams at public open houses and landowner meetings

• Coordinates with the Legal Department in developing necessary documents

• Coordinate with project, legal, environmental and engineering teams as applicable

• Assists with efforts to obtain federal and state approvals

• Obtains and maintains licenses and permits for construction and operation of new and existing facilities

• Reviews, tracks and coordinates execution of all documents necessary to secure property rights

• Negotiates and settles damage claims associated with new or existing systems

• Leads due diligence efforts and risk assessment activities

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• High School Grad / GED

• Bachelor's Degree

• Experience:8+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• None

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Real Estate/Facilities Mgmt/Land Svcs

Organization: Lone Star Transmission, LLC

Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

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