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AES Real Estate Project Manager in Houston, Texas

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This position acts as the real estate lead for all real estate projects as assigned to them. A Real Estate Project Manager’s portfolio may include a mixture of acquisitions, greenfield, late-stage development, operational projects, and divestiture projects. This position is the point of contact for all other internal teams and handles all outside real estate vendor relationships for their portfolio. The Real Estate Project Manager is in charge of all real estate deliverables needed for development through operations, and financial closing(s). This position will be based in California (Long Beach or San Diego office) and will support real estate on projects based in CA and Hawaii.


Draft and negotiate landowner agreements including leases, amendments, easements, purchase agreements, landowner estoppels and various other related documents.

Draft and negotiate governmental and third-party agreements including consents, licenses, rights-of-way, and other related documents.

Track and manage all real estate related SLUP and/or CUP conditions to completion as specified by each project permit.

Track and manage all MSAs, NDAs, SOWs, Change Orders, and TOs for their project vendors.

Obtain, review, analyze title commitments including curative title issues and negotiation of title proformas, insurance policies and endorsements.

Obtain, review, coordinate ALTA surveys from preconstruction to as-builts.

Coordinate outside counsel efforts based on a specific scope of work for each project or stage of project.

Conduct real estate due diligence on various M&A projects as assigned, including lease review, title review, survey review, as well as prepare memorandums for executive level review outlining the risks and liabilities of a given project.

Prepare and keep current all real estate summaries/trackers/databases to assist in overall project management.

Enter, review and approve all related PRs and POs for payment from accounting.

Prepare agendas and lead all real estate calls and meetings.

Manage and review work product coming from Real Estate Analysts assisting on their projects.

Act as liaison to upper level management for all real estate information related to their portfolio.

Open to travel at least once a month!

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree, paralegal certificate or minimum of 5 years of relevant real estate experience, or 3-5 years of experience as a real estate paralegal.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with commercial title and survey related work including review, negotiation and coordination of all deliverables.

  • At least one year of experience in Hawaii.

  • Experience closing large financial transactions, including construction debt financing and tax equity.

  • Experience conducting real estate due diligence for project acquisitions.

  • Ability to read and interpret legal documents, as well as offer review and risk mitigation.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Detail oriented, organized, and able to maintain a high quality of work under pressure.

  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines that sometimes conflict.

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, Concur, and Google Earth

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

The expected salary for this position, at commencement of employment, is between $86,250 and $122,188/Annual; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements such as annual bonus, in addition to a full range of medical, dental, vision, life, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

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