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Duke Energy Real Estate Representatives (Flexible Location Options) in United States

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Note: there are two North Carolina openings associated with this job posting. Both positions can be virtually situated within or close to the geographies noted below.

Position one covers the following geography: Triangle North and Triangle South including, for example, Zebulon, Henderson, Raleigh, Fuquay Varina.

Position two covers the following geography: Triangle South and Coastal areas including, for example, Raleigh, Fuquay Varina, Sanford, Chatham, Wilmington, Goldsboro.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for negotiation and acquisition of real estate rights in support of Transmission, Distribution, Nuclear, Fossil, Hydro, Lake Services, Gas Operations, Distributed Energy Resources (Solar), as well as any Corporate needs. They will use advanced negotiating strategies to facilitate the acquisition process for full or partial rights in support of all regulated business units. They must be familiar with public land records and how to research ownership. They must be familiar with numerous land use issues. They will work in collaboration with landowners, attorneys, public officials, engineers, and others in gaining land rights to support company projects and customer requests. They may have responsibility for a variety of land rights acquisition projects as well as easement releases and less complex disposal projects.


• Negotiation - Ability to work with property owners and interests to bring about an equitable and fair settlement for the rights being acquired.• Communications - Ability to develop interpersonal relationships. Written and verbal skills are vital in dealing with individuals as well as groups (i.e. DOT, Homeowner Assoc., Courts, church leadership, boards, public meetings, etc.)• Basic legal expertise - proficient in research and examination of basic title issues (deeds, mortgages, liens, taxes, etc.) and ability to perform a limited title search. Review of transaction documents. Assist attorneys with legal proceedings to include expert witness testimony.• Project Management - Representative must be able to manage various tasks simultaneously in order to accomplish desired objectives. Acquisition requires managing a variety of competing interests to include risks, costs and relationships.• Valuation - Ability to compile sales data to support values for both fee simple and partial rights acquisition and disposal. Able to read appraisal reports with a critical eye and challenge opinions.• Administrative - Familiarity with MS Office and other tools in order to compile and complete reports. Maintain and protect field files as directed by Records Retention policy and/or state regulations. Appropriate documentation of all aspects of transactions from contract preparation to recording of conveyances. Ensures payments are made with proper accounting by check/wire to facilitate transaction settlements.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in Business or• Bachelor's degree in Real Estate• In addition to required degree, 3 plus years related work experience• In lieu of Bachelor's degree(s) AND 3 plus year(s) related work experience listed above, High School/GED AND 7 plus year(s) related work experience• Notary Public and Real Estate License

Desired Qualifications

• In addition to desired degree, 7 years related work experience

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Survey and land engineering knowledge

  • Knowledge of electric operations and construction

  • Environmental awareness to understand basics of due diligence and the public requirements for projects.

  • A real estate professional designation earned through testing and experience from a recognized real estate association such as IRWA, Appraisal Institute, CoreNet, CCIM, etc.

  • Effective public presentation, witness and testimony skills and experience.

  • Strategic thinker, comfortable with systems, metrics, and out of the box resolutions and implementation as necessary

Working Conditions

  • Will often require irregular work schedule to accommodate land owners and other professionals to include frequent evenings and weekends.

  • Travel may be required to facilitate certain negotiations and execute transactions.

  • Field visits are often required to analyze property and participate in due diligence.

Specific Requirements

  • Driver's License

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Sunday, April 18, 2021

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.

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