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Legal Staff Paralegal in Walnut Creek, CA

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Company name

Black & Veatch Holding Company

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Real Estate
Telecommunications

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA Walnut Creek, CA

Date Last Verified

Mar 28,2018

Posted on

Jan 18,2018


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Senior Zoning/Permitting Specialist The candidate will be proficient at preparation of candidate information reports related to leasing, permitting and land use viability. Will prepare leases or other real estate agreements for complex projects. Directs or supervises outside vendor partners, environmental engineers, architectural and engineering firms, engineers and drafting technicians, title search firms and others to ensure transactions close within defined timeframes. Identify potential risk scenarios. Drafts and proofs recordable transaction documents, leases, easements , etc. for legal department review. Prepares zoning and permitting applications. Monitors progress of the application and facilitates jurisdictional requests for additional information as a result of the application review process. Prepares collocation applications and manages the process through Notice to Proceed (NTP). Negotiates leases and amendments with private landlords. Ensures compliance to the quality and safety goals and objectives. Serves as Senior Site Acquisition Specialist or Lead for a particular site project (typically complex in scope) including leasing, permitting and land use processing. Receives updates from Site Acquisition Specialists and Associates and reports information to Site Acquisition Manager. This may include facilitating deployment meetings. Provides weekly status reports to Clients and serves as project lead during weekly client meetings. Assists Site Acquisition Manager with training of Site Acquisition Specialists and Associates. For new-build projects, responsible for site acquisition activities from initial search ring release through NTP. For existing site modification projects, responsible for site acquisition activities from leasing and zoning audit, collocation applications or lease negotiations through NTP. Provides candidate-specific recommendations for leasing and land use viability. Supervises and directs the work of consultants and subcontractors. Supervises activities of team members and other departments, as needed. Provides site sketches, as needed. Attends field site visits for candidate and engineering viability. Reviews title reports for ownership, encumbrances, easements, etc., and provides recommendation for leasing viability. Interviews zoning/permitting personnel to obtain jurisdictional approval requirements for installation of wireless communication facilities and/or related wireless equipment as project scope defines. Completes Leasing Audit & Zoning Ordinance Reviews for site modification projects. Reviews zoning drawings for compliance with jurisdictional, regulatory and client requirements. Prepares, submits and obtains jurisdictional entitlements which may include applications and presentations before governmental or architectural review boards. Presents at meetings required by the Landlord or Jurisdiction including HOA, design review boards and neighborhood groups. Coordinates with tower owners and/or private landlords to negotiate and secure lease entitlements as project scope defines. Coordinate with client and engineering departments to obtain information necessary for entitlement applications (RF Affidavits, propagation maps, photo-simulations, etc…). Reviews and approves site specific documents for quality and completeness. Reviews work of SAA or SAS prior to submittal for quality and completeness. Maintains a high degree of customer service and integrity when dealing with clients. Other duties or special projects, as assigned. Verifies and/or obtain Enhanced 911 addressing. Acts in capacity of a “lead person”.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have 4 year degree, or equivalent work experience. Must have 5 years of telecommunications industry experience. Paralegal certificate, urban planning or law degree preferred. Prefer supervisory experience. Real estate or legal negotiation experience strongly desired. Demonstrates knowledge of full telecommunications site processes from RF request through on air is desired. Ability to read and comprehend legal documents such as legal descriptions, surveys, ground leases, easements, deeds, land purchase contracts, mortgages, title policies, subordination, and technical drawings is required. Must have advanced proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word, and Outlook. Prefer experience in zoning and permitting for electric vehicle charging stations.

Additional info

Req#: 33551BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Black & Veatch Holding Company
2999 Oak Rd 490
Walnut Creek, CA 94597