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Real Estate Attorney / Telecommunications Attorney in Bingham Farms, MI

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Company name

Black & Veatch Holding Company

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


Bingham Farms, MI

Date Last Verified

Aug 12,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

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Senior Zoning and Permitting Manager The candidate manage the deliverables of the site acquisition project which may include: candidate information reports related to leasing and land use viability, lease or other real estate agreements, land use and building permit applications. Provide quality control over deliverables. Supervise outside vendor partners, environmental engineers, architectural & engineering firms, engineers and drafting technicians, title search firms and others to ensure transactions close within defined timeframes. Identify potential risk scenarios. Manage drafting and proofing of recordable transaction documents, easements, warranty deeds, etc. prior to legal department review. Manage and administer the preparation of zoning and permitting applications, monitor progress of the application and facilitate jurisdictional requests for additional information as a result of the application review process. Ensure compliance to the quality and safety goals and objectives. Manages multiple projects. Serves as main client interface which includes providing reports and attending status meetings. For new-build projects, responsible for managing site acquisition activities from initial search ring release through Notice to Proceed (NTP). For site modification projects, responsible for managing site acquisition activities from leasing and zoning audit through NTP. Provides leadership and develops professional career growth opportunities within the Site Acquisition team. Assist Proposal Manager with the response to RFPs, RFIs, bids, and other project proposal documents. Prepares or reviews reports, forms, correspondence, e-mail messages, logs, budget documents, group goals and objectives. Establishes project policies and procedures. Implements strategies and priorities to meet client goals. Provides training and supervision to the Site Acquisition team. Supervises the administration, planning, operations, and work of consultants, subcontractors, and independent contractors. Communicates with team members and other departments regarding project status. Manages quality control of project documents and deliverables. Attends or directs field site visits for candidate and engineering viability. In complex cases, interviews zoning/permitting personnel to obtain jurisdictional approval requirements. Reviews collocation applications and submittals. Manages the Site Acquisition Specialists as they coordinate with tower owners and/or private landlords to negotiate and secure lease entitlements as project scope defines. Monitors and tracks progress on all open projects. Reviews and approves payment of vendor and subcontractor invoices. Maintains a high degree of customer service and integrity when dealing with clients. Other duties or special projects, as assigned. Manages the verification of Enhanced 911 addressing. Supervises work of others. Responsible for hiring, discipline, and pay administration of their subordinates. List supervised positions: Site Acquisition Associates and Specialists (ADM Levels 1-4).

Qualification and Experience

The candidate requires 4 year degree, or equivalent work experience. Law degree or Urban Planning degree preferred. Should have 7 years telecommunications industry experience; 3 years site acquisition and land use experience; 2 years supervisory and/or vendor management experience; real estate, sales, or legal negotiation experience (required). Previous experience managing land use and permitting projects preferred. Previous experience with solar projects is a plus. Preferred Non-Technical Competencies: Process Management; Informing; Customer Focus; Building Effective- Teams Perseverance; Command Skills; Confronting Direct Reports; Directing Others. Ability to provide audits for quality control of project and site specific documentation is required. Real estate, or legal negotiation experience required. Should have ability to communicate and negotiate effectively. Must have 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. Should have advanced proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word, and Outlook.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Black & Veatch Holding Company
30150 Telegraph Road
Suite 355
Bingham Farms, MI 48025