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Legal Staff Paralegal in Columbus, OH

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Company name

Black & Veatch Holding Company

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - M&A

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

USA Columbus, OH

Date Last Verified

May 14,2018

Posted on

Feb 26,2018

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Site Acquisition Specialist The candidate prepares candidate information reports related to leasing, permitting and land use viability. Prepares lease or other real estate agreements. Coordinates with or supervises outside vendor partners, environmental engineers, architectural and engineering firms, title search firms, engineers and drafting technicians to ensure transactions close within defined time frames. Identify potential risk scenarios. Drafts and proof recordable transaction documents, easements, warranty deeds, etc. for legal department review. Prepares zoning and permitting applications. Monitors progress of the application and facilitate 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). Ensures compliance to the quality and safety goals and objectives. Serves as primary Site Acquisition Specialist for particular site project including leasing, permitting and land use processing. For new-build projects, responsible for site acquisition activities from initial search ring release through NTP. Provides candidate-specific recommendations for leasing and land use viability. Communicates activities with 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 zoning ordinance reviews. 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. Completes Lease and Zoning Audit Reviews for site modification projects. Coordinates with tower owners and/or private landlords to negotiate and secure lease entitlements as project scope defines. Completes collocation applications required by Tower companies and associated documents. Coordinates 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. Monitors and tracks progress on all open transactions. Maintains a high degree of customer service and integrity when dealing with clients. Other duties or special projects, as assigned. Verifies and/or obtains Enhanced 911 addressing. Paralegal certificate, Urban Planning or Law Degree is preferred. Should have 2+ years of telecommunications industry experience required. Should have 4 year degree, or equivalent work experience. Previous experience with tower co-location applications and permitting is preferred. Excellent oral and written communications skills is needed. Real estate, or legal negotiation experience is preferred. Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word, and Outlook is needed.

Additional info

Req: 34020BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Black & Veatch Holding Company
4016 Townsfair Way
Suite 210
Columbus, OH 43219