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WES00000126 Requisition #

 

ENGIE is committed to reshaping the energy future through the global implementation of a lower carbon energy economy in order to preserve the world’s natural resources.  We are looking for talented and driven people who are committed to making the vision a reality.

 

This position is with a leading wind energy project developer with its primary development office located in Santa Barbara and headquarters in Houston. The tremendous growth in the wind industry has spurred project development and, as a result, our company has experienced dramatic growth and is looking for the perfect candidate to add to our Land Acquisition Staff. The candidate for this position must have a strong background in negotiation business transactions, organizational and leadership skills, knowledge of real estate titles, and the ability to travel up to 2-3 weeks per month.

 

This position is located in Santa Barbara, CA, Wichita, KS, Houston, TX, and Chicago, IL, and it is eligible to work in many locations across the U.S. and reports to the Land Acquisition Director.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Works with Company management to develop land acquisition strategies for green field projects, existing projects, and project acquisitions.
  • Obtains source documentation needed for easements or leases from public records, generally located in county courthouses or abstract offices.
  • Organizes and delivers presentations to individual landowners, small groups of landowners and at times, large groups of landowners.
  • Negotiates and acquires easements/leases for wind energy development and related agreements from project landowners with a comprehensive understanding of the terms and conditions of the Company’s land agreements
  • Collaborates with the legal team to oversee the delivery of accurate, complete, and authenticated agreements.
  • Organizes documents, records, and files pertaining to each project and landowner assigned to the land agent.
  • Engages with and assists the project manager with surface use agreements and other issues as they arise
  • Manages land inventory by communicating with landowners as necessary for the development team to prepare for the construction of the wind project.
  • Stays up to date with applicable federal, state, or local regulations as they relate to the development of the wind project.
  • Ownership of assigned projects, including managing deadlines, multiple project objectives, project timelines, and success criteria for each
  • Actively seeks ways to improve the efficiency of work procedures and policies.

 

What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of renewable energy-related land acquisition experience preferred
  • Comprehensive understanding of real estate matters
  • Strong communication and managerial skills, self-motivated, and organizational skills required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook  and Outlook, and Green IT DataBase
  • Microsoft Excel and some knowledge of Access/database experience useful
  • A team-oriented individual willing to shift focus quickly and efficiently between varying priorities

 

Additional Information/Conditions:

  • Must be eligible to work for any U.S. employer without the need for sponsorship now or in the future
  • Must be available to travel up to 60% of the time and with the need for some overnight trips
  • Must be willing and able to comply with ENGIE’s policy with respect to COVID vaccination and testing
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies
  • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to use a personal computer, calculator, etc.
  • Could involve some lifting
  • Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with the needed assistance to perform the essential functions 
  • Eligible for a hybrid schedule consisting of in-office and work-from-home opportunities

 

Why ENGIE?

ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it!  Join us as we develop energy that is more renewable, more efficient, and more accessible to everyone. 

 

Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy!  ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions.  Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future.  Are you up for the challenge?

 

At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  So ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is also an affirmative action employer.  We are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.

 

We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications.  ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as “protected characteristics”) as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.

 

If you need assistance with this application or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at ENGIENA-ENGIEHR@engie.comPlease note:  This email address is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry regarding positions or application status.

 

 

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