Tuesday , May 21 2024

Southern Company Careers – Real Estate Specialist

Website Southern Company

Job Description:

This position will be responsible for the acquisition of land rights for transmission, distribution, and fiber optic lines through negotiation and management of right of way agreements involving railroads, state and federal agencies, and major corporations. Duties include the ability to review, analyze, and revise legal documents, the ability to provide counsel for internal customers, and the ability to negotiate with others as it relates to the acquisition of land and land rights. This position will act as a liaison between corporate real estate, multiple internal organizations, external partners, and company retained counsel. Work activities must be completed within set time parameters to ensure delays are not incurred.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Research pertinent documents associated with existing land rights and agreements
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders to ensure compliance with activities associated with the timely acquisition of land and land rights
  • Negotiate favorable terms in the acquisition of crossing agreements
  • Review, analyze, and revise legal documents
  • Negotiate with banks and other lenders to acquire proper right-of-way for mortgaged property
  • Manage one-time and annual crossing agreement invoices
  • Provide support and counsel for internal customers seeking to acquire legally defendable land rights

Job Requirements:

  • Interpersonal skills to effectively work with people and be part of a team that is charged with balancing the legal, ethical and political considerations to represent Alabama Power’s best interests
  • Working knowledge of contracts and contract law
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge of real estate practices and principles
  • Excellent demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to bring consensus and buy-in among people with different views and agendas
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and produce timely results, while being self-motivated

Job Details:

Company: Southern Company

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Decatur, AL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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