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This position is responsible for negotiation and acquisition of real estate rights in support of Transmission, Distribution, Nuclear, Fossil, Hydro, Lake Services, Gas Operations, Distributed Energy Resources (Solar), as well as any Corporate needs. They will use advanced negotiating strategies to facilitate the acquisition process for full or partial rights in support of all regulated business units. They must be familiar with public land records and how to research ownership. They must be familiar with numerous land use issues. They will work in collaboration with landowners, attorneys, public officials, engineers, and others in gaining land rights to support company projects and customer requests. They may have responsibility for a variety of land rights acquisition projects as well as easement releases and less complex disposal projects.
Negotiation - Ability to work with property owners and interests to bring about an equitable and fair settlement for the rights being acquired.
Communications - Ability to develop interpersonal relationships. Written and verbal skills are vital in dealing with individuals as well as groups (i.e. DOT, Homeowner Assoc., Courts, church leadership, boards, public meetings, etc.)
Basic legal expertise - proficient in research and examination of basic title issues (deeds, mortgages, liens, taxes, etc.) and ability to perform a limited title search. Review of transaction documents. Assist attorneys with legal proceedings to include expert witness testimony.
Project Management - Representative must be able to manage various tasks simultaneously in order to accomplish desired objectives. Acquisition requires managing a variety of competing interests to include risks, costs and relationships.
Valuation - Ability to compile sales data to support values for both fee simple and partial rights acquisition and disposal. Able to read appraisal reports with a critical eye and challenge opinions.
Administrative - Familiarity with MS Office and other tools in order to compile and complete reports. Maintain and protect field files as directed by Records Retention policy and/or state regulations. Appropriate documentation of all aspects of transactions from contract preparation to recording of conveyances. Ensures payments are made with proper accounting by check/wire to facilitate transaction settlements.
Bachelor's degree in Business , Real Estate or other related discipline
In addition to required degree, three (3) plus years minimum related work experience
In lieu of Bachelor's degree(s) AND three (3) plus years minimum related work experience listed above, High School/GED AND seven (7) plus years minimum related work experience
Notary Public and Real Estate License
Survey and land engineering knowledge
Knowledge of electric operations and construction
Environmental awareness to understand basics of due diligence and the public requirements for projects.
A real estate professional designation earned through testing and experience from a recognized real estate association such as IRWA, Appraisal Institute, CoreNet, CCIM, etc.
Effective public presentation, witness and testimony skills and experience.
Will often require irregular work schedule to accommodate land owners and other professionals to include frequent evenings and weekends.
Travel may be required to facilitate certain negotiations and execute transactions.
Field visits are often required to analyze property and participate in due diligence.
Hybrid Mobility Classification : Each employee at Duke Energy is assigned an Employee Mobility Classification based on the Company’s assessment of his/her role, including primary job duties and the nature of the work performed. Your Mobility Classification is Hybrid. Hybrid employees perform in roles involving work that can be performed effectively either remotely or at an on-site location in an adaptive, flexible work arrangement. Employees in hybrid roles require and benefit from regular in-person, face-to-face team interaction or collaboration, but do not require an assigned workspace. Instead, they can utilize unassigned or shared workspaces and the Company’s standard desktop applications. Hybrid employees are also required to live within a reasonable daily commute to their assigned work location.
Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)
Visa Sponsored Position
Posting Expiration Date
Wednesday, July 7, 2021
All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.
Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.