What you’ll be doing...

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for reviewing existing lease terms and negotiating Lease Agreement terms and conditions with potential landlords and facilitating signature of same. Resolve sites in the current Jeopardy reports.
  • Ensure the timely payment of rent, capital contribution, and one-time payments for newly commenced leases to include macro, small cell, IB.
  • Resolve landlord issues/requests for Certificates of Insurance, Performance and Removal Bonds, and Estoppels.
  • Troubleshoot landlord issues with regard to legal rental documentation required, i.e. W9s, Deeds, Assignments, etc.
  • Review, investigate, and process landlord written correspondence and invoices.
  • Coordinate requests between internal and external counsel.
  • Work with RF Design, Construction, and Real Estate teams to ensure new sites and modifications are in compliance with corporate guidelines.
  • Negotiate & process lease amendments for new sites and site modifications such as antenna changes, generator additions, and equipment expansions.
  • Work closely with Zoning Team to help formulate the strategy attached to a specific Land Use application (for a Search Area), including, but not limited to, selection of expert witnesses, preparation for Planning or Zoning Board Hearing and creation of requisite exhibits.
  • Enter required information into HQ databases applicable to the Cell Build Program, including FUZE, SiteTraker, EMIS, Rent Commencement and XNG Report, so as to ensure accuracy. Provide leadership team with regular reports. Conduct regular audits of SiteTraker to ensure accurate reporting.
  • Provide Vendor Management support. Provide site acquisition vendors direction. Host regular meetings that drive project success, identify roadblocks
  • Maintain and nurture amicable relationships with current and prospective landlords.
  • Address site access issues and maintain database of landlord contact information.
  • Research and organizational skills for the collaboration on FCC/FAA/NEPA/SHPO Filings to HQ Regulatory team.

What we’re looking for...

Looking for an organized, self-starter with experience in real estate (preferably wireless industry) to assist with preparation and updating of real estate records, databases and systems essential for managing property leases, third party contracts and municipal/city/state build requirements for the ongoing operation of Verizon’s embedded base wireless network.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or one or more years of work experience.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Organized and process focused.
  • Strategic thinker & planner, anticipating common problems to successfully navigate around them.
  • Investigation & research skills.
  • Experience with MS office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Valid Driver’s License.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree in Engineering, Business Administration or equivalent experience.
  • Paralegal certification.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with state and local land use and zoning procedures.
  • Strong negotiation, presentation, written and oral skills needed in order to successfully interface with municipal authorities, and to accomplish the most competitive and budget conscious leasing structure with potential landlords.
  • Flexible and able to prioritize with proven ability to multitask workload volume.
  • Collaborative, team player.
  • Possess exemplary landlord/customer relations skills, and the ability to diffuse escalations most often times with heavy volume requiring diligent follow-up skills.
  • Knowledge with Civil and Radio Frequency Engineering design standards for Cell Sites being constructed on buildings, water tanks, and/or existing towers.
  • Ability to manage to demanding and aggressive goals, as well as to multiple projects.
  • Ability to manage multiple professionals, including but not limited to, Attorneys, Zoning Team members, Engineers and outside Consultants.
  • Willingness to travel.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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