Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.
To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.
National Grid is hiring a Senior Real Estate Representative for our Property Services department in Buffalo, NY.
Acquire, Manage, and Dispose of Company Property and Property Rights.
Provide guidance and assistance to other real estate representatives on real estate projects
Meet responsibility and accountability expectations working with other company departments as set forth by the Project Management Playbook and/or other similar procedures
Respond to general inquiries about property and property rights from internal and external clients as well as inquiries requesting third-party use of lands and rights-of-way.
Protect and preserve Company property rights through prevention and removal of encroachments (Assent Agreements).
Prepare documentation, negotiate and execute real estate transactions of all degrees of complexity (Sale of land, Grant of Easements, Release of Easements, Licenses, Leases).
Research, examine and interpret public records and plans at Registries of Deeds, Registries of Probate and other public repositories relative to property ownership, title, and encumbrances.
Provide real estate support in the siting of facilities, future planning, abutter lists and notification.
Research, investigate, and resolve property issues relative company operations including adequacy of existing rights and property rights restriction lists.
Interact with customers, developers, engineers, public officials, real estate brokers, attorneys, and others to facilitate property transactions.
Represent company at municipal administrative hearings and meetings.
Advise internal customers on property issues including valuation, highest and best use analysis and other constraints while preserving and maximizing corporate asset value.
This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Understanding of engineering and survey plans, maps, and related design drawings, deeds, and appraisal reports.
Computer experience including Microsoft Office and project management software and understanding the use of GIS systems.
Ability to research and interpret land and conveyance records.
Understanding of accounting, finance, marketing, and property law and ability to interpret paper and electronic mapping systems.
Four (4) year Degree from accredited college preferably in Business/Real Estate/Paralegal Studies/Economics/Civil Engineering/Surveying, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Completion of professional level courses in Real Estate Practice, Real Estate Law, Contracts, Title Examination, Negotiation, Appraisal, Environmental or related educational concentrations.
Four (4) to seven (7) years Utility Property & Property Rights experience.
Strong organizational skills including the ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects and other assignments at the same time.
Possession of a valid driver's license, and an ability and willingness to use personal vehicle on company business.
Internal Number: 8215
About National Grid
National Grid (LSE: NG; NYSE: NGG) is an electricity, natural gas, and clean energy delivery company that supplies the energy for more than 20 million people through its networks in New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. It is the largest distributor of natural gas in the Northeast. National Grid also operates systems that deliver gas and electricity across Great Britain.