Verizon Real Estate Regulatory Engineer in Lewis Center, Ohio
What you’ll be doing...
As our Network Real Estate Permit Consultant, you will be responsible for building and developing a connection with the local community to guarantee the deployment of our 5G. You’ll be in the frontlines negotiating, creating and implementing strategies to engage and educate the community. As part of the Real Estate team, you’ll be charged with moderating any community concerns and identifying cost and time effective solutions. You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other.
Conducting community research to identify key groups and geographic areas for our small cell sites.
Participating in public outreach with local organizations and creating a locally-focused message to provide support for our deployments.
Engaging with local advocates and organizations to strategize advocacy campaigns to mitigate any concerns.
Resolving issues related to testing and managing deployments.
Identifying high value co-location and attachment opportunities, such as utility companies and municipalities, and establishing licensing agreements for the purpose of enabling Verizon Wireless (VZW) to install Small Cells/5G nodes and deliver fiber in the public right of way.
Facilitating discussions with city and county planning boards to ensure the deployment of small cells in the public right of way.
Crafting effective and efficient “on-boarding” processes with each site acquisition provider.
Budgeting, forecasting, and reporting of site development progress; with accurate and timely maintenance of internal databases.
Managing vendors through site development: e.g., lease negotiation, zoning, and permitting. Ensuring proper FAA, FCC, NEPA and SHPO requirements are met.
Collaborating with planning departments, community officials, consultants, and legal counsel to resolve any challenges.
Negotiating individual lease agreements with commercial entities.
What we’re looking for...
No stranger to a fast paced environment, you use your quick-thinking strategic and problem solving skills to drive results. Your strong leadership skills are showcased through your creative strategies and how you work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.
You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Three or more years of relevant work experience.
Experience working on external facing projects involving public speaking and contract negotiation.
Three or more years of Real Estate experience including lease negotiation/review, environmental due diligence, site acquisition, and zoning/permitting with a wireless communications company or utility.
Willingness to travel.
Valid driver's license.
Even better if you have:
A degree in a related field.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Experience working with community organizations and developing advocacy strategies.
Strong project management skills.
When you join Verizon...
You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.
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