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Sr Real Estate Rep

Company: Puget Sound Energy
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you! With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.

PSE'sGas Operationsteam is looking for qualified candidates to fill anopenSr Real Estate Repposition!

Specific details regarding the work arrangements for this position will be discussed in further detail during the interview process.
Job Description
Independently manages real estate activities on complex company-generated and New Customer Construction (NCC) projects, including acquisition, management and disposal of right-of-way and real property. Uses public and company records to research and determine ownership, operating rights, and other real property issues. Prepares legal descriptions and appraisal reports. Prepares correspondence and complex real estate documents (i.e. easements, deeds, leases, permits, consent agreements, etc.). Negotiates, obtains, interprets and defends PSE's operating rights on public/private property and company fee-owned property. Manages PSE's real property assets, maximizing return to the Company. Responds to internal and external customers regarding any real estate issues.

Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE's operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Demonstrates commitment to conduct business honestly, ethically and consistent with our core values and Code of Conduct. Ensures duties are performed in accordance with all regulatory compliance obligations.
Job Responsibilities

  • Independently coordinates real estate activities with PSE's service providers and project teams.
  • Prepares, reviews documents and correspondence for all real estate activities.
  • Performs research and analysis of public and company records, and conducts field inspections.
  • Prepares, orders, reviews and interprets complex appraisal reports.
  • Reads, creates and interprets real property legal descriptions.
  • Negotiates with landowners, attorneys, etc. to acquire/dispose of operating rights for PSE, including easements, permits, licenses, and consents.
  • Negotiates the sale, purchase, lease and sublease of real property.
  • Represents PSE's interest with customers and governmental agencies.
  • Effectively manages PSE real property to maximize return.
  • Manages company rights-of-way and property rights.
  • Responds to internal and external customer real estate inquiries.
  • Provides cost estimates for project budgeting purposes.
  • Coordinates contractor/vendor real estate activities including surveying, mapping, title, appraisal, negotiation, legal and brokerage services.
  • Resolves encroachments and other legal challenges involving PSE's real estate interests.
  • When necessary, participates with PSE's legal counsel in litigation processes, including condemnation.
  • Prepares, issues, and renews Limited Use Permits/Consent Agreements.
  • Informally provides a leadership and training role within the department.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Minimum Qualifications

    • BA/BS degree in Business Administration or related field or equivalent experience.
    • 5 years relevant work experience in acquisition/management/transfer of land rights needed for utility or transportation infrastructure
    • Valid driver's license.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Basic computer and software skills.
    • Demonstrated understanding of appraisal, engineering, law and negotiations principles/terms.
    • Experience and demonstrated skills with real property legal descriptions, appraisals, title research, and engineering drawing interpretation.
    • Strong negotiation skills with proven track record of successful acquisition work on complex projects.
    • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and handle real estate legal actions initiated by or against PSE.
      Desired Qualifications

      • Experience with Gas and Electric Utility systems.
      • SR/WA designation, licensed real estate broker, or equivalent professional designation.
      • Strong working knowledge of PSE gas/electric systems, procedures and internal contacts.
      • Experience with complex real estate transactions and property management.
      • Leadership experience.
      • Successful completion of IRWA courses 100, 201, 421, and 902 or equivalent.
        Additional Information
        At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer a competitive compensation and rewards package.

        The pay range for this position is$73,900.00 -$122,900.00, and this position is eligible for annual goals based incentive bonuses.

        PSE offers a suite of benefits to our employees. Employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, basic life, and short- and long-term disability insurance. There are additional voluntary options of supplemental life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent daycare, and an Employee assistance program (EAP). For long term savings, PSE offers a 401(k) investment option and a cash balance retirement plan. Employees will also receive Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays throughout the calendar year.Detailed benefit overviews can be found on our Career page - .

        Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

        At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.

        Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.

        Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.

Keywords: Puget Sound Energy, Tacoma , Sr Real Estate Rep, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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