Job offer

Land Coordinator

  • Development
  • Chicago, Illinois United States
  • Permanent
  • Offer number : Blx2170
  • Offer date : 13 October 2021
  • Start date : As soon as possible

Your skills

  • Prior renewable energy project development and real estate knowledge an asset;
  • Minimum 3 years experience;
  • Have a strong understanding of the development process of utility scale solar or wind farms—from inception (identifying suitable sites) to operation (site management during Operation. Have a general knowledge of how these renewable energy technologies work including storage;
  • Research and gain a clear understanding of local zoning and environmental laws. Also having knowledge of the local solar/wind generation programs and implementation policies in the respective jurisdiction of work is an asset;
  • Data and file management—Strong organization skills for example, keeping a database concurrent through frequent updates of any project develop progress;
  • Strong user knowledge of Google Earth; being able to support the development team with site identification and parcel location and general site characteristics;
  • Ability to interpret and present the terms and conditions contained within an Option to Lease, Land Lease and Option to Purchase agreements;
  • Ability to travel for extended periods independently, permitted entry between Canada/USA;
  • Have a positive outgoing personality and comfortable with meetings and engaging new people, maintaining a professional attitude during all engagements;
  • Demonstration of success;
  • Must be a team player but also be self-motivated and work independently.

Your challenge

Boralex is expanding their Development Team in Illinois as the state has a strong mandate to increase the amount of non-emitting generations in their supply mix.

The new hire will be responsible for acquiring real estate for the purposes of US Greenfield activities.

  • Identify and manage overall land and contract dependencies and ensure these projects and plant deliverable elements stay on time and on budget;
  • Create strong and open relationships with various landowners and act as a point of contact for any inquiries and/or concerns;
  • Development and optimization of option and lease contracts;
  • Negotiate and manage the acquisition of new lands for the purposes of project development;
  • Responsible for all real estate matters;
  • Ensure timely and accurate payment of options and lease amounts to various landowners, as well as providing other notifications and contractual requirements;
  • Working with directors and project teams on implementation for Greenfield Development efforts.

At Boralex we offer

  • Participate in the growth of a company that is actively involved in the energy transition;
  • Add your talent to an agile work team;
  • To plan your retirement with a pension plan that Boralex helps contribute to;
  • Give you the opportunity to work remotely;
  • To offer you to gain some time in your personal life.

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