ITC Holdings Real Estate Specialist in Novi, Michigan
Real Estate Specialist
Location: MI - Novi
Department: Legal - Utility Operations
Plans and manages real estate activities such as site location and acquisition, right-of-way negotiation, land acquisition and disposition. Manage and maintain database records of property rights and utilize available GIS systems to analyze rights and support company activity for maintenance and construction.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Researches and analyzes moderately complex requests to use company property and rights of way
Compares and proofs legal descriptions to survey/engineering drawings and other maps
Communicates property and rights of way information to internal and external parties
Investigates and resolves property and rights of way complaints
Investigates and remedies illegal use of company property
Collaborates and liaisons with internal departments regarding requests to sell, lease, license, or permit real property, and relocate company equipment
Assists with sale, purchase, leasing, and licensing of property
Negotiates and processes railroad leases and licenses and payments
Investigates and processes damage claims
Assembles real property records in paper and electronic formats to ensure complete, accurate documentation
Ensures real estate instruments are complete, executed, and stored appropriately
Travels and patrols to view existing electric transmission facilities, as necessary
Prepares maps and drawings to support the franchising process, as necessary
Ensures that the company’s real estate records are properly acquired, recorded, maintained and organized within appropriate systems
Works with real estate specialists, legal teams and engineering personnel to support project activity
Initiates internal relationships with other departments and employees to facilitate effective progress
Continually seeks knowledge and development of capabilities with regards to real estate duties
High school graduate or equivalent.
Bachelor’s or Associates degree preferred
Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a professional role in the Real Estate/Property Management area.
Utility experience preferred.
One (1) year of experience in total in any combination of the following:
Evaluating title insurance policies, commitments and title searches to determine legal condition of property title.
Examining records such as deeds, easements, vital statistics, and plat and map books to determine ownership, legal restrictions, and to verify legal descriptions of property.
Reading and understanding legal descriptions and surveys.
Mapping legal descriptions.
Assisting in preparation of leases, grants, deeds, and easements.
Reviewing appraisal reports.
Experience utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and digital mapping in order to effectively locate and analyze property
Possess sound analytical, problem-solving, and documentation skills.
Ability to perform duties with a great deal of accuracy and ability to operate effectively with a moderate level of supervision.
Focuses on results, meeting deadlines, managing multiple tasks, and is able to manage changing priorities in an efficient and well-ordered manner.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with superiors on a daily basis regarding actions, issues and progress on projects; Communicates effectively with individuals outside the Company as well.
Is committed to initiating action to resolve problems or issues in a collaborative fashion.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access).
ITC Holdings is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment
to diversity. Females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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