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Telecommunications Site Acquisition Specialist
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Telecommunications Site Acquisition Specialist

Job Description

Job Description

The Wireless Network Solutions group currently has an immediate opening for a Telecommunications Site Acquisition Specialist located in our Ashburn, VA facility.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for negotiating and obtaining required consents, LOAs, NDAs, and overseeing the process of executing contracts with potential land/structure owners within expected time cycles for installation of telecommunications equipment.  The candidate will be responsible for tracking and reporting progress of the negotiations directly with client representatives on a daily basis through scheduled portfolio review calls and progress reports.

This position works as part of a team with other negotiators, technical assistants, and project managers.  Candidates for this position must consistently exhibit good customer service skills orally and in writing.  This includes satisfactory turn-around time on projects, good organization, keeping the client informed of work status, and being responsive to client requests.

Candidates must be able to travel for several weeks initially for project training and then periodically for client review meetings.

 

JOB DUTIES:

  • Review regulations for attachment of telecommunications equipment to utility poles or other structures commonly used for antenna/radio equipment placement.
  • Understand formulae for calculating lease rates for telecommunications equipment installs.
  • Negotiate terms and rates for telecommunications pole attachments or other structure lease agreements.
  • Communicate with and resolve property owner issues, while maintaining the quality of these relationships.
  • Work with client functional groups and legal team to proactively resolve contractual or other property lease issues.
  • Provide timely tracker updates and communicate effectively with internal and external customers.
  • Provide current status reports to management and customers on a recurring basis.
  • Effectively communicate and work with client Operations, Legal, and PM teams to address any issues as they arise.
  • Review all necessary documents to ensure accuracy and distribute to proper team in a timely manner to ensure milestone cycle times are met.
  • Escalate matters to the client Point of Contact or Project Manager when needed to ensure timely project completion.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's  degree in Business, Real Estate or related field
  • Two to five years of Site Acquisition experience, preferably in the Wireless Telecommunication industry
  • Ability to travel for several weeks initially for training and then periodically for customer review meetings 

 

Qualified candidates will have the following skills/abilities:

  • Excellent communications skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Organized and detail oriented with a strong sense of urgency
  • Able to read/understand maps effectively (including street, topo, ownership, and quad maps)
  • Strong computer skills (MS Excel, MS Work, etc.)
  • Able to manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously
  • Familiarity with and ability to understand contracts/agreements
  • Familiarity with survey and construction drawings

 

It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.

 

Company Description:

CommScope ® (www.commscope.com) has played a role in virtually all the world´s best communication networks. We create the infrastructure that connects people and technologies through every evolution. Our portfolio of end-to-end solutions includes everything our customers need to build high-performing wired and wireless networks. As much as technology changes, our goal remains the same: to help our customers create, innovate, design, and build faster and better. We´ll never stop connecting and evolving networks for the business of life at home, at work, and on the go.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Business Development, Real Estate
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience 2 to 5 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Telecommunications, Manufacturing
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 657BR
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Telecommunications Site Acquisition Specialist


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