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Senior Property Agent


Portland, OR, US



About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit





The Senior Property Agent is responsible for providing technical land management services as a part of Avangrid Renewables’ onshore commercial real estate team for real estate transactions involving Avangrid’s portfolio of wind, solar, storage, and thermal assets in all stages of development, construction, and commercial operations. The Senior Property Agent will support the execution of land transactions in compliance with contracts and applicable real estate law; provide technical support to project development and asset management teams; and oversee ALTA surveys and aerial mapping through final as-builts.  In addition, the Senior Property Agent will manage consultants via professional service and framework agreements and monitor related expenses; help to obtain title commitments and policies; support efforts to resolve complaints and encroachments; manage crop damage claims; review land descriptions to ensure accuracy; and support internal and external stakeholders of Land Management.




Ensuring proper notation and site control of facilities locations (turbines, transmission, substation, O&M building, etc.) 
Matching legal descriptions to leases and maps for landowner/parcel tracking 
Providing support for design and mapping of turbine micro-siting, access roads, collection lines and transmission lines in context of constraint mapping
Providing technical support for construction activities as it pertains to project site areas and landowners.
Calculating and negotiating crop damage reimbursements based on varying crop yields and pricing
Ensuring smooth transition of land-related milestones from Dev-Const-Ops
Managing Land Management’s work efforts in securing project-level title policies by supporting title curative efforts thru working with title attorneys and title companies
Securing ALTA Surveys, As-Built surveys, and title commitments
Inspecting properties and surveys relative to constraints mapping
Ensuring the Company is working within the rights & obligations of its land agreements
Evaluating and monitoring complex land lease agreements and other property issues
Balancing work between Development, Construction/Engineering, and Operations, and working closely with Avangrid Renewables land consultants across the country
Tracking the timing and parameters of construction work against land lease milestones (installation of turbine pads, roads, transmission lines, etc.), and communicating with the LM Portfolio Managers to schedule payments 
Adhering to real estate and property management principles, real estate law, and land contracts
Negotiating encroachments, crossing agreements, and rights-of-way with landowners and utility companies 
Maintaining professional relationships with landowners and visiting landowners, as needed
Maintaining and updating internal ALTA Survey and Title Policy schedules and databases 

Skills and Requirements




Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate, Finance, Business or related field or a combination of education and experience
Minimum 7 years’ experience in land agency, survey, land management, field services or commercial real estate/land brokerage
Extensive knowledge of real estate markets, title reporting, legal descriptions, maps, plats and surveys, commercial real estate principles, federal, state, and other agency permit requirements.
Ability to travel up to 25% of time




Strong project management skills to oversee real estate milestones and critical project dates 
Self-starter with demonstrated performance leading initiatives and building consensus at all levels of a matrixed global organization.
Ability to efficiently manage multiple, concurrent, time-sensitive projects and priorities.
Demonstrated verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills, including the ability to develop positive relationships with landowners and to positively resolve property related disputes.
Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity within GIS mapping software 
Team and Goal-oriented



All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a medical Fit for Duty exam,
background check, references, drug screen, verification of legal right to work in the U.S., and in some cases, a
credit check. A credit check will be administered when a prospective employee will be working in Finance,
Accounting, Treasury or where duties may involve handling of funds, accounts or cash. A Motor Vehicle (MVR)
check will be administered when a prospective employee will be regularly using a company vehicle. Avangrid
Renewables is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a
disability, or any other status or class protected by federal or state law.

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Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country


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Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions.  This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

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Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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