Real Estate Specialist

Join esVolta in Newport Beach, CA, as Real Estate Specialist. Support real estate matters for energy storage projects, coordinate with teams, and manage site control agreements. Salary $120,000 - $145,000 + 20% bonus.

Newport Beach, CA, United States  UTC-08:00   Flexible   Full Time   51-100   USD 120k–145k   More than 3 months ago

esVolta, LP is a leading developer, owner, and operator of utility-scale energy storage projects across North America. We are at the forefront of the fast-growing battery energy storage market, and our projects are helping to transition the nation’s electric grid to a cleaner and more reliable future. Our storage projects provide major utilities with a multitude of important services including reliable fast-ramping capacity, energy and ancillary grid services including renewable energy integration support.
esVolta is independently owned, and we are among the largest players in the US energy storage sector with a 15+ GWh pipeline including about 1.7 GWh of projects in operation, construction, or advanced development under contract with utilities and other power buyers.
We are headquartered in Newport Beach, California, with employees in multiple regions across the U.S. Our diverse management team has many decades of experience in the renewable energy, utility, and independent power sectors.

At esVolta, every employee makes an impact to the company’s growth and profitability, every day. We have a fast-paced, high-performance, and team-oriented culture. We value quality of life for our employees and strive to help our team members achieve their career goals.

Job Description

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Real Estate Specialist to join the esVolta team of professionals to support our company in real estate matters related to the development, construction, and operations of our energy storage project portfolio.
The Real Estate Specialist will report to the Director of Real Estate and will be a key member of a team charged with developing a multi-GWh portfolio of energy storage projects across North America. The Real Estate Specialist will collaborate closely across the development, legal, finance, and construction departments to manage real estate issues across the project lifecycle from initial prospecting and site acquisition through project financing, notice-to-proceed for construction, and operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the company’s development team to support efforts to secure and maintain valid agreements for site control and all necessary crossings, easements, and licenses required to interconnect, construct and operate the project.
  • Coordinate and manage real estate document recording.
  • During the prospecting/land acquisition phase, coordinate with the development team to:
    • Conduct site diligence including researching ownership of surface rights, competitor leases, mineral ownership, leases, liens, and encumbrances.
    • Assist in assessing sites for qualification for the Investment Tax Credit Community Energy Bonus Adder.
    • Provide support for initial review of title reports.
    • Support in document management and tracking for site control documents.
  • During the development phase, coordinate with development, legal, and construction teams to:
    • Provide ongoing support for de-risking title issues through regular coordination with title companies and surveyors.
    • Support in developing real estate risks summaries and trackers.
    • Support in ensuring compliance with real estate documents including tracking option and lease agreement payments, and tracking agreement expiration dates.
  • During the pre-construction and construction phase of projects, coordinate with development, legal, finance, and construction teams to:
    • Support efforts to obtain third-party consents through direct call and email outreach to external parties.
    • Finalize title curative work necessary to finance, construct, and operate the project.
    • Support coordination of title commitments and title insurance.
  • Support internal GIS platform through data, web map, and web app maintenance and user support.
  • Regularly coordinate among cross-functional groups in order to understand project status and clearly communicate real estate considerations.

Compensation and Location

The anticipated annual salary plus bonus range for this position is listed below. The actual salary and bonus offered will depend on the specific skills and experience of the selected candidate.

Real Estate Specialist

Salary $120,000 - $145,000

Bonus 20% Location flexible, option to work-from-home with periodic office visits for in-person engagement or to work from company offices in Newport Beach.

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About the role

Nov 05, 2023

Full Time


May 03, 2024


USD 120k–145k

Newport Beach, CA, United States

Not specified


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