Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017 4:57 PM
Austin Responsibilities Provide legal support for the North American renewable energy business team (wind & solar) in connection with the development, construction and operation of renewable energy projects in the US and Canada, and the provision of third party operations & maintenance services to 3rd party operators of renewable energy projects.Work will principally be dedicated to the provision of legal advice associated with real estate topics in connection with the preparation and negotiation of a wide variety of real estate documents required for the development, construction and operation of renewable energy projects, eg, leases agreements, co-tenancy agreements, shared facilities agreements, crossing agreements. Work includes, review of title documents, resolution of title issues, negotiation of title insurance policies, and related topics, together with the ability to work with support staff and developers, collaboratively, utilizing a land management data base software.Interface and provide support to the Company's real estate developers in the acquisition of land rights in the development of renewable energy projects.Position requires (a) close alignment and cooperation with the Company's Legal Department's teams in Chicago, Illinois and Austin, Texas, as well as, (b) close alignment with the business partners that the Legal Department supports, and (c) demonstrated ability to apply a practical rather than theoretical focus to legal issues with a view to finding viable business solutions to those legal issues. Qualifications JD (Juris Doctor) degree from a US university.Admission to a state bar in the United States, with preference for membership in to either the Illinois bar or Texas bar (either currently or by way of reciprocity).Required: 2 years' experience as a lawyer. Preferably 3-10 years' experience as a lawyer. Successful candidate will preferably have (i) specific legal knowledge and experience in real estate matters, preferably, the issues and requirements of solar and wind energy projects and (ii) experience in some of the following areas: energy transmission, interconnection agreements, local government permitting, negotiation of tax abatement agreements and special use permits.Preferable industry experience: energy-related businesses in the US, with particular emphasis on legal work associated with the development, construction and operation of renewable energy and/or independent power projects. At a glance Reference no: 68002 Contract term: Regular/Exempt Working hours: Full time Apply online E.ON is committed to equal opportunities and actively promotes diversity, equality and flexibility. E.ON E.ON is a privately-owned international energy company. Our 40,000 colleagues in 13 countries work daily towards the improvement of technical innovations and user-friendly customer solutions for the new energy world. We are the first large energy company to focus more heavily upon the energy of the future through our three business areas of energy networks, renewable energies and customer solutions. E.ON Climate and RenewablesE.ON is a leading global renewable player and has invested over 10 bn Euro in the renewables business. We play a leading role in the development of the renewables industry worldwide and currently operate over 5 GW of renewable capacity. We plan to expand this portfolio by 2.4 GW until 2020. We focus on onshore, offshore and photovoltaic business in Europe and North America.This means we employ a highly diverse range of talents. Engineers, project managers, business developers, HR professionals - our business is home to all these and more, dedicating themselves to generating energy from onshore and offshore wind technology, photovoltaic.E.ON Climate & Renewables is responsible for E.ON Group's global activities in industrial-scale renewables.
• Location: Austin
• Post ID: 17483428 austin