Cordelio Power, a wholly owned portfolio company of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, is an independent renewable power producer that develops, owns, and manages renewable power facilities across North America. Cordelio has more than 1,200 MW of renewable power assets under management in Canada and the United States, and a growth pipeline of over 18,000 MW of wind, solar and storage projects.
With offices in Toronto, Vancouver, New York, Chicago, and Portland (Maine), Cordelio’s operations and growth activities are performed with a view toward working with all stakeholders in an efficient, safe, and environmentally responsible manner.
The Land Coordinator is responsible for supporting all land-related activities for Cordelio’s wind, solar and storage projects from development, through construction and into operations. The Land Coordinator will collaborate and support internal stakeholders such as Development, Origination, Engineering, Project Finance, and Asset Management teams, as well as external stakeholders. This role will report to the Manager, Land & Community.
Cordelio will consider candidates without direct industry experience interested in engaging in the rapidly evolving renewable energy industry.
This role is available in Toronto, Canada with a hybrid work schedule and/or as a remote/WFH/hybrid (depending upon location) for eligible U.S. based candidates authorized to work in the United States.
- Communicates and collaborates with the project development, construction, and operations teams to determine resourcing, timelines for deliverables and support required for the development, construction, and operational stages of projects.
- Communicates project development activities to landowners and works to build and maintain relationships with landowners, community members and project site personnel, including resolving challenging and complex situations with landowners in a timely manner.
- Engages and coordinates with external land acquisition resources/consultants and construction contractors to ensure compliance with Cordelio practices and existing landowner commitments.
- Works closely with internal and external legal counsel to prepare and review legal documentation and negotiate terms related to the same (including leases, easements, side agreements for water use etc.).
- Works closely with title insurance companies and legal team to review title commitments and prepare/obtain any necessary title curative documentation (including affidavits, probate clean-up, legal description discrepancies, subordination agreements, tax liens etc.).
- Liaises with surveyor to prepare and review ALTA survey.
- Facilitates the signing of various project documents with stakeholders, including agreements, amendments, payment authorization forms, estoppels, etc.
- Assists in preparation of landowner and/or community related events.
- Assists in preparation of annual budget for the Land Department.
- Creates and manages spreadsheets to track tasks, agreements etc. and coordinates activities with other colleagues. Reviews additional applications that could be used to continually improve this process and works collaboratively to implement such applications.
- Supports Cordelio’s due diligence reviews of potential project acquisitions with Development and Finance teams.
- Facilitates all activities related to payment processing associated with Cordelio’s land and community agreements (including property tax reimbursement(s), landowner correspondence, budgeting, pay statement mailing etc.). Reviews and analyzes language in agreements to ensure accuracy of payment amounts.
- Inputs, updates, and manages data and agreement commitments in Cordelio’s land software system, Pandell LandWorks and Asana.
- Participate in Tribal and First Nation engagement.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Experience, Skills & Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree preferred. Equivalent work experience will be considered.
- 2-4 years’ experience in a similar or relevant role.
- Experience interacting with remote or indirect internal and external resources, including landowners, consultants, and contractors.
- Experience in renewable energy, or other large infrastructure industry is an asset.
- Must be able to read and analyze heavily worded legal documentation.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with specific attention to detail.
- Experience using Pandell LandWorks is an asset.
- Experience using Asana is an asset.
- Prior role or experience working as a Legal Assistant/Paralegal is an asset.
Additional Success Factors
- Demonstrated flexibility and ability to scale and take on increasing responsibility as Cordelio grows.
- Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team.
- Strong analytical skills with demonstrated impact in previous roles.
- Up to 30% primarily domestically (U.S. and Canada). Includes travel primarily to remote project locations as well as occasionally to company offices, meetings and conferences and other team events.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this role. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. Cordelio reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business needs when necessary.
- Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
- Visual acuity both near and far, manual dexterity with good eye/hand coordination, good hearing, and speech.
- Standing walking, kneeling, stooping, bending, lifting, and squatting will also be required as necessary to perform the duties of the position.
Compensation & Benefits
- The compensation range for this position is USD $90,000 to $120,000 per year. Exact compensation will be determined by Cordelio and depends upon experience.
- Cordelio provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement plan, health savings account, bonus, paid time off, long-term disability and term-life benefits.
- Please send your Resume/CV with subject line: “Land Coordinator” to firstname.lastname@example.org
Cordelio is an equal opportunity employer that promotes a safe, healthy, and respectful environment for all its employees.
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