Site Acquisition Specialist

Site Acquisition Carol Stream, Illinois


Since 2001, Concordia, has been a firm that always focused on becoming an Industry-Leader in Providing Engineering & Construction Services to the Wireless Telecom sector.

Our team of Professional Associates is focused on providing services to Fortune 500 Clients such as T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint, US Cellular & AT&T. We pride ourselves as being a mid-sized firm that is able to give our clients the attention of smaller firms yet provides our employees and associates the environment and stability of bigger firms without becoming a number. We are one of the very few Engineering Firms in the Country that Designs and Builds its own creations in the wireless sector.

We are in the process of expanding our Site Acquisition Department and looking for a Site Acquisition Specialist to join our team!


  • managing a large volume of new build sites from search ring to real estate completion
  • managing a large volume of modification sites from site audit to real estate completion
  • managing cell site decommissions and relocation from search ring to real estate completion
  • Experience and knowledge with local, federal and state regulatory compliance including FCC, FAA, NEPA, SHPO & THPO
  • Experience and knowledge of end-to-end telecommunications and construction project management, site acquisition, leasing, permitting, A&E, procurement, modifications, construction, project scope of work, budget, scheduling and vendor coordination
  • Collaborate effectively with a network of internal project managers, engineers, and vendors


  • Effectively lead and manage complex projects involving engineering processes, coordination and change management
  • Attend weekly meetings with internal departments and outside vendors to evaluate progress and provide guidance on anticipated issues
  • Perform preliminary candidate searches and prepare candidate information packages for leasing, permitting, viable land use and construct ability
  • Review contracts to determine ways to optimize costs and define areas of opportunity for more favorable terms for the customer
  • Verify zoning/permitting processes with jurisdictional personnel
  • Interface with municipalities/jurisdictions on streamlining zoning and permitting processes
  • Review zoning or permit drawings for compliance with the municipality/jurisdiction’s requirements
  • Prepare zoning and permitting applications
  • Obtain all municipal, state and/or county right-of-way land use approvals as required
  • Prepare collocation applications required by the tower company and manage the collocation process to real estate completion
  • Review and interpret site lease and customer contracts/legal documents to ensure compliance
  • Coordinate and analyze title commitments, easements, recorded documents, bonds and insurance certificates
  • Coordinate surveys, environmental reports, structural analysis, regulatory reports, lease exhibits & construction drawings as required
  • Support, record and maintain project tasks and project milestones in management tracking systems
  • Ability to effectively negotiate and leverage knowledge of current market lease rates and lease terms
  • Manage customer leases for cell site locations through real estate completion
  • Work with legal and customer on lease terms and business term approvals
  • Become experienced with the customer’s processes, tools and databases
  • Coordinate, schedule and attend site walks and design visits
  • Obtain landlord approval on construction drawings and zoning/permitting applications

*Pay range for this role will be depending on relatable experience and interview*


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Ability to travel out on the field
  • Knowledge of real estate fundamentals required
  • Some experience of Zoning & Permitting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Confident in public speaking
  • Strong organization & multitasking skills
  • A motivated self-starter with the ability to work under pressure


  • Vacation & Sick Pay
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • 401 K w/ 100% company match
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Medical: BlueCross BlueShield PPO & HMO
  • Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Short- & Long- Term Disability