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Towers Leasing Specialist – Euless, Texas (ID# 14168)

SUMMARY

This position supports the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Administration (OA), and Facilities Management and Engineering Directorate (FM&E). The Towers Leasing Specialist is responsible for the real estate and facilities management of wireless communications sites and Remote Video Surveillance Systems (RVSS) across the nation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the following:

  • Create and manage lease procurement processes in accordance with the General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Acquisition Regulations authorized under GSA Delegation of Authority
  • Prepare Lease Check List as a guideline for full lease documentation compliance including updated Lease Abstracts for each communication site
  • Serve as primary point of contact for the Tower Leasing Program management on lease payments and lease adjustments inquiries
  • Solicit and review proposals for “fair & reasonable” leasing of tactical communication tower sites or land allowing for the installation of tactical communication tower sites
  • Prepare cost market analysis of real property rental evaluations supporting fair and reasonable leasing rates in competitive communication tower markets
  • Manage new lease acquisition for succeeding and successive lease actions in conjunction with contracting officer overview
  • Establish leasing requirement dialog with property owners for new/renewal strategies for communication sites
  • Assist lessors registration with Systems Award Management (SAM) as a government vendor assisting in securing banking information and certifications as required
  • Prepare Supplemental Lease Agreements (SLA) to document change of ownership or terms/condition of existing lease contracts
  • Demonstrate oral and written communications skills conveying leasing activities and reporting methods in presentation form to CBP Contracting Officer for review and input
  • Prepare Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs) as required for Contracting Officer Representative (COR) review
  • Initiate and coordinate environmental review of each leasing action in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act
  • Understanding of federal asset disposal process guidelines in accordance with General Services Administration regulations
  • Perform, coordinate and report Civil Inventory Asset Control with CBP Office of Information and Technology (OIT) Field Support for CBP owned telecommunication sites
  • Prepare lease documents for review by the Office of Chief Counsel as needed
  • Gather engineering analysis from prospective Lessors on towers for Office of Information Technology TALMEC Division Wireless Services Program Division (WSPD) for review and approval
  • Manage lease payments to Lessor through the creation of purchase requests and purchase orders
  • Reconcile any lease payment issues between lessors and financial department
  • Act as interagency liaison for co-location agreements
  • Resolve maintenance issues with Field Support for leased sites by coordinating needed repairs with the owner of the leased tower
  • Provide notification of lease terminations and end of service requirements to CBP Utility Group
  • Coordinate utility requests from OIT Field Support with CBP Utility Group
  • Ensure proper Border Patrol & Air and Marine (BPAM) POC is made aware of any maintenance issues for CBP owned equipment
  • Document and Record Management
  • Prepare report on Civil Inventory Asset Control with CBP field support of real property for government owned telecommunication sites
  • Input and maintain current lease information and upload lease and contract documents into TRIRIGA
  • Maintain SAP accounting disbursements for pre-obligated rental funding
  • Assist in the preparation of fiscal year projected rental budgets

SUPERVISORY/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY
None

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum education/degree requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • 8+ years total relevant real property work experience
  • Previous Government Contracting experience preferred
  • Experience in real estate and leasing property management
  • Project Management experience in tower construction and or general construction trades (hvac/electrical etc.)
  • Experience in SharePoint, SAP, FITT, WMS and TRIRIGA (or their replacements) preferred
  • Experience working in all MS Office applications
  • Cost and pricing analysis experience
  • Project Management experience preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Recent/current CBP experience with BPFTI, BPAM, and/or FM&E is highly desired

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of general accounting principles
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and General Services Acquisition Regulations (GSAR)
  • Understanding of GSA Delegation of Authority guidelines for Direct leasing / real property acquisition of communication sites
  • Comprehensive understanding of federal commercial leasing process and how it can be adapted and implemented to better serve the federal leasing effort

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Some government travel required for government construction based projects
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Clearance Level:

    • 1st Preference: Customs Border Protection Full Background Investigation (CBP Full BI)
    • 2nd Preference: DoD Secret or higher + DHS Clearance
    • 3rd Preference: DoD Secret or higher
    • 4th Preference: Willingness to obtain a CBP Full BI Clearance

With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining our team!
http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/Pages/home.aspx
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http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/federalSolutions/Pages/overview.aspx

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites:
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