Site Acquisition Specialist at Crown Castle

| Houston, TX
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Company Overview

Crown Castle works around the country to build and maintain the infrastructure behind the world's most revolutionary technologies. Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers and over 80,000 route miles of fiber supporting small cells and fiber solutions across every major US market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service - bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them. Crown Castle is an S&P 500 company and one of the largest Real Estate Investment Trusts in the United States with an enterprise value of more than $110 billion.

Position Title: Site Acquisition Specialist (P2)


The Site Acquisition Specialist must prepare all applicable entitlement application packages and obtain all required jurisdictional approvals (land use and building permits) for installation, modifications of wireless communication facilities and/or related wireless equipment within expected time frames for the customer's applications. This position is also responsible for managing the relationship with our jurisdictions and customers.


  • Prepare various reports related to leasing, zoning, RF, land and building viability, acquisitions and consolidation of tower sites
  • Understand and research alternate candidates to identify parcels and buildings suitable for wireless infrastructure deployment
  • Coordinate with Sales departments, owners and customer representatives to assist in site acquisition for new deployments
  • Zoning research and interview of zoning/permitting personnel to obtain jurisdictional approval requirements for installation of wireless communication facilities and/or related wireless equipment as project scope defines
  • Identify and evaluate potential risk scenarios on a per asset basis and present solutions
  • Provide candidate-specific recommendations for leasing, land or building use viability, acquisition and exit strategy
  • Conduct negotiations with land and building owners to secure alternate locations
  • Review Site Candidate Information Packages and other deliverables submitted by third parties to Crown Castle, ensuring accuracy and clarity of documents
  • Coordinate with outside vendors as directed, and communicate activities with team members and other departments, as needed
  • Document activity and track properties under contract to ensure specific due diligence items are complete
  • May serve as SME for particular site project including leasing and land use processing
  • Attend site visits for land and/or building candidates, as needed


  • Associate's degree, or equivalent work experience required
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

Experience/Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in real estate zoning and permitting

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to work independently as well as with others
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to comprehend zoning codes and real estate documents
  • Ability to read and comprehend legal documents such as legal descriptions, surveys, ground leases, easements, deeds, land purchase contracts, mortgages, title policies, subordination, and CAD drawings
  • Ability to comprehend real estate financial models
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Ability to produce high volumes of work to deadlines and with accuracy
  • Demonstrable problem solving and research skills

Organizational Relationship

Reports to:Site Acquisition Manager

Title(s) of direct reports (if applicable): N/A

Working Conditions:This role falls into our hybrid work model working in your assigned office approximately 60% of the time (3 days per week) and where you do your best work 40% (2 days per week). There is an expectation of collaboration with teammates and stakeholders for moments that matter that requires up to 25% travel.

Additional Information:Crown Castle is a federal contractor and the COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of employment by your start date to comply with Executive Order 14042.

Crown Castle is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
More Information on Crown Castle
Crown Castle operates in the Mobile industry. The company is located in Houston, TX, Irvine, CA and Canonsburg, PA. Crown Castle was founded in 1994. It has 4900 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 21 open jobs at Crown Castle, click here.
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