Pike Corporation Right of Way Specialist in Vestavia Hills, Alabama
Right of Way Specialist
Job Number: 2100024P
Primary Location : Alabama-Vestavia Hills
Organization : Pike Corporation, Inc.
This role researches, secures and processes easements quit claims for transmission and distribution rights-of-ways. Researches land ownership and existing easement rights for property. Facilitates acquisition and/or prepares and secures permits from government agencies and railroads. The incumbent must obtain and maintain a Notary Public seal for the States in which services are rendered.
ESSENTI A L DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
Utilize communication and negotiating skills to acquire property rights required by the company and its affiliates. Will use negotiating strategies to facilitate the land rights acquisition process.
Utilize working knowledge of real estate law along with engineering knowledge in applying solutions to company acquisition projects.
Acquires permits for the use of federal lands, coordinating compliance with all environmental requirements.
Obtains appraisal and preliminary title reports prepared by independent appraisers and title companies to determine present and future value of property affected by proposed facilities; makes recommendations regarding appraised value for purchase or acquisition of easements and fee title.
Collaborates with Land Surveyors, Research Specialists, and Data Specialists to distribute work responsibilities related to projects to most effectively deliver results.
Communicates with landowners, attorneys, public officials, engineers and others in gaining land rights to support company projects and customer requests.
Assists in preparing reports for weekly construction project status meetings and reports on the status of right of way acquisition.
Assist others with more complex transactions, as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned by management.
COMPLEXITY OF WORK:
Semi-routine; majority of work covered by established procedures.
RELATIONSHIP OUTSIDE WORK GROUP :
Influences decisions of moderate nature requiring high degree of tact.
QU A LIFIC A TIONS : To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
REGULAR ATTENDANCE is required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Required High school degree or GED.
Preferred A Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or University in Business Administration or related field of study.
1-3 Year(s) Experience in obtaining property rights and easements from landowners and governmental agencies
CERTIFIC A T IONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Public Notary is required. Real Estate license preferred.
O N-THE-JOB TRAINING :
Employees new to the position will be required to gain full working knowledge of the systems and processes used in the full performance of the job which may include attending seminars, on the job with other incumbents to the role or corporate workshops.
L A NGU A G E SKILLS :
A. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations.
B. Ability to write reports, Business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
C. Ability to effectively present information in one-on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
M A THE M A T IC A L SKILLS :
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret spread sheets.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
RE A SONIN G ABILITY:
A. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
B. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
The following skills are required for this job:
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Adobe Acrobat
Ability to deal and work well with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds
High commitment to achieving goals and plans
Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills
Demonstrated negotiating and decision-making skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and follow through on assignments
High commitment to achieving goals and plans
Demonstrated skill in verbal/written communications
Professional appearance maintained at all times
PHYSICAL DEMANDS : The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- How much on the job time is spent in the following physical activities?
Stand Up to 1/3 (Occasionally)
Walk Up to 1/3 (Occasionally)
Sit 1/3 to 2/3 (Frequently)
Talk or Hear 1/3 to 2/3 (Frequently)
Use Hands to Feel, Handle or finger tools or controls 1/3 to 2/3 (Frequently)
Climb or balance
Stoop, Kneel, Crouch or crawl Up to 1/3 (Occasionally)
Reach with Hands and Arms Up to 1/3 (Occasionally)
Taste or Smell
- Does this job require that weight be lifted or force to be exerted?
Up to 10 Pounds Up to 1/3
Up to 25 Pounds Up to 1/3
Up to 50 Pounds.
Up to 100 Pounds
More than 100 Pounds
- Does this job have any special vision requirements?
☒Close Vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
☒Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
☒Ability to Adjust Focus (ability to adjust the eyes to bring an object into sharp focus)
WOR K ENVIRONMENT : The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Wet, humid conditions (non- weather)
Work near moving mechanical parts Up to 1/3 (Occasionally)
Work in high, precarious places
Fumes or airborne particles
Toxic or caustic chemicals
Outdoor weather conditions Up to 1/3 (Occasionally)
Extreme cold (non-weather)
Extreme Heat (non-weather)
Risk of electrical shock
Work with explosives
Risk of radiation
While performing this job, the noise level in the work environment is:
Moderate Noise (Examples: business office with typewriters, and or computer printer, light traffic)
Equal Opportunity Employment: :
Pike Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Pike Engineering is a Non-Union Company
NOTE : This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Req ID: 2100024P