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Senior Right of Way Agent

  • Job reference: NA-002240
  • Sector: Construction, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Raleigh
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Raleigh, North Carolina office as a Senior Right of Way Agent.

Please note: While it is preferred that this position reside in Raleigh, we are open to candidates in different locations who are willing to travel to the Raleigh office periodically.

Under direction, performs a full range of professional right-of-way acquisition or production functions, which may involve project scheduling and planning, negotiations, asbestos abatement, relocation, demolition, property valuation and cost estimating, technical analysis and consultation, as well as proposals and presentations.

• Negotiates property acquisitions involving businesses, non-monetary benefits, and design issues.
• Reviews administrative settlements and recommends approval of settlements.
• Involves the review, coordination and management of various right-of-way activities and the negotiation of issues, which may at times be complex and controversial, between consultant and client. Tasks often require the use of analysis, and interpretation.
• Provides advisory services to displaced families and businesses, performs relocation planning activities, develops relocation housing payments, prepares and/or reviews relocation claim packages, and works with public agencies to provide for the needs of displaced individuals.
• Provides for the maintenance of facilities, develops asbestos abatement plans and oversees the demolition and removal of improvements on right-of-way projects.
• Performs appraisals or provides appraisal review support on a full range of real property parcels, including commercial and industrial properties. Provides project analysis and support in preparing right of way cost estimates for client projects.
• Interprets and communicates right-of-way policies and procedures in the technical areas of right of way. Prepares schedules, and provides other technical assistance to clients in the functional elements of right-of-way programs.
• Consults with planning, design, project management, surveying and environmental personnel to identify and resolve right-of-way impacts.
• Participates with client personnel in the selection of right of way consultants. Participates in the preparation of project proposals and in project presentations.
• Performs other duties as the supervisor may assign.

Bachelor's degree in Real Estate, Business Administration, or other related field plus four years of professional experience in real estate, property management, or other related areas. Without a degree, fourteen years professional experience in real estate, property management or other related areas is required.

Strong communication skills, good report writing skills, ability to analyze data and negotiate effectively. Management and public speaking skills desired. Good knowledge of state and federal procedures and statutes.

Licensed by the state's Real Estate Commission and Appraisal Board. Exceptions must be approved by the Director of Operations or Group President.

Any Right of Way Project Manage experience is a plus.

NCDOT Experience required

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

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