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Senior Right-Of-Way (ROW) Project Manager

  • Job reference: NA-001920
  • Sector: Construction, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Henderson

Atkins 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.

Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms 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 Henderson, Nevada office as a Senior Right-Of-Way (ROW) Project Manager.

Major Function/Role:
Under general direction, directs a staff of right-of-way professionals in providing a full range of production activities for a client or directs a technical right-of-way program in the areas of appraisal, acquisition, relocation assistance and property management. Assures that projects are completed as scheduled in accordance with a published scope of work and that the staff's activities comply with state procedures and statutory requirements.

Job Duties:
Plans and organizes the activities of project staff involved with land acquisition, condemnation, relocation assistance, property management, and parcel scheduling.

Responsible for managing the project's schedule, budget control, and project analysis and reporting.

Develops and implements advance acquisition programs for the client and directs the development of project cost estimates.

Represents the client at public hearings, meetings, and related functions. Meets with court administrators to explain the project, its schedule and the potential for condemnation.

Participates in project proposal presentations and negotiations with current and prospective clients.
Makes recommendations to clients on settlements, changes to existing plans and procedures, and develops plans and programs to achieve desired results, reducing costs and completion time.

Oversees, coordinates, and directs client's right-of-way consulting personnel involved in right-of-way activities and project scheduling. Interprets and communicates the client's policies to consultants under contract to the client.

Manages the real property assets of a client, provides for the maintenance of facilities or property, reviews asbestos abatement plans and/or directs the demolition and removal of improvements on right-of-way projects.

Develops, interprets, communicates, and directs right-of-way policies and procedures in the technical areas of right-of-way. Oversees, coordinates and directs right-of-way personnel, providing staff support in these technical areas. Prepares schedules, scopes of work, and provides other technical assistance to clients in the functional elements of right of way programs.

Participates with client personnel in the selection of right-of-way consultants.

Participates in preparing project proposals and in project presentations.

Directs the project quality assurance process in accordance with the company's QCAP program.

Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Real Estate, Business Administration, or other related field plus ten years of professional experience in real estate, property management, or other related areas. Without a degree, twenty years professional experience in real estate, property management or other related areas is required.

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

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

Additional Requirements:

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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