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Right of Way Agent

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Evansville
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 150 years. Our Vision: Our vision is to become the most admired utility in the United States through the execution of our long-term growth strategy. We have an unwavering commitment to safely and reliably deliver electricity and natural gas to millions of people. Our Commitment: CenterPoint Energy is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where business results are achieved through the skills, abilities and talents of our diverse workforce. At CenterPoint Energy, individuals are respected for their contributions toward our company objectives. We strive for an inclusive work environment across all levels that is reflective of the available workforce in the communities we serve. Job Summary CenterPoint Energy is looking for a Right of Way Agent to join our Right of Way Acquisition Team, located in Evansville, Muncie, Danville, Bloomington, or Noblesville, IN You will have the ability to: interfaces with the public and governmental entities to obtain, grant, and manage property rights for the Company. This position acts independently and in conjunction with company Service Consultants, Gas Service Coordinators, Project Managers, Engineers, inside and outside Legal Counsel relating to both the gas and electric businesses. Essential Functions

  • Performs land title research utilizing both internal and external resources to determine ownership and other land rights. Performs commercial and residential plat reviews and approvals.
  • Reviews all documents related to acquisition of easements and other land rights for accuracy and completeness.
  • Prepares legal documents by composing and constructing phrases or clauses in a clear, concise and professional manner which define the rights, interest and obligations of the parties involved and define various types of easement locations, rights of way and real estate properties following established methods of writing land descriptions.
  • Acquires rights by negotiating both non-monetary and monetary terms and conditions for easements, deeds, permits, access, agreements and licenses by contacting landowners and other entities such as Railroads, Corps of Engineers, Fish and Wildlife, Federal Aviation Authority and other governmental entities to accommodate the installation and/or maintenance of company facilities.
  • Consults with Service Area Managers, Service Consultants, Developers, Environmentalist, Surveyors, Engineers, Attorneys, Governmental Agencies and landowners in order to resolve land and easement related issues.
  • Observes Company facilities and promptly reports and records any defects or irregularities with Company equipment or lines in accordance with established Company procedures.
  • Advocates safety in all aspects and protects the public concerning the dangers involved with activities in the vicinity of gas and electric Company equipment or lines.
  • Sells, releases, licenses and exchanges real property to others; protects all property and rights of the Company.
  • Analyzes and determines damages done to property and negotiates damage payments with property owners. Education Description
    • Requires a bachelor's degree in business administration or a technical discipline related to land surveying, civil engineering, right of way or a related field, from an accredited college or university. In lieu of a degree, will consider a combination of education and related experience acquiring right of way totaling four (4) years, where each year of applicable college equals one (1) year, and each year of applicable work experience equals one-half ( --) year. Experience in lieu of education is in addition to the Experience requirements. Experience
      • Requires a minimum of three (3) years of experience in land related activities with an understanding of land transactions, legal documents, metes & bounds descriptions, land titles, abstracts, surveying, and GIS.
      • Must have sound working knowledge of Personal Computing devices and Microsoft Office software applications, coupled with sound working knowledge of maintaining, updating and archiving records and data in SAP, FileNet, ArcMap GIS and various database and spreadsheet formats.
      • Must have sufficient job knowledge of gas and electric facility requirements and possess decision making skills to interpret the needs of the Engineer, Service Consultant and Customer.
      • Must have knowledge of legislative requirements regarding regulatory compliance with real property issues. A bonus to have
        • Real Estate License and/or International Right of Way Association RWP certification. We want you to know Being a part of the CenterPoint Energy team is more than a career alone. It's an opportunity to make a positive impact. You will be an integral part of enabling everyday life and the pursuit of possibilities for the customers we serve and the communities we share. The vital services we provide are at the core of making our world work, and by sharing your energy with us, we'll create a better tomorrow together. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion CenterPoint Energy is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where business results are achieved through the skills, abilities and talents of our diverse workforce. At CenterPoint Energy, individuals are respected for their contributions toward our company objectives. We strive for an inclusive work environment across all levels that is reflective of the available workforce in the communities we serve. What we bring to you
          • Competitive pay
          • Paid training
          • Benefits eligibility begins on your first day
          • Transit subsidies
          • Flexible work schedule, paid holidays and paid time off
          • Access to discounts at fitness clubs and an on-site wellness center at our headquarters in Houston
          • Professional growth and development programs including tuition reimbursement
          • 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match dollar-for-dollar up to 6% and a company contribution of 3% regardless of your contribution Job Type: Full Time Posting Start Date: 06/03/2024 Posting End Date: 06/14/2024 This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR ---- 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a), and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Evansville , Right of Way Agent, Sales , Evansville, Indiana

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