Utilities Right of Way Agent - New York, NY
New York, NY 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Job Type
Exemption Type
new york city, NY US (Primary)
Industry Professional
Job Description

Picture yourself in an amazing work environment surrounded by a vibrant team that is not only there to challenge and support you, but also will inspire you every day! Leadership is transparent, flexibility is key, and autonomy is part of the job. At ORC, diversity matters, voices are heard, and leadership shows they care.The selected candidate will work remotely out of their home office in New York, NY and will be expected to travel about 25% of the time locally and throughout surrounding cities.

What you will be doing:

As a Right of Way Agent, you will be acquiring easements for a large renewable energy projectin support of the Project Manager (PM), or members of the project team. This includes preparing real estate documents, performing basic property research for ownership and boundary information, and communicating with property owners and their representatives for the acquisition of right of way. You will be responsible for performinggeneral administrativework including but not limited to preparing legal documents, reports and correspondence, attending meetings, entering and retrieving computer data, copying and filing documents for file management, verbal and written communications with customers, customer service and related functions.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Manages deadlines and prioritizeseffectively.
  • Has a responsible and organized approach to work.
  • Is approachable and comfortable interacting with people from all walks of life.
  • Communicates clearly and effectively,both verbally and in writing.
  • Is a problem solver with attention to detail and strong negotiation skills.
  • Works independently and as part of a team.

What we are offering:

  • Competitive salary: $80,000-$100,000
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401K and disability coverage
  • Holidays and Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursementand professional training
  • Recognition programs, growth opportunities, and a family-friendly atmosphere
  • Stable and steady work

Here are the minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of one (1)yearof Right of Wayacquisitions experience
    • Must include renewable acquisitions
  • Active New York Notary
  • Must be proficient with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word, and Dropbox or equivalent
  • Must have an iOS or Android smartphone to be able to access ORC's systems
  • Valid Driver's License

Bonus Pointsif you have experience working on wind energy projects.

Relocation will not be provided.

ORCis one of America's most respected right-of-way acquisition firms. Our services not only include providing outsourced right-of-way services to public agencies, but also electric transmission, oil and gas pipelines, fiber optic, and sewer and water infrastructure. We are excited to be part of the renewable energy forefront for wind and solar projects.

Employees must avoid any relationship or activity that might impair, or even appear to impair, their ability to make objective and fair decisions when performing their jobs. To avoid conflicts of interest, employees are prohibited from performing any services for clients or perceived clients during nonworking time that are normally performed by ORC, including the sale of real estate.

Physical Requirements: English Language Proficient. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to clearly communicate and exchange information in person, via phone and email. Substantial repetitive movements of the wrists, hands and/or fingers due to high computer usage and typing. Expected to spend long spans of time in front of a computer screen. Able to read, understand and interpret department related documents and data. The employee is required to move about inside the office to access files, office equipment and to interact with other members of the staff. This role requires the employee to occasionally travel to meet with clients or vendors which involves time driving; sometimes for long durations. While meeting with clients and vendors, will need to be outdoors traversing different types of landscapes. May be exposed to the elements (heat, rain, snow, cold).

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1 year
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