Right of Way Assistant Project Manager - New York Metropolitan area
New York, NY 
Posted 6 days ago
Job Description
Job Type
Exemption Type
NEW YORK, NY (SINGLETARY) - New York, NY 10004 US (Primary)
Job Description

ORCis seeking a full-time, exemptRight of Way Assistant Project Managerto work on projectsthroughout the New York Metropolitan area and will work primarily at the ORC office in Manhattan for Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) projects, although some remote work may be allowable based upon field activity and office coverage.

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.

What you will be doing:

As our Assistant Right of Way Project Manager, you will assist in managing complex, federally funded public sector Right of Way projects. You will perform task work to include but not limited to acquisition/relocation activities. You'll work alongside the Project Manager (PM), our amazing clients and other members of the Right of Way team to make sure their projects are executed seamlessly, from start to finish. From ensuring the right scope of work is in place to tracking and monitoring the project budget and financial requirements, you'll have your hands in every part of the project lifecycle. But that's not all! You'll also be building relationships with key vendors and agencies, pursuing new business development opportunities, and supporting our recruiting efforts. As the day-to-day manager of the project, you'll be responsible for keeping us on track, from timely project reporting to sending invoices to our clients. And if that weren't enough, you'll also be managing our team of direct reports, making sure everyone is performing at their best and ensuring the project stays on schedule.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has the ability to successfully manage a project team.
    • Provide quality feedback and coaching to staff.
    • Able to properly delegate to ensure the success of the project.
  • Can work efficiently and effectively under tight deadlines, as well as balance multiple projects by prioritizing effectively.
  • Has excellent communication skills; verbal, written, interpersonal, listening.
  • Is approachable, responsive and good interacting with diverse groups of people.
  • Is responsible anddemonstratesorganizational, planning, and prioritization skills.
  • Is a critical thinker, problem solver, and strong attention to detail.
  • Supports andrecommends department or companywide changes.

What we are offering:

  • Excellent base pay
  • Leadership Development Programs
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
  • Paid vacation, sick time, and holidays
  • 401K and disability coverage
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional training
  • Recognition programs, growth opportunities, and family-oriented atmosphere

Here are the minimum requirements:

  • Minimum of ten(10) years of Right of Way experience
    • Must include experience utilizingthe Uniform Relocation Act
    • Must include managing projects
  • Minimum of five(5) years of experiencecreating/maintaining project schedules.
  • Must be proficient with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Must be able to upload and edit documents in a shared online database, such as Dropbox or equivalent.
  • Must have an iOS or Android smartphone to be able to access ORC's systems.
  • Valid Driver's License

We encourage you to apply if you are passionate about making a difference in the community. Join the ORC team now!

ORCis one of the nation's oldest firms providing land acquisition, relocation and program management services for infrastructure projects. ORC provides a full range of right of way services to public agencies, utility companies and energy clients. We inspire confidence in progress by using initiative, respect, knowledge and integrity to advance infrastructure projects responsibly in communities nationwide.

*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 amounts of 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. Able to make quick decisions, present to staff and clients, have difficult conversations and supervise staff. 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 travel regularly 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
10+ years
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