Utilities Right of Way Agent - Long Island, NY
Long Island, NY 
Posted 3 days ago
Job Description
Job Type
Exemption Type
Long Island, NY US (Primary)
Industry Professional
Job Description

ORC is seeking a full-time, exempt Right of Way Agent to work on projects in Long Island, NY. The selected candidate will have the flexibility to work out of their home office in New York and will be expected to travel about 50% of the time throughout the state.

ORC offers 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 a Right of Way Agent, you will be taking lead on acquiring easements for large electric transmission, distribution and/or pipeline projectsin support of the Project Manager (PM), or members of the project team. This includes conducting advanced right of way negotiations with high-risk landowners. You will be responsible for preparing settling damages, real estate documents, performing property research, ensuring compliance with company standards, and providing construction support.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Can manage deadlines and prioritize effectively
  • Has a responsible and organized approach to work
  • Is approachable and good at interacting with people from all walks of life
  • Is a problem solver with attention to detail and strong negotiation skills
  • Can communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Can work independently and as part of a team

What we are offering:

  • Generous base pay $90,000-$110,000/year
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401K and disability coverage
  • Holidays and Sick/Flex time
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional training
  • Recognition programs, growth opportunities, and a family-friendly atmosphere
  • Stable and steady work

Here are the minimum requirements:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of Right of Way acquisition experience
  • Active New York Notary or ability to obtain within 60days of hire
  • Must be proficient with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Must have an iOS or Android smartphone to be able to access ORC's systems
  • Valid Driver's License

Bonus Points if you have an active New York Real Estate License*

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

No Per Diem OR Relocation provided

ORC is 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
5 years
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