• Right of Way Project Manager

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    Req No.
    2019-3940
    Category
    Right-of-Way Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) is a full-service consulting firm offering planning, engineering and program management services. Founded in 1935, LAN has grown from its humble beginnings as a small Houston firm to a national leader in the heavy civil infrastructure engineering industry. A division of LEO A DALY, an international architecture/engineering firm, LAN has access to the expertise of nearly 800 professionals in 31 offices across the country.

    "We believe everything we do is for the enrichment of the human experience."

    Responsibilities

    • Plan, organize and implement business development pursuit plans to expand client base 
    • Act as lead client contact as requested / needed
    • Travel to projects 
    • Monitoring project schedule status to meet deadlines 
    • Provide technical assistance to resolve issues and solve problems 
    • Take an active role in acquiring properties required for a project 
    • Responsible for financial aspects of assigned projects
    • Planning and managing all aspects of small, medium or large, transportation, transmission, pipeline or similar projects for right of way related work
    • Independently coordinates the work of professional staff and estimates staff resources throughout the entire projects life cycle
    • Responsible for tracking and monitoring the financial aspects of projects
    • Works under the direction of the Right of Way Manager establishing budgets, work projections and marketing
    • Perform technical work related to right-of-way negotiations and condemnation
    • Review appraisals, engineering plans and schematics, legal descriptions and mapping for project understanding and communicate such to landowners or other interested parties
    • Perform analysis and review of real estate documents, legal/curative instruments (i.e. release of deed of trust lien)
    • Negotiate solutions with parties representing diverse interests
    • Prepare, submit and/or coordinate execution of relocation, acquisition, and/or condemnation papers with client staff, property owners, and title companies
    • Responsible for training, supervising, and evaluating subordinate professional and technical staff, providing policy direction and guidance
    • Position requires skills including: ability to build positive client relationships, strong communication, negotiation and presentation skills, and the ability to work with a diverse Staff and clients
    • The ideal candidate will have the ability to develop marketing plans, proposal documents and maintain lasting client relations

    Qualifications

    • Valid Texas Real Estate Sales/Broker/Easement Agent License or Texas Law License

    • Minimum of 10 years of acquisition and condemnation experience for governmental agency projects.

    • TxDOT experience is considered a PLUS.

    • Strong analytical capabilities

    • Knowledge of the Uniform Relocation and Real Property Act of 1970, as amended

    • The ability to write a clear, succinct and persuasive document and strong verbal communication skills are necessary.

    • Have a working knowledge of real estate practices, procedures and terminology; principles of right of way acquisition; state and federal laws pertaining to real estate and/or right of way acquisition, real estate appraisal principles and procedures and relocation assistance; legal descriptions, basic mathematics; and maps and schematics.

    • Proficiency with the use of personal computers and the use of applicable software applications (Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel).

    • Successful history of winning work

     

    Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc., is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Human Resources Department at 713-266-6900. For more information about your rights under the law, see EEO is the Law

     

     

     

     

     

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