Right-of-Way Acquisition Senior Agent/Team Lead | Atlanta, GA

Gresham, Smith and Partners. - Atlanta, GA4.0

30+ days ago
Right-Of-Way Acquisition Senior Agent/Team Leader | Atlanta, GA

As a multimarket firm, we touch many areas of life: from designing highways and bridges that connect people, to clean water systems, to hospitals and corporate campuses of the future. That’s why we’re able to offer endless opportunities for people to hone their skills and strengthen their understanding of different disciplines and perspectives. Behind all the hard work is a team of really sharp, down-to-earth people who love a good challenge – and a good time.

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Right-of-Way Acquisition Manager/Agents, under supervision, provide real estate services to negotiate and acquire fee simple property rights and easements for our clients. This professional should be able to perform real estate duties in a learning capacity by being able to prepare research deeds, tax records and routine chain of titles, negotiate moderate to complex property settlements for required right of way acquisitions needed for project construction. May assist in the preparation of right of way appraisals on residential, agricultural, commercial and industrial properties for review and execution by certified appraisers. Must posse knowledge to assist property owners or tenants through relocation process, attend public hearings, property owner's meetings and field plan reviews. Serves as the liaison between clients. Must have knowledge in all phases of right-of-way acquisition for state, local, and federally-funded projects. Committed to providing quality customer service; demonstrates the ability to read and comprehend general correspondence and instructional material; demonstrate ability to express ideas clearly and effectively, and to write legibly; demonstrate experience performing simple calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals and percentages. Must demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate information orally to individuals and groups who possess varying levels technical understanding. Must possess reasoning skills necessary to make sound, well-informed decisions needed to solve problems. Must demonstrate the ability to teach others in duties related to right of way functions; and must be able to use appropriate technology to locate, record, and transfer real estate data as required. Must be able to understand and adhere to the policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the Real Estate Laws.

Responsibilities include:
Coordination of right-of-way activities.
Perform various aspects of right-of-way activities, including relocation, valuation, pre/post project preparation, acquisition, property management, and condemnation preparation coordination.
Prepare all required reports, deeds, and forms for right-of-way acquisition activities.
Meet with stakeholders and property owners as needed.
Maintain and enhance client relationships.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's from an ABET accredited four year college or university.
GDOT prequalification in a minimum of one area class or ability to obtain prequalification within 3 months.
Minimum 5 years of right-of-way management or acquisition experience.
GDOT project experience is preferred.
Strong organization and communication skills are required.
Gresham Smith is a team of diligent designers, creative problem-solvers, insightful planners and seasoned collaborators who work closely with clients to improve the cities and town we call home. Our employees are diverse in experience, yet we all have one thing in common: genuine care for each other, our partners and the outcome of our work. With each new project we take on, we have the pleasure of designing communities’ most vital institutions and infrastructure.

Gresham Smith is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.

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