Right of Way Specialist

RK&KBaltimore, MDFull Time

Duties & Responsibilities

Ranked 73rd on ENR’s 2018 listing of the Top 500 Design Firms, RK&K is a design and construction management firm specializing in transportation, environmental and energy projects. Our success is based on our ability to deliver what our clients want using sound, technical solutions to achieve the best possible outcome on a project. Expressed in our ability to treat every one of our 1,300 employees as a professional, RK&K has received extensive recognition for its exceptional and unique workplace culture.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Enter and update information to, and maintain integrity of the Office of Real Estate Management System (OREMS);

Use Geographic Information Services (GIS);

Read and interpret plans/plats;

Research external customer requests to purchase/lease SHA property. Request/review appraisals;

Negotiate sales/leases, prepare legal documents (i.e. leases);

Conduct property settlements;

Prepare Board of Public Works packages for properties (for approval) that go through the State Highway Administration clearance process;

Negotiate complex acquisitions, including preparation of complex technical and/or legal documents;

Research complex prior rights and title claims.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Ability to read and interpret maps, deeds, plats and plans;

Ability to negotiate for the acquisition or sale of real estate;

Ability to assemble and interpret information from a variety of sources;

Ability to prepare bid packages, option contracts and condemnation filings;

Ability to communicate effectively as a witness in trials and in public meetings and hearings;

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, engineers and the general public;

Knowledge of Federal, State and local real estate laws, standards and guidelines such as the Uniform Relocation and Real Property Acts;

Knowledge of the court system, its records and its rules;

Skill in preparing accurate cost estimates;

Skill in abstracting and interpreting real property land titles and financial instruments;

Skill in solving real estate related issues;

Skill in reading maps, deeds, plats and plans.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university;

Four (4) years of experience with a condemning authority providing acquisition, relocation assistance or property asset management services.

Additional experience in professional or technical real estate work with a condemning authority may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.


We proudly offer an attractive salary package commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, tuition reimbursement, company health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances as well as a 401-k plan with company matching.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals are encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information: Robert Jarboe - Human Resources Recruiter (rjarboe@rkk.com)

Posted On: 7/11/2018 11:03:48