Utility/Right of Way Coordinator - 47564
Sacramento, CA

Utility/Right of Way Coordinator - 47564

Be involved in projects with our California High Speed Rail Real Property Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
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WSP is currently initiating a search for an Utility/Right of Way Coordinator for our Sacramento, CA office.
Under the direction and supervision of the Supervising Right of Way Utility Manager, acts as Utility Design and Right of Way reviewer for each Design Build contract; coordinates and tracks right of way utilities effort for the contract; serves as the single focal point for utility issues and facilitate utility easements, Joint Use Agreements (JUA) and Consent to Common Use Agreements (CCUA) with the Right of Way Utility group.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Review utility relocation design plans and right of way maps for the following determinations: recommend approvals on all utility liability determination packages submitted by the utility relocation staff; this includes all aspects of review for quality control, prior rights determination, betterment, and credits for Federal Rail Administration approval.
  • Review and recommend approval of preferred utility relocation alternatives based on scope, right of way, schedule, and cost impacts.
  • Provide oversight and recommend approval of all justifications submitted by the Design Builder in regards to utility relocations and replacement right of way for utility facilities for all utility owners.
  • Review right of way acquisition maps prepared by the right of way consultants and identify easements that are incorrectly labeled.
  • Review easement exhibits prepared by all Design Builder for all utility owners.
  • Provide oversight and reviews property rights conveyance documentation with Third Parties to ensure documentation is correct.
  • Work in concert with other regional Senior Right of Way Agents to develop new or revised procedures and ensure they are implemented uniformly.
  • Provide technical assistance to staff, regional managers, utility owner representatives, and other people as needed on utility issues, to ensure appropriate and consistent   interpretation   and application of Master Agreements, policies and requirements on complex utilities relocations.
  • Review and distinguish land rights for the CCUA/JUA, easements, and licenses with the third parties. Conduct and coordinate review of Utility rights crossing excess land.
  • Assist in the Right of Way Certification Process. Create a mechanism to track information for all utility owners. Represents Right of Way Utilities at all meetings as requested.
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Five (5+) years of experience with a focus on principles and practices of project management, specifically Right of Way.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Constuction Management, Civil Engineering, or related field.
  • Thorough knowledge of the following Right of Way policies and procedures; Federal and State laws and guidelines applicable to the Right of Way processes; the provisions of Master Utility Agreements and the principles of prior rights which apply to liability determination.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies  
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrate exceptional communication skills by coordinating with multiple parties
  • Demonstrate exceptional critical thinking and analytical skills

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WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP