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Burns & McDonnell Right of Way Specialist (Multiple Locations) in Raleigh, North Carolina


Burns & McDonnell is seeking a Right of Way Specialist to facilitate land acquisitions, negotiations, property research, titles and surveys. This includes permitting support, assisting with construction coordination, and restoration on Right of Way projects in a variety of locations.

  • Analyze, prepare, review, and interpret Land and Right of Way related agreements, deeds, easements, leases, permits, and licenses.

  • Research and collect real property related project documents.

  • Translate data from Right of Way documents into the stakeholder management database.

  • Perform quality assurance reviews of stakeholder management database entries from Right of Way field agents.

  • Present technical data to Right of Way project team.

  • Prepare and submit permit applications for the project team.

  • Prepare project status, technical, and acquisition reports for the project team and/or client management.

  • Responsible for document preparation and control, meeting agendas and other various project related activities.

  • Assist with subcontractor management including, reviewing contracts, invoices and change orders.

  • Assist in presenting in public involvement meetings.

  • Perform project planning, budgeting, scheduling activities and establishing critical project objectives within project parameters.

  • Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • 4 years Right of Way acquisition, relocation, and eminent domain experience, project management and/or real estate experience is highly preferred.

  • SR/WA designation or other certifications from the international Right of Way Association (IRWA) preferred.

  • Real Estate Broker or Sales license preferred.

  • Ability to read and understand title and appraisal reports and land surveys.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of general real estate law and real estate title work.

  • Demonstrated ability to work both as an effective team member as well as independently.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrated presentation skills.

  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task.

  • Experience with database system management.

  • Must be proficient in the use of computer software (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Valid driver's license required. Must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.


Job Land Use/Acquisition

Primary Location US-VA-Richmond

Other Locations US-NC-Raleigh

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 224571