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Right-of-Way Agent II
Tempe, Arizona  

We have a Contract position for "Right-of-Way Agent II" with one of our direct clients in Tempe, Arizona for initial contract duration of  12+ months. No third party candidates considered for this position. US citizens and all those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.

Job Description

Obtains access and right-of-way agreements. Coordinates with local municipalities and pole owners for permitting and pole applications, joint-trenching, and make-ready for utility poles.

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Participates in conversations to ensures alternative routing delivers the most cost-effective design for construction.
  • Coordinates contractor work and make-ready, obtains permits, Pole Applications, and access or ROW agreements, and distributes design prints and other necessary working documents. Negotiates and approves design or construction changes.
  • Processes invoices and payments for third-party make-ready
  • Establishes aggressive timelines for work to ensure project meets due dates
  • Work with transportation related entities such as Caltrans and various regional Railways for permitting and right of way coordination.
  • Applies CPUC General Order 95 and General Order 128 to permitting and project reviews.
  • May function as a company representative with other utility and state/local entities.
  • Researches and reviews plans, gathers necessary data for project.
  • Coordinates with public works personnel, and utilities on joint trench projects.
  • Maintains workflow databases and updates schedules. Participates in managing and estimating revenue forecasts, material planning, capital and expense budgets.
  • Estimates construction costs, prepares budgets, and tracks expenses.
  • Participates in managing and estimating revenue forecasts, material planning, capital and expense budgets.
  • Verifies serviceability, surveys proposed service routing, and estimates material, construction, and labor costs.
  • Initiates customer contacts, secures access or ROW agreements, , and takes necessary steps to meet customer needs.
  • Works closely with design and engineering teams to select and allocate fiber needs and requirements.
  • Coordinates with construction team to prepare easements.
  • May order materials or coordinate with administrative personnel; may verify and reconcile invoices.
  • May inspect construction work or coordinate inspection assignments.
  • Releases addresses as serviceable and notifies other departments of serviceability.
  • As projects are completed, perform tasks to close tasks in database, reconcile assets, and generate reports.
  • Attend utility coordination meetings with city engineers
  • Coordinate with 3rd party engineering contractors for Make Ready documentation.
  • Experience with locating-getting on earth solutions website and locating bounds of the ticket. Examining Arizona 811 location tickets.

Required Skills

  • HS diploma, GED or relevant work experience
  • 5 or more year of experience preferred in related field (i.e. Construction, permitting, Civil Engineering etc.)
  • Requires strong knowledge of Power Point,excel and word.
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization and external vendors.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience in utility (gas, electric, telecommunications) or civil site work construction
  • Experience working with municipal permitting and public works departments.


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