Staff Right of Way Specialist – Environmental Services (Denver)

Job title: Staff Right of Way Specialist – Environmental Services (Denver)

$75000 – 100000 per year

Company: Burns & McDonnell

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Job description: The Staff Right of Way Specialist will perform various duties in the facilitation of land acquisitions, negotiations, property research, and title and survey review. This includes permitting activities, 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 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.
  • Responsible for document preparation and control, meeting agendas and other various project related activities.
  • 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.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience.
  • SR/WA designation from the International Right of Way Association (IRWA).
  • Experience with linear utilities acquisition preferred, i.e. electric transmission lines, water lines, and pipelines.
  • Prior Right of Way acquisition, relocation, and eminent domain experience, project management, and/or real estate experience preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand title and appraisal reports and land surveys.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of general real estate law.
  • Demonstrated understanding of real estate title work.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent ability to work independently.
  • Organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Must be proficient in the use of computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
  • Valid driver’s license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company’s vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company’s Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.

Compensation Range


The expected compensation range for this position is displayed in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. The final agreed upon compensation is based on a number of factors, including but not limited to: individual education, qualifications, prior work experience and work location. The total annual compensation package will consist of a base salary and eligibility to participate in our discretionary year-end incentive bonus program.


Our extensive benefits package takes care of you so that you can focus on doing great work. From insurance and disability to time off and wellness programs, we provide the tools to meet your needs. As part of being 100% employee-owned, eligible employees participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in addition to our 401(k) retirement program. For more information, please visit the page.


Location: Denver, CO

Job date: Wed, 11 Aug 2021 05:47:32 GMT

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