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AECOM Right of Way Agent in Charlotte, North Carolina

United States of America - North Carolina, Raleigh

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Right of Way Agent to provide acquisition and relocation assistance for the clients including Federal Transit Administration and North and South Carolina Department of Transportation.

Requirements and responsibilities include:

  • Conducting personal interviews with all claimants to be relocated, including business and residential

  • Preparation of a Relocation Pre-Acquisition Survey and Report in accordance with the Right-of-Way Manual and governing regulations, as necessary

  • Identify relocation needs and suggested solutions, including “Housing of Last Resort”

  • Negotiate claims in accordance with the Right-of-Way Manual, following “good faith negotiation” procedures

  • Prepare settlement documents and secure signatures

  • review right-of-way plans and make field inspections, including personal visits with property owners affected by the project

  • Attend meetings as necessary

  • Prepare condemnation documents and provide condemnation support to the client

  • Provide litigation support as necessary

  • Research public records to determine ownership and prepare title search reports

  • Prepare payment packages for claim and relocation payments

  • Provide property management services to the client as needed, including preparation of an inventory of improvements and property inspections, in accordance with the Right-of-Way Manual

  • Some overnight travel may be required


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

About DCS-Transportation

  • As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. Our Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation infrastructure and deliver advanced mobility solutions to carry our communities into the future — safely, equitably and reliably.

  • We combine our extensive planning, design, construction and asset management experience with advanced technologies and innovations to help our public and private clients restore or replace their aging transportation infrastructure, and find smarter, more effective ways to move people and goods across our cities, countries and continents.

  • Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS degree and 2 plus years relevant Right of Way work experience performed under the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970, as amended (Uniform Act or URA) and 49 CFR part 24 and applicable FTA Circulars

  • Must have experience in the review and evaluation of FTA:

  • Real Estate Acquisition Management Plan (RAMP)

  • Planning, budgeting, scheduling, tracking and reporting documents

  • Appraisals and appraisal review process

  • Acquisition files including offers, negotiations and contact logs

  • Relocation files including required notices, inventories, determinations, conflict of interest, claims and payments

  • Driver’s license and ability to provide own vehicle transportation.

  • Notary Public or ability to obtain Notary Public commission within 6 months

  • NC Real Estate License

  • Microsoft Office and computer proficiency

Preferred Qualifications

  • IRWA designation or certification preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform basic mathematical calculations

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and interact with diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Demonstrate ability to express ideas clearly and effective and to write legibly

  • Ability to prioritize daily work schedule to accomplish assigned tasks

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to maintain professionalism and a positive attitude

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Part-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 248694BR

Additional Locations US - Charlotte, NC - 6000 Fairview Road, US - Columbia, SC - 1412 Shop Road

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.