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AECOM Right of Way Agent in Charlotte, North Carolina

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

The Transportation division of AECOM is seeking one dynamic experienced Right of Way Agent to join our Charlotte, NC office. This role provides acquisition and relocation assistance for the client (i.e., Department of Transportation) and has the potential to progress into management of the team.

Duties 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.

  • Perform other right-of-way tasks or duties as directed by manager.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS plus 2 years or more and/or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • North Carolina Real Estate license.

  • North Carolina Department of Transportation experience.

  • Valid Driver’s license and as a condition of employment, pass AECOM's Motor Vehicle Records Review

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

  • No relocation is available for or this role.

  • No sponsorship is available for this role.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10094377

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid