• Right-of-Way (ROW) Project Manager

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/29/2018 4:44 PM)
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  • Job Description

    Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


    Dewberry is currently seeking a Right-of-Way (ROW) Project Manager to join our transportation department in our Orlando. FL office.  This is an excellent career opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join a team of outstanding professionals. The primary functions of the Project Manager are to manage acquisition, title review, suit preparation, relocation, right-of-way clearing, surplus property disposal, right of way consultants and contract management that are necessary for the timely acquisition of property and property management of existing right of way associated with transportation projects and acquisition of right of way property.


    The principal duties of the role are:

    • Reviewing title work.

    • Reading/reviewing legal descriptions.

    • Reviewing right of way maps, construction plans and appraisals.

    • Verifying that all legal descriptions, right of way maps, and appraisals correspond.

    • Preparing real property/personal property inventories.

    • Making purchase offers and conducting negotiations in accordance with state policies and procedures and all applicable laws; when applicable, making business damage counteroffers and conducting negotiations to settle business damage claims in accordance with state policies and procedures.

    • Preparing recommendations for administrative settlements.

    • Providing assistance to the attorneys in eminent domain actions.

    • Maintaining complete written documentation of all contacts with property owners or property owners' representatives.

    • Maintaining database of all properties purchased and sold.

    • Maintaining right of way files.

    • Preparation and review of cost estimates

    • Review and comment on legal documents.

    • Work closely with surveyors, engineers and legal counsel.

    Required Skills & Required Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Real Estate or similar relevant discipline.
    • Minimum 10 years of experience working with acquisition projects.
    • Demonstrated capability in applying independent judgment and decision-making skills to support, scoping, costing, supervising and project management functions.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently.


    The following qualifications are preferred, but not required:

    • Active Florida Real Estate Broker License.
    • Specific experience with FDOT or other State Agencies.
    • Experience with limited access, tolled, transportation acquisition projects.


    *At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.


    *Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.


    *Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


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