Property Agent (Mid/Sr), Salt Lake City, UT #111101

Date: Sep 8, 2023

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp

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PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion. 
 
 

General Purpose

Evaluates, negotiates, and manages right of way for the company's transmission and distribution system. Investigates, resolves and manages disputes resulting from property trespass, encroachments and damage claims. Negotiates and purchases rights-of-way and conducts economic analyses to ensure cost effectiveness of easement acquisitions. Obtains, renews and manages federal, state and other agency permits as required. Performs releases of easements and research on rights Ensures easement documents are captured in ROW database and other documentation systems.

Responsibilities

•    Negotiate basic to complex easements and agreements on various types of properties.
•    Research, analyze, and evaluate property rights and issues.
•    Review and audit easements prepared by others for compliance and completeness.
•    Respond to property issues and requests from internal and external customers.
•    Negotiate with and influence external clients and outside agencies (property owners, government agencies and legal entities).
•    Review and prepare documents such as licenses, agreements, easements, permits and renewals.
•    Represent the department and the company as the first point of contact interested parties.
•    Obtain and/or manage the acquisition of federal, state and other agency permits as required.
•    Input and manage data into company data base system relating to rights acquired for placement of company facilities.
•    Track permitting time lines and prepare a list of all expiring permits on an annual basis.
•    Performs financial analysis and forecasts for permits and easements.
In addition to the above, the Sr. Property  Agent responsibilities include:  
•    Responsible for site selection, zoning analysis, title review, clearing of title issues, property valuation, negotiating of purchase contracts and options, review of surveys and ownership.
•    Conducts strategic analyses and plays a key role within the company. 
•    Develops new procedures or resolutions. 
•    Assigns, reviews, and provides direction to Career level agents. 
•    Manages and leads high visibility, complex right of way projects 
•    Accountable for the success of the project and or function. 
•    Consults with executives from business units and legal representatives. 

Requirements

•    Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Law or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.  
•    A minimum of three years related right of way experience. For a Sr Property agent requires 5 years.
•    Communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to develop positive relationships with internal and external customers, resolve property related disputes, and to work effectively with team members. 
•    Proficient with the use of personal computer applications to support right of way activities.
•    Knowledge of right of way principles, federal, state, and other agency permit requirements, applicable company policies, practices, and procedures, and federal, state, and local laws and regulations. 
•    Ability to understand and evaluate right of way, easement and other property-related documents, legal descriptions and maps. 
•    Research, analysis, and evaluation skills in order to gather data on market and property values, placement of company facilities on property. 
•    Ability to influence others and negotiate solutions. 
•    Travel may be required.
•    Must possess a valid driver's license.

Preferences

•    Real estate license or other related professional designation(s). 
•    Willingness to pursue advanced training. 
•    Knowledge of the electrical utility industry. 
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

Additional Information

Req Id: 111101
Company Code: Pacificorp
Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY    
Department: Pacific Power
Schedule: Days
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $74,300-$100,600 

 

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 12.00% of salary.  

 

Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: https://careers.pacificorp.com/content/New-Benefits-Page/?locale=en_US

 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

 

At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.

 

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.


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