Entergy Agent, Right Of Way (Trans) in Beaumont, Texas

Agent, Right Of Way (Trans)

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Date: Nov 7, 2018

Location: Beaumont, TX, US

Company: Entergy

*This position can be located at either Lake Charles, LA or Beaumont, TX*

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

Acquires and manages land and land rights for transmission lines and substation sites as required. Supports Grid and PM&C teams. Works directly with Project Manager and Construction Manager to ensure projects are delivered with cost and schedule certainty. Manages risks and risk management issues to ensure risks are identified and mitigated.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists with route and site selection for proposed transmission line and substation projects to satisfy customer and engineering requirements. Interacts with the Regulatory, Engineering, Construction, Design, Planning and Legal. Delivers projects with cost and schedule certainty; manages and controls costs; manages risk by identifying and mitigating risks.

  • Prepares and executes various agreements/instruments, manages the process pertaining to land acquisition and right of way agreements. Engages landowners, attorneys, appraisers, abstractors, various contractors, foresters, banking institutions and governmental entities (local, state, or federal).

  • Acquires necessary permits such as railroad permits, highway permits, pipeline crossing agreements. Assists the Environmental staff with acquisition of Corps. of Engineers, Parish and State permits, etc.

  • Assists in the management of contract right of way personnel, reviewing expenditures and the issuance of right of way payment checks.

  • Coordinates leasing and/or selling of easement rights to others for uses consistent with operational needs or requirements. Coordinates the sale or disposal of fee properties no longer required by the Company. Manage Right of Way documents in compliance with Corporate Record Retention Policies.

  • Works with Transmission Line & Vegetation personnel to resolve landowner damages and encroachments. Assumes a Transmission Logistics role during storm restoration activities.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education required of the position

High school diploma or equivalent or related work experience. College or university degree preferred.

Minimum experience required of the position

2 years experience in Distribution, Substation or Transmission ROW Agent Activities required.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

History of safe performance, active safety involvement and participation and strong desire for a safer workplace. Experience in new ROW acquisition procedures for new line construction. Strong Negotiation, Interpersonal & Group Communication skills. Strong Planning\Organization\Time Management skills. Knowledge of Transmission Line or Substation Design Standards and Construction & Maintenance practices. Strong Computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel & Outlook, Power Point).

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

None

Primary Location: Texas-Beaumont

Job Function :All Other Jobs

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 83444

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Nearest Major Market: Beaumont

Job Segment: Engineer, Law, Risk Management, Compliance, Transmission Line, Engineering, Legal, Finance, Energy

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