ROW (Right-Of-Way) Agent - III in Irving, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 10/20/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  1000944
Apex Systems seeks qualified candidates for an opportunity with one of our leading Telecommunications clients as a Right of Way Agent. Please review the description below and send relevant resumes to
Job Title: ROW Agent
Location: Irving, TX
Contract: 6+ Months 
This job position will perform assignments of varied responsibility, scope and complexity. Day to day work can be comprised of acquisition/management of various right of way agreements/contracts and support, as an escalation resource for Outside Plant Construction as well as ongoing management of existing routes/sites, including the protection of established rights. 
  • This individual must be capable of reading/interpreting engineering drawings and legal descriptions, and qualified to search titles, perform basic appraisals, and negotiate right-of-way and easement documents.
  • Document research of company rights and negotiation of reimbursement agreements with private companies, Local/State/Federal agencies, and other providers associated with facility relocation´s. 
  • Manages, coordinates and negotiates Rail Crossing Agreements associated with fiber installation projects. 
  • Individual will be responsible for acquisition, negotiation, documentation and recording of private easements. 
  • Management and coordination or Bonds, Certificates or Insurance and Letters of Credit required for the installation of fiber optic network. 
  • Management of existing right of way agreements including but not limited to agreement renewal, term enforcement, and payment authorization. 
  • Management of existing right of way agreements including but not limited to agreement renewal, term enforcement, and payment authorization. SAP or other related accounting software experience is a plus. 

  • Candidate should have telecommunications industry experience.
  • Requires a broad range of skills within a professional discipline to effectively perform complex assignments; demands familiarity with principles, theories, concepts and technologies as well as applied knowledge of established procedures, policies and practices. 
  • An Associate's degree or equivalent experience 
  • 7+ years professional experience 
  • 4+ years of relevant experience in Right of Way Master Contracts 
  • 2+ years in Telecom fiber installation 

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Ability to analyze contract laws, and other regulations regarding a telecommunications provider’s use of municipal and private rights of way. 
  • Ability to understand complex business plans and to successfully negotiate contract terms and conditions to meet company objectives. 
  • Ability to compare competitor agreements, note variations, and negotiate for equitable treatment in agreements. 
  • Experience with negotiation and execution of master right of way contract agreements. 
  • Familiar with utility construction application process at regulatory agencies such as DOT, railroads, state land departments, and forest services. 
  • Familiar with structure access request process allowed under the Telecom Act whereby a Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) applies to lease available space upon poles or within underground conduit of an Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier (ILEC), Power Company or similar agency. 
  • General familiarity with telecom outside plant construction terminology and techniques including facility locates, pole attachments, engineering plans, facility relocation, and directional drilling. 
  • Strong negotiation skills. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point), Google Earth and Adobe Professional and willingness to learn new applications. 
  • Proficient with the usage of attribute queries to select records from a database. 
  • SAP experience a plus. 
  • Legal experience a plus.

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