AECOM Right of Way Agent in Raleigh, North Carolina

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Right of Way Agent

United States of America - North Carolina


Job Summary

The Transportation division of AECOM is seeking an mid-level experienced Right of Way Agent to provide acquisition and relocation assistance for the client (i.e. Department of Transportation).

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • 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

  • Work in concert with project managers and contribute assistance and help in decisions when requested

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma

  • 6+ years relevant work experience

  • North Carolina Real Estate license

  • Driver’s license and ability to provide own vehicle transportation

  • Microsoft Office and computer proficiency

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and interact with diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Some overnight travel required

  • Computer proficiency

  • Demonstrate ability to express ideas clearly and effective and to write legibly

  • Demonstrate ability to perform basic mathematical calculations

  • Ability to prioritize daily work schedule to accomplish assigned tasks

  • Field and office working conditions

  • Notary Public or ability to obtain Notary Public commission within 6 months

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to maintain professionalism and a positive attitude

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • IRWA designation or certification preferred

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Management

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 163415BR