Right Of Way Spec

  • Baltimore Gas & Electric - BGE
  • BALTIMORE, Maryland

Job Description

Right Of Way Spec
- (214906)

Description

At Exelon, we've got a place for you! Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce. Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits. Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward
- thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES


- Reviews jobs to install, renew, relocate, and reinforce BGEs electric and gas distribution systems to ensure appropriate permissions are obtained and the Companys assets/infrastructure are adequately protected by suitable easements.
- Prepares standard Right of Way Agreements and releases for gas and electric distribution facilities.
- Applies for licenses and prepares nonstandard agreements and releases, under the direction of the Sr. Right of Way Specialist.
- Negotiates Right of Way Agreements and other permissions with landowners and their attorneys.
- Drafts letters of assurance to confirm conditions of permission that are not recorded in agreements.
- Searches land records in various courthouses to identify titleholders to specified parcels of land and to verify BGE rights by tracing succession of ownership requiring the interpretation of various legal documents (e. g. , deeds, wills, and leases).
- Records a variety of documents (e. g. , agreements and releases) in the land records of various governmental jurisdictions.
- Represents the Company in conflicts related to rights of way or property issues.
- Keeps abreast of Company construction standards, service tariffs, and standard practices.
- Uses knowledge of BGE systems, design, and construction practices to interpret design drawings for potential right of way requirements and concerns.
- Acts as Notary Public in the State of Maryland.
- Subject to overtime.
- May be required to respond to emergency events.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum:
- Demonstrated knowledge of gas and electric utility distribution systems.
- Formal education/certification in at least two of the following areas: A Real Estate License course, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Management, Business Law, Property Appraisal, Property/Construction Management or equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.
- Demonstrated ability to interpret Company policies/procedures (e.g. , Service Tariffs, Standard Practices).
- Demonstrated ability to interpret property plats, construction drawings, legal documents and/or governmental land records.
- Demonstrated ability to prepare contracts, agreements, or other complex documents.
- Demonstrated proficiency in oral and written communication skills appropriate to a professional business environment.
- Demonstrated ability to negotiate agreements and settlements, resolve disputes, disagreements, or claims.
- Ability to travel to all areas within BGEs service territory and must qualify as a Notary Public in the State of Maryland.
- More than four (4) years related work experience including at least one of the following: (a) negotiating agreements, contracts or settlements, (b) dispute or claim resolution, (c) interpreting property plats, construction or utility design drawings, (d) preparing legal documents (e.g. deeds, leases, right of way agreements, or contracts).
- Formal education/certification in at least two of the following areas: A Real Estate License course, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Management, Business Law, Property Appraisal, Property/Construction Management or equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.

Qualifications

Reports To: Supervisor
- Distribution Right of Way Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. VEVRAA Federal Contractor