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Analyst I or II / Right of Way

Analyst I or II / Right of Way

PAR 
2017-3477
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-AZ-Tempe
Posting Date 
9/13/2017
Department 
Engineering & Project Support Staff
Apply By 
9/26/2017
Division 
Central Arizona

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Position Information

Analyst I/Right of Way
The Analyst I/Right of Way performs technical research, review and analysis of land rights documents as related to the acquisition of new, and management and disposal of existing land rights; communicates land rights interpretation for internal and external inquiries; conducts introductory training classes and performs right-of-way activities according to established policies, practices and procedures all under general supervision.
 
Analyst II/Right of Way
The Analyst II/Right of Way performs technical research, review and analysis of land rights documents as related to the acquisition of new, and management and disposal of existing land rights; communicates land rights interpretation for internal and external inquiries; develops and conducts all levels of training classes; performs right-of-way activities according to established policies, practices and procedures and provides work direction and mentorship to Analyst I/Right of Way based on experience and internal practices. This position works under minimal supervision.

Responsibilities

Analyst I / Right-of-Way

  • Acquire and/or assist operating Division personnel in the acquisition or disposal of land rights for transmission and distribution pipeline facilities
  • Perform land rights research through the use of multiple resources
  • Provide interpretation of land rights granted by various agreements and instruments for both internal and external customers
  • Prepare land rights analysis and action recommendation for consultation with Legal Affairs and Division personnel
  • Analyze, review, comment, and act as liaison in processing applications for the acquisition of new and renewal of existing land rights on land under the jurisdiction of federal, state and tribal entities
  • Review intermediate level property descriptions and associated maps for the acquisition or disposal of land rights prepared by licensed land surveyors, employees and contractors for acceptance
  • Prepare intermediate level property descriptions for the acquisition or disposal of land rights
  • Review rent invoices and process payments for land rights to government/public agencies, railroad companies, tribal entities and private landowners
  • Review and approve construction drawings to ensure right-of-way requirements are met
  • Contribute to the maintenance of the standard practice for acquiring and releasing land rights for natural gas facilities
  • Contribute in the development of training classes
  • Conduct introductory training classes
  • Assist with the operation and maintenance of the land rights database
  • Assist with contracting of licensed real estate appraisers for appraisal reports
  • Establish and maintain communications with Division personnel
  • Participate in internal and external project meetings
  • Travel for work purposes
  • Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Regular and predictable attendance is a condition of employment and is an essential function of the job

 

Analyst II / Right-of-Way

  • Derive data and prepare detailed right-of-way cost analysis for land rights acquisition
  • Derive data and prepare detailed land rights analysis reports
  • Develop and conduct internal right-of-way training classes and presentations
  • Contribute to the development of right-of-way best practices
  • Point of contact for major Company projects
  • Prepare intermediate/complex property descriptions for the acquisition or disposal of land rights
  • Initiate contracts with licensed real estate appraisers for appraisal reports
  • Acquire and/or assist operating Division personnel in the acquisition or disposal of land rights for transmission and distribution pipeline facilities
  • Perform land rights research through the use of multiple resources
  • Provide interpretation of land rights granted by various agreements and instruments for both internal and external customers
  • Prepare land rights analysis and action recommendation for consultation with Legal Affairs and Division personnel
  • Analyze, review, comment, and act as liaison in processing applications for the acquisition of new and renewal of existing land rights on land under the jurisdiction of federal, state and tribal entities
  • Review intermediate level property descriptions and associated maps for the acquisition or disposal of land rights prepared by licensed land surveyors, employees and contractors for acceptance
  • Review rent invoices and process payments for land rights to government/public agencies, railroad companies, tribal entities and private landowners
  • Review and approve construction drawings to ensure right-of-way requirements are met
  • Contribute to the maintenance of the standard practice for acquiring and releasing land rights for natural gas facilities
  • Assist with the operation and maintenance of the land rights database
  • Establish and maintain communications with Division personnel
  • Participate in internal and external project meetings
  • Travel for work purposes
  • Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Regular and predictable attendance is a condition of employment and is an essential function of the job

Minimum Qualifications

Analyst I/Right-of-Way

This position requires up a minimum of three years of relevant work experience. This position requires knowledge of right-of-way principles, practices and terminology, land title, land surveying principles, mapping and interpreting construction drawings. This position requires the technical skills to read, plot and write intermediate level property descriptions.

 

An associate’s degree from an accredited college in a related field is preferred.  One or more International Right of Way Association specialty certifications are preferred.

 

Analyst II/Right-of-Way 

This position requires a minimum of five years of relevant work experience. This position requires extensive knowledge of right-of-way principles, practices and terminology, land title and interpreting construction drawings.  This position requires knowledge of land surveying and mapping principles and working knowledge of right-of-way policies, procedures and practices of applicable government agencies. This position also requires an International Right of Way Association Senior Right-of-Way Designation or equivalent certification.

 

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or progress towards a degree or industry recognized licensing/certification(s) relevant to responsibilities is preferred.

Salary Details

Salary Range:
Analyst I/Right of Way: $59,676 - $74,595
Analyst II/Right of Way: $66,918 - $83,647