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Senior Right of Way Agent - Title

Company: TRC Companies, Inc.
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

This posting is for potential work across the California area

The Title Agent should have a keen understating of legal descriptions in the project area and can plot such descriptions.

This person should have a good working knowledge of the document tracking systems of the public real estate records for the project area. Additionally, the Title Agent should recognize issues of title that may need to be resolved. This person can work without supervision but receives assignment direction from a supervisor.

This person will prepare title reports that include current ownership, type of conveyance, legal description, lease holders of record and encumbrances such as existing easements. Other factors such as education, other work experiences and licenses or accreditations may be considered in determining the qualification being met.


Bachelor's Degree preferred or relevant experience

Electrical Transmission Experience Required

California Experience Required

Location: North Central Califirnia

Licenses, Certifications, Credentials, or Other Requirements:

SR/WA or other IRWA Designation Notary Public

A minimum of 5 years of experience is required in work related to right of way or real estate services provided to public organizations. Broad knowledge of procedures used to acquire real property interests for public utility/infrastructure projects including condemnation. Knowledgeable with laws and regulations involving real estate transactions and Eminent Domain. Five (5) years of experience as a ROW agent or related ROW position.

Professional Experience:

Skills -- Technical:

  • Five (5) years of experience as a ROW agent or related ROW position
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, including spreadsheet and word processing
  • Must be detail oriented and have excellent analytical and quantitative skills
  • Requires specialized knowledge in the methods and techniques for performing Land Services activities. Must possess competent knowledge and skills in land description and terminology, surface and subsurface rights, ROW document analysis, and have excellent negotiation skills.
  • Must be able to work alone, make decisions and use judgment while performing related activities.
  • Creativity, foresight and mature judgment to identify and resolve business, technical and administrative related problems with ROW services.

Skills -- Communication:

  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills and be able to communicate clearly and concisely to prepare reports, specifications, applications, and correspondence.

Skills -- People:

  • Able to interact with all levels of management and to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Commitment to customer satisfaction and the ability to work in team-oriented environment

Physical, Environmental, and Mental Requirements

  • The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Employee is expected to use good judgment when lifting or moving office supplies and/or furniture and to seek assistance or wear back support appliances when appropriate. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus in use of computer monitor and other manual, task-related functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, controls. Reach with hands and arms, hear and talk. The employee is required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch.

Department/Location Specific Requirements and Comments

  • Any other task that may be required during the performance of duties
  • Ability to travel as dictated by job requirements
  • This job will require the majority of work to be performed in a well-lighted, temperature-controlled office setting. Most activities require work to be performed at field locations, governmental agencies, corporate entities, and client offices. There are frequent interruptions during the workday for impromptu meetings.
  • Must be able to walk long distances and on uneven terrains to support construction.

TRC offers advancement potential and a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401(k) plan with company match. For more information please visit www.trcsolutions.com

TRC is an equal opportunity employer: disability/veteran. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


Keywords: TRC Companies, Inc., Oakland , Senior Right of Way Agent - Title, Other , Oakland, California

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