Right-of-Way Agent I

Employer
Cox Communications Inc
Location
Springfield, VA
Posted
Jan 14, 2022
Closes
Jan 19, 2022
Ref
316278405
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Primary Location: 7741 Southern Dr, Springfield, VA, USADivision: Cox CommunicationsJob Level: Individual ContributorTravel: NoSchedule: Full-timeShift: Day JobRequisition Number: 219797VACCINE POLICY: WHERE PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19 TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS US-BASED JOB (REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR MEDICAL AND RELIGIOUS OBJECTIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED).The Right-of-Way Agent I obtains access and right-of-way agreements. Coordinates with local municipalities and pole owners for permitting and pole applications, joint-trenching, and make-ready for utility poles.Primary Responsibilities and Essential FunctionsParticipates in conversations to ensures alternative routing delivers the most cost effective design for construction.Coordinates contractor work and make-ready, obtains permits, Pole Applications, and access or ROW agreements, and distributes design prints and other necessary working documents. Negotiates and approves design or construction changes.Processes invoices and payments for third-party make-ready.Establishes aggressive timelines for work to ensure project meets due dates.Work with transportation related entities and various regional Railways for permitting and right of way coordinationMay function as a company representative with other utility and state/local entities.Researches and reviews plans, gathers necessary data for project.Coordinates with public works personnel, and utilities on joint trench projects.Maintains workflow databases and updates schedules. Participates in managing and estimating revenue forecasts, material planning, capital and expense budgets.Estimates construction costs, prepares budgets, and tracks expenses.Participates in managing and estimating revenue forecasts, material planning, capital and expense budgets.Verifies serviceability, surveys proposed service routing, and estimates material, construction, and labor costs.Initiates customer contacts, secures access or ROW agreements, and takes necessary steps to meet customer needs.Coordinates with construction team to prepare easements.May inspect construction work or coordinate inspection assignments.As projects are completed, perform tasks to close tasks in database, reconcile assets, and generate reports.Attend utility coordination meetings with city engineersCoordinate with 3rd party engineering contractors for Make Ready documentation.Other duties as assigned.Qualifications:MinimumHS diploma, GED or relevant work experience2 or more year of experience preferred in related field (ie Network Ops, Construction, Permitting, Civil Engineering etc.)Must be able to effectively communicate both written and verbally as well as be able to present effectively in front of groups of peopleRequires strong knowledge of Power Point, excel and word.Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization and external vendors.Preferred1 year Construction Planner experienceExperience in Right-of-Way permitting in a telecommunications industry.Experience working with municipal permitting and public works departments.Who We AreAbout Cox CommunicationsCox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.About CoxWe are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at .Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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