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Burns & McDonnell Assistant Right of Way Specialist in Richmond, Virginia


The Assistant Right of Way Specialist will assist in the facilitation of land acquisitions, negotiations, property research, titles and surveys. This includes permitting support, assisting with construction coordination, and restoration on Right of Way projects in a variety of locations.

  • Assist in analyzing, preparing, reviewing, and interpreting Land and Right of Way related agreements, deeds, easements, leases, permits, and licenses.

  • Assist in research and collection of real property related documents.

  • Support translation of data from Right of Way documents into the stakeholder management database.

  • Assist in quality assurance reviews of stakeholder management database entries from Right of Way field agents.

  • Assist with compiling technical data to be presented to Right of Way project team..

  • Assist with preparation of permit applications for the project team.

  • Assist in preparation of project status, technical, and acquisition reports for the project team.

  • Provide support to Right of Way managers on document preparation and control, meeting agendas and other various project related activities.

  • Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • SR/WA designation from the international Right of Way Association (IRWA) preferred.

  • Prior internship or experience related to Right of Way preferred.

  • Basic knowledge of general real estate law preferred.

  • Basic understanding of real estate title work preferred.

  • Ability to work as an effective team member.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to multi-task.

  • Excellent ability to work independently.

  • Organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

  • Must be proficient in the use of computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint).

  • Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.


Job Land Use/Acquisition

Primary Location US-VA-Richmond

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day. When we take on some of the world’s toughest challenges, we’re putting the industry’s best thinking to work, striving to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Our staff of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and business professionals is constantly growing.

We have offices and projects across the U.S. and around the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture, powered by 100% employee ownership, plays a major role in getting us there. Each employee brings a high level of commitment to every project. Clients have shown their appreciation of this dedication, rewarding us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. That’s pretty cool for a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in 1898.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with hundreds of service specialties, your career and development options are endless.

Are you ready to create amazing?

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 191877



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