Right of Way Project Manager

Confidential Company  •  Charleston, WV

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/15/17
Confidential Company
Charleston, WV
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/15/17

Job Description

Position Summary

The Land Project Manager is responsible for managing a project or a program in a geographic territory. This role will be responsible for managing electrical power/utility projects.  This role is responsible for implementing project plans, managing project teams, and partnering within TRC to create effective execution plans. The Land project manager must embrace collaboration, and provide strong leadership and management skills consistent with TRC core values. This role reports directly to the Land Director.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Communicates directly with the Client Representative and the Director, Field Services Land to report Land progress outlining problems with possible resolution to pertinent issues impeding project completion.
  • Create and manage project budgets.
  • Utilize TRC and client technology to effectively manage projects.
  • Responsible for the overall project Land activities. Identifies negative trends, problem issues and implements resolution to reduce or eliminate adverse impacts on overall performance.
  • Reviews Land requirements and develops a written Execution Plan for the implementation of the activities needed to meet those requirements.
  • Assure that all Land personnel are orientated when assigned to the project; this may include planning, schedules, polices, guidelines, procedures, safety, emergency response, and quality assurance.
  • Assigns tasks to each Land personnel and explains the requirements for documentation of those tasks. Provides document, record, and report forms and explains the proper completion, distribution, and timing for submittal of forms.
  • Monitors the Land personnel's performance of activities, completion of documentation, personal conduct, and work ethics. Evaluates these actions and provides guidance, coaching, motivation or discipline as necessary to reinforce their role on the project. Approves all Land personnel time and expenses.
  • Monitors the overall Land tasks for compliance to project requirements. Identifies changes in work scope, variance in schedule or budgeted costs.
  • Implements and documents the necessary actions to incorporate work changes and if possible maintain progress schedules and budgeted costs.
  • Provide guidance and supervision to all project land staff ensuring project commitments and goals are met, to include: survey, title, acquisition, document and administrative staff, non-environmental permitting, and construction support.
  • Report progress to client in the form of daily, weekly and monthly status reports.
  • Release assigned personnel as they complete their duties and responsibilities.
  • Complete a Personnel Performance Evaluation form on all Land personnel upon completion of their assignment.
  • Perform complex negotiations and other job responsibilities as assigned


Required qualifications/competencies:

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Must have Complex Electrical Project experience
  • Must have power/utility experience
  • 7 years related experience is required with a minimum of 3 years in project management
  • Experience in reporting progress to client in the form of daily, weekly and monthly status reports (Forms, Metrics, Budgets, Schedules, Progress Reports)
  • Possess intermediate or better skills in Microsoft Office and Land Management systems, such as GeoAMPS, Flairdocs, CLSLiNK, Integra Link, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability in leadership, team building, time management, building collaborative environments, accountability, and problem solving
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work both independently and as a part of a productive work team
  • Ability to engage stakeholders, partners, and colleagues
  • Ability to work in a Matrix organization

 Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP certification


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