Entergy Agent, Right Of Way (Trans)-5185 in New Orleans, Louisiana

Date: Oct 13, 2017

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Company: Entergy

Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans

Job Function :Other

MRV Minimum Salary :$57,000.00

MRV Maximum Salary :$85,000.00

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1.00

Req ID: 73243

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

Acquires and manages land and land rights for transmission lines and substation sites as required. Supports Grid and PM&C teams. Works directly with Project Manager and Construction Manager to ensure projects are delivered with cost and schedule certainty. Manages risks and risk management issues to ensure risks are identified and mitigated.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Assists with route and site selection for proposed transmission line and substation projects to satisfy customer and engineering requirements. Interacts with the Regulatory, Engineering, Construction, Design, Planning and Legal. Delivers projects with cost and schedule certainty; manages and controls costs; manages risk by identifying and mitigating risks.

Prepares and executes various agreements/instruments, manages the process pertaining to land acquisition and right of way agreements. Engages landowners, attorneys, appraisers, abstractors, various contractors, foresters, banking institutions and governmental entities (local, state, or federal).

Acquires necessary permits such as railroad permits, highway permits, pipeline crossing agreements. Assists the Environmental staff with acquisition of Corps. of Engineers, Parish and State permits, etc.

Assists in the management of contract right of way personnel, reviewing expenditures and the issuance of right of way payment checks.

Coordinates leasing and/or selling of easement rights to others for uses consistent with operational needs or requirements. Coordinates the sale or disposal of fee properties no longer required by the Company. Manage Right of Way documents in compliance with Corporate Record Retention Policies.

Works with Transmission Line & Vegetation personnel to resolve landowner damages and encroachments. Assumes a Transmission Logistics role during storm restoration activities.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education required of the position

High school diploma or equivalent or related work experience. College or university degree preferred.

Minimum experience required of the position

2 years experience in Distribution, Substation or Transmission ROW Agent Activities required.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

History of safe performance, active safety involvement and participation and strong desire for a safer workplace. Experience in new ROW acquisition procedures for new line construction. Strong Negotiation, Interpersonal & Group Communication skills. Strong Planning\Organization\Time Management skills. Knowledge of Transmission Line or Substation Design Standards and Construction & Maintenance practices. Strong Computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel & Outlook, Power Point).

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

None

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

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