San Diego Gas & Electric Land Management Representative in San Diego, California
Job Description: Manages and protects utility operational land rights, including easements, licenses, and fee properties. Oversees and negotiates with private developers and governmental agencies for the resolution of complex proposed uses impacting SDG&E;'s access roads, transmission rights-of-way and fee properties. Reviews survey sketches, construction plans, assessor sheets and maps to define the geography and boundary of properties, and potential impacts of proposed improvements to SDG&E; facilities. Prepares various exhibits and legal descriptions to be used in documents authorizing encroachments and joint uses of land rights. Responds to inquiries related to the interpretation of easement language and rights including customer inquiries. Protects company land rights and access in the field as necessary. Monitors and resolves issues on fee and easements to prevent NOV’s. Works closely with internal SDG&E; departments including vegetation management, environmental, project management, transmission engineering, transmission construction and maintenance, civil structural, customer service, construction services, public relations, regulatory and legal.
- Protection of company land rights for both transmission and distribution systems.- Respond to customer inquiries regarding easements, encroachments, trash, vegetation, and access.- Preparation of documents to protect and preserve land rights.- Protects company land rights and access in the field as necessary.- Review plans of projects that may encroach on easement or fee property rights.- Provide support for SDG&E; capital projects.- Performs other duties as assigned. External Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is desirable. Requires a minimum of two years of related experience. Experience in R/W management techniques and methods are desirable. Must have knowledge of real estate principles, easement rights, related legal practices and procedures and survey/mapping normally acquired through college level courses. Experience involving any combination of the following: management of distribution and transmission land rights, fee purchase, lease or license management, title examination, survey or legal description writing, gas or electric planning or engineering. Must have excellent customer service skills. Must have knowledge of real estate statutes, rules, civil codes and local government regulations pertaining to the acquisition or management of rights-of-way, licenses, permits and other land rights*normally acquired through college-level classes. Requires the ability to use the following programs GIS, GFMS, CISCO, EB Spescom, Outlook, Excel, WORD, Access and PowerPoint. Strong analytical ability and good judgment based on experience is required to determine various uses and level of risk the utility should undertake. Customer service skills are essential. Ability to draft business letters and related documents is essential. A valid California driver’s license is required. May spend half of time outdoors in urban and non-urban environments. Requires ability to work independently in remote and isolated locations, and to use bolt cutters and/or grinder. Requires ability to negotiate rough terrain by foot. May encounter loose dogs and wildlife.*