MidAmerican Energy Company Associate Right of Way Agent/Right of Way Agent in Des Moines, Iowa

Enable the company to install its wind, gas and electric facilities across private property, railroads and governmental lands by acquiring the right of way easements and permits for such installations or by purchasing real estate for the placement of utility facilities such as electric substations, gas regulator stations and generation facilities.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Function)

Determines ownership of properties the company needs to purchase or on which the company needs right of way by performing title searches of property.

Prepares documents necessary for the acquisition of easements, fee title, permits and other rights of way to permit the construction of company facilities.

Negotiates for acquisition of easements, fee title, permits and other land rights.

Settles property owner damage claims that result from construction on utility rights of way.

Rents or leases company property held for future use.

Purchase property for company use and sell excess company property

Maintains files of easements and other real estate documents.

Provide technical input to assist in development of project planning.

Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.

Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent related work experience. (Typically six years of related, progressive work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess a bachelor's degree.)

Two years of related work experience required for the associate right of way agent.

Four years of related work experience required for the right of way agent

Knowledge of real estate law

Influencing skills to negotiate and persuade

PC skills and available for overnight travel

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.

Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job: *Right of Way

Organization: *Corporate Services

Title: Associate Right of Way Agent/Right of Way Agent

Location: IA-Des Moines

Requisition ID: 1801060