What you’ll be doing...

The Candidate will perform assignments of varied responsibility, scope and complexity. Day to day work can be comprised of acquisition/management of various right of way agreements and support, as an escalation resource for Outside Plant Construction as well as ongoing management of existing routes/sites, including the protection of established rights.

Understand Land contracts, including Leases, Easements, Surface Use, Relocation, Permits, Bonds, etc. and will be working with Legal, Regulatory, Tax, Risk Management and Government Affairs, pursuant to right of way acquisition and use.
Ability to research company rights and have understanding of reimbursement agreements with private companies, Local/State/Federal agencies, and other providers associated with facility relocations.
Will manage, coordinate and negotiate Rail Crossing and Longitudinal Agreements associated with fiber installation projects.

Experience with the entire Land Acquisition process, including: ability to direct and understand Survey Plats, ability to read and interpret Engineered Drawings, ability to review and Understand Land Title, and knowledge of all required parts needed in a Land Acquisition Package prior to document execution.

Responsible for acquisition, negotiation, documentation, recording, and future management of private easements, leases, permits, and other related agreements.

Ability to manage and coordinate implementation of Bonds, Certificates of Insurance, and Letters of Credit required for the installation of fiber optic network.
In addition to managing assigned Right of Way (ROW) portfolio, indiviual will be responsible for executive presentations, managmeent reporting., workload assignments, developing and documenting ROW Methods and Procedures and process improvement initiatives,and supervising administrative support staff.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Four or more years of Contract management experience

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, and other regulations regarding a telecommunications provider’s use of municipal rights of way.
  • Ability to understand complex business plans and to successfully negotiate contract terms and conditions to meet company objectives.
  • Ability to compare competitor agreements, note variations, and negotiate for equitable treatment in agreements.
  • Experience with local government franchise ordinance approval process including document preparation, workshops, and city council public hearing process.
  • Ability to represent Verizon at city council or county commission meetings in a professional and persuasive manner to effectively communicate company objectives.
  • Knowledge with utility construction permit application process at the municipal (city/county) level, as well as, other regulatory agencies such as DOT, railroads, state land departments, and forest services.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite of products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point), Google Earth and Adobe Professional and willingness to learn new applications.
  • Experience with the usage of attribute queries to select records from a database.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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