careers at Linderlake

Linderlake Corporation is a two-time award recipient of Inc. Magazine's "500" fastest-growing privately held companies in America. Many employees have built successful careers at Linderlake, growing with us as we have expanded to serve markets throughout the entire United States. Whether you're looking for a career in the telecom, pipeline, transportation, power or gas industries, you can find opportunities for growth at Linderlake Corporation.

Employment Opportunities

Immediate opening for a Right of Way Agent for a FTTH project in southern Illinois!

Ideal candidate is located within a couple hours of the following counties in Illinois: Alexander, Union, and Pulaski.

MAX of 5 days per diem. 

Prior experience as an agent not required but the candidate needs a background in real estate, for example, as a Real Estate Agent or Real Estate Paralegal.

This person will meet with landowners to explain the project and obtain signatures on easement documents.

Referrals always welcome! Click here for program details and form >>>> Referral Program

Handles right-of-way property acquisitions/dispositions, landowner notifications, construction monitoring, and payments for damages as they relate to communications, utilities projects, railroad jobs, or governmental acquisitions/dispositions.

REPORTS TO: Project Manager and/or Project Supervisor.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:

  • Contacts landowner(s) to acquire the desired property(ies) either by
    easement or fee. Alternatively, informs affected landowners of pending
    utility company re-use of its previously acquired right of way and/or
    removal of vegetation or other structures encumbering same easement
    corridor. When required, contacts adjacent owners for the disposition
    of surplus properties as well. In urban situations, identifies potential
    parcels suitable for client’s facilities, i.e. office space meeting required
    specifications for structural loading. Also assists in feasibility studies.

  •  Makes last deed of record title and tax record searches to initially
    identify ownership of land.

  •  Reviews acquisition/disposition documents (templates of which have
    been provided by the client) to ensure accuracy and to ensure proper
    signature lines have been included. Notarize same as necessary.

  •  Offers and arranges payments for any property or crop damages
    incurred during investigations, surveys, construction, or removal of
    communications or utilities systems as well as governmental or railroad
    projects.

  •  Acts as liaison between landowners and Linderlake Corporation, on
    behalf of the client and its representative designees.

  •  Maintains effective field reports with Linderlake Corporation and the client and its representative designees in a timely fashion. Computer literate sufficient enough to provide said reports in the fashion required
    by the client and/or Linderlake Corporation.

  • Assists in preparing right-of-way bid documents in conjunction with the engineering staff in preparation for construction bidding, to be
    interspersed with landowner line lists as geographically required, mark-
    ups of aerial photography, determination of approximate lengths of
    property affected by routing of the facilities to be installed for
    acquisition and damage settlement payments, performs pre-
    construction notification to landowners according to identified
    restrictions to ensure timely notice as required etc.

  •  Assists in closing out records for transferring final documents to client
    and its representative designees in the mode determined by the client.

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma required. Undergraduate degree or real estate license strongly preferred. Additional coursework in land use and acquisition preferred through IR/WA or other training determined suitable by Linderlake Corporation.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum – one year, right of way, title or site acquisition, as it relates to natural gas and petroleum pipeline, electrical transmission line, tele-communications facility, DOT, EPA, or railroad activities.

SPECIFIC SKILLS:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; familiarity with title, real estate documents and legal descriptions, as well as land appraisal.

We have been retained to find an Electrical Engineer for Greer Commission of Public Works. 

Direct Hire position

Pay: $100, 000 +

Sign On Bonus: $10,000

What they are looking for:

  • The Electrical Engineer will perform administrative work, coordinate, and participate in the design, maintenance, operation, and planning of the electric distribution system. (Distribution experience essential!)
  • Performs long range planning, rate studies, expansion studies, and load forecasting.
  • Project manager on construction jobs ensuring compliance with plans, specification, and accepted engineering practices.
  • Develops, updates, and maintains system material specification, construction standards and procedures.
  • Review reliability data to produce reports (SAIDI, CAIDI, SAIFI, MAIFI, ASAI)
  • Performs voltage drop analysis, fault current studies, protective device coordination, load flow analysis, arc flash studies, voltage flicker calculations, and other similar engineering analysis
  • Oversee the power distribution maintenance program to ensure equipment is inspected and maintained in a timely and appropriate manner.

Skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering or related field
  • 8+ years in public utilities engineering design, plan review, and project management or closely related experience
  • Valid South Carolina Driver’s License
  • Familiarity with the NEC, NESC, IEEE, OSHA, NERC
  • Excellent communication and relationship skills: Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to maintain positive customer-focused relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agencies, general public, and all other internal and external customers
  • Strong analytical and judgement skills: Good decision-making and problem-solving abilities, including the ability to make judgments based on interpretation of information and when others’ opinions may be in conflict
  • South Carolina Professional Engineering License (Current PE with ability to obtain SCPE license)
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and deal with interruptions while meeting timely deadlines.

Beneficial Skills and Experience:

  • GIS & AutoCAD Experience (preferred)
  • Experience with Milsoft, or similar distribution engineering & analysis software (preferred)

In return, our client offers:

  • Retirement!  Defined Benefits plan (457) or 401(K)!
  • Rich health insurance. Low-cost deductible, company pays premium.
  • Dental available for low cost.
  • Low-cost vision.
  • Wellness program
  • Safety incentives. Bonus near the beginning of the year if safety goals are met.
  • Generous PTO bank
  • Flexible work location. Hybrid option. Small office for the engineering team.
  •  Did we mention a defined benefits plan?!? Short vesting period!

Complete the short form to the right and upload your resume for further consideration!

Remote position!

Pay range: $20-$26 per hour

We are seeking 1-2 Jr. Right of Way Agents/Document Specialists to work in our Right of Way Department.

The primary duties include preparing easement documentation and exhibit sketches using Acrobat Pro DC.

The ideal candidate has:

  • A paralegal or real estate background
  • Experience researching title and reading title documents
  • Above average skills using MS Excel, Word, Google Earth, and Acrobat DC.
  • Developed maps on Google Earth
  • Performed mail merges

We will consider candidates that do not have a legal or real estate background, if the candidate has above average skills using Excel, Word, Google Earth, Acrobat DC, is highly organized and can collaborate with others.

Equipment/Software needed:

  • Laptop/ PC
  • Email
  • MS Word
  • MS Excel
  • Adobe Acrobat

Below is the general job description for a Document Specialist

The Document Specialist is responsible for reviewing information and preparing project-related documents in accordance with client or its representative designees and Linderlake instructions.

REPORTS TO: Project Supervisor

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS

Prepares documents, including contracts and other acquisition forms, professional project correspondence, status reports, site surveys and exhibits.

Develops and maintains project files, databases, and spreadsheets.

Assists in the quality control processes for the delivery of the final product.

Assists in other project functions where necessary including development of landowner and permitting authority geographical line lists.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: Certificate from Paralegal or Legal Assistant program preferred

EXPERIENCE: Minimum – one year, business, legal, or real estate preferred

SPECIFIC SKILLS: Computer literacy (word processing, database, spreadsheet, graphics), exceptional organizational abilities.

Immediate opening for Right of Way Agent for a FTTH project in northern Illinois!

No prior experience as a right of way agent necessary!

We are looking for individuals who will contact landowners in person to explain the fiber to the home project and obtain signatures on easement documents. 

The ideal candidate has a background in real estate (Real Estate Agent, Realtor, or Paralegal).

Full time is preferred. We will consider part-time and weekend work. 

Pay range $27.00 – $31.25 per hour.

Handles right-of-way property acquisitions/dispositions, landowner notifications, construction monitoring, and payments for damages as they relate to communications, utilities projects, railroad jobs, or governmental acquisitions/dispositions.

REPORTS TO: Project Manager and/or Project Supervisor.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:

  • Contacts landowner(s) to acquire the desired property(ies) either by
    easement or fee. Alternatively, informs affected landowners of pending
    utility company re-use of its previously acquired right of way and/or
    removal of vegetation or other structures encumbering same easement
    corridor. When required, contacts adjacent owners for the disposition
    of surplus properties as well. In urban situations, identifies potential
    parcels suitable for client’s facilities, i.e. office space meeting required
    specifications for structural loading. Also assists in feasibility studies.

  •  Makes last deed of record title and tax record searches to initially
    identify ownership of land.

  •  Reviews acquisition/disposition documents (templates of which have
    been provided by the client) to ensure accuracy and to ensure proper
    signature lines have been included. Notarize same as necessary.

  •  Offers and arranges payments for any property or crop damages
    incurred during investigations, surveys, construction, or removal of
    communications or utilities systems as well as governmental or railroad
    projects.

  •  Acts as liaison between landowners and Linderlake Corporation, on
    behalf of the client and its representative designees.

  •  Maintains effective field reports with Linderlake Corporation and the client and its representative designees in a timely fashion. Computer literate sufficient enough to provide said reports in the fashion required
    by the client and/or Linderlake Corporation.

  • Assists in preparing right-of-way bid documents in conjunction with the engineering staff in preparation for construction bidding, to be
    interspersed with landowner line lists as geographically required, mark-
    ups of aerial photography, determination of approximate lengths of
    property affected by routing of the facilities to be installed for
    acquisition and damage settlement payments, performs pre-
    construction notification to landowners according to identified
    restrictions to ensure timely notice as required etc.

  •  Assists in closing out records for transferring final documents to client
    and its representative designees in the mode determined by the client.

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma required. Undergraduate degree or real estate license strongly preferred. Additional coursework in land use and acquisition preferred through IR/WA or other training determined suitable by Linderlake Corporation.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum – one year, right of way, title or site acquisition, as it relates to natural gas and petroleum pipeline, electrical transmission line, tele-communications facility, DOT, EPA, or railroad activities.

SPECIFIC SKILLS:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; familiarity with title, real estate documents and legal descriptions, as well as land appraisal.

Obtains and reviews title documents of the targeted properties to determine the title status.


REPORTS TO: Department Manager, Title and/or Project Manager.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:

  • Obtain and review required title documentation up to 40-year (or more) title searches in accordance with the project schedule, including title commitments, plat maps, tax records, and legal descriptions. Develop subrogation documents as required for mortgage company purposes.
  • Serve as liaison to the local title insurance company for acquiring title commitments and policies as required.
  • Assists in preparing bid documents in conjunction with the engineering staff in preparation for construction bidding, i.e. landowner and agency line lists to be interspersed as geographically required, mark-ups of aerial photography, determination of approximate lengths of property affected by routing of the facilities to be installed, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

EDUCATION:

  • Undergraduate; concentration in business, management, urban planning, or other related disciplines.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum – two years real estate title work with emphasis in right of way and/or title company work

SPECIFIC SKILLS:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities, familiarity with title and real estate documents, computer literate (word processing). Excellent organizational skills required.

Responsible for reviewing information and preparing project-related documents in accordance with client or its representative designees and Linderlake instructions.

REPORTS TO: Project Supervisor

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:

  • Prepares documents — including contracts and other acquisition forms — professional project correspondence, status reports, site surveys and exhibits.
  • Develops and maintains project files, databases, and spreadsheets.
  • Assists in the quality control processes for the delivery of the final product. 
  • Assists in other project functions where necessary including development of landowner and permitting authority geographical line lists.

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

  • Certificate from Paralegal or Legal Assistant program preferred

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum – one year, business, legal, or real estate preferred

SPECIFIC SKILLS:

  • Computer literacy (word processing, database, spreadsheet, graphics), exceptional organizational abilities.

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Construction and/or Engineering Managers, the OSP Engineer is responsible for the design and layout of project OSP (Outside Plant) telecommunications routes to include; aerial fiber design and layout, underground conduit, manhole/handhole and fiber design and layout, building entrance and riser facilities, utility, road and railroad crossings and other complex ROW issues. The OSP Field Engineer will also sometimes oversee, or be responsible for, the production and quality inspection activities for the project. Responsibilities include conformance with company, local, and federal standards and specifications.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Prepare detailed plans and specifications.
  • Operate and maintain GPS equipment in design of networks.
  • Accurately interpret underground utility records, railroad validation and plat maps.
  • Assist Engineering/Construction Manager in performing detailed network designs, special studies, and preparing pricing estimates.
  • Review bid analysis and recommendations for outside plant construction.
  • Oversee field construction activities, including quality assurance.
  • Ensure on-site jobsite safety.
  • Interact with CADD Operators – verify completion of accurate engineering drawings and as-built drawings.
  • Maintain day-to-day communication with the Construction and/or Engineering Managers.
  • Produce quality results in an efficient and cost effective manner.
  • Represent our client professionally to satisfy immediate customer needs and to foster return business.
  • Respond clearly and effectively to spoken requests over the phone or in person, and to verbal or written instructions.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and the general public.
  • Maintain regular, consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, and personal appearance according to company policies.
  • Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role.
  • Adhere to company policies, regulations, procedures, and principles.
    Assist in other duties as needed and directed.

Qualifications:
Education and/or Experience:

  • A BS/BA degree in construction management, civil or electrical engineering preferred but not required.
  • Two or more years of telecommunications outside plant construction experience or acceptable equivalent required. 
  • Familiarity with GPS mapping preferred.

Computer Skills:

  • Strong computer skills, with emphasis using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Project, a variety of mapping and/or Cadd drafting programs and other mapping/GIS software programs
  • Type 50 wpm

Other Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals 
  • Ability to compute rate, ration, and percent 
  • Ability to comprehend detailed instructions 
  • Ability to effectively communicate the English language verbally and in writing 
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups, customers, co-workers, and general public 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information 
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the Field Engineer is regularly required to sit; use hands to touch or feel; reach with hands and arms, talk and hear 
  • The Field Engineer must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 
  • The Field Engineer is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, color vision, and ability to adjust focus 
  • Ability to travel within the United States as needed

Our client is seeking an experienced Construction Project Manager in Knoxville, TN.  Candidate will be expected to manage multiple and complex multifamily rehabilitation general contracting projects in a fast-paced environment. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates project start-up and mobilization
  • Conducts preconstruction meetings
  • Point of contact for the client, architect, engineers, and governmental entities
  • Oversees all aspects of the project, including issuing all subcontracts, approving all vendor invoices, monitoring cost of self-performed work, and pricing and issuing project changes requests
  • Responsible for overseeing project quality control
  • Creates and Monitors project schedule to remain compliant with the project contract

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in Construction Management (or equivalent) beneficial but not required
  • 5+ Years of related Project Management experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with Construct Connect would be beneficial but not required
  • Organized, detailed-oriented and efficient

We are always looking for experienced right of way agents! 

 

Handles right-of-way property acquisitions/dispositions, landowner notifications, construction monitoring, and payments for damages as they relate to communications, utilities projects, railroad jobs, or governmental acquisitions/dispositions.

REPORTS TO: Project Manager and/or Project Supervisor.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:

  • Contacts landowner(s) to acquire the desired property(ies) either by
    easement or fee. Alternatively, informs affected landowners of pending
    utility company re-use of its previously acquired right of way and/or
    removal of vegetation or other structures encumbering same easement
    corridor. When required, contacts adjacent owners for the disposition
    of surplus properties as well. In urban situations, identifies potential
    parcels suitable for client’s facilities, i.e. office space meeting required
    specifications for structural loading. Also assists in feasibility studies.

  •  Makes last deed of record title and tax record searches to initially
    identify ownership of land.

  •  Reviews acquisition/disposition documents (templates of which have
    been provided by the client) to ensure accuracy and to ensure proper
    signature lines have been included. Notarize same as necessary.

  •  Offers and arranges payments for any property or crop damages
    incurred during investigations, surveys, construction, or removal of
    communications or utilities systems as well as governmental or railroad
    projects.

  •  Acts as liaison between landowners and Linderlake Corporation, on
    behalf of the client and its representative designees.

  •  Maintains effective field reports with Linderlake Corporation and the client and its representative designees in a timely fashion. Computer literate sufficient enough to provide said reports in the fashion required
    by the client and/or Linderlake Corporation.

  • Assists in preparing right-of-way bid documents in conjunction with the engineering staff in preparation for construction bidding, to be
    interspersed with landowner line lists as geographically required, mark-
    ups of aerial photography, determination of approximate lengths of
    property affected by routing of the facilities to be installed for
    acquisition and damage settlement payments, performs pre-
    construction notification to landowners according to identified
    restrictions to ensure timely notice as required etc.

  •  Assists in closing out records for transferring final documents to client
    and its representative designees in the mode determined by the client.

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma required. Undergraduate degree or real estate license strongly preferred. Additional coursework in land use and acquisition preferred through IR/WA or other training determined suitable by Linderlake Corporation.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum – one year, right of way, title or site acquisition, as it relates to natural gas and petroleum pipeline, electrical transmission line, tele-communications facility, DOT, EPA, or railroad activities.

SPECIFIC SKILLS:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; familiarity with title, real estate documents and legal descriptions, as well as land appraisal.

The OSP Inspector provides field monitoring during construction and restoration of OSP/telephony

Duties:

  • Ensure that the cable is protected at all times
  • Ensure that the construction contractor proceeds in a safe manner.
  •  Prepare written reports and as-builts
  •  Perform any job duties assigned by the client’s Project Manager/engineer or other representative.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED certificate or equivalent experience.
    Experience: Minimum-six months, outside plant or telephone locating/inspecting.

Specific Skills:

  • Knowledge of outside plant construction methods and procedures.
  • Ability to read and update as-built drawings

As of 4/21/2021 this position has been filled. 

Please check our career page regularly for more opportunities! 

Project overview: The agent will review existing easement rights on tribal property for 180 miles of existing copper that will be converted to Fiber to the Home.

Estimated Project Duration: 2 years

Location: Within 5 hours of Havre, MT

Remote work? Yes. The agent can work remotely and travel to Havre when needed.

Workweek: 5 days.

Per diem: When traveling to the job site/area.

Overtime: Yes, to meet project deadlines and requires approval from the client.

Agent should have experience working with Tribal Councils/Indian Affairs.

Specific duties:

  • Develop relationships and meet with Tribal Council members
  • Review existing easements
  • Update client’s GIS system
  • Acquire easement rights for permanent and expiring easement

Equipment needed:

  • Laptop
  • Printer
  • Camera(or cell phone with camera)
  • Cell Phone

Software:

  • MS Word
  • MS Excel
  • Adobe Acrobat

Below is the general job description for a Sr. Right of Way Agent.

Handles right-of-way property acquisitions/dispositions, landowner notifications, construction monitoring, and payments for damages as they relate to communications, utilities projects, railroad jobs, or governmental acquisitions/dispositions.

REPORTS TO:    Project Manager and/or Project Supervisor

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS –

Contacts landowner(s) to acquire the desired property(ies) either by easement or fee. Alternatively, informs affected landowners of pending utility company re-use of its previously acquired right of way and/or removal of vegetation or other structures encumbering same easement corridor.  When required, contacts adjacent owners for the disposition of surplus properties as well.   In urban situations, identifies potential parcels suitable for client’s facilities, i.e. office space meeting required specifications for structural loading.  Also assists in feasibility studies.

Makes last deed of record title and tax record searches to initially identify ownership of land.

Reviews acquisition/disposition documents (templates of which have been provided by the client) to ensure accuracy and to ensure proper signature lines have been included.  Notarize same, as necessary.

Offers and arranges payments for any property or crop damages incurred during investigations, surveys, construction, or removal of communications or utilities systems as well as governmental or railroad projects.

Acts as liaison between landowners and Linderlake, on behalf of the client and its representative designees.

Maintains effective field reports with Linderlake and the client or its representative designees in a timely fashion.  Computer literate sufficient enough to provide said reports in the fashion required by the client and/or Linderlake.

Assists in preparing right-of-way bid documents in conjunction with the engineering staff in preparation for construction bidding, to be interspersed with landowner line lists as geographically required, mark-ups of aerial photography, determination of approximate lengths of property affected by routing of the facilities to be installed for acquisition and damage settlement payments, performs pre-construction notification to landowners according to identified restrictions to ensure timely notice as required,  etc.

Assists in closing out records for transferring final documents to client or its representative designee in the mode determined by the client.

QUALIFICATIONS –

EDUCATION:    High school diploma required.  Certified SR/WA strongly preferred.  Undergraduate degree and/or real estate license acceptable.

EXPERIENCE:    Minimum – two years, right of way, title or site acquisition, as it relates to natural gas and petroleum pipeline, electrical transmission line, tele-communications facility, DOT, EPA, or railroad activities.

SPECIFIC SKILLS:    Strong written and verbal communication skills; familiarity with title, real estate documents and legal descriptions, as well as land appraisals.

As of 4/21/21 this position has been filled.

Check back often for new opportunities! 

We are excited to announce that we are expanding our Right of Way team!

Position: Right of Way Agent
Open Positions: 2
Location: Barry, Illinois
Duration: 6+ months
Utility: Power Company
Work schedule: 5 days/ 40 hours per week
Per diem: Yes, for days worked.
Can work be performed remotely: Yes, some of the time.
Equipment needed: Laptop, printer, cell phone.
Software: Email, MSWord, MS Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Google Earth.

Project overview: Update existing easement rights along the route and acquire easements for a new route, 2 fee acquisitions.

Required Skills for this project: Proficiency in Title research and right of way acquisition. Experience with Google Earth to create shape files for parcel layout and tracking.

Below is the standard job description for the position of Right of Way Agent.

The Right of Way Agent handles right-of-way property acquisitions/dispositions, landowner notifications, construction monitoring, and payments for damages as they relate to communications, utilities projects, railroad jobs, or governmental acquisitions/dispositions.

REPORTS TO: Project Manager and/or Project Supervisor.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:

  • Contacts landowner(s) to acquire the desired property(ies) either by
    easement or fee. Alternatively, informs affected landowners of pending
    utility company re-use of its previously acquired right of way and/or
    removal of vegetation or other structures encumbering same easement
    corridor. When required, contacts adjacent owners for the disposition
    of surplus properties as well. In urban situations, identifies potential
    parcels suitable for client’s facilities, i.e. office space meeting required
    specifications for structural loading. Also assists in feasibility studies.
  • Makes last deed of record title and tax record searches to initially
    identify ownership of land.
  • Reviews acquisition/disposition documents (templates of which have
    been provided by the client) to ensure accuracy and to ensure proper
    signature lines have been included. Notarize same as necessary.
  • Offers and arranges payments for any property or crop damages
    incurred during investigations, surveys, construction, or removal of
    communications or utilities systems as well as governmental or railroad
    projects.
  • Acts as liaison between landowners and Linderlake Corporation, on
    behalf of the client and its representative designees.
  • Maintains effective field reports with Linderlake Corporation and the client and its representative designees in a timely fashion. Computer literate sufficient enough to provide said reports in the fashion required
    by the client and/or Linderlake Corporation.
  • Assists in preparing right-of-way bid documents in conjunction with the engineering staff in preparation for construction bidding, to be
    interspersed with landowner line lists as geographically required, mark-
    ups of aerial photography, determination of approximate lengths of
    property affected by routing of the facilities to be installed for
    acquisition and damage settlement payments, performs pre-
    construction notification to landowners according to identified
    restrictions to ensure timely notice as required etc.
  • Assists in closing out records for transferring final documents to client and its representative designees in the mode determined by the client.

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

High school diploma required. Undergraduate degree or real estate license strongly preferred. Additional coursework in land use and acquisition preferred through IR/WA or other training determined suitable by Linderlake Corporation.

EXPERIENCE:
Minimum – one year, right of way, title or site acquisition, as it relates to natural gas and petroleum pipeline, electrical transmission line, tele-communications facility, DOT, EPA, or railroad activities.

SPECIFIC SKILLS:
Strong written and verbal communication skills; familiarity with title, real estate documents and legal descriptions, as well as land appraisal.

As of 4/21/21 this position has been filled. 

Please check back often for new opportunities! 

 

We are seeking a Document Specialist/Jr. Right of Way Agent to work in our Right of Way Department.
This person can work remotely, however, the person needs to be located in/near Florence, Kentucky so they can meet with the right of way team in person to discuss projects and obtain project files.

The Document Specialist will be working on multiple utility projects. The primary duties are developing line lists, mapping, drafting easements and deeds, and negotiate if they have proven skills.

The ideal candidate has:

A paralegal or real estate background
Experience researching property sales data
Above average skills using spreadsheets(MS Excel)
Performed mail merges
Developed maps on Google Earth

Below is the general job description for a Document Specialist

The Document Specialist is responsible for reviewing information and preparing project-related documents in accordance with client or its representative designees and Linderlake instructions.

REPORTS TO: Project Supervisor

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS

Prepares documents, including contracts and other acquisition forms, professional project correspondence, status reports, site surveys and exhibits.

Develops and maintains project files, databases, and spreadsheets.

Assists in the quality control processes for the delivery of the final product.

Assists in other project functions where necessary including development of landowner and permitting authority geographical line lists.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: Certificate from Paralegal or Legal Assistant program preferred

EXPERIENCE: Minimum – one year, business, legal, or real estate preferred

SPECIFIC SKILLS: Computer literacy (word processing, database, spreadsheet, graphics), exceptional organizational abilities.

Field Jr. Right of Way Agent / FTTH Right of Way Job

We are hiring for a Jr. Right of Way Agent to assist in title research and acquiring signed easements.

Our client is acquiring easements along existing and new power lines in order to provide fiber to the home to its members. There is no compensation for the easements because the members will be receiving internet service.

Job duties/description

  • Online title research.
  • Visit courthouse to research vesting deed that couldn’t be found online. 
  • Scheduled meetings with landowners.
  • Meet with landowners to obtain signed easements.
  • Follow up with landowners. 
  • Review acquisition/disposition document to ensure accuracy and that proper signature lines have been included.
  • Notarize documents.
  • Update and file reports, prepare documents and exhibits as required. 

Requirements:

  • Prior negotiation experience with electric power lines/FTTH.
  • Illinois Notary
  • Requires bi-weekly visits to the Jo-Daviess / Carroll County IL area to meet with landowners.
  • Laptop, phone, and printer.
  • Familiar with title, real estate documents, legal descriptions, and land appraisals.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Undergraduate degree , real estate license, paralegal certificate preferred

 Rate:    

  •  $22 -$30 per hour
  • $110.00 Per diem when in the field
  • On the job mileage

Keywords:

Field Right of Way Agent Job, FTTH Job, Easement Acquisition Job, Title Research Job, Land Agent, Land Acquisition, Electric transmission, electric co-op, Negotiate,

 Locations:

Jo-Daviess County, Carroll County, Galena, IL, DuBuque, IA, Fair Haven, IL

6/28/21 This position has been filled. However, we may need a second agent soon!

 

We have an immediate need for a Right of Way Agent for an electrical power project in Southern Indiana and Illinois(as needed).

Number of agents: 1

Start: Immediate

Duration: 6+ months

Equipment needed: Laptop, printer, cell phone

Software: Email, MSWord, MS Excel, Adobe Acrobat

Must have excellent word processing/spreadsheet experience. 

Indiana notary a plus! 

Below is our general job description for a Right of Way Agent.

Handles right-of-way property acquisitions/dispositions, landowner notifications, construction monitoring, and payments for damages as they relate to communications, utilities projects, railroad jobs, or governmental acquisitions/dispositions.

REPORTS TO: Project Manager and/or Project Supervisor.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:

  • Contacts landowner(s) to acquire the desired property(ies) either by
    easement or fee. Alternatively, informs affected landowners of pending
    utility company re-use of its previously acquired right of way and/or
    removal of vegetation or other structures encumbering same easement
    corridor. When required, contacts adjacent owners for the disposition
    of surplus properties as well. In urban situations, identifies potential
    parcels suitable for client’s facilities, i.e. office space meeting required
    specifications for structural loading. Also assists in feasibility studies.

  •  Makes last deed of record title and tax record searches to initially
    identify ownership of land.

  •  Reviews acquisition/disposition documents (templates of which have
    been provided by the client) to ensure accuracy and to ensure proper
    signature lines have been included. Notarize same as necessary.

  •  Offers and arranges payments for any property or crop damages
    incurred during investigations, surveys, construction, or removal of
    communications or utilities systems as well as governmental or railroad
    projects.

  •  Acts as liaison between landowners and Linderlake Corporation, on
    behalf of the client and its representative designees.

  •  Maintains effective field reports with Linderlake Corporation and the client and its representative designees in a timely fashion. Computer literate sufficient enough to provide said reports in the fashion required
    by the client and/or Linderlake Corporation.

  • Assists in preparing right-of-way bid documents in conjunction with the engineering staff in preparation for construction bidding, to be
    interspersed with landowner line lists as geographically required, mark-
    ups of aerial photography, determination of approximate lengths of
    property affected by routing of the facilities to be installed for
    acquisition and damage settlement payments, performs pre-
    construction notification to landowners according to identified
    restrictions to ensure timely notice as required etc.

  •  Assists in closing out records for transferring final documents to client
    and its representative designees in the mode determined by the client.

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma required. Undergraduate degree or real estate license strongly preferred. Additional coursework in land use and acquisition preferred through IR/WA or other training determined suitable by Linderlake Corporation.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum – one year, right of way, title or site acquisition, as it relates to natural gas and petroleum pipeline, electrical transmission line, tele-communications facility, DOT, EPA, or railroad activities.

SPECIFIC SKILLS:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; familiarity with title, real estate documents and legal descriptions, as well as land appraisal.

Date Posted: 1/14/2022

Status: Closed/Filled

We are seeking a Document Specialist/Jr. Right of Way Agent to work in our Right of Way Department in/near Montgomery, IL This is a remote position, however it does require occasional travel in the Chicagoland area.

The Document Specialist will be working on multiple utility projects, including FTTH (fiber to the home). The primary duties include:

  • Developing easement exhibits
  • Drafting easements
  • On-line vesting deed title searches.

The ideal candidate has:

  • A paralegal or real estate background
  • Experience researching property sales data
  • Above average skills using spreadsheets(MS Excel) 
  • Performed mail merges in MS Word
  • Developed maps on Google Earth

Below is the general job description for a Document Specialist.

The Document Specialist is responsible for reviewing information and preparing project-related documents in accordance with client or its representative designees and Linderlake instructions.

REPORTS TO: Project Supervisor

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS

Prepares documents, including contracts and other acquisition forms, professional project correspondence, status reports, site surveys and exhibits.

Develops and maintains project files, databases, and spreadsheets.

Assists in the quality control processes for the delivery of the final product.

Assists in other project functions where necessary including development of landowner and permitting authority geographical line lists.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: Certificate from Paralegal or Legal Assistant program preferred

EXPERIENCE: Minimum – one year, business, legal, or real estate preferred

SPECIFIC SKILLS: Computer literacy (word processing, database, spreadsheet, graphics), exceptional organizational abilities.

We are seeking one Right of Way Agent for a project near Bloomington, IN. Ideal candidate will be located in/near the job site because per diem is not offered for a 5-day week (see below). 

Position: Right of Way Agent

Project: Right of way acquisition. Acquire easements for an electric power line rebuild project in Jackson/Brown County and new build project in Morgan County. 

Priority: Pulling title at the courthouse in Morgan County.

Number of positions: 1

Start date: ASAP

Estimated duration of project: 2+ years

Location: Jackson County and Morgan County Indiana.

Rate: $29.00 per hour +

Mileage: Yes .58/mile for on-the-job travel.

Workweek: 5-day workweek

Hours: 40 hours per week

Overtime available: Determined on case-by-case basis

Per diem: Yes, but only for Jackson County on an as needed basis

Certifications: Indiana notary

Title experience: Research title to 1920s.

Computer experience: MS Excel, MSWord, E-mail

Tools/equipment: Laptop, printer, cell phone

Software: MS Word, MS Excel, and e-mail

 

Below is our general job description for Right of Way Agent.

Handles right-of-way property acquisitions/dispositions, landowner notifications, construction monitoring, and payments for damages as they relate to communications, utilities projects, railroad jobs, or governmental acquisitions/dispositions.

REPORTS TO: Project Manager and/or Project Supervisor.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:

  • Contacts landowner(s) to acquire the desired property(ies) either by
    easement or fee. Alternatively, informs affected landowners of pending
    utility company re-use of its previously acquired right of way and/or
    removal of vegetation or other structures encumbering same easement
    corridor. When required, contacts adjacent owners for the disposition
    of surplus properties as well. In urban situations, identifies potential
    parcels suitable for client’s facilities, i.e. office space meeting required
    specifications for structural loading. Also assists in feasibility studies.

  •  Makes last deed of record title and tax record searches to initially
    identify ownership of land.

  •  Reviews acquisition/disposition documents (templates of which have
    been provided by the client) to ensure accuracy and to ensure proper
    signature lines have been included. Notarize same as necessary.

  •  Offers and arranges payments for any property or crop damages
    incurred during investigations, surveys, construction, or removal of
    communications or utilities systems as well as governmental or railroad
    projects.

  •  Acts as liaison between landowners and Linderlake Corporation, on
    behalf of the client and its representative designees.

  •  Maintains effective field reports with Linderlake Corporation and the client and its representative designees in a timely fashion. Computer literate sufficient enough to provide said reports in the fashion required
    by the client and/or Linderlake Corporation.

  • Assists in preparing right-of-way bid documents in conjunction with the engineering staff in preparation for construction bidding, to be
    interspersed with landowner line lists as geographically required, mark-
    ups of aerial photography, determination of approximate lengths of
    property affected by routing of the facilities to be installed for
    acquisition and damage settlement payments, performs pre-
    construction notification to landowners according to identified
    restrictions to ensure timely notice as required etc.

  •  Assists in closing out records for transferring final documents to client
    and its representative designees in the mode determined by the client.

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma required. Undergraduate degree or real estate license strongly preferred. Additional coursework in land use and acquisition preferred through IR/WA or other training determined suitable by Linderlake Corporation.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum – one year, right of way, title or site acquisition, as it relates to natural gas and petroleum pipeline, electrical transmission line, tele-communications facility, DOT, EPA, or railroad activities.

SPECIFIC SKILLS:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; familiarity with title, real estate documents and legal descriptions, as well as land appraisal.

Field Right of Way Agent Electric Co-Op / Right of Way Job

 Top Reasons to apply:

  • Long term position
  • Full time. 5 days/40 workweek
  • Located in Steamboat Springs, CO.
  • 3-4 hours from Denver, CO
  • Ski and snow tube in the winter. Kayak, raft, and tube in the warmer months.
  • Yampa Valley Regional Airport 22 miles from Steamboat in Hayden.

Job duties/description

  • Negotiate in person and via email for electric line easements.
  • Review acquisition/disposition document to ensure accuracy and that proper signature lines have been included.
  • Notarize documents.
  • Update and file reports, prepare documents and exhibits as required.
  • Report to Steamboat office for office and field work.

 

Requirements:

  • Prior negotiation experience with electric power lines.
  • Notary
  • Laptop, phone, and printer.
  • Familiar with title, real estate documents, legal descriptions, and land appraisals.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Undergraduate degree or real estate license preferred

 

Rate:     $250.00 per day plus reasonable hotel expenses paid 5 days per week.

Keywords:

Field Right of Way Agent Job, Easement Acquisition Job, Land Agent, Land Acquisition, Electric transmission, electric co-op, Negotiate,

 Locations:

Steamboat Springs, CO; Denver, CO; Craig, CO; Hayden, CO;

Seeking TWO Right of Way Agents!

Overview:

Locations: Mobile, AL AND Birmingham, AL
Start date: May 30, 2022
Duration: 9+ months
Location: Ideal candidates will be local to Mobile OR Birmingham.
Experience preferred: Electric distribution and telecom experience
Hours: 8am – 5pm. Full time. 5 days/40 workweek
Travel: Yes, 50% or more.

Job duties/description

  • Negotiate with landowners to acquire right of way and provide support for distribution easement acquisition.
  • Assemble and correctly complete documentation necessary to support land rights acquisition on behalf of our client.
  • Locate and retrieve the necessary documentation in a county courthouse to determine legal property ownership (title research) and/or online resources.
  • Handle multiple projects simultaneously and maintain files.
  • Laptop will be provided, and worker is expected to maintain consistent and timely communication by email and phone with client as required to support efficient progress of project.

Requirements:

  • Prior negotiation experience
  • Familiar with title, real estate documents, legal descriptions, and land appraisals.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • General computer skills and knowledge of business application, such as Word and Excel.
  • High School Diploma. Undergraduate degree preferred
  • Reliable vehicle
  • Cell phone
  • Background check, including drug screen.
  • Travel (greater than 50%) is required and could involve locations across Alabama.

Rate: Hourly is TBD. Per diem will be provided when traveling overnight.

Keywords:

Field Right of Way Agent Job, Easement Acquisition Job, Land Agent, Land Acquisition, Electric transmission, Negotiate,

Locations:

Mobile, AL; Birmingham, AL; Montgomery, AL; Pensacola, FL; Talladega, AL

Date posted: 5/13/2021

Status: Closed

Type of Employment: Direct Hire by our client. Full time. 

How to apply: Fill out the career form to the right and upload your resume, even if you are on file with us. 

We are assisting a client in finding Customer Premise Installation Technicians. The job description and benefits are listed below.  They will train someone!!! 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Install and terminate low voltage cabling
  • Wire and troubleshoot home network cables
  • Verify service by testing equipment and cabling
  • Schedule and coordinate with contractors
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues
  • Material management
  • Communicate with customer/client to determine needs
  • Nationwide Travel! Travel for a 2 week rotation. Work 2 weeks, home for 3-4 day weekend. During 2 week rotation, OT would be available with most customers which would allow the technician to work from sun up to sun down. 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Organizational skills
  • Mechanical skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of telecommunications industry is a plus, but not required
  • Must have no travel limitations
  • Physical Requirements
    • Ability to lift 50+ lbs
    • Ability to work in outdoor environments
    • Ability to work on your feet all day
    • Ability to work in confined spaces

Benefits

The benefits for full-time positions include:

  • Competitive wages
  • Health Insurance
  • Travel Expenses paid in full and per diem for meals.
  • Bonus Opportunities
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Life Insurance

Field Engineer/Right of Way acquisition opportunity in Charleston, West Virginia! (Local candidates)

Primary duties:

➡️Fluent in designing OSP facilities, both aerial and underground.
➡️ Perform customer site surveys to determine fiber termination and equipment installation requirements.
➡️Conduct pre-construction site walk with construction contractor’s and client’s construction representative.
➡️Research landowner information and negotiate Right-of-Way
➡️Provide progress of each project on a regular basis.
➡️Report promptly and on time to all appointments

Additional Details

➡️Successful candidates outside of the Charleston office may be requested to work from home a large portion of the time, so connection to broadband is a must if applicable.

➡️May be required to report to the Charleston WV office once per week for a staff meeting.

➡️Very agile and the ability to meet physical requirements, as work will be in mountainous terrain.

➡️Familiar with a computer and software.

➡️Problem Solving.

➡️Confident in working with customers, the public and in a team environment.

➡️Highly motivated-Self-starting person who does not require micro management.

➡️Responsible and one who holds him or herself to high standards and is self-accountable.

➡️Schedule is Monday through Friday, at minimum 8AM to 5PM

Status – Closed

 

We are bidding on an electric power project for a company located in central Virginia.

If we are awarded this project we will need  a Document Specialist/Jr. Right of Way Agents in the Richmond, VA area. It is a remote position, but will require occasional travel to our clients office.   

 The primary duties are developing line lists, mapping, drafting easements and deeds, and negotiate if they have proven skills.

The ideal candidate has:

A paralegal or real estate background
Experience researching property sales data
Above average skills using spreadsheets(MS Excel)
Performed mail merges
Developed maps on Google Earth

Below is the general job description for a Document Specialist

The Document Specialist is responsible for reviewing information and preparing project-related documents in accordance with client or its representative designees and Linderlake instructions.

REPORTS TO: Project Supervisor

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS

Prepares documents, including contracts and other acquisition forms, professional project correspondence, status reports, site surveys and exhibits.

Develops and maintains project files, databases, and spreadsheets.

Assists in the quality control processes for the delivery of the final product.

Assists in other project functions where necessary including development of landowner and permitting authority geographical line lists.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: Certificate from Paralegal or Legal Assistant program preferred

EXPERIENCE: Minimum – one year, business, legal, or real estate preferred

SPECIFIC SKILLS: Computer literacy (word processing, database, spreadsheet, graphics), exceptional organizational abilities.

We are bidding on an electric power project for a company located in central Virginia.

If we are awarded this project we will need a couple Document Specialist/Jr. Right of Way Agents to work remotely.   

 The primary duties are developing line lists, mapping, drafting easements and deeds, and negotiate if they have proven skills.

The ideal candidate has:

A paralegal or real estate background
Experience researching property sales data
Above average skills using spreadsheets(MS Excel)
Performed mail merges
Developed maps on Google Earth

Below is the general job description for a Document Specialist

The Document Specialist is responsible for reviewing information and preparing project-related documents in accordance with client or its representative designees and Linderlake instructions.

REPORTS TO: Project Supervisor

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS

Prepares documents, including contracts and other acquisition forms, professional project correspondence, status reports, site surveys and exhibits.

Develops and maintains project files, databases, and spreadsheets.

Assists in the quality control processes for the delivery of the final product.

Assists in other project functions where necessary including development of landowner and permitting authority geographical line lists.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: Certificate from Paralegal or Legal Assistant program preferred

EXPERIENCE: Minimum – one year, business, legal, or real estate preferred

SPECIFIC SKILLS: Computer literacy (word processing, database, spreadsheet, graphics), exceptional organizational abilities.

 

Our client is seeking a Civil Engineer with the following skill sets:

  • Drainage Basin delineation and hydrologic analysis
    • pre- and post-development comparative analysis
  • Hydraulic design of drainage systems
    • sizing/placement of surface drainage structures (ditches)
    • design and sizing of subsurface drainage structures and systems
    • sizing/design of detention/retention structures
    • design and selection of flow control structures
  • Site layout and earthwork balancing
    • geometric design of roadways
  • Selection and integration of appropriate/required stormwater BMPs into drainage systems

Education/Software Requirements:

  • Degree required: BS
  • PE desirable but not required
  • Software requirements: AutoCad and Civil 3D/ HEC-RAS/ HEC-HMS
  •  Years’ experience: 10-15 years

Additionally, suitable candidate must have some general experience in concrete and steel design.   The optimum candidate would have a background in design of industrial and petro chemical facilities.  Successful candidate should also feel comfortable leading deign efforts and working with younger engineers.  

 

Status – Closed

 

Our client is searching for a reliable, detail-orientated electrical project engineer to join their team.

The electrical project engineer’s responsibilities include reviewing all engineering design plans for new distribution/transmission, new line design, and microgrid/renewal energy substation, performing complex calculations, designing and constructing electrical systems and their components, liaising with other engineers, and maintaining relationships with clients, vendors, and other stakeholders. You should be able to stick to the allocated budget and build reliable, quality electrical systems.

To be successful as an electrical project engineer, you should possess an analytical mind and a high aptitude for physics and math. Outstanding candidates are superb problem solvers with a passion for science.

Ideally, the candidate will be able to work out of one of our client’s offices in South Dakota. However, qualified candidates will be considered for remote work. 

Electrical Project Engineer Responsibilities:

• Analyzing technical drawings, interpreting specifications, and determining the electrical requirements of a given project.
• Liaising with other engineers and clients to ensure overall customer satisfaction.
• Managing and monitoring all assigned electrical projects.
• Ensuring health and safety codes are obeyed at all times.
• Completing quality assurance on all electrical components and projects, and writing up reports.
• Using CAD software to draft designs.
• Analyzing and approving various construction and engineering plans.
• Diagnosing problems and troubleshooting equipment.
• Ensuring all deadlines and budgetary requirements are met.
• Keeping abreast of the latest developments in electrical engineering.

Electrical Project Engineer Requirements:

• BS degree in electrical engineering or similar.• Experience in project management.
• Experience with CAD software and MS Office.
• A sound understanding of health and safety regulations.
• A valid driver’s license.
• Ability to make decisions under pressure.
• Excellent time management and diagnostic skills.
• Ability to work in a team and remain professional at all times.

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