Apr 15, 2023

Assistant Project Manager - Utility Design Reviewer

  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Construction

Job Description

**Company Description** **At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.** We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world. **Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.** We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. **Job Description** **AECOM** is seeking an **Assistant Project Manager - Utility Design Reviewer** to be based in **Sacramento or Fresno, CA.** **JOB SUMMARY:** Under the general direction of the Project Manager – Reports of Investigation (“ROI”) and the Utilities Senior Project Manager, the Utility Design Reviewer contributes alongside a team of Utility Design Reviewers to prepare, review, coordinate, and track all utility Reports of Investigation for the client. The Utility Design Reviewer is responsible for preparing ROI reports in conformance with the Client’s Right-of-Way Manual for all irrigation, water, drainage, electric, gas, telecom, privately owned utilities, and railroad facilities impacted by the client’s high-speed rail system. **JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:** + Review utility relocation design plans and right-of-way maps for the following determinations: + Recommendation on approvals on all utility determination packages submitted by the utility relocation staff. + Review all aspects of quality control. + Confirm prior rights determination; and + Review for any betterments. + Assess utility-preferred relocation alternatives and provide an analysis of the scope, right-of-way, schedule, and cost impacts. + Develop and propose justifications regarding utility relocations and right-of-way exchanges for utility facilities, for project consideration. + Review right-of-way acquisition maps, identify any incorrectly labeled easements, and request updated exhibits, as needed. + Review easement exhibits prepared by the Design-Builder for accuracy and consistency. + Review property rights conveyance documents with the counterparty to ensure all documentation is correct and accepted by all parties. + Provide technical assistance as needed on utility issues to ensure appropriate and consistent interpretation and application of Master Agreements, policies, utility standards, and requirements on complex utility relocations. + Review and identify prior land rights for JUA, CCUA, easements, and licenses with third parties. + Conduct and coordinate review of utility rights crossing excess land. + Coordinate and provide information for all utility owners in a timely manner. + Represent Real Property Branch – Utility Team at all meetings, as requested. **Qualifications** **MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:** + BA/BS + 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education **PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:** + A degree in Engineering, Business, or Law is preferred but not required. + 5+ years of experience in the land services/right-of-way field. + Knowledge of land rights as they relate to Utility facilities. + Experience reviewing utility designs to ensure compliance with utility land rights and design standards. + Knowledge of title research – Investigate records, documents, and reports to ascertain the history and status of various types of land rights. + Knowledge of the Caltrans Utility Relocation Manual, Federal Statutes, and California State Statutes. + A general understanding of land survey principles, and the ability to read and plot legal descriptions. + The ability to: + prepare technical correspondence and complete comprehensive reports; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; and collaboration skills for meeting established project goals and objectives. + identify potential land rights conflicts that could create delays for the project. + maintain good communication skills and working relationships with third-party agencies, management, consultants, private sector contractors, subcontractors, and their associations. + interpret various types of land rights in the context of a regulated utility. + Experience in developing and reviewing alternative route studies. + Proficiency and knowledge of computer software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Project, Power BI, scheduling software, and SharePoint. + Strong organizational skills with the ability to track large data sets, and the ability to illustrate, analyze and convey those data sets effectively. **Additional Information** + Offered rate of compensation (California locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $106,800.34 - $197,580.63. + AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs. + All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours. Join us and let’s get started. **ReqID:** J10085944 **Business Line:** Transportation **Business Group:** DCS **Strategic Business Unit:** West **Career Area:** Construction **Work Location Model:** On-Site