Regional Representative/Right of Way Agent – Illinois,USA

Evolve Surface Strategies Inc and its affiliate firm, Evolve Surface Strategies USA Inc(collectively “Evolve) is multi-disciplined consultation and acquisition company proudly offering strategies for land acquisition and community engagement services. We are an active and growing firm currently servicing various industries across Canada including; oil and gas, utilities, transportation, telecommunication & general land access.  Evolve has recently expanded our operations into the United States and are active in the States of Illinois, Indiana and North Dakota.   

Evolve is about people, expertise and the ability to innovate together, moving ahead for tomorrow while engaging communities today. Our firm is made up of a diverse team that creates a vibrant and energetic atmosphere to be a part of. We have a desire for people to join our team that possess strong social awareness and respect the perspectives of others, while maintaining a continuous focus on our team goals.  As a result of our recent growth and expansion to the USA, Evolve is pleased to be offering exciting challenges for qualified individuals who wish to be part of a unique opportunity.   

 

Profession: Regional Representative / Right of Way Acquisition Agent, (Illinois, USA) 

What we look for… 

Our team is seeking an acquisition agent who is a self-starter and has demonstrated success in bringing a level of comfort to all parties involved during the acquisition process.  The primary focus for this role will be to provide effective public consultation and acquisition of surface rights, demonstrated in an ethical and professional manner.  The successful candidate will immediately participate in the public engagement and acquisition processes on new projects in Evolve’s US Operations.   

What we require… 

  • Minimum of 5 years with Land Acquisition experience 
  • Post-secondary education preferred 
  • Strong consultation and negotiation skills when engaging stakeholders to facilitate land access  
  • Experienced with a variety of acquisition agreements required to secure land access  
  • Skilled with understanding of government agency needs in support of the land acquisition and permitting processes 
  • Ability to organize projects and work independently for periods, with direct client communications as required 
  • Ability to interpret and modify contracts, including language edits 
  • Understanding of surveyengineering and construction plans 
  • Ability to complete land title research, including interpretation of title and abstracts 
  • Comfortable and versed in various community engagement platforms such as open house settings and agency presentations 
  • Experience with multiple Industries and Numerous Regulatory bodies preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office applications including Power Point, Word, Excel and Outlook 
  • Professionalism in handling confidential and sensitive information 
  • Preferred active member of IRWA 
  • Willingness to travel for Out of State projects and meetings at periodic corporate team meetings 

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting reference RWUSA062020 to human.resources@evolveinc.ca