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Quality Assurance Right of Way Contract Coordinator

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Company :
CenterPoint Energy

Location :
Houston, Texas

Expiry Date :
Mon, 08 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Description CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 150 years. Our vision to lead the nation in delivering energy, service and value drives our strategy and performance. We have an unwavering commitment to safely and reliably deliver electricity and natural gas to millions of people. Inclusion and Diversity CenterPoint Energy is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where business results are achieved through the skills, abilities and talents of our diverse workforce. At CenterPoint Energy, individuals are respected for their contributions toward our company objectives. We strive for an inclusive work environment across all levels that is reflective of the available workforce in the communities we serve. Learn more in the About Us section of our careers web site. As a Quality Assurance Contract Coordinator, you will coordinates, benchmarks, oversees, and closes out gas and electric construction layout and surveying and right of way tasks. Inspects field layouts and installation of those facilities to ensure compliance with Company standards, Company procedures and with various governmental agency requirements. Assigns, monitors and tracks right of way needs for construction projects from beginning to closing. Interfaces with the public and governmental entities to obtain and manage property rights for the Company. Specifically, You’ll Have The Opportunity To – Provides project management for right of way activities in support of construction related to routes, areas, and sites for large scale capital projects. – Assigns and routes work for Company resources and contractors according to pre-determined work schedule priorities. – Ensure all work is performed in accordance with Company standards, procedures, and safe work practices and in compliance with government regulations. – Visits job sites to ensure that the tasks are being performed according to plans, review and discuss any problems that may occur with the contractor, and to check the quality and quantity of work being performed. – Coordinates with construction personnel, engineers, surveyors, right of way agents, attorneys, appraisers, consultants, environmentalist on capital projects. – Performs field checks of proposed job sites to coordinate activities with city, county or state improvement projects, other utilities, and customers in effort to prevent issues and avoid conflicts. – Reads and interprets deeds, easements, survey field notes, maps, plats, drawings, and construction plans. – Reads and comprehends land and/or real estate purchase and sale agreements. – Oversees and provides detailed instructions to land surveying, land appraiser, environmentalist, outside counsel attorneys and right of way contracting companies. – Consults with leadership on matters related to surveying and right of way tasks and assists in the preparation of project budget as applicable. – Checks project reports, work orders and billing for timeliness, accuracy and completeness. – Ensures that all project documentation and close out requirements are managed in compliance within ITM and with SAP process flow guidelines. – Performs material analysis in SAP and makes comment entries when necessary. – Prepares cost estimates, develops and maintains approved budgets for projects. – Must demonstrate commitment to Company Safety Rules and Procedures for both office and field personnel. – Must demonstrate commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Company’s Ethics and Compliance Code of Conduct, and other Company policies and procedures and take all required training courses. – Must demonstrate respect for all Individuals and adhere to the Company’s values and business practices. Basic Qualifications Qualifications – High School Diploma or GED – Requires a minimum of (5) years of related experience, leading and directing projects supporting field operations land acquisitions, or land management. Preferred Experience, Education And Skills – Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a technical discipline related to land surveying, civil engineering, right of way, land management or a related field, from an accredited college or university. Physical Requirements – Able to hear oral communication either in person or on equipment such as telephone or mobile phone. – Able to communicate orally in a clear manner. – Able to stand, walk, bend, lift, carry, climb, crouch, reach, squat, and sit for extended periods of time. – Able to operate a personal computer, either desktop or laptop, and to view a screen or monitor for extended periods of time. – Able to operate copy machine, printer, scanner, fax machine, calculator, telephone, and other office equipment. – Able to work a varied schedule with projects and deadlines requiring the ability to meet changing demands. – Able to operate a motor vehicle and survey vehicles, such as ATVs and boats, including the ability to enter and exit vehicles unassisted. – Able to exert more than 30 pounds of force occasionally and more than 10 pounds of force frequently to move, push or pull objects. – Able to travel as required to perform job responsibilities. – Able to respond to emergency call outs at any time day or night. Working Conditions – Able to conduct frequent field job site inspections, at various locations and with exposure to all weather conditions. These meetings and field inspections may require extensive walking on land used for construction sites, which is located away from paved roads, and may involve crossing through mud, debris, heavy foliage, construction areas, and creeks or pastureland. Field environment may also involve being around livestock and or captive animals. – Able to work in fast paced environment with daily pressure to meet deadlines. – Able to work out of town, with potential for trips from several days to a week or more. – Able to perform work indoors in an office environment, regardless of whether cubicle, open office, or private office. – Able to work a varied schedule, including early hours, evenings, and/or weekends. – Able to travel to attend and participate in meetings, training, and conferences and stay overnight as required. – Able to work in a fast-paced environment with high daily pressure to meet deadlines. – Able to perform Emergency Operating Plan (EOP) assignments, which involve long workdays and challenging field conditions following major storms. During EOP events, this position is required to report for alternate duty following the storm to assist in electric or gas service restoration efforts. Job Location: Houston, TX