Assistant Project Manager/Land Agent Position


Albuquerque, New Mexico

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $60,000 to $80,000 DOE
Deadline Sep 30, 2020
Required Experience 2 - 6 years

The positon would include supporting the Project Manager with planning/coordination of overall compliance during the construction of a transmission line project in New Mexico. The candidate would report to the Project Manager and provide landowner coordination for the transmission line.

Essential Responsibilities

Assistant Project Manager Duties:

  • Manage project implementation including project schedule, project budget and the project resources including external vendors and contractors.
  • Coordinate daily with construction superintendents, foreman, and project personnel.
  • Responsible for working and coordinating with variety of staff including engineers, project manager, construction, environmental and survey teams.
  • Review and understand a variety of project related maps and drawings.
  • Ensure resources such as material and equipment arrive at the job site.
  • Responsible for project tracking, estimating and bidding.
  • Attend meetings with as required with field personnel, project management and construction personnel.
  • Able to report on progress, cost and schedule metrics, procurement issues, safety or environmental concerns, design questions, potential impacts, and any issues requiring office support.

Land Agent Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with landowners by providing notice of construction activities and document requests made by landowners during construction.
  • Have knowledge of right of way documents to make determination of existing rights.
  • Able to read and interpret legal descriptions and corresponding exhibits, parcel maps, and drawings.
  • Able to communicate and negotiate with property owners and lease holders.
  • Ability to submit permits required for transmission line work.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience working on transmission line/utility construction project
  • Experience working on land management projects preferred.
  • Strong analytical and communications skills are a must
  • Able to work flexible hours & travel (estimated 20%)
  • Ability to work and perform tasks with minimal supervision
  • Able to interact effectively with internal and external clients
  • Ability to work outside in varying weather conditions
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required
  • Strong computer skills and a significant understanding of Microsoft office applications
  • US citizenship required
  • Valid driver’s license is required for business travel
  • Must be comfortable in both an office and field environment, as assignment priorities may change

Please email Resume and Cover Letter to:

Raina Johnson – Environmental Manager

Cell: 435-503-5592,

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