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Relocation Specialist OPC

Company: TranSystems Corporation
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewWe are excited to share once again TranSystems has been recognized as a top 100 design firm by Engineering News-Record in 2022. For more than 50 years, TranSystems has committed to a mission of performing engineering and architectural planning, design, and construction solution services in a manner that is both safe and in compliance with all applicable regulatory and client requirements. At TranSystems, we have established and continue to nurture a culture that is committed to providing quality services for our clients. We're looking for top talent to grow with our firm. ResponsibilitiesWhat you'll be challenged to do:OPC, a division of TranSystems, has an immediate opening for a Relocation Specialist who performs basic right of way (ROW) project tasks for the temporary or permanent relocation of residential owners and tenants affected by public and private projects, in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal laws, codes, and regulations and serves as a representative of clients who have contracted with OPC to perform relocation project tasks. OPC will train you to prepare relocation project documents, assist residents with their relocation, and do thorough property inspections.At OPC we make a difference everyday by improving lives through infrastructure. Our team members are spirited, engaged professionals who care about their community, appreciate progress and thrive in a flexible, challenging environment. Every OPC employee strives to deliver exceptional service to our clients, claimants, property owners, sub consultants and co-workers. This position is a remote position located in Sacramento, CA.Primary Responsibilities (others may be asigned):

  • Responsible for delivering high quality relocation assistance services to a diverse clientele.
  • Responsible for successfully relocating residential tenants (owner and tenant occupants), commercial businesses, farms, and non-profit organizations dependent on project scope.
  • Interviews displacees to establish relocation needs and special requirements. Interviews frequently take place in the displacees home or at their business location.
  • Provides clear explanations of relocation program, benefits and processes; prepares and distributes required notices.
  • Provides ongoing advisory assistance to minimize hardship for the displacees.
  • Calculates and determines eligibility for benefits; prepares claim forms; processes payments through the displacing entity.
  • Conducts property searches for replacement housing or business sites; coordinates the moving process.
  • Maintains complete and accurate case files, pursuant to OPC policies and project specific requirements.
  • Deliver documents and materials within project area as needed/daily.
  • Conducts vendor bidding processes including movers.
  • Works in office managing/preparing files and documents as well as in the field meeting with property owners.
  • Updates and closes case files continually and in an accurate manner.
  • Prepares reports and recommendations as directed by project manager.
  • Demonstrates compliance with procedures and policies as established for the job.
  • Reports to, seeks advice and coordinates with project manager and/or supervisor.
  • Maintains complete and accurate files, as appropriate, pursuant to OPC and project specific requirements.
  • Adheres to mission statement, OPC policies and procedures, employee handbook, and safety manual.
  • Works efficiently to maximize productivity, quality and service.
  • Responsible for completing assignments within allotted time, and to report exceptions to manager.
  • Maintains confidentiality and adheres to confidentiality agreements.
  • Works with project manager to communicate with client.
  • Works cooperatively with other agents in maximizing efficiency by limiting unnecessary travel, regardless of project assignment.
  • Uses current forms, manuals training and guidelines to promote professionalism.
  • Keeps commitments.
  • Attends scheduled meetings and is timely with follow-up from meetings. QualificationsWhat you bring to our firm:
    • GED or High School diploma.
    • Two years of full-time work experience -OR- an Associate degree
    • Minimum of 1 year of experience with relocation assistance or real property acquisition in accordance with the Uniform Relocation Act or specific state laws.
    • Desire to learn basic ROW residential/tenant relocation tasks and processes, and the applicable local, state, and federal regulations.
    • Bilingual, especially Spanish.
    • Proficiency in MS Office 365 (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams)
    • Highly organized with ability to manage multiple project components simultaneously.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Ability to analyze, research, and recommend a course of action.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Good reading comprehension.
    • Self-motivated and maintain a positive teamwork-oriented attitude.
    • Able to work effectively with diverse work groups including co-workers, clients, vendors, and claimants.
    • Must have the ability to modify daily and weekly work schedules as required.
    • Valid Drivers' License and the ability to provide valid proof of auto insurance.
    • Intermediate level: Microsoft Suite, Word processing, Spreadsheets, Email.
    • Actively engages multiple perspectives when solving problems, seeks to learn from peers, and encourages reciprocal learning among team members.
    • Actively advocates for full inclusion in the workplace, fostering an environment that welcomes diversity and values equity for all employees, partners, clients, and the communities that TranSystems serves.What we'd prefer for you to bring to our firm:
      • Bachelors Degree
      • A real estate license is preferred, but may not be required depending on the project opportunity.
      • SharePoint experience desired
      • Ideal traits: positive; responsible; responsive; highly organized; analytical; strong written and oral communication skills.Work Environment:
        • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate.
        • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Position may require some travel to offices and client sites within their respective area, using various modes of transportation including automobile and airline.For individuals assigned and/or hired to work in California, Colorado, or NY City, TranSystems is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range is specific to the State of California and takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; internal peer equity; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At TranSystems, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $50,000 - 65,000 annually.TranSystems is proud to be an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, protected Veteran status or any other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).As the employer of choice, we are committed to action and strive for a company that reflects the vast diversity of our country and the communities we serve. TranSystems is committed to embracing diversity in all forms, including race, culture, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, thought and religious background. We acknowledge the impacts of prejudice and discrimination on historically underserved communities. We commit to establishing a more diverse, inclusive and positive work environment that drives innovation.Recruiters or staffing agencies: TranSystems is not obligated to compensate any external recruiter or search firm who presents a candidate, their resume, or profile to a TranSystems employee without 1) a current, fully-executed agreement on file and 2) being assigned to the open position (as a search) via our applicant tracking solution.

Keywords: TranSystems Corporation, Sacramento , Relocation Specialist OPC, Other , Sacramento, California

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