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Southern California Edison Right of Way Agent in Pomona, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Right of Way Agent at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you will manage SCE's real property rights which may include licensing, consents, grant outs, encroachments and relocation transactions. The Right of Way Agent participates in and may direct the development, negotiation, and administration of non-standard contracts/agreements involving company-owned real property assets, rights of way, land use, and easements. As a Right of Way Agent your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Negotiates contractual terms and conditions related to licensing, consents, grant outs, encroachments and relocation transactions, affecting company transmission, distribution and communication facilities.

  • Interprets contract provisions and resolves preliminary disputes with both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Prepares cost estimates, contracts and other land related documents and agreements, in addition to other written correspondence such as letter, memos, and meeting minutes.

  • Reviews requests by property owners, developers, existing and potential Licensee's, and other third parties to ensure adherence to department's current Land Use Policy and to obtain necessary internal department approvals.

  • Gathers documents, analyzes, and draws conclusions on collected data and information after considering alternatives through independent research and analysis.

  • Performs site inspections/evaluations, participates in both office and field meetings, addressing billing and invoicing with internal and external clients.

  • Creates and maintains records, logs, documents, files, or databases for use in monitoring, tracking, and trending program/project costs, resources, schedules, and status.

  • Performs other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


The essentials

  • Three or more years of experience in Right of Way, Civil Engineering, Property Management, Title, a Law Firm, Contract Management, and/or experience as a Utility Coordinator.

  • One to three years' experience conducting negotiations, including but not limited to complex contractual terms and conditions for agreements such as licenses, consents, and/or easement acquisition.

  • Valid driver's license.

The preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Law, Real Estate, or related field.

  • Handled encroachments, leases, licenses, permits, easements, and/or consents for third party development.

  • Experience with complex contractual terms and conditions for contracts such as licenses and consents related to utility right of ways and/or real property. Experience with utility right-of-way negotiations.

  • Consulted on real property issues, including gathering and analyzing information, independently identifying client needs, developing action plans, and presenting recommendations.

  • Handled politically sensitive situations, facilitating meetings and presentations, and negotiating with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

  • Experience completing projects with various deadlines and making work flow adjustments to meet changing conditions and priorities.

  • Experience deciphering maps, including but not limited to land plots and land development plans such as grading plans, street improvement plans, plot plans, Thomas Guides, Google Earth, and/or Land Vision. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SAP.

  • Plotted and/or prepared general legal descriptions, which may include both sectional and metes and bounds descriptions.

  • Real Estate Certificate.

You should know

  • Visit our Candidate Resource page at to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!

  • Position will require up to 50% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.

  • Relocation does not apply to this position.

  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. We invite you to visit our Candidate Resource page for further information and to access information guides. For information guides, please reference test (Edison Workstyles #8203). Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s), in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.

About Southern California Edison

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.


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