WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Utility Design Coordinator (ID# 36882) in Sacramento, California

Utility Design Coordinator (ID# 36882) Sacramento, CA

Category: Transportation/Urban Design

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: -

Required Education: -

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our California High Speed Rail Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Utility Design Coordinator for our Sacramento office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review utilities relocation design plans and right of way maps for the following determinations: Recommend approvals on all utility liability determination packages submitted by the utility relocation staff; this includes all aspects of review for quality control, prior rights determination and betterment credits for Federal Rail Administration approvals.

  • Review and recommend approval of preferred utility relocation alternative based on scope, right of way, schedule and cost impacts.

  • Provide oversight and recommend approval of all justifications submitted by the Design Builder in regards to replacement right of way for utility facilities for all utility owners. Review right of way acquisition maps prepared by the right of way consultants and identify easements that are incorrectly labeled (i.e. Easements shown through UPRR/BNSF/SJVRR Operating corridor should be utility crossing licenses) and request Authority to update exhibits according. Review easement exhibits prepared by all Design Builder for all utility owners. Provide oversight and reviews property rights conveyance documentation with Third Parties to ensure documentation is correct.

  • Work in concert with other regional Right of Way Seniors to develop new or revised procedures and ensure they are implemented uniformly. Provide technical assistance to staff, regional managers, utility owner representatives, and other people as needed on utility issues, to enhance staff development in the utility function and to ensure appropriate and consistent interpretation and application of Master Agreements, policies and requirements on complex utilities relocations.

  • Review and distinguish easements for the CCUA/JUA, specific easements, and licenses with the third parties. Conduct and coordinate review of Utility rights crossing excess land.

  • Create a Right of Way Certification Process. Create a mechanism to track information for all utility owners. Represents Right of Way Utilities at all meetings as requested.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Thorough knowledge of the Right of Way policies and procedures; Federal and State laws and guidelines applicable to the Right of Way processes

  • Ability to conduct on-site reviews; i.e. estimating utility involvement and estimate costs.

  • Ability to drive to remote locations in single duration (up to 6 hours).

  • Ability to hear and see for right of way functional purposes.

  • Ability to move 25lbs to 35lbs (files, boxes, laptops, projectors).

  • Ability to sustain mental activity needed for report writing, auditing, problem solving, analysis and reasoning, etc.

  • Ability to focus on single tasks, as well as multi-tasks when necessary.

  • Ability to remain calm, patient, and professional when dealing with the public and internal customers on sensitive issues.

  • Ability to respond to changing work priorities.


WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation


EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation.