Senior Right of Way Specialist

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Plains All American is an industry-leading transportation and midstream provider specializing in transportation, storage, processing and marketing solutions for crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs). We own an extensive network of pipeline transportation, terminalling, storage and gathering assets in key crude oil and NGL producing basins and transportation corridors and at major market hubs in the United States and Canada. On average, Plains handles more than 6 million barrels per day of crude oil and NGL in its Transportation segment. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

We are looking for highly-motivated individuals who enjoy working as part of a team in a dynamic and entrepreneurial work environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review and respond to third party utility inquires; log each response and maintain database of actions
  • Utilize extensive Chart of Accounts to accurately code and process complex payable invoices, check requests, and expense reports
  • Summarize land agreement basic terms for Land Department management review
  • Review proposed land agreements and notate any inaccurate or objectionable terms
  • Research property records to determine current and historic ownership
  • Draft professional business correspondence
  • Work with Risk Management to acquire insurance certificates and bonds for land agreements; maintain records for all
  • Assist with damage settlement payments and claim denials; maintain records of all decisions and payments
  • General office duties as needed including mailing, filing, supply ordering, copying, scanning, phones, assisting Land Manager

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in one or more of the following industries: real estate, land development, and pipeline or utility construction/operation
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in right-of-way/land records administration or similar role preferred
  • Ability to read and understand land records, title reports and land surveys
  • Ability to read printed maps and navigate online maps
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Access) required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective customer service skills, the ability to react and shift priorities quickly while remaining efficient in a fast-paced organization
  • Ability to proactively plan and prioritize administrative requirements
  • Ability to process and complete expense reports


  • Valid driver’s license with a clean abstract
  • Cleared criminal history (background) and satisfactory reference checks
  • Compliance with the Company’s drug and alcohol policy including pre-employment D&A testing


  • The pay range for this role is $34.03 – $40.04 USD hourly depending on relevant work experience and education
  • Our compensation includes a generous benefits package that begins on day one of employment #Plains

At Plains, our employees are our most valuable asset. Hard work is rewarded with competitive compensation and a top-tier benefits program designed to keep our employees safe, healthy and happy. We work hard to deliver the best results to our stakeholders and we also respect our employees need for personal and family time, which is reflected in our benefits program.

Salary details estimated by job boards such as Indeed, Glassdoor, and LinkedIn do not represent Plains’ compensation structure. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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