• Right of Way Specialist (Utilities)

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    Founded in 1994, SAM, LLC has become one of the largest geospatial services companies in North America and is an undisputed leader in providing geospatial solutions to a wide variety of industries. SAM is a technology leader that offers professional land surveying services, digital aerial mapping, terrestrial, mobile, and airborne LiDAR, hydrographic surveying, subsurface utility engineering (SUE), utility coordination, geographic information systems (GIS), and construction phase services. As part of the SAM Family of Companies, SAM's partner companies include SAM-Construction Services, LLC (SAM-CS) and So-Deep | SAM NC, Inc. SAM is a Top Workplace that offers excellent benefits, professional development, and growth opportunities for employees across a wide range of positions.


    As a Right of Way Specialist (Utility) you will be responsible for working with our client team to mitigate utility easement conflicts. This will be a full-time, long term position located in Central Indiana.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Work with others, on the team, to gather information pertaining to the location and type of utility encroachment identified.
    • Perform deed and easement research to locate and verify easements and encroachments.
    • Prepare documentation, legal descriptions and drawings to communicate encroachment areas.
    • Provide technical office support utilizing Microsoft Office Tools.
    • Perform quality control checks of data gathered to assure complete records for each encroachment issue.
    • Ensure schedules and productivity objectives, set by supervisor, for preparation and resolution of work assigned.
    • Work within a team environment to mitigate utility easement encroachments.
    • Notification to all landowners regarding maintenance activities
    • Develop and maintain good working relationships with internal stakeholders to represent the encroachment management process
    • Researches and settles encroachment situations

    Required Experience - Education and Skills

    • Aptitude to learn quickly in a fast paced environment
    • Good verbal and written communication and documentation skills.
    • Computer and technical skills, including Microsoft Office tools along with AutoCAD or GIS experience
    • Proven work history, strong work ethic and team-player attitude.
    • Ability to work independently within a team environment.
    • Pipeline or utility right of way experience. (preferred)
    • Knowledge of land rights and titles, survey description, legal and engineering terminology, including the ability to read and understand maps and engineering plans. (preferred)
    • Survey, GIS, land and easement, or gas utility experience (preferred)

    A strong mission, vision and values culture is what drives SAM Family of Companies’ success.  Our Core Values:  Integrity & Ethics, People, Excellence in Service, Safety and Community defines who we are.  We are looking for talented people who embody these values to join our organization. 


    We offer a best in class benefits package that includes company paid premiums for medical, vision, dental and life insurance.  SAM provides a VERY generous 401 (k) plan, 401 (k) profit sharing AND performance-based bonuses. Come join our team of professionals that are leading the way for the surveying industry! 


    SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAM and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please contact (512) 685-3556 to leave a message or send an e-mail to careers@sam.biz.


    SAM, LLC is not seeking nor intends to consider neither unsolicited resumes nor other information on job candidates from third parties, such as recruiters, placement agencies, etc. If, despite this notification, a third party decides to submit a candidate's resume or other information to SAM and SAM chooses to hire such a candidate, SAM has no obligation and expressly disclaims any liability to provide any remuneration or compensation for the hiring of such candidate.


    Surveying And Mapping, LLC (SAM) participates in the federal E-Verify Program.

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