Railroad Real Estate Public Project Consultant
Omaha, NE 
Posted 22 days ago
Job Description
Simply Put, A Great Place to Work

Benesch is a growing, multi-disciplined planning, engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country - creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

We pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs, yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you'll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.

At Benesch, we are looking for candidates with varied backgrounds and worldviews. Diverse ideas come from diverse people, and we are committed to offering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected.

Benesch is a great company to work for! Our comprehensive benefits package includes paid over-time, exceptional retirement fund contributions, flexible schedules, wellness incentives, and all-around great people to work with. Take your career to the next level by applying today.

Statistics show that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply for a position if they don't meet 100% of the qualifications. If this statement resonates with you - don't be so hard on yourself. Apply for the job!

Railroad Real Estate Public Project Consultant - Omaha, Nebraska

Benesch is hiring a Real Estate Public Projects Consultant to support and assist the owning railroad's Real Estate Department Public Projects Managers in the negotiation and preparation of multiple forms of agreements with public agencies and other private entities who wish to use the railroad's property for road crossings and similar/related facilities. In this position, you will ensure the safety and integrity of the railroad's property.

The ideal successful candidate will have experience in real estate, law, and engineering disciplines. This position offers the opportunity to work remotely or in one of Benesch's offices, depending on location.

The Impact You Will Have:
  • You will be collaborative and will work with managers and support staff located in other office locations
  • You will coordinate projects through the owning railroad approval processes, including but not limited to the legal description and survey reviews and appraisal and valuation methods.
  • You will review and analyze engineering/construction plans related to road crossings, drainage, utilities, and similar or related third-party construction projects.
  • You will manage and coordinate real estate, engineering, and legal department reviews, including processing, documenting, and maintaining project-related records and agreements in the railroad's engineering, real estate, and accounting systems.
What You Will Need:
  • You have a Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Pre-law, Law, Real Estate, Business, or Engineering
  • You consider yourself to be analytical and have excellent problem-solving skills
  • You are professional and can communicate with all internal departments, the general public, and clients
  • You strive to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • You are organized, detail-oriented, and have strong time management skills
  • You are proficient in Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) skill
  • Contract/agreement negotiation and drafting experience
  • Real estate appraisal and valuation experience
  • Understanding of survey and legal descriptions
  • Understanding of basic engineering principles
  • Understanding and experience with engineering and construction plans


Alfred Benesch & Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Disability/ Protected Veteran Employer. Qualified applicants are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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