Wayleave Officer

  • Limerick
  • Indigo

Are you an extremely good people person, with excellent communication skills? Perfect, as we are seeking a Wayleave Officer to join our very experienced team working collectively and collaboratively to achieve the goals of the project under the guidance of the Project Manager.

Limerick - with overnight stays and travel to and from sites across Ireland is an integral part of the job and fully covered by Indigo.

Role and Responsibilities

The key responsibilities include:

  • Obtain required wayleaves, and cable easements for deployment of FTTH (fibre to the home) network.
  • Validate land & building ownership
  • Build rapport with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Review & update work packs with internal project team
  • Work under your own initiative
  • Mentor and develop new team members
  • Ensure client specific procedures and specifications are implemented
  • Act responsibly when attending any site visits and protect the interests of both Indigo and the Customer always
  • Be professional, safety conscious and conscientious always both on and off site
  • Interface and liaise with all those involved on site including members of the public, local authority representatives, landowners, council officials and any other 3rd party representatives.
  • Familiar with data collection devices and methods using iPad or similar PDAs.
  • Comply with company policies/procedures without exception
  • Adhere to mandatory Health & Safety legislation without exception.

Competencies

  • Competent in reading and interrogating maps
  • Fluent in use of smart phones and tablets
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal & diplomacy skills both oral and written
  • Self-motivated, assertive, and enthusiastic
  • Strong influencing & negotiation skills
  • Positive & organised problem-solving approach
  • Committed and flexible
  • PC Literate (proficient in MS Office) with good reporting and communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a structured format
  • Familiarity of utility networks
  • Experience dealing in sales a positive but not essential.
  • Experience dealing with legal bodies a positive but not essential.
  • PSRA membership would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Utilities (e.g., ESB, eir, NBI, BT, NIE) or other wayleave experience advantageous
  • 3rd Level degree with focus on property management, valuation & land survey OR 2 to 3+ years in a similar role during telecoms or electric network rollouts preferable but not essential
  • Full driving licence