Current Job Openings

search, View, and apply for open positions
  • Full Time
  • Wisconsin
  • $46,675.20 to $70, 012.80 USD / Year

Website Steigerwaldt Land Services

Steigerwaldt Land Services, Inc. is seeking a Right-of-Way Agent to work in Wisconsin.


Steigerwaldt Land Services, Inc., is a full-service resource solution company, offering a wide range of appraisal, analysis, real estate, right-of-way, environmental, and forestry services to our clients in the Lake States region and beyond.  Founded in 1957, Steigerwaldt is a third-generation, family owned and operated company with history and experience spanning more than 60 years.   Steigerwaldt employs a staff of over 50 people, with offices in Tomahawk and Hayward, Wisconsin; and Negaunee, Michigan.

Becoming a member of Steigerwaldt is more than just an opportunity to follow your passion in real estate. It is an opportunity to be a part of an organization that fosters professional growth, nurtures your talent, and allows you to take ownership of your career path. A strong sense of brand, culture, and values define our company and our team. Our office culture is one that values synergy in the office and in the field.

Steigerwaldt creates a transparent and inclusive environment that involves you in team decision-making, cross-department learning, career path exploration, and hands-on experiences for you to grow your breadth of knowledge.

If this sounds like the supportive, passion-driven, professional environment you will thrive in, please apply to join our team. We are currently seeking a full-time Right-of-Way Agent in Wisconsin.  This is considered an entry to mid-level position with 1-3 years of experience in reviewing title work, landowner acquisition, permitting, and other real estate related tasks. The ideal candidate would understand necessary local, state, and federal statutory requirements for voluntary and eminent domain land acquisitions and real estate permitting with experience on electric transmission and/or oil and gas linear acquisition projects.


This position resides in our Energy, Infrastructure, and Real Estate Division and will support right-of-way acquisition, land leasing, permitting, and construction support for oil and gas, wind, solar, and transmission areas.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Establishing trust and building the foundation for a long-term positive relationship between the client and landowner.
Making independent decisions in working with landowners and project stakeholders throughout the duration of the project.
Coordinating meetings with landowners and appropriate project stakeholders on site or at mutually agreeable locations.
Negotiating and securing fee titles, easements, leases, licenses, permits and ordinances.
Estimating areas of potential damage in advance of construction.
Performing land sales research.
Explaining project scope, timelines, processes, contracts, financial agreements, and any other pertinent date to the landowner.
Providing regular status reports to the project managers on the status of land acquisition and permitting tasks assigned.
Preparing all necessary agreement documents and/or permitting forms that may be necessary for the project.
Representing the company at public meetings before governmental agencies such as municipalities, zoning boards, townships, and similar organizations.
Other duties as assigned.


You are a supportive and reliable team member that engages in building a great team and work culture.  You are driven and motivated to be a part of a successful team and provide high-quality service and results.  You show persistence, tenacity, and grit every day, through tough conditions and deadlines with energy and enthusiasm.  You are curious and open-minded in exploring solutions and opportunities.  You are accountable and a caretaker of resources, people, and company. You thrive working in a fast-paced, highly driven environment and can adapt quickly to changing conditions and priorities.  You must have an adventurous side and enjoy travel.

Functional & Technical Expertise – Effectiveness at gaining, maintaining, and sharing functional expertise related to the role in the organization, including the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities spelled out in the job description and the incorporation of new technologies for competitive advantage.
Integrity & High Standards – Effectiveness at maintaining the highest ethical and professional standards and company values while building and maintaining trust through transparency, dependability, and consistency, admitting, and correcting mistakes, and promoting high integrity in others.
Drive & Initiative – Effectiveness at establishing, pursuing, and attaining stretch goals and an ambitious workload that drive the mission in a way that is vigorous, enthusiastic, persistent, positive, internally motivated, and fast paced.
Problem Solving – Effectiveness at predicting problems inside and outside of the specified role, recommending solutions that are logical, timely and creative, and taking corrective action in the purview of the role and/or coordinating with others when problems cross role and team boundaries.
Adaptability – Effectiveness at coping with changing priorities, alterations in workflows and overcoming unexpected barriers while demonstrating a learning mindset, growing from adversity, and recommending changes for the betterment of the organization.
Communication – Effectiveness in both verbal and written expressions of ideas in a clear, concise, and grammatically correct manner, ensuring that all messages are both professional and precise in all media while proactively fostering two-way communications with colleagues and customers.
Interpersonal Savvy – Effectiveness at interacting respectfully and positively with colleagues, outside partners, and audiences, demonstrating and developing emotional intelligence, being approachable, earning likeability, seeking to understand differences of opinion and perspective, disagreeing respectfully, and solving conflict proactively.
Teamwork – Effectiveness at working on a team, not just as an individual contributor, by proactively engaging with team members, sharing resources, responding to requests, providing data and ideas, collaborating on tasks and projects, delivering on promises dependably, and actively helping others achieve their individual goals as well as overall team goals.
Customer Service – Effectiveness at building and maintaining customer relationships by finding and attending to customer needs and expectations within company parameters, reporting up customer needs and expectations, and delighting customers with the results they get and how they are achieved.
Work Management – Effectiveness at getting and staying organized, planning the work on the immediate horizon, staying focused on the highest priorities, using essential technologies, generating documentation, meeting goals and deadlines, using time and all resources efficiently, and following policies and procedures.


2 plus years of experience in Right-of-Way acquisition, real estate sales, negotiating leases, renewable development, or equivalent related experiences.
Previous Right-of-Way or real estate project experience is required.
Attention to detail is a must
Ability to perform legal document search and title review
Licensed Wisconsin Real Estate Agent (or willingness to get licensed).
Ability to work independently in varied and remote settings, both in the field and with clients and other professionals
Superior written and oral communication skills.
Competent with Microsoft Office software.
Solid understanding of ArcGIS software and Google Earth.
Ability to navigate and locate specific properties in the field.
Ability to prioritize and organize work in order to meet project deadlines.
Ability to travel and conduct overnight work away – up to 50 percent.
Work outside normal business hours
Current valid driver’s license with personal vehicle suitable for field work (mileage is reimbursed)
A team player who is confident, respectful, curious, flexible, and able to work with other professionals in a growing, successful, and respected business


At Steigerwaldt, we offer a Remote-Friendly Hybrid Work Model for our staff.  Due to the nature of this role, the Right-of-Way Agent-Wisconsin position is remote-friendly and does not need to work from our offices.  Candidates local to Central Wisconsin strongly preferred, but must be willing to work remotely for extended periods on projects throughout the United States, but primary focused in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota.  The position is roughly 75 percent field work and 25 percent office work.


Compensation commensurate with experience.


September 13, 2023.  Position will be filled within one to three months.  Interviews will be scheduled throughout this time period.  Expected start date is dependent upon candidate availability. Please note that these positions may be filled sooner, as there is flexibility in the start date.


For any hiring questions, please reach out to Travis Polinske at or 715-409-8535

Steigerwaldt is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage all women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

To apply for this job please visit