About Universal Field Services

Corporate Profile Video Universal was founded in 1958 and has provided professional right of way acquisition services nation-wide since then. We deliver the right of way for government, pipeline, electric transmission, airport, transit, turnpike, and all types of infrastructure projects.

Universal has Regional and Project offices throughout the U.S. Our people are committed to the success of your projects. We invite you to take a look at who we are and what we do. Feel free to call or email any of our Key Personnel for further information.

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to provide the best land and right of way services in the industry. Through leadership, knowledge, innovations, and integrity, we will serve the best interests of our clients, employees, and those affected by land and right of way projects.

Our Corporate Qualities are Professionalism, Service, Reliability, Safety, and Value. Combined, these deliver best-value to our clients.

Good Communications and Positive Relationships

Our approach with our clients and with affected landowners and stakeholders is consistent: effectively communicate and build strong relationships for mutual success. We recognize that the landowner will be a long-term neighbor to the project. In all cases we offer:

  • Respect and Trust
  • Accurate and Timely Information
  • Negotiate in Good Faith
  • Respect the Regulatory Compact
  • Responding to Issues Outreach


Universal tracks land owner negotiation status daily through the use of proven project databases appropriate to each project. Our web-based, real estate asset databases are useful tools that can be used in tracking and managing real estate interests in significant projects. We have highly skilled and experienced GIS resources in-house as well. Universal can provide the database, GIS, and mapping needed to effectively manage any project.

In addition, our staff has immediate access to company information through enhanced IT systems with Microsoft Exchange� connecting all employees. This provides efficient communications, delivery of documents, and project platforms as needed. Universal staff is supported by corporate training staff that includes a Director of Training and Development, personnel who are certified instructors of IRWA courses, and an array of training resources on our UNet employee portal and on You Tube.

In every professional and personal way, Universal is Leading the Way in Right of Way. If you have experience and skills suited for what we do as well as a desire to work alongside some of the industry's finest, we invite you to explore our employment opportunities.