YRC Freight Director - Properties in Overland Park, Kansas


Leads company’s real estate efforts to effectively and efficiently acquire, manage, and dispose of owned and leased properties, including environmental compliance. Responsible for terminal and office facility maintenance programs & construction projects. Accountable for corporate environmental compliance programs for all field facilities.


  1. Direct real estate resources to ensure timely sales of excess properties, pursuit of non-traditional income sources, management of the leased property portfolio and corporate reporting requirements.

  2. Ensure that all of the regulations, procedures and documentation requirements of regulatory agencies are satisfied for all operating facilities. Ensure standards for construction & facility maintenance are consistent with industry standards.

  3. Direct properties resources for the design and execution of facility construction, relocation and maintenance projects to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, with legal and financial process controls consistent with company policies.

  4. Direct corporate environmental programs to maintain regulatory compliance for all operating companies and assist Legal Department with EPA Superfund projects. Provide field assistance for operation of regulated storage tank systems.

  5. Prepare and manage capital project and department operating budgets.


  1. Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.

  2. Building Trusting Relationships – Using appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interacting with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one’s intentions.

  3. Collaborating - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.

  4. Communication - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that helps them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others.

  5. Continuous Learning – Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.

  6. Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.

  7. Work Standards – Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.


  1. Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance, real estate, engineering or related field.

  2. Ten (10) years’ experience in industrial real estate property management or a related field, preferably in a corporate environment.

  3. Experience with construction, facility maintenance and environmental compliance.

  4. Excellent verbal and written communication and strong facilitation and negotiation skills.

  5. Experience in managing a staff.


  1. Specific experience with transportation facilities a plus.

  2. MBA


This job operates in a professional office environment indoors. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.


The position requires the ability to spend long hours sitting or standing while using office equipment and computers. Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as typing and keying. Occasional lifting, pushing/pulling, carrying 10 lbs of supplies and materials is required.

YRC Worldwide is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans

Title: Director - Properties

Location: KS-Overland Park

Requisition ID: 1801XI