Land Technician FPU-HPU Job Listing at BHP Billiton in Houston, TX
Energy, Metals & Mining
Land Technician FPU-HPU
Business / Project:
Full Time Regular (USA)
US - Texas - Houston
BHP Billiton is all about smart technology, innovation and great talent. If you want a challenging career and a chance to explore resource opportunities as well as your ambitions, we're the company for you. Think ahead. Think BHP Billiton.
The Land Technician is a para-professional role working with Landmen and Land Administration personnel to achieve the business goals of the organization by providing quality Land services and products. The Land Technician works closely with the Company's Land personnel with the Land Brokers in the field and contract Title Attorneys. A Technician's work has a broad range duties and responsibilities.
An overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development.
Alignment with the BHP Billiton operating principles and Charter Values
Payment coordination and review of all invoices for contract landman and professional firms supporting the onshore land function
Coordinate and gain authorization for payment (AFE's) and tracking of same to ensure appropriate response by land professionals to counterparties
Processing and coordination of Lease Bonus payments and other contractual obligations.
Supporting professional and contract land staff with needs in respect of deal delivery and contract maintenance, titles clearance
Coordination of contracts for engagement of brokers for field activities
Communication with brokers on billings and payment invoicing
Communication with Land owners (taking inquiry calls) and assisting in resolving questions or problems
Communication with Title Attorneys regarding Title opinions, curative and status of work.
Coordination and maintenance of the website for knowledge sharing and reference materials
Assisting with data room logistics, document control, and the acquisition and divestiture process to acquire or divest of assets,as may be needed
Preparing quality presentation materials and coordination of maps and other land products with drafting
Undertaking special projects and other activities as needed to enable onshore to efficiently and effectively deliver quality work products
Coordination with IT to ensure that onshore maintains sufficient equipment in working condition needed to perform the land function
Processing of oil and gas leases into the Land systems the maintenance and completion of lease purchase reports and contract summaries as may be required
The successful candidate will be expected to be flexible to business needs across the Land organization
Landmen, Accounting, IT, Title Attorneys, Brokers, Contractors
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum High School Diploma
College Degree is a plus
Experience & Technical Competencies
Minimum 3 years of relevant Oil & Gas industry experience working with Landmen or Land Administration personnel.
Understanding of and experience in SAP is a plus
Skilled in using Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, Powerpoint).
Awareness of core Land oriented Oil & Gas agreements (Oil & Gas Lease, Joint Operating Agreements, Rights-of-Way, etc.).
Awareness of core Land oriented products or documents such as, but not limited to Title Opinions, Title Curative Documents, Lease Purchase Reports, Contract Summaries, etc.
Skilled in using Tobin is a plus.
Strong organization skills
Strong communication skills (oral and written)
Problem solving ability
"Can do" attitude; self-starter
THINK OF THE OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN BHP BILLITON. THINK LOCAL. THINK GLOBAL.
With 44,000 employees working in more than 100 operations in approximately 25 countries, we represent the world's largest diversified resources company. We take our commitment to the communities in which we operate and do business in very seriously, and we are committed to operating safely and sustainably.
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31 Oct 2012 Central Standard Time
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