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Chevron Corporation Senior Land Representative in United States

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position Senior Land Representative through September 26, 2022 at 11:59PM (PDT)

Senior Land Representative is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of Land Management duties for oil & gas pipelines & facilities associated with a geographic region.

Responsibilities include acquiring surface rights (surface leases, ROW/easements, water rights, purchase of fee property, etc.), settling surface damages, negotiating, and drafting traditional and complex land use agreements, researching courthouse and Land records, working with gov't officials, and clearing title/performing curative work for new pipelines and existing infrastructure. Working knowledge of all Land systems including QLS, Thought Trace and QGIS. Provide competent Land and business guidance to asset teams, key stakeholders, and management. Provide work direction to contract land agents and outside legal counsel. Ability to build strong internal and external relationships.

Responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishes and maintains good relationships with surface owners and local governmental officials and agencies.

  • Negotiate terms and drafts agreements, including surface use agreements, pipeline rights of way and easements, operating agreement, and other Land/Legal/Business agreements.

  • Settle surface damages and ensures necessary access to company assets.

  • Thorough understanding of surface use agreements, easements, pipeline ROWs, oil & gas contracts, surface and mineral titles, and gov't laws/regulations related to oil & gas operations.

  • Leads efforts to effectively communicate and persuasively negotiate with private property owners, developers and public agencies to secure necessary rights to protect Chevron’s License to operate.

  • Develops alternatives and options on complex Land/Legal/Business problems and recommends appropriate strategies and solutions to Management.

  • Manages Contract Land Representatives working on multiple projects.

  • Develops creative and fully encompassing Reimbursement Agreements.

  • Networks with other Chevron business units on regional land issues.

  • Provide support and counsel during due diligence, acquisition and divestment of properties within asset portfolio

  • Thorough understanding of condemnation process in various states.

  • Serves as Land lead for projects that involve high degree of public sensitivity and environmental exposure

  • Research market valuations of property to be acquired or divested.

  • Mentor less experienced land professionals

  • Lead cross-functional team(s) to deliver results aligned with Chevron's objectives

    Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 15 years of industry land related experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • Excellent verbal/written communication, organization, and time management skills.

  • Excellent problem solving, analytical, and project management skills.

  • Possess strong negotiation and drafting skills; as well as, experience recognizing, analyzing, and resolving difficult negotiating situations.

  • Outstanding team player with strong interpersonal skills to effectively work within a multi-disciplinary group to achieve project related goals.

  • Creative, outside the box thinker – solutions oriented.

  • Ability to build and influence both internal and external relationships.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Quorum Land Systems (QLS) and Quorum Geographic Information Systems (QGIS) experience

  • Petroleum Land Management, Energy Management, Energy Commerce, Business, or an advanced degree in Law (J.D.) or MBA from accredited institutions

    Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

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Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.