Landman I/II (Coal)

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City:
Canonsburg
State/Territory:
PA
Job Category:
Land / Land Administration
Job ID:
1067

The Landman I/II (coal) is responsible for the coal approval process for gas well clearing.  Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Attends internal meetings to establish and coordinate priorities with Planning, Drilling, Land, Construction and Permitting Groups;

  • Reviews maps and researches various databases to determine coal and mining conditions including active/abandoned mines for gas well locations, entire pad sites, well and water line routes and properties for due diligence;

  • Interprets mine and mapping information from coal companies to align drillable locations for maximum development;

  • Communicates & negotiates with coal company personnel and corresponds with state permitting officials, as necessary;

  • Reviews, verifies and evaluates consultant information on site build, well & water line routes to assess the potential to encounter acid producing rock (APR);

  • Provides coal information to construction, geology, drilling, and environmental groups, as needed;

  • Prepares and distributes coal approvals and APR reports;

  • Prepares well, pipeline and exhibit maps as needed;

  • Maintains coal projection mapping databases and relays information to GIS for posting;

  • Reviews and evaluates coal title;

    Required skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret surface and underground coal mine maps, topographical and farmline maps, well plats & diagrams, site plans, and cross sections.

  • Ability to understand coal mining processes, methods of mining, and mine permitting.

  • Ability to use various coordinate systems including converting between systems.

  • Working knowledge of tax maps, lease maps and property deeds preferred.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • High degree of initiative, attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness.

  • Ability to manage projects, follow through on assignments both independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities, work in a stressful environment and deal with time sensitive issues in an effective manner.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

  • AutoCAD and/or ESRI ArcGIS experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of SharePoint preferred.

  • Ability to understand and review title opinions.

    Required experience:

  • Associate's or Bachelor’s degree in geology, land management, mining, or related field, or

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience that includes coal/geology/land related experience.

  • 2+ years of experience

  • Previous experience in surveying, land, coal permitting/reclamation work helpful.

    EQT Corporation and its subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Disabilities/Veterans 

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