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Land Administration Supervisor - Lease Records

NextEra Energy, Inc.
Posted May 13
Full Time
Houston, Texas

NextEra Energy Resources is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.

Position Specific Description

This fast-paced role spearheads the critical processes for Lease Records by managing and supporting the creation, maintenance, and reports of records for all company assets. This position requires strong technical Land skills, decision-making, problem-solving, and leadership skills.

The Lease Records Supervisor oversees and leads the Lease Records functions. Interacts with members of leadership; legal; accounting; and Division Orders by directing and supporting the Lease functions. The role assures accurate analysis and interpretation of all documents relating to producing properties including advising appropriate departments of terms and provisions. The position is responsible for assuring and maintaining lease information in the various owner Land Management Systems (i.e., Quorum, SAP, Excalibur, and CRM) in conformance with Company policies, governmental rules, and regulations, and proper management of Company assets. Responsible for recruiting and staffing to ensure workforce headcount and skill set are commensurate with the portfolio of Assets managed and activity levels of the company.

Primary Job Functions

  • Oversees preparation and maintenance of acreage and obligation reports for management.
  • Ensure marketability and ownership integrity associated with acquisitions, dispositions, and lease purchases/exchanges.
  • Oversee Lease Records functions, projects, and initiatives, including directing resources, setting expectations, and monitoring progress.
  • Identifying land and lease management system needs by evaluating vendors and solutions and integrating the systems within company operations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven experience in Supervisor and/or Manager roles: 7+ years
  • Provide oversight for the analysis of and interpretation of lease provisions, deeds, rights of way, maintenance of records, and other agreements.
  • Establish and monitor compliance with Land Administration policies and procedures.
  • Advanced Leadership and team management skills.
  • Responsible for delegating tasks, leading special projects, and ensuring the productivity of the team.

Additional Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to uphold relationships with various departments across the company as well as outside agencies.
  • Ability to monitor, review, and approve, the team's time, activities, questions/needs and ensure adequate support.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Respond to and resolve any issues related to Lease Records, ensuring healthy relationships.
  • Conduct employee performance reviews and provide direction to the team.
  • Strong people skills, enthusiastic, organized, pleasant, and team player.
  • Apply expertise with contract limitations and relevant legal constraints to ensure timely and accurate activity in Lease Records
  • Help create and foster a respectful and inclusive team environment.
  • Previous experience in mentoring, advising, training & development, and supervising strongly preferred.

Job Overview

This job is responsible for providing knowledge, research and coordination of land issues dealing with drilling and operations in the asset’s and/or company’s focus areas. Employees in this role procure and manage the company’s mineral and leasehold interests for an assigned geographical area by obtaining the legal right to drill oil and gas wells on a specific property.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Verifies ownership of property where the company seeks to explore for oil and gas
  • Negotiates the purchase of oil and gas leases, or assignments of oil and gas leases
  • Researches and reports the company’s ownership position, competitor activity, potential legal issues, or other matters for the purpose of decision making and strategic planning
  • Coordinates and communicates with representatives from internal departments
  • Ensures the appropriate steps are taken to meet the company drilling goals and deadlines
  • Compiles and updates land maps that display pertinent land information pertaining to prospects within the assigned area of responsibility
  • Updates management team on current land positions
  • Directs and interacts with field lease brokers
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Experience: 6+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Real Estate/Facilities Mgmt/Land Svcs

Organization: NextEra Energy Project Management, LLC

Relocation Provided: No

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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