Sr Technician Land Job



Hess is a leading international independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. 

We have an industry leading position in the Bakken in North Dakota – a key U.S. shale play. Hess is also one of the largest producers in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and a key natural gas producer and supplier to Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand. The company is engaged in exploration and appraisal activities offshore Guyana, participating in one of the industry’s largest oil discoveries in the past decade, as well as the Gulf of Mexico, Suriname and Nova Scotia.

Hess aims to attract, retain and energize the best people by investing in their professional development and providing them with challenging and rewarding opportunities for personal growth. We are always looking for talented professionals who share our values and are passionate about making a difference in the world and in their careers. We strive to meet the highest standards of corporate citizenship by protecting the health and safety of our employees, safeguarding the environment and creating a long-lasting, positive impact on the communities where we do business.

For more information about Hess Corporation, please visit our website at 


Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.




This position requires a self-starter who is able to work independently with good decision-making skills while gathering and analyzing complex data from a wide range of sources. The source of data includes but is not limited to leases, contracts, title opinions, division orders and other such related documents. Strong attention to detail and knowledge of Onshore land activities is required.


The position requires someone knowledgeable about the upstream energy business who regularly acquires knowledge of industry practices, trends, regulations, laws, rulings as they pertain to our core business activities.  This position requires someone skilled in all facets of ownership including various interaction levels with internal and external business partners. 


This person in this role must possess strong analytical skills, computer skills and advanced knowledge about the use of core computer applications along with related applications, that support our business effort. The ability to interact with the upstream organization using excellent interpersonal skills, while being aligned to company goals and objectives, and embracing Hess Values is also required.



  • Work closely with Land Negotiators and Land Manager on land deliverables
  • Prepare ballot proposals and process elections for operated wells. Identify relevant leases & contracts, calculate WI and NRI correspond with third parties for necessary data, monitor due dates and responses to ballots within the required time limits.
  • Work closely with counterparts such as Land, Accounting, and brokers to reconcile interest in operated wells. This may include coordinating updates to revenue and gross working interests.
  • Support and respond timely to Land colleagues and Business Development by making available ownership and acreage information. This may include preparation of Exhibits, Assignments and Arc Maps.
  • Monitor and communicate Lease Expirations and Extensions for recommendations.
  • Prepare appropriate documentation, such as Affidavits of Production, transaction Exhibits, Lease Extension and/or Release of Lease as required.
  • Field and route telephone and written questions on variety of land and non-land related matters to appropriate party for resolution. This may include, but not limited to, questions from mineral owners, working interest owners or brokers, regarding lease inquiries etc.
  • Must be familiar with applicable federal and state regulations, in addition to understanding formats of various legal descriptions to analyze spacing and unit map information.
  • Clearly and effectively communicate with both internal and external business partners as well as property owners to obtain needed information and/or documents or to convey information.
  • Adhere to internal document management process to ensure pertinent correspondence, instruments, records, and all other data are filed, imaged, and indexed appropriately for retrieval and analysis.
  • Alignment with company needs to monitor and measure business activities and to continuously improve business processes.
  • Prepare and coordinate various regulatory documents, including but not limited to exhibits related to spacing or pooling hearings.
  • Align with company needs to monitor and measure business activities by actively seeking ways to improve efficiency or work processes and policies.



  • Minimum 5 years of related experience with an E&P operator with direct experience in more than one state with a preference for North Dakota/Bakken operations experience
  • Strong knowledge of land including:
    • Lease, royalty and joint interest partner concepts
    • Laws and regulatory provisions related to oil and gas extraction
    • Contract administration
  • Advanced analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication, multitasking and time management skills
  • Advanced computer skills; specifically, MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. MS Access, SAP or Quorum Land Systems is a plus
  • ArcMap/ ARC GIS experience is preferred though not required



  • Bachelor’s degree preferable or commensurate experience. 



The Hess Way of Working refers to competencies considered absolute pre-requisites for success. How you deliver results is as important as what you achieve. Every employee is expected to demonstrate the behaviors within these competencies to be considered an effective performer and, ultimately, earn career growth opportunities.


  • Achieving Expectations- Establishes criteria or work procedures to achieve a high level of quality, productivity, or service; dedicates required time and energy to assignments or tasks to ensure that no aspect of the work is neglected; works to overcome obstacles.
  • Adaptability – Is willing and able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, and ambiguity; focuses on the positive aspects of change; speaks positively of the change to others.
  • Customer Service – Extends a high level of professionalism, courtesy, and friendliness to customers; is responsive to customer requests and ensures customer satisfaction.
  • Business Partner – Effectively meets client needs, builds rapport and a cooperative relationship with clients, and follows up with clients, shares information with clients to build their understanding of issues and capabilities.
  • Collaboration – Proactively shares knowledge and resources for the greater good, establishes good interpersonal relationships with co-workers by being approachable and available to assist colleagues when needed.
  • Communication – Presents ideas effectively in one-on-one or group situations, expresses ideas clearly and effectively in writing.
  • Innovation – Questions the status quo. Is open to alternative ways of viewing or defining problems, targets important areas for innovation and develops solutions that add value.
  • Resiliency/Self-Management – Maintains a positive outlook, even when faced with difficult situations, maintains performance standards under pressure and/or tight deadlines, shows enthusiasm about the Company and what we do, takes initiative for own development; seeks opportunities to learn something new.


Hess is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Hess is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, click here or send an email to [email protected]

Posting Notes: Jazzmine Ononiwu | Employee | Land | United States| Texas | Houston | | |  | | No | 26191



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