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Location: Bridgeville, PA, United States
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Req ID: R00934856

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Job Title:  Land Technician NCS

Job Code:  MS5947


Job Summary 

To research, coordinate, and facilitate land activities in order to ensure land rights agreements are properly recorded, maintained, archived, and modified to meet legal requirements and customer expectations. Collaborate with survey and land leader to track survey and land projects and to ensure proper payment to contractors.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Investigate and interprets land rights agreements
  • Assures all pertinent land documentation is available through both electronic media and paper to ensure accurate information is provided to company personnel and/or landowner, with appropriate provisions of agreement.
  • Partners with the legal department in various projects, including discovery requests ensuring all acquired land agreements meet legal requirements
  • Prepares legal documents (partial releases, surrenders, modifications, bills of sale, etc.)
  • Examines courthouse records, requests title assistance, and contacts landowners where appropriate
  • Submits land agreements to appropriate county for recording
  • Controls/negotiates existing railroad license agreements and preparation of annual lease renewal schedule
  • Reviews and processes contractor invoices for survey and land work
  • Establishes and cultivates valued relationships with county recorders, railroads, and company affiliates
  • Works independently and provides timely and efficient response to customer concerns involving encroachments and other land related matters
  • Attention to detail and ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Support and apply all safety guidelines and be a champion for safety and support a strong safety culture

Required Qualifications for Position

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Working knowledge of office automation applications including Microsoft office suite and web based applications
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to deliver oral/written presentation on projects
  • Ability to read and interpret legal documents
  • Energetic, creative thinker
  • Organizational skills
  • Knowledge of land matters
  • Possess or ability to obtain Notary Public
  • Positive team player and customer service focus
  • Indoors 90%; outdoors 10%. Sitting 80%, standing/walking 10%, bending/lifting 10%.
  • Possible overtime and overnight travel required (once per year)

Preferred Additional Qualifications for Position

  • Associate’s Degree Preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic surveying and mapping concepts
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various land rights and their recording requirements
  • Working knowledge of operations support systems (WMS, CMS)


The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

Inclusion & Diversity 
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

Salary Range:

$50,900.00 - $71,200.00

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