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Land Agent

Company: ACNR, Inc.
Location: Bessemer
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Land Agent

ACNR, Inc. is seeking a candidate with a minimum of 5 years of experience for the position of Land Agent at its operations in Bessemer, Alabama.

The Land Agent will:

  • Investigate complaints and disturbances from property owners, and resolve problems following management rules and regulations
  • Inspect, manage, and oversee properties routinely to determine necessity of repairs and maintenance
  • Solicit and analyze bids from contractors for repair or replacement of structures, repair of surface land, and water replacement as it relates to properties situated over subsidence from a longwall operation
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate repairs or construction projects for commercial or residential properties
  • Maintain land records of property ownership, acquisitions, and settlement agreements
  • Prepare detailed budgets and financial reports for company owned properties, capital budgets for mineral acquisition, and subsidence budgets
  • Negotiate the sale, lease, or development of property and complete or review appropriate documents and forms
  • Supporting mine personnel in deal negotiation, contract writing, due diligence, and land decisions
  • Acquire necessary mineral, surface, and support rights required for longwall mining
  • Work with legal counsel as needed for reviewing status of title, curing title defects, reducing risks associated with mineral ownership
  • Write contracts for legal review
  • Represent company in dealings with property owners, and state or local agencies
  • Research of public and private records to determine ownership of minerals
  • Track rights and/or obligations derived from ownership of interests in minerals
  • Negotiate with property owners for acquisition of ownership derived from title searches, to include coal, surface or support properties, and easements and right of ways
  • Negotiate with property owners for subsidence as it relates to structures, water, or surface land over longwall mines

    • Communicating with property (surface, support, and coal) owners, regulatory agencies, and other departments within ACNR, Inc.
    • Administrative duties such as maintaining personal and company land files, filling out required paperwork (requisitions, vouchers for payment, scopes of work, etc.)
    • Observing property owners in order to gather information for future negotiations
    • Inspecting and reviewing job sites in order to ensure cost effectiveness for ACNR, Inc. and safety of personnel
    • Completion or review of title searches, for submittal to management


      Required Computer Skills

      Word Processing and Document Drafting: Microsoft Word

      Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel

      Microsoft Windows

      Mapping: AutoCAD a plus.


      We are an equal opportunity employer with competitive compensation and excellent benefits. Those individuals searching for a challenging and rewarding opportunity should apply.

Keywords: ACNR, Inc., Birmingham , Land Agent, Sales , Bessemer, Alabama

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