Land Agent

Wayzata, United States

Job Reference 1242246

Location Wayzata, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Carbon Capture

Function Operations & Production

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 22, 2024

Airswift is seeking Land Agents to work with our client in Illinois in the areas of Rockford, Naperville, Joliet, Galesburg, Sterling or Dixon. The project may last from 6 months - 1 year.

Essential Job Functions
  • Identify the landowner contact information and contact the landowners
  • Lead structuring and negotiation of commercial transactions (Option to Lease, Option to Purchase, Easement Agreement, Crossing Agreement) with landowners and any other right holders
  • Lead title curation efforts (mineral right waiver, subordination agreement, affidavits, etc) in consultation with internal / external legal counsels and title companies and coordinate efforts among the key project stakeholders
  • Document and track landowner correspondence for review with team in pursuit of targeted goals
  • Remain abreast of renewable energy opportunities in the United States and the national industry trends impacting the future of solar and renewable development opportunities and their competitiveness as they relate to customers
  • Carry out other duties as assigned

  • General understanding of land lease/purchase agreement and negotiation skills
  • General understanding of title reports and legal documents such as Easement Agreement, Mineral Right Waiver Contract, Subordination Agreement, etc
  • Skilled in project management with the ability to identify and resolve potential project flaws and to prioritize critical path tasks
  • General understanding of renewable energy market trends and the resulting impacts on solar project development
  • Self-motivated and able to work effectively individually as well as with a team
  • Ability to thrive in quickly changing environment and manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Excellent problem-solving ability and ability to think on their feet
  • Excellent communication, project planning and execution, time management, and problem solving skills required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, with emphasis on Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel

  • Minimum of 3 years of land acquisition and project development experiences preferably in solar, but other energy or real estate development sectors are acceptable

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