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US Senior Land Rep 

Reference Code: 67226 



Location: United States (US) - Houston, TX
Job Category: Community/Land/Aboriginal Relations
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program
Application Deadline: 07/07/2020




We all need energy. It warms our homes, cooks our food, gives us light, and gets us where we need to go. It also improves our quality of life in countless other ways. At TC Energy, our job is to deliver that energy to millions of people who depend on it across North America. And we take our job very seriously.
Guided by our values of safety, integrity, responsibility and collaboration, we develop and operate our facilities safely, reliably and with care for our impact on the environment. With our presence across the continent, our people play an active role in building strong communities.
We’re proud of how our hard work and commitment sets us apart and benefits society, every day. We’re looking for new team members who share our values and are ready to take on exciting challenges.


The opportunity

Our hard-working team is evolving to meet the needs of our growing business and we are expanding our presence in Houston, TX to support the Keystone XL Project.
As part of the KXL Land team, the Senior Land Representative possesses an excellent working knowledge of all right of way disciplines; construction, title, acquisition, permitting and documentation.  A key responsibility of this position includes providing oversight and direction of the land acquisition and construction strategy to ensure continued access to land and mitigation of risk.   The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining positive relationships with all stakeholders including elected public officials, landowners, and indirectly affected stakeholders. 

What you’ll do


  • Serve as an active member of the project execution team for Keystone XL, contributing to the development and implementation of landowner and construction plans
  • Provide leadership and innovation to improve the Company’s Land Strategy to deliver optimal business results
  • Assist in negotiations with landowner associations, lawyers, and regulating authorities, as well as briefing Project Team on land related issues
  • Lead land initiatives and ensure practices comply with all Federal, State, and County legislative and regulatory requirements
  • Oversee constructive activities during constructing, ensuring compliance with agreements, permits and procedures
  • Managing, motivating, coaching, and counseling land team comprised of internal and external resources
  • Provide governance and oversight to ensure consistent standards and practices are achieved in the delivery of Land Services across Keystone XL
  • Monitoring and ongoing evaluation of the condition and functionality of all land related business systems to ensure they met user and business requirements
  • Assist in the development and dissemination of key messages to landowners and public/elected officials
  • Provide leadership and direction to all contract land firms providing services to Keystone XL, ensuring access to facilitate construction and operations, while motivating staff and ensuring consistency of practice
  • Build relationships with community and stakeholder groups
  • Troubleshoot, address and mitigate landowner and stakeholder issues and complaints
  • Actively support teams with the execution of solutions that address landowner and stakeholder concerns
  • Engage as a team player and leader both internally and externally
  • Other tasks as required


Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 7 years or more land related experience with a minimum of 3 years construction support experience
  • Proven leadership and management skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills and proven ability to lead land and permit negotiations and resolve stakeholder issues
  • Demonstrated ability to manage conflicting priorities, multiple deadlines and activities associated with plans or other tasks assigned
  • Effective communication, writing, and public speaking skills are essential
  • Be a positive resource for the project team to guide proactive compliance
  • Understands and expresses complex and sensitive concepts clearly, correctly and in a well-organized form
  • Ability to supervise the work of others and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to review, critique and interpret plans, programs, contracts and special provisions
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and facilitation skills


Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience and familiarity with Local, State and Federal regulations
  • Experience providing oversight to multiple land programs


About our business

TC Energy is a leading energy infrastructure company in North America. We have three complementary businesses of natural gas pipelines, liquids (oil) pipelines, and power generation. Our operations span three countries, seven Canadian provinces, and 34 U.S. states.


Apply now!


Apply to this posting by 07/07/2020 using reference code 67226. You must apply through our jobs system at Only applications submitted through our system will be acknowledged. Applications may be submitted using a mobile device or desktop / laptop computer.

TC Energy is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. government.

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