Landman technicians are responsible for supervising all details related to the land, leases, and titles owned by their employer. They are in charge of mineral, surface, and leasehold land, and they often work in companies handling resources such as oil. The landman technician may need to obtain licenses and permits related to the land and its company's operations as well.
Landman technicians must have excellent communication skills, as they are often expected to communicate with their company's employees and representatives from other companies. It is also important that an applicant possesses superior research skills. Data management is essential, as landman technicians may be required to track statistics and data related to the land and its use.
This job is largely indoors and takes place in an office setting; however, there might be occasional travel required for meetings. This position usually requires a bachelor's degree in land management, energy management, or a related field. Experience is generally required or preferred as well. Proficiency with computer programs such as the Microsoft Office suite, Quorum, and Excalibur is generally needed, as well as relevant legal knowledge. These professionals must work well in a team setting, as well as on their own with minimal supervision.