Inspector V

Texas General Land Office

The Texas General Land Office primarily serves the schoolchildren, veterans, and the environment of Texas. The agency does so by preserving our history, maximizing state revenue through innovative administration, and through the prudent stewardship of state lands and natural resources. This position is with our Energy Resources program area.

Performs highly complex (senior-level) inspection work. Work involves overseeing and conducting inspections and quality assurance reviews to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and agency policies. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

No equivalent military occupational code exists for this position.

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Essential Job Elements:

Oversees and conducts highly complex inspections of state mineral leases within assigned territory for compliance with rules, regulations, and oil and gas lease terms, with a minimum of 20 wells per month on average during an evaluation period.  When performing an inspection, safety is of the utmost concern.  An inspector has the latitude to cease activities, if they feel that a situation is unsafe.  H2S monitors must be wore during an inspection.  Vehicles and all assigned equipment must be properly maintained in good working condition.  Inspection Priority (highest to lowest): Special inspections, Investigations, New leases, Top 20% of highest producing wells (net to State) in lease inventory, Top 20% to lower 80% of highest producing wells (net to State) in lease inventory, Lowest 20% of producing wells (net to State), Highway Right of Way Leases.

Gathers and analyzes production data. Prepares formal, detailed reports of inspection data.

Prepares drawings and schematics of lease operations.

Makes recommendations on highly complex investigations of lease violations noted during inspections and conducts follow-up inspections for assurance that standards are met and corrective actions taken.

Prepares formal summaries relating to work assignments.

Makes recommendations for mineral lease terminations.

Maintains electronic and/or hardcopy files of historical inspection reports.

Assists in training auditors and accountants; advises on audit findings, exceptions, billings, and reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in a field relevant to the assignment plus five (5) years of full-time experience related to oil and gas productions facilities.

May substitute full-time oil and gas production facilities related experience for required education on a year-for-year basis



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Posted: October 10, 2018