Oneok, Inc CONTRACT ANALYST in Tulsa, Oklahoma


Requisition #: 18000065

Job Summary

Prepares, analyzes, negotiates, interprets and communicates information from complex legal documents pertaining to leases, underground gas storage agreements, gas supply/service contracts, natural gas liquids and natural gas purchase, sales contracts, gathering and processing contracts, licenses, fee properties, rights-of-way and easements (as specified by position).

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Analyze, prepare, review, maintain, and/or process complex lease and license agreements, contracts, records, underground gas storage agreements, rights-of-way and easements, fee properties, and related legal documents (as specified by position).

  • Utilizing discretion and judgment research and interpret legal documents to ensure compliance with contract terms and state and federal regulations. Ensure compliance with all company standards, tariffs, policies, and procedures including meeting insurance requirements to satisfy company risk management matrix.

  • Review, process, and pay monthly obligations for industrial leases and underground gas storage agreements (as specified by position).

  • Negotiate contract terms and provisions as required.

  • Maintain computer database and imaging systems, as well as, hard files for right-of-way agreements, easements, fee properties, industrial leases, service agreements, and gas storage lease agreements. Utilizing independent decision making to recommend and approve system improvements as needed (as specified by position).

  • Provide information, guidance, and assistance to landowners, producers, customers, attorneys, governmental; agencies, title and abstract companies, vice presidents, surveyors, drafters, and field and operations personnel, company and contract personnel relative to rights, ownerships, and lease payments (as specified by position).

  • Compile and analyze ad hoc reports to management, attorneys, and other company personnel.

  • Prepare and maintain all approvals, waivers, contractor information including certificates of insurance and prequalification documents, easements, leases, permits, right-of-way agreements, and other legal documents (as specified by position).

  • Provide daily leadership to Contract Administrators in work group including work assignments and review of work output.

  • Provide training and guidance to ONEOK personnel on database and imaging systems (as specified by position).

  • Regular and reliable attendance is required in performance of job.

  • Employee may be required to perform additional duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

Formal education to include a combination of courses such as math, accounting, lease records, real estate principles and practices, division orders, or right-of-way and the following job related experience:

  • Experience and thorough knowledge of working with contracts and lease agreements, property/land records, legal descriptions, real estate definitions, industry and governmental regulations, and plats.

  • Working knowledge of assigned assets, leases, underground gas storage lease agreements, right-of-way agreements, contracts, and fee properties.

  • Application of basic math and algebraic formulas used in calculations pertaining to land records and interest ownership and various spreadsheet applications.

  • Knowledge and experience of recording requirements of legal documents.

  • Experience in use and function of tools and equipment applicable to position including computers, land records database and imaging systems, and spreadsheet and word processing software.

  • Specialized knowledge and training relative to (as specified by position):

  • Real estate law

  • Business communications

  • Gas contract law

  • Records maintenance

  • Experience reading and interpreting legal descriptions and documents, contracts, leases, division orders, industry and governmental regulations, forms, manuals, publications, and correspondence.

  • Experience conducting internal and/or external research and preparing contracts, releases, records, payments, legal descriptions, land/property records, reports, and correspondence.

  • Experience interacting, negotiating, and communicating effectively.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and write fluently in English.

  • Communicate and/or exchange information or instructions.

Certification and Licensing

  • Applicable driver's license.

Physical Requirements

  • Mobility to travel in and around office surroundings and to other business locations.

Visual Requirements

  • Sufficient to perform job duties.

ONEOK is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, gender identity, disability, military/veteran status, genetic information or any other categories protected by applicable law.

We are committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request an accommodation email or call 1-855-663-6547‚Äč