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Paralegal I

Company: ENGIE North America Inc.
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

ENGIE is hiring a Paralegal to join our growing team. The tremendous growth in the wind industry has spurred project development and, as a result, our company has experienced dramatic growth and is looking for the perfect candidate to add to our legal and administrative staff. The candidate for this position must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to learn and follow processes and protocols set in place to maintain the flow of project development activities. This individual will mainly support the legal team for US Wind Development with other tasks as assigned.
This position sits in Santa Barbara, CA or Houston, TX, and reports to the Director of Land and Legal.
This role is eligible for a hybrid schedule of in-office and work-from-home days.
What you'll do:

  • Assist with the preparation of lease and easement contracts upon request
  • Coordinate execution of agreements, tracking and managing the entry of the same into databases and spreadsheets
  • Process, organize, and manage the intake and filing (electronically and in hard copy) of all project-related agreements, documents, and files
  • Scan, upload, and organize agreements, legal documents, files, and other information in the company's database
  • Create and organize electronic and hard copy files and folders for various projects, related agreements and documents
  • Review contracts for signatures and approvals
  • Provide backup support for project-related data entry, in company databases for contract and project reporting purposes
  • Provide backup support for various day-to-day clerical tasks and assignments, such as mass mailings
    Qualifications
    What you bring:
    • A minimum of 1-year experience as a paralegal or contract administrator
    • Associates Degree required; Bachelor's Degree preferred
    • Paralegal training from an ABA-certified program preferred
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word
    • Experience with Microsoft Excel
    • Highly organized attitude with an attention to detail
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks or assignments simultaneously and efficiently, without direct supervision
    • Ability and willingness to shift focus quickly and efficiently between varying priorities
      Additional Information/Conditions:
      • Must be eligible to work for any U.S. employer without the need for sponsorship now or in the future
      • Must be willing and able to comply with ENGIE's policy with respect to COVID vaccination and testing
      • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies
      • Ability to use a personal computer, calculator, etc.
      • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
      • Able to effectively communicate, both written and verbally
      • Handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy

        Why ENGIE?ENGIE North America isn't just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we're leading it! Join us as we develop energy that is more renewable, more efficient, and more accessible to everyone.
        Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy! ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions. Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future. Are you up for the challenge?
        At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community. So ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is also an affirmative action employer. We are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.
        We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as "protected characteristics") as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.
        If you need assistance with this application or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at ENGIENA-ENGIEHR@engie.com . Please note: This email address is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry regarding positions or application status.
        Job: Legal/ EthicsPrimary Location: North America-United States-California-Santa Barbara North America-United States-Texas-HoustonOrganization: ENA RenewablesSchedule: Full-timeNature of Responsibility: Professional / First Line team leaderJob Posting: Feb 15, 2022, 5:45:08 PMJob Type: Permanent

Keywords: ENGIE North America Inc., Santa Barbara , Paralegal I, Legal , Santa Barbara, California

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