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Legal and Title Analyst

Company: ENGIE
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

ENGIE is committed to reshaping the energy future through the global implementation of a lower carbon energy economy in order to preserve the world's natural resources. We are looking for talented and driven people who are committed to making the vision a reality.

The candidate will join the title group within our legal team supporting solar and wind development and financing efforts, including obtaining title curative documents and closing out title policies. The candidate for this position must be a detail-oriented cohesive team player with an optimistic attitude, and a self-starter with the ability to relate to diverse groups of people; balance conflicting resources and priorities; have experience managing complex real estate title insurance matters including review, analysis and resolution of title exceptions and requirements identified in title commitments and title policies issued by title insurance companies; and must be highly organized and proficient at drafting and maintaining documents and tracking spreadsheets for multiple projects.

This position can sit in Santa Barbara, CA or Houston, TX and will report to the Title Director. This role is open to a hybrid scheduled of both in-office and work-from-home days.

What you'll do:

Primary responsibility is to manage, and perform tasks and assignments related to, the process of insuring our wind projects through real estate title insurance policies, including but not limited to the following:

  • Reviewing and analyzing all title commitments and pro forma title policies issued for our various wind projects to identify any and all title exception items or title requirements that require resolution or satisfaction in order to obtain the desired title insurance coverage
  • Creating excel spreadsheet trackers for each title commitment and/or pro forma title policy issued for our various wind projects in order to track any title exceptions that must be addressed or title requirements that must be satisfied for the purpose of obtaining title insurance coverage over any applicable easement, lease or other form of project agreement in our various wind projects
  • Organizing, strategizing and implementing title curative efforts through the close of title insurance policies on our various wind projects, including preparing, coordinating, and tracking the execution of title curative documents and agreements required for closing on title insurance policies
  • Drafting and preparing various title curative related agreements or other documents for execution by landowners and third parties, or working with other legal team members to do the same
  • Communication and coordination of title curative efforts with the applicable title insurance company or companies, or other outside title consultants hired to assist without title curative efforts
  • Prepare and maintain up to date files, records and reports on status and progress of title curative efforts on our various wind projects
  • Coordinate meetings and present reports to internal legal and development teams on status and progress of title curative efforts on our various wind projects What you bring:
    • Bachelor degree, preferred
    • A minimum one (1) years' experience in real estate or title insurance profession with an emphasis on commercial title insurance transaction
    • A proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Strong communication and data processing skills
    • Self-motivated, highly organized, and detail oriented
    • Capable of managing multiple tasks or assignments simultaneously and efficiently without direct supervision
    • Team-oriented individual who is able to shift focus quickly and efficiently between varying tasks and priorities Additional Information/Conditions:
      • Must be eligible to work for any U.S. employer without the need for sponsorship now or in the future
      • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
      • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
      • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
      • Ability to use personal computer, calculator, etc.
      • Ability to travel to conduct site visits
      • Ability to sit for long periods of time; most of the work for this position will be at a desk
      • Could involve some lifting

        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 renewable, efficient, and 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. ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and 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 opportunities 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.

        The pay range for this role is: $61,455 - $156,650. The listed salary range represents ENGIE's good faith estimate for this position and represents the minimum and maximum for new hire salaries across all U.S. locations. An employee's rate of pay within the range is determined by their work location, and additional factors, including qualifications, relevant experience, and demonstrated performance over time. In addition to those factors, we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current team members as a part of any final offer. Please keep in mind that the range stated above is the full base salary range for the role. Hiring at the maximum of the range would not be typical in order to allow for future and continued salary growth. This position is eligible for our comprehensive and competitive benefits package and certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation such as bonuses and commissions. ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws.

        Your talent acquisition partner can share specific information regarding the salary for the position based on the work location.

        If you need assistance with this application or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at 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.

Keywords: ENGIE, Santa Barbara , Legal and Title Analyst, Professions , Santa Barbara, California

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