At ENGIE North America, innovation and excellence create a platform for growth. We have a range of businesses in the United States and Canada, including clean power generation, cogeneration, and energy storage; retail energy sales; and comprehensive services to help customers run their facilities more efficiently and optimize energy and other resource use and expense. Nearly 100 percent of our power generation portfolio is low carbon or renewable. Globally, ENGIE is the largest independent power producer and energy efficiency services provider in the world, with operations in 70 countries employing 150,000 people, including 1,000 researchers in 11 R&D centers.
We are 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.
The Role: Real Estate Attorney (Wind)
This position is with a leading wind energy project developer with its headquarters located in Santa Barbara. 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.
Counsel, US Wind
Santa Barbara, CA / Business Development
Essential Job Functions
Primary responsibility is to manage and perform tasks and assignments related to project development efforts and commercial title insurance for wind energy projects, including but not limited to the following:
· Drafting and preparing various project development or title curative related agreements or other documents for execution by landowners and third parties.
· Review and analysis of real estate title instruments related to land ownership.
· Review, analysis and tracking of title commitments and pro forma title policies.
· Strategizing and implementing title curative efforts through the close of title policies, including preparing, negotiating and executing title curative documents and agreements required for closing on policies.
· Communication and coordination of project development efforts with internal land agents.
· Direct communication and coordination of title curative efforts with title insurance company.
· Additional responsibilities include assisting in supporting this organization's legal and administrative areas, including but not limited to the following:
· Processing, organizing and managing intake and filing (electronically and in hard copy) of any and all project related agreements and documents.
· Uploading and organizing documents, files and other information in company's computer database.
· Creating and organizing electronic and hard copy files and folders for various project related agreements and documents.
· Assistance with day-to-day special clerical assignments, such as mass mailings.
· Proficiency in Microsoft Word
· Microsoft Excel and some knowledge of Access/database experience useful.
· Strong communication and data processing skills.
· Capable of managing multiple tasks simultaneously and efficiently with an eye to detail.
· Team-oriented individual willing to shift focus quickly and efficiently between varying priorities.
· Organizational skills required.
Essential Physical Abilities
· 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.
· Could involve some lifting.
· Minimum of 3 years legal experience with emphasis on real estate and/or title matters
· Licensed CA
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
For this role you must have authorization to work in the United States. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
This job advertisement is supported by the ENGIE Talent Acquisition team. Agency involvement is not required. All related inquires must be done to the Talent Acquisition team, not direct to ENGIE North America Managers.
· Posting Date: Feb 24, 2020