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Remote Title Engineer

Company: First American Financial Corporation
Location: Garden Grove
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Company Summary Join a team that puts its People First! First American's National Production Services division provides global title and escrow production support across all channels within First American Title including the Mortgage Services, Commercial, Direct, and Agency divisions. Since 1889, First American (NYSE: FAF) has held an unwavering belief in its people. They are passionate about what they do, and we are equally passionate about fostering an environment where all feel welcome, supported, and empowered to be innovative and reach their full potential. Our inclusive, people-first culture has earned our company numerous accolades, including being named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For - list for six consecutive years. We have also earned awards as a best place to work for women, diversity and LGBTQ+ employees, and have been included on more than 50 regional best places to work lists. First American will always strive to be a great place to work, for all. For more information, please visit . Job Summary Essential Functions

  • Responsible for evaluating documents to determine if the legal description affects the subject property in addition to plotting the legal description of property
  • Asses subdivision maps, assessor parcel maps, moderately complex metes and bounds legal descriptions
  • Identify and recommend risk based title exceptions
  • Work directly with Title Officers and Escrow teams; may assist offshore team by answering questions and resolving escalated issues
  • Answers inquiries and resolves issues for customers, title and escrow teams which may include identifying missing information, incomplete, inaccurate or contradictory information contained in title documentation
  • Provide a wide range of support within assigned area
  • Follow department's processes and procedures in daily activities, actively identify areas of improvement and recommend solutions
  • Actively contributes to the results of a team and works toward achieving goals and objectives
  • I nteract with overseas plotted easement teams-evaluating their plotted easement maps and answering their legal description questions Knowledge and Skills/Technology Used
    • Knowledge of MS office suite
    • An understanding of Net Deed Plotter in order to review legal descriptions for closure
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Knowledge of legal terms helpful
    • Strong knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of the title process
    • Have knowledge of parcel maps, tract maps, record of surveys, lot line adjustments, certificate of compliance documents, and boundary line adjustments
    • Able to work with a variety of clients while staying within each client's guidelines
    • Excellent verbal and written skills
    • Interpreting conveyance and easement deeds
    • Experience reading and identifying legal descriptions (sectional and metes and bounds) for California, Washington and Oregon propertiesTypical Education
      • High School diploma or equivalent
      • Some college preferred Typical Range of Experience
        • 5+ years of directly related experience First American invests in its employees' development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. First American is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer.Based on eligibility, First American offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO/paid sick leave and other great benefits like an employee stock purchase plan.

Keywords: First American Financial Corporation, Garden Grove , Remote Title Engineer, Engineering , Garden Grove, California

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