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Title Examiner

  • Job reference: NA-001417
  • Sector: Geomatics, Transportation
  • Location: Lake City

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Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our Lake City, Florida group as a Title Examiner.

Under supervision, performs office work in the area of land surveying Duties include records research, calculations, processing of field data, analysis, mapping and reporting. Generally applies standard techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out a sequence of somewhat diversified office-based land surveying tasks requiring specialized academic training.

Job Details:

Perform title research and title examination process as required for all land acquisition needs during the survey and mapping phase, acquisition phase, and eminent domain process on Survey and Mapping projects providing expertise when needed.

Assists with the procurement of title evidence, agreements or options to sell, providing expertise as needed.

Prepare of the title acquisition documents, making independent decisions as to the type of documents and/or level of subordinate interest releases required.

Provides technical expertise to document preparation personnel.

Assists with coordinating additional research required to resolve title boundary conflicts resulting from legal title versus occupation discrepancies, as determined from a survey.

Consults with eminent domain attorneys regarding title conflicts.


Job Details:

Perform title research and title examination process as required for all land acquisition needs during the survey and mapping phase, acquisition phase, and eminent domain process on Survey and Mapping projects providing expertise when needed.

Assists with the procurement of title evidence, agreements or options to sell, providing expertise as needed.

Prepare of the title acquisition documents, making independent decisions as to the type of documents and/or level of subordinate interest releases required.

Provides technical expertise to document preparation personnel.

Assists with coordinating additional research required to resolve title boundary conflicts resulting from legal title versus occupation discrepancies, as determined from a survey.

Consults with eminent domain attorneys regarding title conflicts.


Qualifications:

Knowledge of principles, practices, laws, and regulations governing real property title transactions.

Knowledge of the Department’s procedures, guidelines, and standards for the Offices of Surveying & Mapping and Right of Way.

Ability to read and interpret legal descriptions, maps, and plats.

Ability to search county title records and interpret real property title.


Education:

Bachelor's degree OR an associate's degree in a related technical field plus eight years related experience OR high school diploma (or equivalent) plus ten years related experience is required.


Special Skills:

Math/trigonometry computation ability; knowledge of CAD software; good communications skills, analytical ability and technical writing. Prefer to have experience in title clearing, title records research, and real estate transactions.


Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.

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