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Novel Energy Solutions installs powerful solar arrays called Community Solar Gardens.  A CSG is a centralized solar project, connected to the energy grid, that provides energy to multiple subscribers. NES is looking for a dedicated CAD technician to work with the project development and construction teams to design and develop solar PV projects. Please note this position will work out of our office located in St. Paul, MN.

What you’ll do:

  • Perform the necessary CAD drafting tasks to prepare preliminary and final drawings

  • Conceptualize and design in CAD, as well as communicate effectively within CAD using current industry standards

  • Prepare plans, layouts, assembly drawings, detail drawings and sketches as directed by engineer and surveyor

  • Be responsible for the knowledge of regulations, development of details and the organization of construction documents

  • Responsible for maintaining accurate design and drawing archives and revision history

  • Complete work within the scope, budget and schedule

  • Plan, execute and document projects

  • Communicate and collaborate with team members on all project work

  • Complete specific quality control tasks at the direction of the project engineer

    • Seek cost savings through market analysis and eliminating waste

    • Maintain a culture of continuous improvement and problem solving under frequent deadlines

Our Ideal Candidate has:

  • B.S. Civil Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited curriculum, EIT preferred

  • Associate degree in CAD technology required

  • Two years minimum of CAD experience

  • Experience in the solar or renewable energy field

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD software

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record

Novel Energy Solutions is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.



2303 Wycliff Street • Suite 300

St. Paul, MN 55114



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