OneEnergy Renewables: Project Designer

Source: OneEnergy Renewables, March 1

OneEnergy Renewables has an opening for a diligent, motivated and experienced AutoCAD designer to join our team. The successful candidate for this role will participate in and lead utility-scale photovoltaic power plant designs. The position is fast-paced, multidisciplinary, and requires excellent AutoCAD drafting skills and experience with land development. The position will collaborate closely with our Engineering and Development teams on a diverse selection of solar projects. We are specifically seeking an AutoCAD master who can bring efficiency and add skills to our dynamic team.

  • Downloading and compiling GIS layers into an AutoCAD base map.
  • Interpreting USGS maps, FEMA maps, NRCS soil survey, National wetlands inventory, ALTA surveys, maps, and other information to identify site constraints.
  • Applying GIS experience working with ESRI or AutoCAD products to incorporate geolocation into scaled layout drawings.
  • Utilizing GIS or AutoCAD Civil 3D to analyze terrain and identify suitable slopes.
  • Formatting drawing plots and maintain AutoCAD template files and standards for company.
  • Collaborating with engineering to create preliminary layout design of PV systems.
  • Generating shape files and KMZ files.
  • Working closely with project development teams to modify plans as site constraints evolve during project development.
  • Drafting and modifying electrical single line diagrams with support from engineering.
  • Preparing civil, mechanical or electrical details as required with support from engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience designing and drafting in AutoCAD.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in a professional environment.
  • Must have strong AutoCAD drafting skills with experience utilizing layers, blocks, coordinate systems, dimensioning and industry standards.
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD Civil 3D or AutoCAD Map 3D a plus.
  • Experience with Google Earth or other mapping/GIS tools, as well as use of online and public resources such as federal/state/county databases (e.g., to review land records and environmental factors that may affect project development) a plus.
  • Construction experience preferred.
  • Continuous interest in learning about cutting-edge technologies in a dynamic and evolving field required.
  • Strong attention to detail with a high level of integrity and proven organizational capacity to manage multiple projects required.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office/Office 365, Google Apps, and database tools required.
  • Ability to travel and access sites of varying terrain.

Interested candidates are invited to email a cover letter and current resume to: