CAD Designer in Santa Fe Springs, CA at CSI Electrical Contractors, Inc

Date Posted: 7/6/2021

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Job Description

CSI Energy, headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, California, is an affiliate company of MYR Group, a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: MRYG) that is among the largest electrical contractors in the nation.  CSI Energy is a rapidly growing solar + BESS Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) company. CSI Energy offer its clients the full spectrum of Solar PV solutions including design, engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning of large utility scale projects.  With proven capabilities across the solar value chain, CSI minimizes uncertainty and risk, and helps clients achieve a higher return on their investment in solar energy.  As a key part of the integrated design build team, you will work to drive high quality, efficient and quick engineering, estimating, contracting and execution of utility scale solar and BESS energy projects in California. The future of Energy is now, and we are building it.

Summary of Position:

The CAD Designer is responsible for the preparation and revision of commercial and utility plan sets for photovoltaic (PV) and Battery Storage (BESS) system installation and site survey sketches. Plan sets include electrical schematics, structural details, and equipment specifications.

RESPONSBILITIES:

  • Work alongside Business Development team and Estimators and create site plans and single line drawings
  • Convey results and findings by means of oral discussions, graphic-based presentations, and project documentation
  • Adhere to discipline-specific CAD standards
  • Improve efficiency and optimize solar layout design to minimize cost and propose value
  • Review drawings for completeness and accuracy
  • Create and update database of design records for future reference
  • Develop the Quantity take off based on the design developed
  • Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology, and safety
  • Familiar with various equipment (modules, racking, inverters etc.) for proper design and installation of solar projects
  • Ability to understand manufacturer’s installation guidelines
  • Familiar with creating site plans and single line drawings (DC and AC)
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and follow through on assigned tasks and projects with minimal supervision
  • Able to work in a fast-moving environment while maintaining a positive attitude in stressful situations
  • High level of organizational skills and professionalism

Job Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2 years of solar design experience
  • Ability to give presentations to groups of up to 10 people
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Visio
  • Effective communication (oral, written, presentation), motivation, and supervisory skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks
  • Must be proficient in AUTOCAD 2D and 3D, Microsoft Office and SketchUp
  • Familiarity with Helios3D or Civil 3D
  • The ideal candidates are individuals who are team players, are solution-minded, and are always looking for ways to improve efficiency and communication
  • Familiar with various equipment (modules, racking, inverters, etc.) for proper design and installation of solar projects
  • Ability to understand manufacturer’s installation guidelines
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and follow through on assigned tasks and projects with minimal supervision
  • Able to work in a fast-moving environment while maintaining a positive attitude in stressful situations
  • High level of organizational skills and professionalism
  • Pursue ongoing education in the field installation of utility scale solar
  • Salary dependent on Experience

CSI is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Sick time off

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19


Salary commensurate with experience.

Apply at: www.myrgroup.com.  If you require an accommodation to complete the online application, please call our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.

MYR Group Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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