Regional AutoCad Drafter
SolarCity 313 reviews - Santa Ana, CA

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The Regional AutoCAD Drafter will be responsible for drafting PV systems and will report to the Drafting Manager. The ideal candidate will have AutoCAD and drawing set creation experience, have formal training (Bachelors Degree or Associates Degree) as well as hands-on industry experience.


  • Interpreting multiple sources of information to create construction and permitting drawings using AutoCAD.
  • Creating, editing, and formatting drawings for homes and businesses using AutoCAD.
  • Communicating with building departments to determine requirements.
  • Communicating with engineers in order to complete photovoltaic system designs.
  • Supporting designers and operations staff located at the regional office
  • Training regional staff on Engineering process and standards

  • At least one year of intense AutoCAD usage. Familiarity with dimensioning, scaling, and typical CAD standards preferable.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with an eye towards automation.
  • Organized and able to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Works well in a fast paced work environment.
  • Adapts easily to changing requirements in a growing industry.
  • Can work independently and within small groups.
  • Confident, independent decision-maker.
  • Experience creating complete drawing sets.
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred; Associates Degree with several years of experience will be considered.
  • Familiarity with residential construction and typical wood framing.
  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical design is preferred and beneficial but not required.
  • Willingness to occasionally travel to job sites throughout the region.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work safely in attics, crawlspaces, and on rooftops is preferred but not required.
  • Must have a clean driving record. (example, no DUI in the last 5 years)
  • Ability to successfully pass a pre-employment background and drug screen
  • Passionate about sustainability, green power, and energy efficiency.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

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SolarCity sells, installs, finances, and monitors turnkey solar energy systems that convert sunlight into electricity. Its systems, either...