NV5, Inc.

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CAD Technician

CAD Technician

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NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.


Currently our Saint Paul. MN office is seeking a expereinced CAD technician to work with our Power Delivery Group.


You will prepare construction drawings and documents for high voltage substation projects including physical layouts, elevations, schematics, and wiring diagrams.

  • Work under the direction of senior designers and engineers.
  • Meet client and NV5’s requirements and standards.
  • Manage and maintain design records and files
  • Complete as-built drawings.
  • Able to fulfill assignments that require independent judgment and evaluation.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Develop your career via peer-learning through sharing of knowledge with other experienced designers and engineers.
  • Minimal travel to client sites as needed. (10%)


  • Zero to 5 years of demonstrated CAD experience.
  • Associate Degree or Diploma in Electrical Technology from an accredited technical college
  • Capable of developing detailed construction documents and drawings based on concepts, verbal direction and/or sketches.
  • Proficiency of current CAD systems, including AutoCAD
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple projects under budget and time constraints.
  • Strong desire to learn and take on responsibility.
  • Customer and project team oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications.

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of electrical concepts.
  • Knowledge of Bentley Microstation and Descartes
  • Knowledge of AutoDesk Raster design


For us, helping you grow your career at NV5 is good business. Just as our clients require solutions tailored to meet their individual needs, so does our staff. NV5's benefits plan is designed to provide you the choice and flexibility to fit your individual needs.




NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefit package:

Medical Coverage

Dental Coverage

Vision Coverage

401(k) Program Financial Consulting through Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Paid Time Off (PTO) Holiday Pay Employee Assistance Program (EAP)



NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.