Field Technician

Novel Energy Solutions
Organization Summary

Novel Energy Solutions, LLC (NES), is a Minnesota company that specializes in reducing government, business, farm and residential energy costs through solar installations, energy-efficiency technologies, and unique financing options. Founded by a fifth-generation Minnesota farmer, NES has a strong focus on helping farmers and their communities take advantage of all the benefits solar energy has to offer.

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Location in MN
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Primary Duties
  1.  Conduct field surveys for property boundaries, topography, GIS data collection, geodetic control, etc.
  2. Provide construction staking for site layout, structures, grading, paving roadways, drainage features, etc.
  3. Assemble field data, perform survey calculations
  4. Prepare survey exhibits and record drawings in AutoCAD
  5. Work efficiently and effectively under tight deadlines as well as balance multiple projects
  6. Maintain a culture of continuous improvement and problem solving
  • The ability to be self-motivated, and able to work both independently and as a survey team member
  • Associate's or bachelor's degree in Land Surveying or related field or qualifying experience
  • The demonstrated ability to operate technical survey equipment to collect field survey data; prepare field notes and CAD drawings in accordance with company and industry survey standards
  • Excellent computer and technical skills, including AutoCAD
  • The ability to be detail-oriented and efficient in problem solving
  • The ability to have interest in renewable energy development and design
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record

Bonus points!

  • Willingness and ability to clearly define objectives, exercise sound technical judgment, take on increasing levels of responsibility and to thrive in a small, flexible and dynamic work environment
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal skills, including the ability to communicate in a positive manner with project managers, other engineering/design team members, management and installation contractors to foster an environment of superior coordination.
  • Good problem solving and critical thinking abilities and a proactive work ethic. Must take accountability of own body of work, closing each project by design completion efficiently, while maintaining accuracy and strict attention to detail.
  • Strong ability to apply innovative and creative skills to problem solving
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