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CAD Designer & Drafter

Antora Energy

Antora Energy

San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

At Antora, we’re on a mission to stop climate change. And we can’t do that unless we tackle the 30% of global emissions that come from industry.

Antora is unlocking zero-emissions industrial energy, cheaper than fossil fuels. Antora’s thermal batteries store energy from renewables as heat for days on end, delivering that stored energy as heat and power at the scale and temperatures that large industrial operations demand. We’re on a path to eliminate gigatons of emissions while strengthening domestic manufacturing, curbing industrial air pollution, and enhancing America’s clean energy leadership.

We are growing our company with people who put team and mission first, value connection through laughter and joy, and build with humility and openness. We are committed to continue building a diverse, passionate, and creative team dedicated to a future where every industrial facility, everywhere on earth, is powered by abundant, low-cost, zero-emissions energy.

Position Summary

Antora is seeking a driven and capable CAD Designed to join our Plant Engineering team. As a member of our team, you will play a crucial role in designing and representing complex plant layouts, piping routes, process flow diagrams, and P&IDs (Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams) using both 2D and 3D CAD models. Your expertise in CAD workflows and best practices will be instrumental in leading and developing our internal processes and templates.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Create, maintain and update 2d drawings in Autocad including plant layouts, process flow diagrams and P&ID’s
  • Develop and maintain internal CAD standards, templates and processes
  • Create and evaluate options for configurations/layouts of plant equipment
  • Create 3d plant and piping configurations in Navisworks or Autocad Plant 3d

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelors or associates degree in a technical engineering discipline (mechanical, chemical, electrical, etc.) and 4+ years of related work experience.
  • Experience producing P&ID’s and PFD’s in Autocad or similar programs.
  • Direct working experience with Autocad
  • Working knowledge of plant systems, terminology including piping, vessels, heat exchangers, pumps, tanks, valves.
  • Ability to work independently and with teams in a fast paced startup environment
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills: compile requirements from multiple sources to feed deliverables.
  • Comfortable collaborating across disciplines between mechanical, process, electrical and controls
  • Familiar and comfortable working with spreadsheets and word processing software (MS Office, Gsuite, etc.)
  • Strong attention to detail and drawing accuracy

Additional Qualifications Desired

  • 3d Modeling experience in Autocad Plant 3d, Navisworks

Work Location: Onsite - San Jose, CA

Salary Range: $113,000 USD - $135,000 USD

Salary Basis: Annual

This job posting contains the salary range that Antora Energy believes it would be willing to pay for the posted job. The actual salary offered will be determined within the posted range based on a candidate's experience, credentials, and expertise as they pertain to the requirements of the position.

In addition to a competitive base salary, Antora Energy’s Total Rewards program includes a premium health benefits package with life and disability insurance, a 401K plan, a flexible spending account, industry leading paid time off policy, providing a flexible and inclusive holiday observance, as well as paid volunteer time off.


We are excited to share our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.