Friday, June 10, 2022

Process Piping Designer - Farnsworth Group - Colorado

Come join the Farnsworth Group team and find out why our employees have earned us the Great Place to Work certification for several consecutive years!  Farnsworth Group is a 130-year old, employee-owned full-service Engineering, Architecture and Land Surveying firm with approximately 500 employees. We can provide employment opportunities located throughout a nationwide network of offices. Give us a closer look and discover why we are a Great Place to Work! 

Farnsworth Group is seeking a Process Piping Designer – Entry Level in either our Denver or Colorado Springs, CO office.  In this role, you will provide production support in AutoCAD/Revit for our Building Systems groups with a focus on Process Piping systems. Qualified candidates will enjoy working with experienced engineers for a variety of clients in the semiconductor and industrial markets.
Job Activities: 
  • Preparing detailed scaled design drawings for construction and graphic representations of Process Piping designs
  • Working along with the engineer to perform redline drafting 
  • Making relevant views of buildings and construction details
  • Performing other tasks assigned by an engineering manager
Specific Requirements include:
  • Associates or Technical Degree
  • 1-3 years of CAD/BIM experience and proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit
  • Experience in Navisworks, preferred
  • Process Systems design experience (gas, chemical, ultrapure water, wastewater systems), preferred.
  • General Mechanical and Plumbing Design experience, preferred.
  • Experience with point clouds/laser scanning, preferred
We offer a competitive salary and benefits program that includes:
  • 401(k) with 100% Company Match up to 5%
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans 
  • Professional Development and Training 
  • Wellness/Fitness Reimbursements
  • Mentoring Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Short & Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave 
Salary Range:  $40,000 - $55,000 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, as well as internal and external equity)

Statement on Diversity and Inclusion:

Farnsworth Group is a collection of employees with unique backgrounds and perspectives that all come together to make us a better Company. It is our goal to recruit, hire, develop, retain, and promote a diverse group of people. Join us…and let’s make a difference, together.

For immediate consideration, please APPLY ONLINE or visit the Farnsworth Group website and click on the careers link.  

Farnsworth Group, Inc. is proud to be a M/F Disabled and Veteran EEO/AA employer.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

BIM Drafting Manager - HercuWall - Phoenix - AZ


Job Title:                     BIM/Drafting Manager


HercuTech is the manufacturer of an innovative, patented, ICC-certified panelized wall system called HercuWall. HercuWall is an energy efficient, high strength, durable, panelized concrete reinforced polystyrene wall system constructed to precise dimensions, requiring less labor to install and less time to construct.  The Company is planning for hyper growth and multiple market expansion.                                

Position Overview:

HercuTech Inc. is looking for a highly motivated BIM/Drafting Manager to join the Design/Drafting department to lead the team, implement process and software improvements, and contribute to day-to-day operations and deliverables. You will join a growing team of professional focused on numerous strategic and operational initiatives to position the Company for hyper-growth. This dynamic role will be an integral part of developing the operational excellence for Production and will be expected to contribute ideas for innovation and technology advancement. 

This role will be a key player of the organization’s success, partnering with various departments to ensure the Company can achieve fast paced growth. The ideal candidate will be a great problem solver with outstanding managerial skills and ability to effectively communicate across the organization. 


  • Manage, coach, and develop staff. Able to get the best results from each team member. Mentor new and less experienced team members.
  • Act as intermediary between Drafting, other departments, clients, engineers, and architects to ensure desired outputs are achieved.
  • Work with various departments to create schedules and deadlines. Monitor work in progress to ensure deliverables are on track and to expected standards.
  • Lead Design/Drafting team to identify development needs for BIM software. Work to improve project delivery. Ensure timely and accurate work product.
  • Work to meet or exceed department KPI’s. Provide updates to Executive Team and works toward improvements.
  • Define a BIM strategy for growth including system for seamless collaboration and communication.
  • Educate and trains Design/Drafting team on BIM software and integrations. Contribute to the implementation of updated workflows.
  • Facilitate ongoing development of the company Revit files.
  • Conduct reviews of the work product of the department. Act as a gatekeeper and final quality check on outputs.
  • Enforce BIM standards, output standards, and quality standards for the department. Ensure efficient and effective use of BIM software.
  • Contribute to the definition and documentation of drafting product requirements and all design department deliverables.
  • Maintain a continuous improvement mindset – always looking to improve process, outputs, and efficiencies. Develops solutions and create road maps for process improvements.
  • Conduct research and stay up to date on emerging BIM trends, integrations, and potential improvements. Lead the development of new design software tools.
  • Implement new technologies and methodologies, while balancing real-time requirements.
  • Manage new and existing BIM content, including integration of add on software.
  • Contribute to product improvement initiatives.
  • Enforce document control procedures.
  • Conduct employee reviews. Act on employee issues and make recommendations for improvement/discipline/promotions.


  • Managerial and supervisor experience.
  • A minimum 4 years in building design/construction industry/manufacturing.
  • Experience with Revit.
  • Strong knowledge of modeling product components and assemblies with a variety of solid modeling tools and associated database management systems.
  • Knowledge of additional Autodesk and BIM software including systems, components, assemblies and solutions.
  • Desire to improve department outputs and influence co-workers by striving for excellence.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of workflow and process improvement methodologies.
  • Experience influencing drafting teams and project teams.
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills.

Friday, October 22, 2021

CAD/BIM Analyst - SR CAD/BIM Analyst - Nelson


Job Details


NELSON is seeking  a CAD/BIM Analyst and a SR CAD/BIM Analyst to join our Design Technology Team.  The CAD/BIM Analyst will apply their knowledge of building design, Building Information Modeling (BIM), best practices, and AEC related technology while working as an integral member of the NELSON Worldwide Design Technology Team. This will include supporting, mentoring, and being a technology and BIM resource for project teams utilizing Autodesk AEC Collection, BIM360, Autodesk Construction Cloud, and other AEC design and visualization software. These roles will be part of a unique group that is at the forefront of design technology and BIM development and support within NELSON Worldwide working with and supporting talented teams that are industry leaders.  Our work environment is adaptive to technology demands and the CAD/BIM Analyst must be flexible and adaptive.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Critical features of this job are described under the headings below. Due to changes in technology, critical features may be modified to meet current industry technology trends.

 Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of Revit
  • Extensive knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Familiarity with network technologies and platforms
  • Knowledge of Visualization technologies

Additional Required Knowledge and Skills for Senior CAD/BIM Analyst:

  • Extensive knowledge of BIM Workflows, standards, and best practice
  • Extensive knowledge of AutoCAD Architecture/MEP, Navisworks, 3DSMax, VRay, Lumion
  • Familiarity with programming languages in a BIM environment (Powershell, AutoLisp, Dynamo, Python, HTML/XML, Ruby, VBA/VBScript, C#)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Perform helpdesk support by troubleshooting and resolving software or model/file questions or issues
  • Contribute to the creation and/or revision of standard documentation and procedures as necessary
  • Contribute to the creation, organization, and maintenance of Revit and AutoCAD content
  • Monitor conformance to standards and processes
  • Shadow and mentor Teammates company-wide
  • Assist with the creation and/or delivery of topic based educational webinars and videos
  • Contribute to the configuration, deployment, and maintenance of all design software company-wide
  • Stay current on developing technology trends within the AEC industry
  • Disseminate and educate others on industry advancements and trends

Certificates, Licenses or Registrations Preferred

  • Autodesk Certified Professional preferred.

Education / Experience:

  • Technical School Diploma or Associate’s degree in the field of Computer Science or related field plus:
  • CAD/BIM Analyst: 5+ years’ experience in delivering support and/or training within and Architecture/Engineering organization; or equivalent in appropriate education and experience.  Experience within the A/E/C industry required.
To Apply > CAD/BIM Analyst

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Design Technology Manager - BIM Manager - QPK - Syracuse - NY

Position Type: Full Time
Reports To: Partners
Directed By: Partners/Project Managers

Job Summary:

An integral member of the model-based design process, the BIM Manager collaborates with architects, structural engineers, landscape architects, production specialists, professional staff, partners, and the I.T. Department to promote and facilitate a firm-wide workflow transition from a document-driven to building information modeling practice.


Professional degree related to Architecture and/or Engineering or commensurate experience within the AEC industry.


Salary level is commensurate with experience. EEO Employer.


Email resume, e-portfolio, and references to

Candidate Qualifications

  • 5+ years production experience in design, drafting, or engineering.
  • Experience in manipulating point clouds/laser scans.
  • Must have an in-depth working knowledge of current BIM versions with emphasis on project sheet setup.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have a professional appearance, conduct and work ethic.
  • Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, and meet challenging work goals.
  • Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed as well as determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance.
  • Must have basic PC experience in Windows environments, working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, email, Web-enabled applications, and database software.
  • Must be a self-starter and possess the drive to pursue continued education on BIM.
  • Possess the ability to work well as part of a team and independently.
  • Experience in 3D printing desirable but not mandatory.

Primary design tools used by staff:

  • Autodesk
    • Revit (Arch/Struct)
    • Autocad (2D)
    • Civil 3D
    • Infraworks
    • Recap
    • Navisworks
    • BIM 360
  • Bentley
    • Structural Analysis tools
  • Trimble
    • SketchUp
  • Enscape
  • V-Ray
  • Rhino
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • Photoshop
    • Illustrator
    • InDesign
  • ArcGIS


  • Manage software customization of new version releases.
  • Manage the implementation of design software. Coordinate with IT staff.
  • Evaluate new design software and technologies.
  • Stay informed on best practices for use of Revit Architecture, Revit Structure, AutoCAD, Civil3D and BIM.
  • Installation and support of related BIM software.


  • Responsible for BIM standards development, implementation, and enforcement.
  • Creation and maintenance of all design software project template files to assure standards.
    • Separate templates for: Government and Private clients.
  • Provide support for plotting and electronic file submissions.
  • Automate routines in BIM to support standards and productivity.
  • Provide quality control for completeness and adherence to company standards of all drawings produced.
  • Train and oversee the day-to-day activities of users to ensure BIM standards are maintained in building the
  • model.
  • Creating BIM families and management/manipulation of 3rd party BIM families for staff use.


  • Create written technology evaluations and budgets for future technology adoption that aligns with the
  • company’s goals.
  • Report on the company’s current and projected state regarding design technology utilization.
  • Create upgrade and deployment strategies for design technology software.
  • Coordinate with project teams in scheduling 3D prints to meet deadlines.


  • Provide hardware and network support as it relates to design technology.
  • Troubleshoot problems.


  • Internal training to staff forspecified design software.
  • Conduct annual training for updates in new releases of design software.
  • Conduct new employee onboarding training sessions.
  • Test new employee software skills.
  • Maintain high level of competency of software through continued use and self-training.
  • Attend conferences, seminars, and workshops. Bringing back learning and disseminating the information to
  • appropriate teams.

Project Interface

  • Support project standards coordination with clients (i.e. USACE, OGS, etc.).
  • Assist on project work: complex modeling, renderings, generative design, energy and lighting analysis.
  • Assist project teams in setting up the model.
  • Create custom BIM content for project needs.
  • Help resolve BIM design issues.
  • Manage and distribute coordinated digital documents to the project team.
  • Quality control BIM deliverables to meet contract and client requirements.
  • Perform clash detection and create clash detection reports.
  • Coordinate with project team and external consultants to resolve clashes in the clash detection report.
  • Write and manage the BIM Project Execution Plan, if required, for the project.
  • Manage project team permissions on BIM 360 for cloud hosted projects.


  • Coordinate with the Marketing department in keeping BIM relevant material up to date in promotional
  • materials.
  • Strategize future design technology initiatives.
  • Identify trends and business opportunities relating to design technology and make software recommendations.

Liaison Design Technology workflows with:

  • Sustainable design
  • Planning
  • Visualization (Enscape, V-Ray, SketchUp)
  • Facilities Management
  • Estimating
  • Specification writing
  • Integrated Project Delivery
  • Point clouds/laser scans
  • Modularization
  • Cloud hosted design (BIM 360)
    • 3D Printing (MakerBot) - desirable but not mandatory.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Electrical Designer - Colorado Springs - CO

Farnsworth Group is seeking an Electrical Designer in our Colorado Springs office. In this role, you will be working with engineers to turn design concepts into completed design for lighting, power and signal systems. Electrical design will be for buildings in diverse markets including higher-ed, healthcare, K-12, commercial and industrial.

Specific Requirements include:
  • 5+ years of experience performing electrical design for buildings
  • Experience and proficiency in Revit, required
  • Experience in Navisworks, preferred
  • Experience in AutoCAD, preferred
  • Revit or Autodesk Certification, preferred
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of, Electrical Design through education or work experience
We offer a competitive salary and benefits program that includes:
  • Medical/Dental Plans
  • Prescription Drug Program
  • Vision Plan
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Time-off Benefits
Come join the Farnsworth Group team and find out why our employees earned us the Great Place to Work certification! Farnsworth Group is a full-service engineering and architecture firm with offices and employment opportunities located throughout a nationwide network of offices. With a rich 125-year history, we are an employee-owned company that offers an impressive benefits and compensation program, in addition to excellent career development opportunities. We are always looking for exceptional and talented employees who are passionate about their craft and the solutions we provide to our clients. Give us a closer look and discover why we are a Great Place to Work!

If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

For immediate consideration:

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE or visit the Farnsworth Group Careers website.

Farnsworth Group, Inc. is proud to be a M/F Disabled and Veteran EEO/AA employer.

Monday, November 18, 2019

3D Field Technician - Sanveo - Newark or Stockton - CA

Employer: SANVEO INC.
Location: Newark, CA, or Stockton CA
Contact via email:

Be involved in projects with our Laser Scan Surveying Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

Details: The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Planning and performing 3D laser scanning and surveys.
  • Working with Robotic Total Station. Must have knowledge of field survey operations, GPS layout, machine control (set-up and calibration)
  • Registration and extraction of LiDAR data.
  • Research, test, and maintain scan equipment.
  • Generate and assist with 2D and 3D drafting.
  • Assist in creating digital models and mapping of LiDAR projects and other types of traditional survey projects as well as QAQC of collected data.
  • Keeping current with laser scanning methods, software and techniques
  • Quality control review of deliverables
  • Must be able to climb ladders, work around traffic, and work in various weather conditions
  • Good driving record

Qualifications and Education Requirement:

  • A degree in surveying, civil engineering, architecture (or working on one).
  • Revit experience a plus.

Preferred Skills and Details:

We will train how to scan and use the specialized software for 3D scanning. You should be a flexible team-player who enjoys fast-paced, unique projects. You will have excellent communication skills and have the ability to work without direct day-to-day supervision. This position will often require odd hours and overtime depending on the specific project. It may also require the occasional out-of-state travel, although it is rare at this time.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

VDC Project Manager - AECOM Hunt - Las Vegas - NV

AECOM Hunt – Central Region has a project in Las Vegas, NV

We have an immediate need of a VDC Project Manager to lead an onsite big room of subcontractors doing coordination for a project in Las Vegas. This leader will be and assigned to the field operations team and will assist in coordinating all information needed to construct the project in accordance with the contract documents using BIM tools, processes and workflows and keeping with the construction schedule. This leader will perform all functions and responsibilities in partnership with the company’s culture, corporate vision, ethics and code of conduct.

  • To lead, manage and facilitate MEP coordination meetings in a big room environment
  • Primary point of contact, maintains working relationships with subcontractors and project team
  • Create accurate 3D models as needed for plan checking and drawing QA, field production, and work flow planning/management
  • Support project teams with the use of 3D generated site logistics and site phasing
  • Train project team members in the management and use of electronic construction information.
  • To perform other responsibilities/duties through personal initiative or as directed by management.

  • Bachelor or Associates degree in Construction Management, Architecture or Engineering plus 5 or more years of experience.
  • Must be computer savvy and can type and utilize keyboard functions to navigate multiple programs and screens quickly and accurately
  • Strong verbal and graphic communication skills.
  • Needs to be able to give clear, detailed directions
  • Adaptability to change, resilience and open-mindedness
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Self-motivated and can work independently or within a team.
  • Self-disciplined and self-managed
  • Needs to fit with our learning style - more of a self- study environment
  • Willingness to provide feedback to management
  • Strong understanding of construction documents and can accurately interpret prints.
  • Possess technical knowledge of commercial building design and documentation.
  • Strong knowledge base with advanced software (2D and 3D Autodesk products).
  • Basic understanding of scheduling software.
  • Experience with Autodesk Design and Construction software preferred.
    • Revit Architecture 20xx, Revit MEP 20xx, Revit Structure 20xx
    • Navisworks 20xx
    • Revizto
    • Autodesk BIM 360 Products
    • Plangrid
    • Adobe Software
    • Microsoft Office
    • Egnyte
    • CMiC
    • Aconex