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


Thursday, October 24, 2019

VDC Engineer - Nashville - TN

Bill Roberson is a recruiter charged with finding the ideal candidate to fill this position.

  • Provides models and documents necessary to complete scope as determined with VDC/BIM leadership and project teams.
  • Assembles 3D content modeled by others and models any content not provided.
  • Learns and maintains a productive and efficient BIM process.
  • Supports operation with self-perform model management and layout.
  • Maintains working relationships with subcontractors and project teams.
  • Assumes responsibility for learning the VDC processes and standards; applies them to assigned projects.
  • Reads and comprehends construction documents and applies them to VDC processes.
  • Provides models and documents necessary to complete scope determined by VDC leadership and project teams/internal clients. Those tasks are:
    • Base model (structural, architectural).
    • Quality model.
    • Logistics model.
    • Provides BIM technical support to design team/project team to facilitate 3D coordination.
    • Independently conducts and maintains a productive and efficient VDC process including virtual mock-up exercises, mechanical and electrical coordination and 4D scheduling/planning workflows.
Qualifications Required:
  • 2+ years construction or related experience (Required).
  • 2+ years BIM-related experience (Required).
  • Ability to travel nationwide 50%
  • Must live in Nashville, TN currently OR be willing to relocate to Nashville
  • Knowledge of Lean process and philosophy.
  • Knowledge of organizational structure and available resources.
  • Ability to quickly and effectively solve complex problems.
  • Ability to lead project teams through the VDC processes.
  • Ability to set up and establish project specific BIM 360 glue project sites (Intermediate).
  • Ability to read and understand plans, drawings and specifications.
  • Knowledge of BIM technologies and apply to overall VDC processes and application in the AEC industry.
  • Apply VDC/BIM processes and standards.
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.
  • Knowledge of BIM technology solutions including:
    • Autodesk BIM 360 Glue (Intermediate).
    • Autodesk Revit (Architecture, Structure, MEP) (Intermediate).
    • Autodesk AutoCAD (Intermediate).
    • Autodesk Navisworks Manage, including clash spheres program (Intermediate).
    • Trimble’s Sketch-Up (Intermediate).
    • Adobe and/or Bluebeam (Intermediate).
    • Laser scanning data collection process.
    • Synchro.
    • Autodesk Point Layout.
Education Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a construction-related field of study (Required).

  • Send resume to: or call (844) 3-USAJOB and ask for Bill Roberson

    Thursday, October 17, 2019

    BIM Specialist - SERA Architects - Oakland - CA

    Under the supervision of the BIM Manager, the BIM Specialist provides BIM training and support to SERA’s staff and projects. The BIM Specialist assists in providing direction in emerging technologies associated with BIM and researches and develops opportunities for process improvement, application, and data integration with Revit. This position communicates current practices and procedures to project staff, and provides support for various design-related software applications.

    This is a part time or full time position, depending on the candidate.

    About SERA

    SERA is a progressive, 100% employee-owned architecture, interior design and urban design & planning firm based in Portland, Oregon. Since 1968, SERA has been instrumental in the development of the city’s national reputation for livability. In 2015, we opened a second office in the San Francisco Bay Area where we service Silicon Valley and other California clients.

    Our culture reflects our commitment to great design, client service, and sustainability. SERA provides our employees with an enjoyable work environment and opportunities for professional and personal development.

    Job Title: BIM Specialist II
    Supervisor: BIM Manager
    FLSA: Non-Exempt

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Directly assist Revit users to efficiently produce high quality project deliverables.
    • Assist BIM Manager in the development of training programs. Act as primary trainer for new Revit users, as well as providing continuing education for current Revit users.
    • Track training program metrics to determine effectiveness.
    • Assist in development of BIM “best practices” for SERA.
    • Assist users with setting up new projects in Revit.
    • Provide direct support to diagnose, troubleshoot and resolve Revit technical issues for all project teams.
    • Assistance in development of, as well as responsibility for implementation of, departmental standards related to document production, archiving practices, auditing protocols, and project set-up.
    • Develop workflow enhancements, content, and the integration of third-party software packages to Revit.
    • Track metrics associated with new workflow efficiencies.
    • Coordinate clash detection on projects.
    • Research, learn, and implement new software that advances design & sustainability efforts.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    Education and Experience
    • 2 year Technical Degree, or equivalent.
    • Minimum 3 years of BIM/Revit (Architecture) experience required.
    • Experience with the interaction between Revit and software used for solar analysis, daylighting, IES, and other LEED applications preferred.
    • Demonstrated experience providing Revit training, including how to create complex Revit families. Training experience should include in-person, remote access, one-on-one, and group formats.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Knowledgeable of multiple application platforms and complex systems, including Revit, AutoCAD, NavisWorks, Newforma, 3D Studio Max, SketchUp, and Rhino.
    • Understanding of Revit worksharing and Revit Server/C4R.
    • Ability to troubleshoot Revit and project related issues.
    • Ability to create accurate, 3D parametric families for Revit.
    • Intermediate design and production skills required.
    • Ability to balance a wide array of tasks, responsibilities, and commitments efficiently and simultaneously
    • Exceptional customer service orientation.
    • Familiarity with using and creating point clouds in Revit and laser scanning in general.
    • Flexibility in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.
    • Ability to comfortably lift and carry 50 pounds; walk with / carry equipment upstairs as needed.
    SERA Architects Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

    Please see our website to apply for this position.

    Thursday, October 3, 2019

    Design Technology Manager - Ratcliff - Emeryville - CA

    Join Ratcliff to discover what is important, imagine the potential and design for extraordinary

    We are looking for talented individuals that embrace open minded thinking, a disciplined approach to work and motivation to transform the built environment. Your attributes include:

    Critical thinking
    Strong design sense
    Deep intelligence and curiosity
    Flexible mindset
    Strong work ethic
    Patience working with others

    Ratcliff possesses a vibrant vision, a drive for innovation and a commitment to sustainable design. With a legacy in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1906, the firm is a living, evolving architecture firm, dedicated to learning what is important to our clients, our community and our planet; and to designing for extraordinary outcomes.

    Ratcliff’s staff of 65+ engages clients who share our values and serve as strategic partners in designing sustainable building solutions. Our primary practice areas of academic, healthcare and civic architecture present significant opportunities for architecture that is driven not only by place based questions of purpose, design and technology, but also by intrinsic issues born out of our contribution to society.

    The firm is seeking an individual with an entrepreneurial spirit and the capacity to serve as a pioneering technologist in the role of Design Technology Manager. The ideal candidate will possess experience in identifying, qualifying, building consensus for, and implementing enabling technologies and enterprise systems that facilitate the firm’s business processes and strategic objectives. The candidate will possess a mix of business acumen and an understanding of industry trends in support of Ratcliff’s vision and drive for innovation.

    • 8 years professional experience consistent with the field of design software.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture / Engineering, or in Computer Science with 5 or more years experience in the field of building design.
    • High level of proficiency with Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD in an architectural production environment.
    • Experience supporting related design and rendering applications, including AutoCAD A360, 3D Studio Max, Navisworks, Sketchup and similar.
    • Familiarity with design collaboration platforms preferred, such as Newforma and Autodesk BIM 360.
    • Familiarity with cloud computing, local network architecture and workstation hardware.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, with a general aptitude and comfort level with providing training and technical support.
    • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, relevant strategic information to management.
    • Candidates must have legal working status in the U.S. as Ratcliff will not be sponsoring work visas at this time.
    Ratcliff, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is conveniently located in Emeryville, between Berkeley and Oakland, just across the Bay Bridge from San Francisco. We provide a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply, submit your resume VIA EMAIL with cover letter. No phone calls or drop-ins, please. All responses will be held in confidence.

    Thursday, August 29, 2019

    BIM VDC Coordinator - Wight & Company - Darien - IL

    Wight & Company, rated by the Chicago Tribune as a Top Workplace, is an integrated architecture, engineering and construction management firm, based in Darien, Illinois. We have a tremendous opportunity for a BIM/Virtual Design & Construction (VDC)Coordinator. The ideal candidate will have foresight of future trends in software applications and be on the forefront of current software.


    • Reports directly to the Director of Integrated Technology.
    • Contribute to/advance the adoption of BIM standards.
    • Train staff in Revit, including standards and best practices (Architecture, Interiors, MEP, Structural).
    • Assist teams with BIM Execution Planning at project kickoff and major milestones.
    • Troubleshoot Revit issues.
    • Assist project Teams with complex Revit setup/modeling requirements.
    • Build Revit families and manage Revit library.
    • Plan/implement variety of BIM/VDC processes throughout the project lifecycle, including visualization, modeling, virtual mock-ups. Model-based takeoffs, 3D coordination logistics and 4D staging diagrams.
    • Consult with contractors, designers, engineers and consultants to establish/maintain file management & BIM protocols required for effective coordination.
    • Lead clash coordination meetings.
    • Research/Develop new ways to utilize BIM information to enhance projects through stages of design/construction.
    • OPTIONAL – join the Wight DRONE team to PILOT drone for project photography and photogrammetry.


    • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering, Architectural Drafting or related field required.
    • Minimum of 3 years’ Revit experience, preferably in a multi-discipline office.
    • Knowledge of Building Information Modeling (BIM) & Virtual Design & Construction (VDC) technology is required.
    • Self-motivated with the ability to produce high quality work with minimal oversite in a collaborate, fast-paced environment.
    • Passion for experimenting with new software and processes to enhance design & construction workflows.
    • Can work easily with others, has good communication skills and a sense of humor.

    Computer Programs:

    • BIM/Clash Coordination (Revit, Navisworks, AutoCAD).
    • PDF Editing (Bluebeam).
    • 4D Scheduling (Navisworks, Synchro).
    • Computational BIM (Dynamo, Grasshopper).
    • 3D Modeling (3ds Max, SketchUp, Rhino).
    • Image/Animation Editing (Photoshop, Premiere).
    • Reality Capture (ReCap).

    If you would be interested in exploring this exciting opportunity, please visit our WEBSITE and if you want to apply EMAIL YOUR RESUME in confidence.

    Tuesday, August 27, 2019

    Site Design CAD Specialist - LPA - Irvine - CA

    LPA is seeking a Site Design CAD Specialist who has a strong understanding of how complex aspects of site + building design interact, to be part of our uniquely collaborative design process.

    The Site Design CAD Specialist is an integral part of the LPA design technology team and works closely with project teams throughout the company. The Site Design CAD Specialist will be active in developing Civil + Landscape standards, researching + developing new processes, developing + identifying goals + objectives for the integration of site in the design + documentation process and developing methods of integrating 3d design tools for design and coordination with Architecture + Engineering.

    Our technology team is a unified group that includes design technologies, information technologies and information systems. As a part of design technologies, the Site Design CAD Specialist focuses on how Civil Engineers and Landscape Architects leverage technology (including CAD, 3d design tools and other analytical software) during the design process. As part of a unified technology team you will also influence other hardware, software and processes, which advance our pursuit of a better process that returns better results.

    • 7+ years of relevant experience
    • Work experience in a medium to large sized civil engineer, landscape architecture, architecture or construction firm
    • Passion for great customer service
    • Passion for 2D and 3D CAD based workflows and tools
    • Expert knowledge of AutoCAD or Civil3D and content creation for landscape architects or civil engineers
    • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to conduct limited amounts of travel
    • Knowledge of and Revit, SketchUp and Navisworks or BIM360 Glue
    • Awareness of Autodesk licensing
    • Awareness of other design software such as SketchUp, Rhino, Enscape, and AutoTurn
    • Awareness of project information management software such as Newforma Project Center, BIM 360 and SharePoint.
    • Be the first point of contact for civil engineering and landscape architecture designers experiencing issues related to design technologies.
    • Contribute to the development of high-quality CAD based site models through documentation, education, coordination of model reviews and maintenance
    • Engage integrated design teams in CAD and BIM coordination
    • Help develop, document and communicate interdisciplinary BIM Project Plans
    • Setup and monitor the effective coordination of CAD and BIM based projects
    • Create and organize CAD content and templates
    • Provide CAD related education to designers
    • Support project teams through clash detection and constructability reviews
    • Receive, prioritize and respond to requests for help with design technologies.
    • Research, evaluate and recommend emerging design technologies.
    LPA is an integrated design firm with offices in California and Texas. We specialize in creating innovative, sustainable environments that work better, do more with less and improve people’s lives. We provide a vibrant and rewarding work environment—one that values and fosters creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, community engagement and ongoing career development and growth. LPA is also committed to diversity, wellness and work-life balance. LPA offers competitive salaries and generous benefits, including health and dental insurance, retirement and financial, wellness and other work/life plans.