Thursday, October 12, 2017

Revit Technician - Structural - Farnsworth Group - Peoria - IL

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!

We have an immediate opening in our Peoria, IL office for a Structural / Architectural Revit Technician. This position is responsible for assisting the structural engineers and architects by providing building information (BIM) modeling; performing redline drafting; preparing detailed scaled structural drawings for construction; making use of computers and building information modeling software (Revit); making relevant views of building structures and construction details.

Requirements include:
  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Graphics, Drafting or related
  • degree or a combination of education and experience, required
  • Proficiency in Revit, required
  • 2 - 5 years of experience with Revit, preferred
  • Interest in Structures
  • Experience with Architectural / Structures, preferred
  • Ability to visualize and illustrate design in two or three dimensions, required
  • AutoCAD experience a plus
  • Revit or Autodesk Certification, preferred
  • Experience with Navisworks, preferred

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
For immediate consideration:
Please Apply Online or visit the Farnsworth Group website at and click on the careers link.

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

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Project Managers - Licensed Architects - Intern Architects - QPK Design - Syracuse - NY

Project Managers / Licensed Architects / Intern Architects – QPK Design – Syracuse, NY

QPK Design is an award winning architectural firm in central New York and we are looking to expand!

Individuals with all levels of architectural experience are needed!

Preferred skills include:
  • 2-15 years of professional experience with increasing responsibilities.
  • Good communication skills: verbal, written, and graphic.
  • Ability to be self-directed in preparation of design drawings, details, and specifications.
  • Ability to work directly with architect/engineer/designer/contractor/municipality/client.
  • Revit Architecture experience preferred but not required.
Benefits include: 401k, Profit Sharing, Medical and Dental Insurance, Compensation dependent upon experience.

Please APPLY VIA EMAIL to Christopher Lynch

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

ID Design Senior Specialist - LPA - Irvine

At LPA we look at our ability to change our world every day on every project that we are involved in. We believe that great projects require us to be seamless in our response towards the creation of people inspired sustainable places and spaces. Our in-house integrated design teams are made up of industry leading architects, engineers and designers, whose work are producing projects that inspire, enrich and prove that great design and sustainability are exceptional partners. We currently have 6 offices, located in Irvine, San Diego, San Jose, Sacramento, San Antonio, and our newest office has recently been opened in Dallas.

This is a unique chance to join the Inspired Design (ID) group within LPA. The ID team is a group of designers and technical staff that partners with project teams to make them run smoothly. ID manages network infrastructure, desktop computers, design software, research and development of new technologies and workflows and everything in between. As a Design Specialist you will be involved in project kickoff meetings and day to day support for architectural and engineering designers. From onboarding to training to lessons learned you will have a chance to engage with all project types and all phases.

The ID Design Senior Specialist, is a critical forward-thinking part of LPA | ID, which partners with designers to inspire the design process through technology, workflows and digital tools. The Design Senior Specialist will focus on the advancement of technology through collaboration with designers to inspire and advance the use of building information modeling (BIM), computer aided design (CAD) and project information management (PIM) software. Collaboration with several disciplines, including civil, landscape, architecture, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and low voltage in addition to other members of ID will be essential to the pursuit of LPA’s approach to informed design.

Responsibilities
  • Review and assist with escalated requests for assistance with design software and projects.
  • Develop and communicate, through documentation and education, best practices as learned from previous projects and support requests.
  • Partner with designers to identify workflow improvements.
  • Evaluate and forecast emerging technologies.
  • Determine and coordinate updates and software deployment requirements and steps.
  • Develop, evaluate and/or provide education related to design technologies in collaboration with designers.
  • Coordinate deployment of design and engineering software.
  • Initiate and setup project related BIM Kickoff meetings.
  • Promote and evaluate the development of high quality models through model review and maintenance.
  • Coordinate the interoperability of CAD, graphics and modeling tools.
  • Conduct research and development or professional development focused on current workflows and software that advances the partnership between ID and designers.
  • Engage with project teams for limited engagements on project specific work.
  • Provide leadership for the maintenance and development of the CAD, BIM and rendering libraries.
Requirements
  • At least 3-5 years of experience
  • Expert knowledge of Revit, SketchUp and AutoCAD Architecture.
  • Passion for and ability to promote BIM/CAD technologies and practices.
  • Passion for great customer service.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and build relationships.
  • Effectiveness in working with others and offering assistance when needed.
  • Proven ability to thrive in highly collaborative environments.
  • Proven ability to manage several projects and establish priorities.
  • Ability to conduct limited amounts of travel.
  • Organized and methodical with a resourceful capacity for resolving challenges.
  • Ability to manage others for short and medium term projects within ID.
  • Experience implementing, supporting or practicing BIM in a medium to large sized firm.
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Strong, self-motivated work ethic with ability to be effective and timely while providing consistent follow up.
  • Organized and methodical with a resourceful capacity for resolving challenges.
Desired Skills
  • Superior knowledge of AutoCAD Architecture, MEP and/ or Civil 3d.
  • Experience with AutoCAD Acritude, MEP and/ or Civil 3d.
  • Experience with other design software such as Lumion, vRay, Podium and Rhino + Zoo
  • Experience with engineering software such as EnergyPro, Trace 700, AGI 32, etc.
  • Experience with Newforma Project Center, Navisworks, AutoCAD MEP, SpecLink-e, Sefaira, Insight 360, EnergyPro or SharePoint.
  • Competence with licensing hardware and software.

Click HERE to Apply Online

ID Design Specialist - LPA - Irvine

At LPA we look at our ability to change our world every day on every project that we are involved in. We believe that great projects require us to be seamless in our response towards the creation of people inspired sustainable places and spaces. Our in-house integrated design teams are made up of industry leading architects, engineers and designers, whose work are producing projects that inspire, enrich and prove that great design and sustainability are exceptional partners. We currently have 6 offices, located in Irvine, San Diego, San Jose, Sacramento, San Antonio, and our newest office has recently been opened in Dallas.

This is a unique chance to join the Inspired Design (ID) group within LPA. The ID team is a group of designers and technical staff that partners with project teams to make them run smoothly. ID manages network infrastructure, desktop computers, design software, research and development of new technologies and workflows and everything in between. As a Design Specialist you will be involved in project kickoff meetings and day to day support for architectural and engineering designers. From onboarding to training to lessons learned you will have a chance to engage with all project types and all phases.

The Design Specialist I is a critical part of LPA | ID, which partners with designers to inspire the design process through technology, workflows and digital tools. The Design Specialist I will be the first point of contact for designers experiencing an issue with design technologies. While collaborating with designers the Design Specialist I will have the opportunity to inspire and advance the use of building information modeling (BIM), computer aided design (CAD) and project information management (PIM) software. Collaboration with several disciplines, including civil, landscape, architecture, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and low voltage in addition to other members of ID will be essential to the pursuit of LPA’s approach to informed design.

Responsibilities
  • Receive, prioritize and respond to requests for assistance with design software.
  • Coordinate with other members of ID to help resolve technical issues.
  • Foster a sense of partnership with designers to advance and promote design technologies.
  • Host orientation and welcome process for new designers.
  • Assist project leaders in completion of ID projects.
  • Maintain software compliance.
  • Document and communicate best practices.
  • Coordinate outside training for design software as directed by other ID team members.
  • Respond and resolve incoming requests for assistance on design technology related issues.
  • Maintain and assist in developing CAD, BIM and Render libraries.
  • Developing and promoting a partnership with designers across disciplines and offices through following and understanding standards and resources available at LPA.
  • Support plotting and printing from BIM, CAD and PIM platforms.
  • Conduct research and development focused on current workflow/software or through professional development that advances the partnership between ID and designers.
  • Promoting the development of high quality building information models through coordination of model reviews and model maintenance.
  • Engage with project teams for limited engagements on project specific work.
Requirements
  • At least 1-2 years of experience
  • Knowledge of Revit, SketchUp and AutoCAD Architecture.
  • Passion for and ability to promote BIM/CAD technologies and practices.
  • Passion for great customer service.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and build relationships.
  • Effectiveness in working with others and offering assistance when needed.
  • Proven ability to thrive in highly collaborative environments.
  • Proven ability to manage several projects and establish priorities.
  • Ability to conduct limited amounts of travel.
  • Organized and methodical with a resourceful capacity for resolving challenges.
Desired Skills
  • Experience supporting or practicing BIM in a medium to large sized firm.
  • Superior knowledge of Revit and AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of Civil 3D
  • Knowledge of other design software such as Lumion, vRay, Podium and Rhino + Zoo
  • Knowledge of engineering software such as EnergyPro, Trace 700, AGI 32, etc.
  • Experience with Newforma Project Center, Navisworks, AutoCAD MEP, SpecLink-e, Ecotect, Sefaira, Insight 360, EnergyPro or SharePoint.
  • Knowledge of licensing hardware and software.

Click HERE to Apply Online


Tuesday, August 8, 2017

BIM Coordinator for BLOX

BLOX is looking for a smart, nimble and talented hands-on problem solver. Individual must have good communication and interpersonal skills, self-confidence, and ability to work independently and within a team.

The position will be responsible for helping to ramp up our BIM based scheduling and job site management efforts for a series of healthcare projects. Aiding the scheduling and planning team in the development and coordination of highly detailed location based schedule models. We have an immediate need to fill this role with a contract hire or a full time BIM coordinator. Compensation is highly competitive and the start date is immediate.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Proficient with Revit, Synchro, Primavera
  • Previous VDC Coordination experience
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems efficiently
  • Out of the box problem solviing
  • Ability to coordinate and communicate effectively with team members
  • Willingness to work with a diverse group of people
DESIRED SKILLS
  • Previous experience with, construction means and methods
  • Strong understanding of construction sequencing
  • Experience programing with Dynamo, Grasshopper, or other software API interfaces.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop a highly integrated location based sequencing models for use in scheduling and construction
  • Aid in the continuous improvement of our design and fabrication models.
  • Develop best practices for model to schedule integration.
  • Work with and communicate regularly with construction, engineering, project management and operations
ABOUT BLOX
BLOX is creating the tools to convert a resistant Architecture Engineering and Construction Industry into a smart and efficient machine. For those motivated to play a part in that change, this is an exciting time at BLOX. We take the most complicated parts of a hospital headwalls, surgery ceilings, MEP racks, exam rooms, bathrooms, etc. - design them so that they can be removed from conventional construction, manufacture them as modules, transport and insert them into the construction process to yield higher quality buildings that open significantly faster than those conventionally constructed. BLOX is both service and product that includes architecture, engineering, manufacturing, logistics and construction.

EMAIL your INQUIRES attention to Nathanael Renfro.

Friday, July 28, 2017

BIM Technician - Bates Architects - Clayton - MO

Bates Architects is seeking BIM Technicians for our St. Louis, MO and Springfield, MO offices to support architectural project teams in the use of BIM tools and workflows across a variety of project types.

The BIM Technician is responsible for maintaining one or more project BIM models and associated project BIM support requirements, ensuring the prescribed performance and quality levels for specific project BIM requirements are achieved. Core responsibilities of the BIM Technician role will span from initial project set-up, ensuring BIM model integrity, managing outputs & performing BIM coordination exercises. This position includes hands-on project work.

Additional responsibilities may include developing BIM specific content, evaluating and testing new software, assisting with Virtual Reality development and workflows, support and development of training procedures for staff members, and assisting users with the daily challenges they may encounter.

The BIM Technician provides technical support directly to project teams and reports directly to the office BIM Manager, providing feedback on project team’s requirements for training, workflows or content.

TECHNICAL SKILLS
  • Basic knowledge of & a proven practical background in Autodesk Revit, Navisworks and related BIM software.
  • Solid understanding of legacy BIM / CAD applications and practices, particularly AutoCAD.
  • Additional knowledge of Dynamo/Grasshopper, C# or Python programming languages and Revit API programming is beneficial.
  • Additional knowledge of rendering and visualization platforms such as Lumion, Fuzor, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift Virtual Reality systems is beneficial.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • Candidates must be able to clearly articulate advanced concepts in a way that team members at all levels can understand.
  • Candidates should possess the ability to teach others to understand and use BIM concepts and tools.
  • Revit/Autodesk certification is beneficial.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong attention to details is a must.
  • The ideal candidate will be a team player with a proactive and problem solving methodology.
  • Degree in Architecture or construction technology based qualification is beneficial but not required.
EXPERIENCE
  • Must possess at least 1+ years of relevant experience with Revit and BIM Concepts and at least 2 - 5 years of AEC related experience.
  • Experience with delivering projects using BIM workflows for production and end deliverables to typical industry standards.
  • Experience with COBie datasets is beneficial
APPLY via EMAIL to Aaron Gipperich.
Send your resume AND please include the position Title and Location in your subject line.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Structural Technician - R.A. Smith National - Brookfield - WI

R.A. Smith National (RASN) is a privately held company providing multi-disciplinary services to government and the land development industry. Our comprehensive services include civil engineering, surveying, construction services, structural engineering, ecological services, landscape architecture, irrigation design, water resource engineering, geographic information systems (GIS) and 3D laser scanning.

We currently have a full time opening for a Structural CAD Technician who will work in our Structural Services Division.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepares construction documents from data and specifications submitted by engineers
  • Utilizes computer aided drafting techniques to perform applicable work
  • Adds engineering markings to plan sets
  • Alters drawings to conform with engineering changes
  • Analyzes drawings to make sure they are accurate
  • Marks drawings as necessary to indicate any changes that may be required to meet quality control standards
  • Demonstrates an understanding of engineering concepts
  • Utilizes software packages such as Revit and AutoCAD
  • Coordinates work with Project Managers, Engineers, Surveyors, Architects and other CAD Technicians
  • Completes preliminary design work with direction from engineers
  • Utilizes computer file management
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications/Requirements
  • Associates Degree in drafting technologies from an accredited school and a minimum of three (3) years progressive experience with Revit or a minimum of five (5) years progressive experience with Revit
  • Thorough understanding of and proficiency using Revit
  • Ability to learn and become proficient using other cad and design software
We are proud to be an EOE/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disabled employer.

CLICK TO APPLY ONLINE