Monday, April 19, 2010

Project BIM Coordinator (NBBJ Seattle)

For more than 60 years, NBBJ—a leading international architecture and design firm—has successfully helped clients address the challenges of the rapidly changing marketplace. The firm is a leader in providing architecture, interior design and planning services in markets such as healthcare, retail and hospitality, education, workplace, government and science and technology. We are an organization of creative professionals committed to achieving design excellence and environmental stewardship in diverse projects in many cities across the world. NBBJ has ten offices worldwide in Boston, Columbus, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Beijing, Dubai, London and Shanghai.

NBBJ Seattle is seeking a studio-based Building Information Modeling (BIM) expert, to lead successful coordination of BIM production and coordination at a project level. The position will offer the candidate opportunities to grow within the firm and exposure to an innovative, fast-paced and highly collaborative environment.

Required Technical skills/attributes:
  • Minimum of seven (7) years experience in Architecture.
  • Expert level knowledge of Autodesk’s Revit Architecture.
  • Proven prior experience with large & complex project delivery using Revit.
  • In-depth knowledge of technology based collaboration systems.
  • Proven coordination process experience including working with consultants using multiple platforms.
  • Knowledge/experience with 3D Max or Rhino a plus.
  • Knowledge/experience in Navisworks a plus.
  • Bachelor of Architecture or equivalent degree required.
Required Personal skills/attributes:
  • Ability to work independently, and with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to Multi-task, work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Communicate clearly
  • Overall, excellent communication skills.
Role and responsibilities:
  • Participate in BIM set-up, standards and coordination process.
  • Participate in technological collaboration between project team members, client, architect, builder, consultants, subcontractors etc.
  • Facilitate the streamlining of the process of exchange and coordination of the 3D model with consultants and contractor/fabricators.
  • Work directly with Design Technology Team (DT) regarding BIM process standards, technology support and training.
  • Establish early standards for data exchange with entire Project Team to optimize use of the BIM for scheduling, quantity take-off, estimating etc during all stages of the project.
  • Participate in BIM Coordination meetings.
  • Participate in constructability reviews of the BIM.
  • Establish/maintain project files and standards.
  • Develop, discover, collect, and share processes, best practices and techniques.
  • Lead the development of standard detail libraries of blocks, groups, curtainwall, casework, etc.
  • Actively promote advanced and innovative BIM-based methodologies towards integrated practice.
This position reports to and receives direction from the Project Manager and Studio Core Team. To apply please see our WEBSITE.

NBBJ is an equal opportunity employer.