Friday, August 27, 2010

BIM Coordinator - DesignGroup - Columbus, OH

DesignGroup is an award winning architecture and planning firm located in Columbus, Ohio and is a nationally recognized Best Firm to Work For and leader in sustainability. Since 2009, 100% of our work has been designed in a BIM Environment.

To support this transformation, we are searching for a BIM Coordinator. The BIM Coordinator will serve as a Subject Matter Expert for Revit Architecture and other digital design tools within our firm. The BIM Coordinator will support the Director of BIM, Architectural and Interior Design Teams on all projects from concept through construction leveraging a BIM workflow to maximize the team’s efficiency and use of the firm’s multiple design technologies. Responsible for content development and maintenance of the Revit Library, and for implementation of Revit Standards within project teams and will be the lead on BIM project work such as BIM conversion projects for owners, contractors and other consultants.

Successful candidates will demonstrate: excellent theoretical problem solving capabilities; a strong attention to detail and quality; the ability to manage multiple projects; motivation to develop and evolve the firms BIM related competitive advantages; and the ability to interact and mentor other team members in a thoughtful manner.

This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Interior Design or equivalent, 3-5 years experience in design or construction practice with strong understanding of project workflows throughout the design, documentation and construction phases and expert knowledge and proven practical application of Revit Architecture and other BIM related software. Familiarity with additional design applications such as 3D Studio Max, SketchUP, NavisWorks , Ecotect, and Green Building Studio a plus.

To apply for this position, please visit our WEBSITE.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Studio Building Information Modeling Expert

The New York Studio of an International Architecture and Design firm 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 skills/attributes:

  • Minimum of seven (7) years experience in Architecture.
  • Bachelor of Architecture or equivalent degree required.
  • 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.
  • Possess a deep knowledge in the Autodesk product range, including Revit Architecture, Revit MEP, Navisworks, 3DSMax and associated workflows.
  • Experience with Autodesk related programming languages a plus.
  • Previous experience in the design and delivery of complex healthcare projects preferred.
Ability to:
  • Work independently, and with minimal supervision.
  • Multi-task, work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate and present ideas clearly to wide a wide audience – from project team members to external consultants and client representatives.
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative team environment.
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 NBBJ Firmwide 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 families and 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. You will provide day to day guidance and mentoring to less experienced team members to optimize Revit features and follow project modeling standards.

To apply, please send your detailed resume and portfolio sample (no more than 4M) via EMAIL . Note “Project BIM Coordinator” in the subject line.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Position Wanted - Revit Specialist - Denver, CO

Jeffrey Rath is currently "under-employed" as he put it. He's interested in a challenging position that requires his skills with design software, specifically Revit, but not necessarily just Revit. He is located in the Denver area of Colorado. He likes it there and wants to stay.

You can browse his resume and reach out to him via his contact information therein. You can also examine some rendering images of projects he's been a part of.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Mechanical HVAC EIT or Designer - CT

Ted Eatman with Futures Consulting has a client with an immediate opening for a Mechanical Designer for their Norwalk, CT office.

Position requires a minimum of 2 years experience in designing HVAC systems for healthcare, laboratory, industrial or institutional facilities in a consulting environment. Qualifications include strong communication and interpersonal skills, and an above average ability to work in a fast-paced team environment with multiple deadlines. Revit experience is a MUST

They offer competitive compensation and benefits, a positive and supportive work environment and an opportunity to manage your career.

Please send resume via EMAIL to Ted Eatman.

Revit MEP Application Engineer - SC

Visually Intelligent Solutions (VIS), an Autodesk Reseller and Design Visualization solution provider in Rock Hill, SC, is seeking a Revit MEP Application-Engineer and Trainer with BIM/AEC Design expertise, to join our team for supporting our clients with advanced Autodesk CAD/BIM applications.

As a leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, VIS delivers an expanding product portfolio, helping users to continually innovate through the digital design, visualization, and simulation of real-world project performance. From architecture, manufacturing, transportation, and utilities to telecommunications, video games, television, and film, VIS customers are leading the 2D and 3D design world by improving their design processes through increased efficiency and productivity.

VIS is a growing Autodesk reseller serving the Carolinas/Georgia and recognized as a business focus technology leader, uniquely positioned to provide cutting edge visualization services and Autodesk software services to all industries. VIS is comprised of CAD and visualization professionals with extensive backgrounds in engineering and digital artistry who are dedicated to giving our clients the competitive edge. VIS also provides a variety of innovative digital solutions.

Overview of Responsibilities:

  • Providing technical support to customers on-site and via on-line systems
  • Training-coaching-consulting customers with Autodesk design software
  • Conducting product demonstrations to AEC firms and professionals
  • Developing VIS' expertise for Autodesk’s applications

The candidate must be a self-motivated team player with strong BIM knowledge, industry knowledge and excellent communication skills. The following qualifications are desirable:

  • Excellent AEC/BIM knowledge and minimum 3 years experience
  • Capability and experience training-coaching users with Autodesk applications
  • Knowledge of these applications: Revit MEP, AutoCAD, Autodesk Vault & Navisworks
  • Capability of self-learning software and computer technology
  • Degree in Building Engineering, Architecture an advantage or equivalent experience

This is a contract position with the goal of evolving into full-time employment. Company will provide continuous career development and application training as necessary.

Application Engineers participate in all phases of the sales cycle by working closely with the sales team to demonstrate how Autodesk solutions help customers address issues and achieve business goals. The Application Engineers propose solutions based on their strong industry knowledge, in-depth product knowledge, and business acumen. They thoroughly understand the capabilities of the Autodesk solutions and the business benefits customers can realize by implementing those solutions. An Application Engineer functions as a trusted advisor to the customer.

Detailed Responsibilities of AE:

  • Communicates product features and benefits in pre-sales situations.
  • Present Autodesk products to prospective customers in the form of presentations. Presentations may be live, or via Web-delivery mechanisms. Also provides customer consultation, support and product presentations at industry specific trade shows.
  • Business Assessments of Customers.
  • Conducts assessments of customer's business processes and matches solutions to meet their needs.
  • Provides product demonstration assistance in customer facing events.
  • Conduct professional product presentations and demonstrations in large forums that are Autodesk sponsored in order to generate sales and meet revenue objectives.
  • Product Evangelist
AE will become an expert in spreading the product message. AE will convey a positive message to accounts and individuals who are looking for a solution but may not know which product will fit their needs the best. AE will also attempt to find a fit for their products in new environments. AE will enthusiastically assist customers to make the best decisions on the Autodesk solution that will meet their needs.

Please send your resume via EMAIL to Gary Rackliff. Serious candidates will be considered for a follow-up interview.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Project Designer - CA

Project Designer, Electrical Engineering (San Diego)

Sparling, a "Best Place to Work" firm, is seeking a Project Designer, Electrical Engineering. This is a full-time position based in our San Diego office. Under the direction of the Project Manager, this individual will handle the design and modeling of electrical and technology systems in Building Information Modeling format, including AutoCAD and Revit. The Project Designer will research, prepare, and present coordinated design options and work with manufacturers and contractors to address challenges and develop practical designs.

Ideal candidates will have:
  • Strong command of design and modeling with Revit, AutoCAD MEP 2010, and Building Information Modeling.
  • Strong command of electrical and/or technology/low voltage design.
  • 1 or more year’s experience using Revit MEP 2009 or later.
  • Experience working with central files and linked models.
  • Understanding of family editing.
  • Experience with completely circuited and tagged power systems.
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.

Investments we make in our people:

  • Full group insurance benefits
  • Performance bonus
  • 17 paid days off to start, plus paid holidays
  • 401(k) with company contribution
  • Flexible spending plan
  • Paid professional association membership

Please visit our website to view our portfolio and our careers page to apply.

IT Support Specialist - CA

Design Technology/IT Support Specialist (San Diego)

Sparling, a "Best Place to Work" firm, is seeking a full-time IT/Design Technology Support Specialist in our San Diego office. This individual will provide technical assistance to staff members and maintain the firm's IT infrastructure, while also supporting production throughout the firm to provide timely and accurate CAD deliverables and BIM models. This position includes: providing technical support, network and system administration, content creation & maintenance, quality assurance, production support, and the need to continually maintain/expand technical skills.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Two years of post-high school education, plus a minimum of 4 years professional hands on experience in network administration and end user support for Microsoft Windows & Microsoft Office, Microsoft networks, and PC hardware, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience in supporting design technology software such as AutoCAD and Revit.
  • Excellent working knowledge of recent versions of design software; in particular, AutoCAD MEP and Revit MEP.
  • Ability to perform typical server administration skills, including operating systems software patching and upgrades and maintenance of hardware.
  • Knowledge of basic network router and switch equipment configuration and troubleshooting.
  • Knowledge of LAN/WAN networking standards and protocols, including DNS, TCPIP, WINS, DHCP.
  • Outstanding prioritization, organizational, and multi-tasking skills with ability to manage a diverse blend of tasks.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to interact successfully with a diverse range of personality types.

Investments we make in our people:

  • Full group insurance benefits
  • Performance bonus
  • 17 paid days off to start, plus paid holidays
  • 401(k) with company contribution
  • Flexible spending plan
  • Paid professional association membership

Please visit our website to view our portfolio and our careers page to apply.