Thursday, July 28, 2011

Electrical BIM Detailer - Helix Electric - San Diego

Helix Electric is interested in finding someone with the right work experience combined with solid knowledge of Revit MEP.

Position description:
Electrical Detailer will produce electrical BIM models, submittal drawings, field installation drawings, schedules and take offs for prefabrication, and will actively participate in the BIM coordination meetings with the other trades.

Position requirements:
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD MEP 2010 or newer and NavisWorks 2010 or newer
  • Knowledge of Revit MEP 2011 or newer preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of electrical concepts, installations means and methods, electrical and building codes requirements
  • Field experience preferred
  • Understanding of project documentation and BIM concepts
  • Ability to identify cost savings and prefabrication opportunities
  • Minimum two years of relevant work experience with an electrical or plumbing contractor
  • Ability to work within project deadlines
If you are interested please contact their recruiting manager: Greg Neville VIA EMAIL.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

BIM Specialist - Gensler - New York

The BIM Specialist for the New York Office is a multifaceted job and focuses on the areas of Revit and AutoCAD technical support, training, 2D and 3D family creation, Revit implementation strategizing with project teams, and research and development.

  • Responsible for BIM (Revit) and CAD (AutoCAD) support for the office.
  • Train staff on BIM applications, primarily Revit, for full day classes, Lunch and Learns, and one-on-one sessions.
  • Collaborate with local teams to ensure Revit success working with both internal and external teams.
  • Provide ongoing Revit support and participate in internal office, regional and firm-wide Revit discussion forums.
  • Strategize with project teams regarding project startup and set-up, model construction methods, best methods for working with outside parties, etc.
  • Assist in content, family and detail library development as well as template file management.
  • Working with the New York IT team to ensure technology needs are being met from all sides.
  • Expert knowledge of, and proven practical background in, Autodesk Revit Architecture and related BIM software.
  • Solid understanding of CAD applications and best practices, particularly AutoCAD.
  • Familiarity with design applications such as 3D Studio Max (and Mental Ray and/or VRay), SketchUp, Navisworks, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Interior Design or equivalent, with three to five years experience in design and/or construction practice preferred.
  • Articulate communicator, able to convey BIM concepts to all levels of design and delivery leadership.
  • Punctual, able to adhere to deadlines, and have a strong work ethic.
APPLY ONLINE and please include work samples with your resume.

Friday, July 22, 2011

CAD/BIM Technicians - KPFF - Irvine, CA

KPFF is a Structural/Civil design firm based in Seattle, WA with offices in 8 states across the country. The Irvine, CA office has openings for experienced CAD/BIM Technicians.

As a CAD/BIM Technician in our team, you will be producing Project and Construction documents in coordination, not only with the design team within KPFF, but as well as the Architect, MEP, Contractor, and/or Owner. CAD/BIM Technicians will have the opportunity to work on various project types and sizes such as; healthcare, education, housing/hospitality, airports, commercial, and seismic analysis and retrofit.

Ideal Candidates shall meet the following requirements:

  • 2+ years experience in the Architectural/Structural Field.
  • General knowledge in Concrete, Steel, Masonry and Wood Construction.
  • Possess excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Skilled in the use of AutoCAD 2009 or higher.
  • Skilled in the use of Revit 2009 or higher (Structure preferred).
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).

The following would be recommended but not required:

  • Knowledge of Parametric Family creation in Revit.
  • Knowledge of Dynamic Block Creation in AutoCAD.
  • Ability to take lead in project decisions when given the opportunity.

KPFF believes that employees should be able to practice with a minimum of organizational restriction. This allows each employee to work directly and independently with his or her clients while drawing upon the experience and resources of all other professionals in the firm. Based on this philosophy, employees experience the opportunity for growth that is based on their own competency, attitude, and commitment. Employee’s professional development will be greatly enhanced by the wide variety of project type and tasks.

KPFF Consulting Engineers – Irvine
18500 Von Karman Ave.
10th Floor
Irvine, CA 92612

Contact Person: Shelena Berbey
Tel: (949) 252-1022
Fax: (949) 252-8082

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

BIM/3D Project Support Coordinator - Smith Seckman Reid - Houston, TX

Smith Seckman Reid's Houston, TX office is looking for one BIM/3D Project Support Coordinator.

General Responsibilities:

  • Under the general direction of the BIM Program Manager, the BIM/3D Project Support Coordinator will assist in the development and implementation of the overall Building Information Modeling (BIM) process as it relates to software application and project support.
  • Regularly engages with design teams to train staff, enhance project performance and generally support the users.
  • Works diligently to improve the dynamics of the BIM initiative through testing and implementation of application upgrades.
  •  Performs other BIM application related tasks as necessary to maintain optimal performance of the process.

Other responsibilities shall include but are not limited to:
  1. Understands and embraces the firm’s vision for the implementation and optimization of building information modeling (BIM) within all aspects of the firm’s services and market sectors.
  2. Communicates among all parties within the firm, division or teams involved with use of the BIM/3D application to keep everyone informed of changes, updates, etc.
  3. Troubleshoots application issues and communicates solution to the users and logs issue into a database for future reference.
  4. Outlines application profile and setup for installation on BIM workstations to maintain consistency and optimization.
  5. Coordinates and conducts ongoing BIM/3D training for operators at all levels of experience.
  6. Investigate items of significance to the BIM application and keeps abreast of current trends in the computer/BIM industry.
  7. Maintains all aspects of plotting for BIM models and documents in regards to optimization of plotting solutions. Communicates with IT group any plotting needs including hardware, software, licensing and maintenance.
  8. Assists in the implementation of a documented process for the production of 3D modeling as part of the delivery of engineering services.
Minimum Requirements:
  1. A technical school graduate with 8 years of related experience or a college graduate with 4 years of related experience
  2. Thorough knowledge of CAD-based software, 3D modeling, BIM, REVIT,Knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook) and General knowledge of engineering theories and methodologies
Smith Seckman Reid, Inc., headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., is an employee-owned engineering design and facility consulting firm with more than 500 employees in 13 offices across the United States. We provide a wide spectrum of consulting services related to building and infrastructure design, operation, sustainable design and management. We deliver services for facilities nationwide, including healthcare, education, science and technology, research, sports and entertainment, corrections, infrastructure, commercial and industrial clients.The strength of our SSR team is our people and the shared belief that our culture makes this an extremely rewarding place to work.

If you are interested in this opportunity, contact Jennifer Traughber via EMAIL.

SSR is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Friday, July 15, 2011

BIM Technician – Redwood City/Sacramento, CA

Crosby Group, a mid-sized Structural Design firm headquartered in Redwood City, CA, has immediate openings for experienced BIM Technicians in both its Redwood City and Sacramento Offices. As a vital addition to our team of engineers, the BIM staff creates high quality project documents for project phases from schematic design through construction administration. BIM Technicians work under the direction of a Project Engineer and the BIM Manager with primary focus being the development of construction documents. Projects include schools, commercial and institutional buildings, correctional facilities, and seismic retrofits of existing buildings utilizing concrete, masonry, steel and wood.

The successful candidates will be working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment on large-scale projects, they must be team-oriented and meet the following requirements:
  • A minimum of 1 year experience with Autodesk Revit Products, Revit Structure preferred.
  • 3+ years of work experience in the architectural/structural design field.
  • Understanding of parametric family creation and model sharing.
  • Candidates should also possess good written and verbal communication skills.
Crosby Group offers a generous employee compensation package including a competitive salary; fully paid employee medical, dental, vision, and disability plans; 401k plan; paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation; education and professional stipends.

For more about Crosby Group, see our website:

Please send resume and salary requirements via email or by regular mail to:

Crosby Group
ATTN: Gayle Klink
3444 Marconi Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95821

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

BIM Specialist - Cannon Design - North America

Cannon Design, a leading international design firm offers a challenging and rewarding career opportunity for an experienced BIM Specialist in a dynamic, team-focused work environment. This position may be filled in any of our North America locations.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Working with the Design Technology team, provide active leadership in BIM implementation strategy.
  • Develop and implement digital design and delivery process improvements.
  • Provide ongoing support for all BIM applications and work closely with Design Technology Manager and Design Technology team to guide the transition from traditional CAD practices and deliverables into more integrated design, modeling and analysis.
  • Research new design applications for inclusion in software portfolio.
  • Educate office leadership and operations in the use and impact of BIM tools on projects.
  • Work closely with senior technical staff to integrate new concepts in digital practice with project delivery.
  • Mentor local Revit leadership, develop project specific implementation strategies and collaborate with project teams to insure BIM success.
  • Evaluate project team development and identify new leaders to extend support network, provide feedback and grow the pool of talent firm-wide.
  • Assist teams at the onset of their project to manage expectations for deliverables and digital project plan to meet project goals.
  • Oversee and monitor projects to offer advice and guidance when appropriate.
  • Identify application development opportunities to create further team efficiencies.
  • Provide ongoing Revit support and moderate internal Revit discussions.
  • Maintain BIM standards and design templates to ensure quality and consistency of design environment and deliverables.
  • Standardize and document Revit workflows and best practices.
  • Work with teams to define workflow for design, rendering and presentation using multiple design applications.
  • Assist in the continuing development of training support materials and advanced training classes. Conduct training classes
  • Coordinate the development of existing Revit content and detail libraries.
  • Participate in multi-office collaboration efforts to support project implementation strategies, grow team expertise and ensure project success.
  • Pursue and continue with established relationships with BIM application developers.
  • Strategize and organize software deployments and software upgrades.
  • Provide direction and assistance in configuring network resources and deployments.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
  • Minimum four-year professional degree in an AEIP discipline.
  • A minimum of two years experience in BIM/Revit (Architecture, MEP or Structural).
  • The ability to work with large teams.
Apply online via the AIA website - Or at Cannon Design's website:

Friday, July 8, 2011

Revit Technician - Doha

Good, long term career opportunity with large, ambitious, multi-disciplinary design consultancy creating highest quality residential, hotel and commercial projects across Qatar. We are looking for a talented architectural technician with at least 5 year’s experience preparing construction documents, detailed drawings and co-ordinating with other disciplines on large scale projects.

5 years AutoCAD expertise essential with at least one year live project Revit experience.

Salary to £40,000 or $65,000

For more information please forward your CV with Revit portfolio to

Revit Superstars - Dubai

World class, award winning, multi-national, multi-disciplinary design practice with a reputation for looking after talented employees is looking for Revit Superstars. This is a career move with an ambitious design biased team producing some of the most exciting Architecture in the Middle East. They have a commitment from the top to adopt BIM and are looking for the very best Revit superstars with at least 1 year of live project Revit experience to help make it happen.

This is an excellent career opportunity if you want to be at the forefront of Revit, in an exciting, well managed, friendly, multi-cultural office producing exciting Architecture. What’s more, it’s tax free and warm!

All levels up to £60k dependant on experience

If you are a Revit superstar, please forward your CV with live project Revit portfolio to:

Thursday, July 7, 2011

BIM Manager - Doha

This is a lead role managing BIM capability with a large, ambitious, multi-disciplinary design consultancy that is embracing latest technologies. It is an exciting opportunity for a talented and experienced Revit expert to work with an ambitious, rapidly expanding practice genuinely committed to BIM.

The firm is looking for someone with a proven track record transferring a busy, large team from AutoCAD to Revit. You will have real experience implementing best practice methods, protocols and training within a fast paced and rapidly changing environment.

Salary: Depending on experience, up to 45000 QAR/month (tax free) ($150,000/annum)

If you are interested and would like to know more please forward your CV to or call me: 00 44 1275 390 632.