Wednesday, November 27, 2013

buildingSMART (BIM) Specialist / MEP Engineering - HOK - San Francisco or Houston

HOK is looking for a building SMART (BIM) Specialist in MEP Engineering in either the San Francisco or Houston office. This position supports project teams through application of expert Revit knowledge.


  • Provides expertise and/or advisement to project teams for implementation of Revit and buildingSMART techniques.
  • Provides feedback on project-based activities to the firmwide buildingSMART team.
  • Supports the development of HOK BIM standards and content for MEP disciplines.
  • Can be a resource and team member in all phases of projects.
  • Maintains current knowledge of design software, industry developments in integrated practice, and other applicable techniques.
  • Acts as leader and mentor by coaching and motivating project team members in the use of advanced Revit technologies.
  • Fosters a commitment to external and internal client service.
  • Takes personal responsibility for fostering a green workplace through sustainable work practices.
[MEP Engineering]
  • Creates HOK standard Revit families and templates for MEP disciplines.
  • Standardize workflows and processes across offices to utilize model based design of MEP systems.
  • Utilizes specialist knowledge to conduct analysis or modeling in one of the following areas; M, E, or P Engineering, M, E, or P Revit Modeling, Building Physics, Energy Modeling, Daylight Analysis, CFD, MEP Fabrication, or Structures as noted below.

  • Advanced knowledge in building information modeling programs and applicable techniques.
  • Expertise in Revit and other BIM tools required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Outlook, Word and Excel required.
  • Knowledge about sustainability, integrated design, and LEED guidelines.
  • Experience with programming/scripting languages such as: C#, Java, VBA, Python preferred
  • Experience with web development using: HTML, CSS, JavaScript preferred
  • Ability to effectively meet and accommodate deadlines on multiple projects.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and provide timely feedback and guidance to the Design Team.
[MEP Engineering]
  • Knowledge of engineering principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of MEP systems and equipment.
  • Knowledge of building codes.
  • Experience with simulation applications preferred: EnergyPlus, Radiance, Ansys, IES, Diva.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, or a related discipline preferred.
  • Five years of discipline-specific modeling experience working on one or more of the following building types: commercial, corporate, institutional/civic, justice, science/technology, aviation, or healthcare.
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) or PE preferred, if applicable.
  • Experience working and coordinating with integrated teams.
  • LEED accreditation or Green Associate preferred.
HOK is an Equal Opportunity Employer - women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

If you are interested, please apply by visiting website at
Search for job # 398-737

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

BIM Manager - CAMPO Architects - New Orleans

John T. Campo & Associates, Inc. (CAMPO Architects) is seeking a BIM (Revit) Manager to collaborate with all project teams providing technical support, modeling, creating families, training and troubleshooting.

  • Develop office BIM (Revit) workflow and standards, and update as necessary.
  • Maintain, implement, and coordinate Revit templates, family libraries, detail libraries, and resources.
  • Lead BIM (Revit) project start-up, implementation plan and directory set-up.
  • Develop BIM (Revit) sectors based on construction phasing.
  • Act as a leader, liaison, and steward in BIM (Revit) between Campo staff, consultants, and clients.
  • Support continuous BIM (Revit) training to staff.
  • Lead BIM (Revit) interface with consultants and model exchange schedule.
  • Provide model maintenance and model review.
  • Provide BIM (Revit) quality control of all projects.
  • Evaluate and recommend hardware specifications based on software demand.
  • Assist production during all phases of the design process.
  • Five (5) to Seven (7) years of experience in the field of Architecture.
  • Licensing is desirable, but not a requirement.
  • A minimum of three (3) years coordinating BIM (Revit).
    • Autodesk Certification is desirable but not mandatory, test results are required.
    • Revit experience within historic rehabilitation projects is desirable.
  • Proven knowledge of the National BIM Standard – Version 2.
  • Advanced computer skills, work well under pressure and show the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Time management and organizational skills with the ability to work in a busy environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
An in-office test may be given to verify the applicant’s Revit abilities.
Salary will be commensurate with knowledge and experience level.

Please send copy of your resume, portfolio, credentials and resume as a pdf file VIA EMAIL.

Friday, November 8, 2013

HVAC Systems Designer

Company Information
Since its establishment in 1948, Mechanical Contractors has been serving Charlotte, Raleigh and surrounding areas with design, installation and service of mechanical systems - over 60 years of expertise. We have over 150 employees and offer full engineering services on HVAC design.

Overall Position Description
MCI seeks a HVAC Systems Associate to design multiple, complex HVAC projects for a large commercial HVAC Contractor through-out North and South Carolina in a professional and profitable manner. The position reports to the Supervisor of Engineering and is located in Charlotte, NC.

Key Job Tasks
Design Duties Include
  • Select and design HVAC systems:
    • Load analysis
    • Equipment selection
    • Duct and piping design
    • Generate plans and coordinate with other trades
    • Shop drawing for construction
    • Submittal approval and site inspections
  • Interact with building owners, property management, and members of design and construction team
  • On a limited basis:
    • Develop and maintain CAD/BIM standards and details
    • Assist with service and controls group
  • LEED project review and documentation
Maintain effective communications with Project Teams:
  • Communicate with interdepartmental Marketing, Sales, and Estimating individuals.
  • Communicate with Project Leaders during progress meetings and coordinate closely with all project teams on any special requirements projects may have ( i.e. LEED)
Ensure customer satisfaction during project:
  • Communicate with Project Team to identify conflict and work to resolve issues to meet customer
  • Maintain high quality of design documents from initial design through completion of construction.
Required Academic Credentials, Certifications, Licenses:
  • College degree or community college diploma in mechanical engineering or construction management.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Autodesk products including AutoCAD and Revit MEP versions 2012, 2013, Navisworks, and Trane Trace/Carrier HAP.
  • Minimum five years related experience or have demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above-mentioned tasks.
  • Knowledge of HVAC equipment and systems
    • Ductwork, piping, refrigeration, compressed air, gas piping, and steam systems
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings, specifications, and contract documents
Beneficial Skills and Experience:
  • NC Mechanical Contracting License
  • Knowledge of Energy Management Systems and/or temperature controls considered an asset
Personal Characteristics and Expectations
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Professionalism in manner and attire.
  • Communicates well with co-workers and customers.
  • Strong customer service interaction.
Salary - Benefits including Medical, Dental, FSA, Life Insurance, Disability, 401K.

Interested in this opportunity? Contact Bobby Gudger via EMAIL.