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