Monday, June 30, 2014

Design Technology Specialist - DIALOG - Calgary

DIALOG is a fully integrated multi-disciplinary design firm incorporating architectural, engineering, interior design, landscape architecture, sustainability, urban design and planning services. Our special culture and spirit is founded on a unique collaborative approach to clients and communities.

We work at the intersection of art and science to create places people love to live, work and play. We design projects of every size and level of complexity, from houses to hospitals, office buildings to police headquarters. We are motivated by taking on difference-making projects that influence the long-term health of people and our environments. What you will find here is passion without pretence; a group that loves coming to the studio every day, rolling up its sleeves, interpreting the visions of our clients, and bringing beautiful, functional places into being.

About the Role
Reporting to the Manager of Design Technology and working in partnership with other team members, the Design Technology Specialist will work with project teams to initiate setup and complete successful BIM projects. While the Design Technology Specialist will be primarily
involved in the implementation of standards and best practices that facilitate the adoption of BIM, they will also be responsible for other aspects of Design Technology including CAD Management tasks and coordination with other initiatives such as Visualization and 3D printing.

BIM Management includes the following types of tasks
  • Model Audit
  • Model Coordination
  • Manage and Create Content
  • Support
  • Production
Training & Mentoring Tasks
An important aspect of the Design Technology Specialist role is training and mentoring. The Design Technology Specialist will be expected to:
  • Deliver training sessions through a variety of methods including video, screen sharing and live, instructor-led training
  • Mentor project teams on specific topics
  • Lead the monthly user group meetings in the studios
Other Responsibilities
From time to time the Design Technology Specialist may be asked to work with the other Design Technology Specialists and the Manager of Design Technology to assist in the development of strategic initiatives. Strategic Responsibilities include the following types of tasks and will generally be centered on the individual’s discipline and experience:
  • Develop Process and Workflow
  • Develop and Maintain Standards
  • Support Implementation
  • Demonstrate Thought Leadership
  • Training
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned
Professional Essentials
  • 3+ years of production experience using Revit, Vectorworks or other BIM software for design, drafting or engineering
  • Expert knowledge of AutoCAD and Rhino will be considered an asset
  • Knowledge and familiarity with related supporting software
  • Completion of relevant diploma or degree program from an accredited college or university
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record as a problem solver
  • Effective time and project management skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to work independently, with little to no supervision
  • Ability to travel to other studio as required
  • Ability to attend conferences as required
Why work for DIALOG?
We are proud to have been named a Top 100 Employer in Canada for 2014. Employing over 550 people in 4 studios across Canada, DIALOG is committed to delivering sustainability and excellence in design along with exceptional client service, in a fun working environment.
  • Our team is fun, creative and committed to success
  • DIALOG offers first-class internal training and development
  • We offer competitive compensation and benefits
  • DIALOG is an award-winning company that is committed to sustainable, integrated design
How to Apply
Please submit your resume in confidence to and use "Design Technology Specialist – Edmonton" in the subject line. We are delighted that you are considering furthering your career with DIALOG. Your submission will be reviewed carefully however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. DIALOG is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to the principle of diversity and looks forward to receiving applications from a wide range of people.

Please note we will retain your submission for a maximum of 6 months. You are welcome to re-apply anytime.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Revit Coordinator - Perkowitz+Ruth Architects - CA

Perkowitz+Ruth Architects, an award winning architectural firm with a diverse portfolio, headquartered in Long Beach, California, is currently seeking a Revit Coordinator to work on retail projects. The position requires Revit experience on architecture, good communication skills and an ability to thrive in a team environment. The primary function of a Revit Coordinator is to assist the project team to develop quality contract documents.

Qualifications include
  • Minimum five years of experience producing architectural contract documents in Revit
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD plus
  • Accredited architectural degree preferred
Perkowitz+Ruth Architects offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package to include: medical, dental, vision, supplemental life insurance, 401(k) plan, medical and dependent care reimbursement plans, education reimbursement program, and personal time off (PTO).

For immediate confidential consideration, please submit your resume through OUR WEBSITE. No phone calls or drop-ins will be able to be considered. All candidates should have legal work status in the United States. Perkowitz+Ruth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Design Technologies Coordinator - LPA - CA

LPA seeks a Design Technologies Coordinator. You can be a critical part of LPA’s Information and Technology team, which supports and helps develop the workflows and digital tools used by designers at LPA. This is accomplished through collaboration, with architects, engineers, interior designers and landscape architects, on the use of building information modeling (BIM), computer aided design (CAD) and project information management (PIM) platforms.

  • Promote technology related initiatives including BIM adoption
  • Develop, document and communicate best practices
  • Help develop, document and communicate better work flows
  • Setup and monitor the development of CAD and BIM based projects
  • Create and organize digital content and templates
  • Conduct software and workflow training
  • Conduct new employee orientations
  • Research, evaluate and recommend emerging design technologies
  • Support plotting and printing from BIM, CAD and PIM platforms
  • Contribute ideas across the information & technology team
  • Coordinate vendors, resellers and trainers
  • Maintain software compliance
  • Work experience in a medium to large sized architectural, engineering or construction firm
  • Passion for great customer service
  • Expert knowledge of SketchUp and AutoCAD Architecture
  • Intermediate knowledge of Revit Building Design Suite and content creation
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Civil 3D and 3DS Max Design
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent work experience
  • Proven ability to thrive in highly collaborative environments
  • Proven ability to manage and complete multiple projects
  • Ability to conduct limited amounts of travel
Desired Skills
  • Experience with Newforma Project Center, Navisworks, AutoCAD MEP, SpecLink-e, Ecotect, EnergyPro, Green Building Studio and SharePoint
  • Experience in the practice of architecture or engineering
  • Knowledge of licensing hardware and software
  • Computer networking experience
  • Experience with aligning hardware and software requirements
  • Software deployment and hardware imaging
  • Knowledge of Lisp and C#
Come work where your passion for technology and helping people can make a difference in an environment where your contributions will be valued and rewarded. You can make all the difference!

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply directly VIA LPA ONLINE.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Revit Drafter - Los Angeles - CA

Scott with Aerotek represents a client that is looking for several Revit Drafters. Their client is an an Architecture firm in downtown Los Angeles. It is a contract position with the potential to go permanent.

You should...
Have 3-5+ years experience with Revit and construction documentation
Be capable of putting a complete set of construction documentations together in Revit
Have experience with Hospitality projects (hotels ideally).

The pay rate is: $25-30 per hour

Please send your resume to Scott Velasco.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Revit Designer - Mechanical and Plumbing Systems - Integral Group - Oakland - CA

Our vision (Integral Group) is to be the leading global deep green engineering practice. We believe that net zero energy buildings and living buildings need to become the norm within a generation. We see ourselves as agents of change… catalysts.

Our passion for sustainable design runs deep. While being green has only recently entered the collective consciousness of North America, since inception, our firm has attracted talented engineers from around the world. Engineers whose experience and training put them at the forefront of sustainable design practices and technologies. For us, sustainability is second nature and our design approach continues to be a reflection of our commitment to creating a better future for generations to come.

Trust. Nurture. Inspire. As a relationship based people-centric firm, we are focused on making a difference in the world with the people we interact with. We have contributed to an extensive list of high-profile projects around the world, and was named one of Building Design + Construction’s “Best AEC Firms to Work For” in 2009.

We’re looking for a Revit Mechanical and Plumbing Designer with 2-3 years of experience with Revit MEP. The role is to be the go-to production person for projects with one of our major and highly innovative clients. These projects are indefinitely ongoing and would take the majority of your time, but you would have the opportunity to work on other interesting projects when that work is light.

  • Design, layout, and annotation of duct and piping distribution systems
  • Layout and annotation of mechanical and plumbing equipment
  • Production of high-quality drawings and sheet sets from the Revit model
  • Coordination of mechanical and plumbing systems with other trades
  • 2-3 years of production experience in Revit on mechanical and/or plumbing systems
  • Practical design knowledge of mechanical and plumbing systems
  • Experience in the Family Editor environment
  • Experience with the BIM Coordination process
  • Experience and knowledge of the means and methods of mechanical and plumbing systems

You are results oriented, enjoy challenging opportunities, have a positive attitude, are resourceful; and have a high degree of integrity, professional ethics, respect and sense of responsibility. Integral Group is a dynamic, forward-thinking company with a great team environment and welcomes applications from like-minded individuals.

If you believe you have the above-mentioned qualifications and experience, we want to hear from you! Please send a resume and cover letter to Ekta Bathija via EMAIL.

We offer a competitive compensation package, profit sharing, as well as excellent benefits, training, development, and an upbeat work environment.

We appreciate all expressions of interest and carefully review all resumes received. Regrettably, we are only able to contact applicants directly who are selected for interview. Thank you for your interest in Integral Group.

Integral Group is an EEO employer.