Wednesday, June 17, 2015

BIM Manager - Ayers Saint Gross - MD

Ayers Saint Gross is a 150-person firm designing environments that support the creation and dissemination of knowledge and culture for major higher education, civic, and cultural institutions. With headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland and offices in Washington, DC and Arizona, our span is national with an increasing presence internationally. We are currently looking for a Building Information Modeling (BIM) Manager to join our Baltimore Office.

The BIM Manager will serve as the day-to-day liaison for project design teams on BIM-related issues, acting as a mentor to our design members on best practices of moving through the life-cycle of a project. In this position, you will be responsible for assisting in the BIM processes for multiple projects, supporting production and model development for all phases of projects, implementation of advanced technologies, providing support to BIM initiatives, and ensuring that timely and relevant training is executed. A desire for being on the leading edge of BIM technology is a must!

Primary Duties:

  • Evaluate new version releases prior to full roll-out
  • Review proposed add-ins and supporting digital tools
  • Evaluate emerging BIM or GIS related software and report findings to Director
  • Stay informed of Revit, BIM and GIS best practices
  • Support of BIM tools, including Revit, Navisworks and related tools
  • Support and manage users of cloud-hosted model environments
  • Work with Director to update and enhance current standards
  • Provide project-specific support as needed
  • Educate staff on current standards and enforce their use on projects
  • Maintain Revit template files
  • Aid in automation of routines for efficiency
  • Assist in developing project BIM Execution Plans and work with full consulting team to implement
  • Assist in evaluation of staff to identify targeted training needs
  • Work with IT staff to ensure highest level of BIM production
  • Support BIM / GIS helpdesk needs of Washington DC and Arizona offices
  • Troubleshooting technology issues
  • Liaison with corporate IT staff
  • Periodically assist project teams with modeling support of complex forms
  • Revit family creation in response to need
  • Aid in importing design models (AutoCAD, SketchUp, Rhino, Civil 3D etc.) into Revit
  • Conduct internal Revit education sessions
  • Take part in initial orientation for new staff members
  • Educate teams on proper Levels of Development on case-by-case basis
  • Test new hires in BIM / GIS competency
  • Attend conferences and workshops to maintain highest level of competency in core production software
  • 5+ years’ experience in supporting design, drafting and production in architecture, engineering or construction fields.
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of current Revit versions
  • General knowledge of Navisworks and SketchUp is a plus
  • Understanding of GIS tools
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Must have exceptional work ethic as well as preserving company values
  • Must have strong PC skills in Windows environment
  • Ability to travel to each of our offices and attend conferences periodically.
  • Bachelor’s degree is desired
  • Revit certification required
  • Navisworks certification preferred
Ayers Saint Gross is a respected leader in the community offering comprehensive benefits and a highly energized work environment. For additional information, please visit our website at Interested candidates should submit their resume and a letter of interest VIA EMAIL with BIM Manager in the Subject line.

Ayers Saint Gross is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/Disability/Veteran. We offer a competitive benefits package along with a collaborative work environment.