Tuesday, October 6, 2015

MEP Design Support Coordinator / I D - LPA - Irvine - CA

The MEP Design Coordinator is a critical part of LPA+ID, which inspires design through technology by developing the workflows and digital tools used by integrated design teams at LPA. This is accomplished through collaboration with other members of LPA+ID, architects and engineers on the use of building information modeling (BIM), computer aided design (CAD) and project information management (PIM) platforms.

  • Develop, document and communicate MEP BIM/CAD best practices.
  • Evangelize LPA’s BIM implementation plan and process.
  • Represent engineers on design technology related decision making and issues.
  • Develop and promote energy analysis workflows for each phase of project development.
  • Initiate and setup MEP building information models.
  • Partner with MEP designers to resolve design technology related issues.
  • Assist designers on MEP BIM, CAD and analysis software and processes.
  • Promote the development of high quality models through model review and maintenance.
  • Evaluate and recommend emerging MEP related technologies.
  • Coordinate processes that facilitate the interoperability of CAD, graphics and modeling tools.
  • Work experience in a medium to large sized architectural, engineering or construction firm.
  • Advanced knowledge of Revit Building Design Suite (specifically Revit Systems) and content creation.
  • Knowledge of Navisworks Manage.
  • Intermediate knowledge of SketchUp and AutoCAD.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to thrive in highly collaborative environments.
  • Proven ability to manage and complete multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work on engineering projects (including; detailing, modeling and project set up, etc.) under the guidance of others.
  • Ability to work on technology ventures and development (including; template development, software testing, workflow updates, etc.) under the guidance of others.
  • Ability to conduct limited amounts of travel.
  • Passion for ensuring the success of design partners.
Desired Skills
  • Competence with engineering software including IES, EnergyPro, Trace 700, 3DS Max Design, Green Building Studio, and/or SpecLink-E
  • Competent with AutoCAD MEP.
  • Strong, self-motivated work ethic with ability to be effective and timely while providing consistent follow up.
  • Organized and methodical with a resourceful capacity for resolving challenges.
  • Experience with Project Information Management software such as Newforma Project Center.
Come work where your passion for design, technology and partnering with people will inspire design. LPA offers an environment where your contributions will be valued, rewarded and make all the difference!