Monday, March 26, 2007

ZGF - Revit Implementers - Various Locations

Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects LLP (ZGF) is looking for talented and motivated Revit experts to work on their project teams to promote and continue implementing Revit, firm-wide. ZGF has implemented Revit on over 17 projects, including complex building types whose programs exceed 1 million SF.

They are seeking individuals whose focus will be BIM, rather than AutoCAD and who are willing to take a broad view of how BIM data can be used to further design, sustainability and project efficiency. They are particularly interested in finding people who have experience managing large, multiphase, complex projects in Revit.

Here is a little bit about them in their own words:
Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects LLP is a nationally recognized, award winning architecture firm that transforms the needs and aspirations of our clients into inventive, engaging built environments.

We listen; we are collaborative and passionate about our work. We are focused on design quality. Design based on rigorous analytic processes and human understanding. Design that honors the unique qualities of its purpose and place, and that is environmentally responsible. Design that enriches and inspires people’s lives. Together with our clients, ZGF builds community.

At ZGF, our ability to deliver excellence in design is based on our ability to attract and retain creative people committed to quality design, innovation and professional growth within a team environment. Our practice includes architecture, sustainable design, urban planning and design and interior design.

ZGF provides a professional, creative, and supportive team environment. Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified females and minorities encouraged to apply.

Apply directly online at No agencies, please.

Thursday, March 22, 2007

BIM Administrator - Payette - Boston

Boston firm Payette is seeking a talented BIM Administrator. The ideal candidate will be experienced in the creation of architectural construction documents using Revit in a production environment. The BIM Administrator must be eager to develop and implement office-wide BIM standards as well as a training program for Revit. Qualified candidates should have four to ten years of experience in an architectural design office and preferably a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Architecture degree.

Desired Skills:
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering training programs and presentations at an firm-wide level
  • Enthusiasm for using, implementing, and teaching Revit, as well as expert proficiency with the current release of Revit
  • Knowledge of other design applications such as VIZ, SketchUp, M-Color, InDesign, Photoshop, and PowerPoint
  • Expert proficiency in 2D AutoCAD
  • Database management experience with MS SQL or MS Access will be considered a plus

    About Payette
    Payette is a leading architectural design firm specializing in the programming, planning, and design of complex buildings for medical and scientific research, academic teaching, healthcare, and corporate research. Founded in the 1930s, Payette’s practice is based upon a problem solving approach that strives for innovation by understanding the subtle nuances of a client’s site, program needs, and technological aspirations. Our firm has a very optimistic view of the architect’s power to make a positive impact upon their communities and strives to push beyond the design of environments that merely work, to shape places that are inviting, and foster dialogue and interaction. Our buildings are often praised by grateful occupants who teach, do research, and treat patients in spaces filled with light and open views, spaces both for quiet thinking and for collaborative exchange.

    Contact: hr at payette dot com
  • Saturday, March 17, 2007

    SmithGroup, Inc - BIM Implementation Specialist - San Francisco

    The SmithGroup is looking for BIM Implementation Specialist to work in their San Francisco office. I placed their particulars below, if interested, please forward your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr at ca dot smithgroup dot com.

    BIM Implementation Specialist for Architecture Firm

    This position is based in our downtown San Francisco office and reports to the SmithGroup California IT Manager.

    SmithGroup, Inc. is one of the largest Architectural/Engineering firms in the United States, with 10 U.S. offices. SmithGroup provides architecture, engineering, interior design and planning services for clients across the country in markets such as healthcare, learning, workplace, government and science and technology. We are an organization of creative professionals committed to achieving design excellence and environmental sustainability in diverse project solutions.

    SmithGroup is in the process of transitioning CAD practices to Building Information Modeling (BIM). The BIM Implementation Specialist will assist California office pilot project teams in efforts to accomplish this transition gracefully. In addition, the BIM implementation specialist will provide SmithGroup California staff with a measure of support in their use of our legacy CAD program, AutoCAD.

    Key Responsibilities
  • Maintain CAD / BIM Help Desk for California offices; Serve as a resource to project teams using Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD.
  • Assist project teams in BIM project setup.
  • Conduct internal Revit training sessions.
  • Facilitate adoption and further development of SmithGroup’s BIM Guidelines and procedures as well as our CAD Guidelines and Procedures.
  • Stay informed on best practices for use of Revit.
  • Coach project team members toward optimal use of Revit. This effort would include giving occasional presentations on best practices and orienting staff to SmithGroup’s BIM Guidelines and Procedures (BGP) documentation.
  • Provide constructive feedback on SG BGP documentation.
  • Create Revit families in response to project need.
  • Assist in maintenance of Revit application shared resources.
  • Troubleshoot problems.
  • Participate in SmithGroup’s BIM Implementer Group.
  • Keep abreast of industry developments with respect to BIM.
  • Provide measure of basic training in use of Revit for staff.
  • Provide technical orientation to New Hires regarding BIM and CAD tools.

    The BIM Implementation Specialist will not be responsible for:
  • Purchasing and installation of software.
  • Workstation support or maintenance.
  • Network maintenance or archives.

  • Previous project experience with Autodesk Revit
  • Strong AutoCAD Skills
  • Strong communication and staff support skills

    SmithGroup offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package. In addition to PTO and paid company holidays, we also offer an alternate work schedule to provide employees with an additional 15 Fridays off per year to help with work/life balance.

    SmithGroup is an EOE firm.
  • Wednesday, March 14, 2007

    Burt Hill - BIM Staff - Dubai

    The earlier position has been filled but they are looking for a second person with similar skills. Here is the text from the earlier post.

    Burt Hill, a large international architecture, engineering and interior design firm, is looking to fill their Dubai office CAD/BIM position within its IT department. Their Dubai office has grown to over 250 employees in approximately 2 years of operation. It is producing a large volume of exciting world-class projects in the active Dubai market. They currently have a need for a highly motivated, CAD manager who can support the projects teams use of AutoCAD technology.

    Keep in mind that Burt Hill is in the midst of a process to migrate all of its CAD technologies to a Building Information Modeling (BIM) environment, mainly via Autodesk Revit technology by mid-2009. Therefore, they are seeking a candidate who can help support their current, traditional CAD environment, while also assisting in the migration to their new Building Information Modeling process.

    You'll be part of their international CAD and BIM teams (These teams include the CAD/BIM Managers from all of their offices) as the Dubai office’s representive. That you have experience working internationally is crucial to be successful.

    Some specific skills and knowledge required:

    AutoCAD technical support abilities
    AutoCAD customization abilities
    Support and enforce corporate CAD/BIM standards
    Technical support for CAD printing/plotting
    Knowledge of Revit Building, Revit Structure, Revit Systems and Civil 3D
    Revit customization abilities a plus

    If you are interested, contact: robert dot manna at burthill dot com

    Monday, March 5, 2007

    RTKL - Washington DC

    RTKL Associates Inc. is an international design firm and a leader in innovative, technologically-advanced facilities. They are seeking self-motivated designers with at least one year of Revit experience.

    Their portfolio covers six continents. Would you like to expand yours? They team with people of exceptional talent, enthusiasm and commitment. They offer excellent benefits, competitive salaries and constant opportunities for growth.

    They give you the tools you need, in a professional work environment, where teams with exceptional talent, enthusiasm and commitment come together to realize their full potential. This all combines to give you the chance to take advantage of your moment when it strikes

    The following positions in their Washington DC office offer exciting growth opportunities to skilled designers with Revit talent.

    Architectural Interns/Designers

    Architectural Modeler/Trainer

    As a Modeler/Trainer you will be asked perform the following duties:

    Perform Revit work as needed in a project environment.
    Work with the Applications Administrator to provide on-the-spot Revit team training & support.

    If you are interested contact Sandra Whipp at swhipp at rtkl dot com.

    Or you can also apply ONLINE

    Please make sure you describe your Revit experience. Be certain to include as many specifics as you can including the project type and size as well as the design phases worked on.