Sunday, July 6, 2008

CADD/BIM Specialist - VA

CMSS Architects, P.C. in Virginia Beach, VA is looking for a qualified candidate to take on this role at their firm.

Position Overview

The CADD/BIM Specialist reports to the Director of Architecture and requires minimal direct supervision to complete day-to-day tasks. This position is responsible for the technical planning, installation, maintenance, and support of all CADD/BIM software systems to include Autodesk and third-party applications. The CADD/BIM Specialist will recommend and implement policies, procedures, and standards to ensure the organization’s needs are met. Other duties will include evaluating new products, training users, troubleshooting technical problems, and providing user support.

Essential Job Functions
  • Assist in the overall corporate CADD/BIM systems design and planning
  • Assist with projects as needed
  • Design technical configuration/specifications for new and existing CADD/BIM systems
  • Evaluate new CADD/BIM related products
  • Identify processes that can be automated
  • Manage relationship with external CADD/BIM system consultants
  • Plan and perform software installations
  • Plan and perform regular CADD/BIM system maintenance
  • Provide how-to and technical user support
  • Recommend, document, implement, and enforce CADD/BIM system policies, procedures, and standards
  • Recommend, document, plan, and implement CADD/BIM system upgrades and modifications
  • Train system users
  • Troubleshoot CADD/BIM systems problems
  • Work closely with the IT Department

  • Bachelor degree in Architecture or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years experience managing CADD/BIM systems in an architectural or similar environment
  • CADD systems support extensive knowledge/experience:
  • Autodesk Architecture
  • Autodesk Revit Architecture
  • Ability to obtain a Secret level security clearance
  • Ability to provide training for system users
  • Ability to travel to branch offices – travel is estimated to be less than 25%
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills

Other Preferred Skills/Abilities
  • Adobe Creative Suites support experience
  • Autodesk 3D Studio Max, Combustion, and NavisWorks support experience
  • Cadzation AcroPlot Pro support experience
  • ESRI ArcGIS support experience
  • Google Sketchup support experience
  • M-Color support experience
  • Microsoft Windows Professional and Server experience
  • Microsoft Office and Visio

Contact Info
Jeremy Kappes email: jkappes at cmssarchitects dot com