Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Studio Building Information Modeling Expert

The New York Studio of an International Architecture and Design firm is seeking a studio-based Building Information Modeling (BIM) expert, to lead successful coordination of BIM production and coordination at a project level. The position will offer the candidate opportunities to grow within the firm and exposure to an innovative, fast-paced and highly collaborative environment.

Required skills/attributes:

  • Minimum of seven (7) years experience in Architecture.
  • Bachelor of Architecture or equivalent degree required.
  • Expert level knowledge of Autodesk’s Revit Architecture.
  • Proven prior experience with large & complex project delivery using Revit.
  • In-depth knowledge of technology based collaboration systems.
  • Proven coordination process experience including working with consultants using multiple platforms.
  • Possess a deep knowledge in the Autodesk product range, including Revit Architecture, Revit MEP, Navisworks, 3DSMax and associated workflows.
  • Experience with Autodesk related programming languages a plus.
  • Previous experience in the design and delivery of complex healthcare projects preferred.
Ability to:
  • Work independently, and with minimal supervision.
  • Multi-task, work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate and present ideas clearly to wide a wide audience – from project team members to external consultants and client representatives.
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative team environment.
Role and responsibilities
  • Participate in BIM set-up, standards and coordination process.
  • Participate in technological collaboration between project team members, client, architect, builder, consultants, subcontractors etc.
  • Facilitate the streamlining of the process of exchange and coordination of the 3D model with consultants and contractor/fabricators.
  • Work directly with NBBJ Firmwide Design Technology Team (DT) regarding BIM process standards, technology support and training.
  • Establish early standards for data exchange with entire Project Team to optimize use of the BIM for scheduling, quantity take-off, estimating etc during all stages of the project.
  • Participate in BIM Coordination meetings.
  • Participate in constructability reviews of the BIM.
  • Establish/maintain project files and standards.
  • Develop, discover, collect, and share processes, best practices and techniques.
  • Lead the development of standard families and detail libraries of blocks, groups, curtainwall, casework, etc.
  • Actively promote advanced and innovative BIM-based methodologies towards integrated practice.
This position reports to and receives direction from the Project Manager and Studio Core Team. You will provide day to day guidance and mentoring to less experienced team members to optimize Revit features and follow project modeling standards.

To apply, please send your detailed resume and portfolio sample (no more than 4M) via EMAIL . Note “Project BIM Coordinator” in the subject line.