Sunday, January 30, 2011

Temporary Position - Revit Structure Modeler

The Neenan Company in Fort Collins, Colorado has the following temporary opportunity available.

  • Experienced REVIT Modeler using REVIT Structure 11.
  • Have working understanding of structural plans and details.
  • Available for four months from February 2 through May 4, 2011.
  • Produce structural plans and structural details under the direction of the Structural Engineer on the project.
  • Time will be spent in the structural group of The Neenan Company in Fort Collins, CO.
  • Work will be 8 hours a day for the time period above not to exceed 67 days (536 hours).
Location - Fort Collins, CO
Wage - $14.00 per hour plus benefits

Apply ONLINE via the WEBSITE

Drafter & Office Support

Joinery Structures in Oakland, California is seeking a person interested in the role described below:
  • Work directly with project manager, Lincoln Wood, and Principal, Paul Discoe
  • Archive and organize all project hardcopy materials
Architectural Drafting
  • Support Project Manager and Principal with architectural needs.
  • Use AutoCAD (2010) and Revit (2010) to produce and modify project schematics, details, and drawings.
  • Revit (2010) Familiarity – Family Templates, Family creation, Parametric Capabilities, 3D Modeling,
  • Project Workflow, Sheet Sets, Groups, Project Standards Management (File Management, Project
  • Templates, Annotations, Materials). Site Design, Schedules, Material Takeoffs, and Tags a plus.
  • AutoCAD (2010) Familiarity – Blocks, Project Standards Management (Layers, Dimensions, Lineweight, Plot Styles, etc.), Xref & Overlay, Sheet Set Manager, Plotting, etc.
Potential Secondary Duties
  • Initial point of contact, scheduling of appointments, relaying of messages and other related duties.
  • Maintain office calendar and list of jobs
  • Assist with the preparation of marketing materials [brochures, website, etc.]
Job Qualifications
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills
  • Exposure to a unique and dynamic work environment, preferably in a construction, architecture, or design related industry
  • Versatility, flexibility and willingness to work within frequently changing priorities
  • Detail oriented
  • Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel and Outlook, AutoCAD and Revit.
Hours - 30 hours per week, hourly min.
Compensation - $15/hr

Contact Please send cover letter and resume via EMAIL

Thursday, January 13, 2011

BIM/CAD Applications Specialist - Oklahoma

The Benham Companies, LLC is looking for a dynamic person to join the firm’s BIM/CAD Technologies team in the AE Sector as a BIM/CAD Applications Specialist in their Oklahoma City, Oklahoma office. The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing the entire AE Sector CAD/BIM production staff with technical support in multiple Benham offices.

This is a unique position that will report to the BIM/CAD Technologies Director and will be providing top notch technical support, documentation, training and development to the professional and engineering staff in the AE sector which encompasses Architecture, Interiors, Landscape, Electrical, Mechanical, Structural and other disciplines. Information Technology department is another team that this position will work very closely with to provide a complete integrated product to the end-users desktops.

Job Location: Oklahoma City, OK

BIM Support Responsibilities
  • Create initial REVIT Project setup with workflow documents.
  • Initiate Model for each project and prepare for production team.
  • Provide BIM/REVIT project kick-off information.
  • Work as part of a BIM/CAD support team to achieve consistent results.
  • Daily model management administration and maintenance.
  • Provide REVIT Architecture, Structure and MEP desktop support.
  • Over the shoulder training, developing and shadowing to staff.
  • Content creation: Families such as parametric, formula, nested and type catalogs.
  • Work with all disciplines vendors on content download and update to Benham Standards.
  • Support linked views and others in multiple models situations.
  • Integration of REVIT products with other applications (Autodesk, Construction, Cost Estimation).
CAD Support Responsibilities
  • Quickly understand/support all legacy Benham CAD Standards and procedures.
  • Assist project staff in utilization of templates and content.
  • Create dynamic blocks, maintenance of existing libraries.
  • Troubleshoot CAD Plotting Issues: PDF, Printers, Plotters and others.
  • Understand Client-Specific CAD Standards and provide support accordingly.
  • Provide support with 100% internal / external customer service satisfaction.
  • Training in-person and via the web: Standards, software and others.
  • Autodesk products diagnosis and resolution: In-person and via Remote Desktops.
  • Maintain and update standards under direction.
Information Technology Responsibilities
  • Perform hardware testing to ensure best REVIT / CAD performance results on WAN/LAN.
  • .NET / VB / VSTA and Robo-Copy.
  • AutoCAD CUI Customization, configuration and deployment.
  • Autodesk products installation images creation.
  • Log-on scripts, environment variables set-up and group policies.
  • Software installation: Autodesk products.
  • Rendering Farm Implementations: Back-Burner, VRAY, Accurender and 3D Max.
  • Autodesk License Manager set-up, administration and management in LAN/WAN environments.
Job Qualifications/Requirements
  • Architectural Degree plus 4-6 years of experience supporting staff in professional environment.
  • 4 years experience will be substituted for a degree.
  • Eager to support staff with positive attitude and patience.
  • Ability to uphold the use of standards and escalate issues in a timely fashion.
  • Utilize skills to fit the Benham / SAIC IT infrastructure and standards as necessary.
  • A minimum of 4-6 years of professional Autodesk products use and support:
    • REVIT Architecture 2011
    • REVIT MEP 2011
    • REVIT Structure 2011
    • AutoCAD 2011
    • AutoCAD Architecture 2011
    • Navisworks: Manage and Review.
  • Working knowledge of design industry workflows, production cycle and priorities.
  • Experience with multiple BIM/CAD roles: training and support mentor, project team member, and strategic operations leader
The Benham Companies, LLC, a subsidiary of SAIC, is a solutions-based firm that provides comprehensive A&E design, environmental services, systems engineering and integration, advanced communications systems design and in-house design build project delivery. The firm provides specialized consulting services to support project development in a variety of sectors including: corporate design; education and training; energy; health care; research; transportation; industrial and manufacturing; oil, gas & chemicals; and mission-critical facilities.


BIM Manager - LPA - Irvine, CA

LPA is one of the leading sustainable design firms in the nation with a legacy of innovation and leadership in sustainability. As a multi-disciplinary design firm we utilize and explore CADD & Building Information Modeling (BIM) technologies to develop our projects. LPA is seeking a new team member for our Design Technologies team that will contribute to the development and implementation of these technologies to keep LPA at the forefront of technological innovation and leadership.

The BIM Manager role is essential to the daily operations of LPA. The primary responsibilities consist of continuing LPA’s BIM implementation plan, supporting and educating 200+ employees on the effective use of BIM technologies and managing best practices. The BIM Manager will engage with a variety of project teams at different phases of a project to ensure an effective BIM strategy is employed and maintained. In addition to the responsibilities outlined above the BIM Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Develop, document and communicate best practices between multiple offices.
  • Evaluate and recommend emerging BIM related technologies.
  • Support plotting and printing tools for BIM output.
  • Coordinate processes that facilitate the interoperability of CAD, graphics and modeling tools.
  • Act as a liaison between vendors, resellers and training centers.
  • Providing one on one and group training to employees learning BIM software.
  • Benchmarking of hardware and software configurations for BIM platforms.

An ideal candidate also possesses the following attributes:

  • Past experience implementing BIM in a medium to large sized Architectural or Engineering firm.
  • Superior knowledge of Revit 2011 with direct experience using prior versions.
  • Competence with versions of AutoCAD.
  • Passion for BIM/CAD technologies and an ability to promote these technologies and practices.
  • Customer Service oriented with commitment to working within a team environment.
  • Superior interpersonal skills.
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • 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.
  • Ability to do minimal travel in order to support multiple offices.
  • Competence with engineering versions of Revit is a plus.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply ONLINE at LPA.

Monday, January 3, 2011

Revit Designer - SC

Woods Dantzler of Tech USA represents the following position.

Woods writes: My company is seeking an architectural designer with experience in an industrial environment. The company I a represent is working with an aircraft manufacturer to build several large hangars in Charleston, SC. You will be doing extensive as-built documentation and assisting their engineers with RFIs as needed.

An Associates Degree is preferred and three years proficiency using Revit with industrial experience is a must. Exposure to other BIM systems would be useful as well. The positions will require excellent technical skill with computers and communicating effectively between team members, engineers, etc.

Salary commensurate with experience.

This is a contract position with the goal of evolving into a full-time position.

For further details please contact me directly via:
Tel: 678-259-0790