Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Electrical Designer and Project Coordinator - CAD-BIM - CHA Consulting - Atlanta - GA

CHA Consulting, Inc. (CHA) is a full-service multi-disciplined, engineering consulting firm, with the knowledge and expertise of 1,100 employees throughout the United States and Canada. We offer extensive professional opportunities for our staff, including work on large and complex projects, opportunities to learn from experts in the field, support for continued education and training, and numerous community outreach activities.

At CHA, we appreciate the skills and talents that each employee brings to the table. This mindset is why we have continued to grow and evolve, and why we hope you will consider joining our team. CHA Consulting, Inc. is currently seeking an Electrical Project Coordinator based out of our Atlanta, GA office.

The Electrical Project Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the development, implementation, execution, and maintenance of the Electrical Technical Group’s project design drawings, project standards, project coordination and overall project deliverables. This individual will be measured on the quality and accuracy of the project deliverables being submitted in accordance to project standards and project schedule.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Working closely with the Engineers for electrical design production utilizing BIM software including Autodesk AutoCAD and/or Autodesk Revit MEP.
  • Producing electrical construction documents.
  • Working with project teams and project managers for coordination and production of all project deliverables.
  • Performing AutoCAD and Revit Coordination including set up of project in AutoCAD and/or Revit, working with other technical groups, coordinating client specific standards, and managing project folder structure.
  • Coordinating with other technical disciplines.
  • Participating in internal office and regional Autodesk AutoCAD and Revit MEP forums.
  • Interacting with clients to coordinate project standards and deliverables.
  • Following and maintaining BIM documentation, modeling QA/QC, and work-flow process standards within the Electrical Technical Group.
  • Working with project teams with regard to BIM
  • Performing other related duties, as assigned.
Qualifications include:
  • AAS in Engineering or related degree is required.
  • 1 - 3 years of Electrical project production experience preferred.
  • 2 years of relevant hands on experience working with BIM related software, preferably Autodesk Revit MEP.
  • Proficient in Autodesk AutoCAD and Autodesk Revit MEP software platforms.
  • Experience in a consulting A/E or E/A firm is strongly desired.
  • Must demonstrate proven ability to organize and produce construction documents, models, and files.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and with senior level staff.
TO APPLY, please visit our WEBSITE and reference Job #2920.

As a CHA employee, you have many opportunities to develop professionally and personally through:
The work that we do – We offer diverse services that allow employees to do different types of work throughout their career. You will get exposure to a variety of Markets to expand your horizons into new areas.
The people you work with – You have to chance to work side-by-side with experts in the field. In fact, our employees often name the dedicated and professional people they work with as one of the top reasons they stay with our company.
Opportunities for growth – Our employees have numerous personal and professional Development program, and are supported in obtaining licensure or certification.

The other exciting career opportunities that are available in multiple professional disciplines throughout our 40 office locations may also be found on our website:

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
CHA is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Design Applications Manager -Perkins+Will - Atlanta - GA

Perkins+Will seeks a design technologist to lead implementation and support efforts as a Design Applications Manager (DAM) in our Atlanta office. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic, self-motivated, and collaborative leader, capable of engaging effectively with project teams, office leadership, and Perkins+Will’s firm-wide Digital Practice group. Strong communication skills are a must.

The Design Applications Manager will be expected to balance efforts between assisting project teams and providing technology support and training. The position requires expertise in Perkins+Will’s design applications (software), a solid foundation in all phases of architectural practice, and the ability to manage multiple projects.

Specific project-related responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Building Information Model (BIM) setup and project technology planning
  • Assisting teams with the generation of BIM execution plans and other technology related plans, protocols, or workflows
  • Continuous Quality Assurance with project teams to maintain BIM quality and fidelity, adherence to BIM plans, adherence to firm-wide modeling and information standards, and continuity of information across multiple applications.
  • Coordination of application customization with internal or external application development resources
  • Implementation of effective information protocols and workflows between project teams and external consultants
General technical support responsibilities include:
  • Coordination with firm wide design technology group with regard to local adoption of firm wide standards and practices
  • Technical support for design applications.
  • Coordination of applications support with our IT infrastructure group and firm-wide helpdesk.
  • General setup, configuration, and customization of standard design and production applications.
  • Training of teams and individuals within the office in the fundamental operation of standard design applications.
The Design Applications Manager will report directly to the local office Director of Operations and Managing Director, and will coordinate at the firm wide level with the Design Applications Director and Digital Practice Group. There will also be opportunities to work on firm-wide design technology efforts.

Education & Skills:
  • High-level of proficiency in Autodesk Revit in an architectural production environment, including the ability to administer, install, configure, and set up the application.
  • Demonstrated experience supporting Autodesk Revit, and a general aptitude and comfort level with training and technical support, both one-on-one and in group class settings.
  • The ability to learn and transition between multiple applications within Perkins+Will’s design technology suite, including Newforma, Autocad, 3D Studio MAX Design, Navisworks, SketchUp, Rhinoceros, and others.
  • A minimum of a BS Arch, BArch or MArch (or equal), and 5‐8 years’ experience in an architectural/interiors/planning or similar practice environment (applicants with other degrees, but with significant experience)
Ideal candidates will also have:
  • A general familiarity with design visualization and environmental analysis applications
  • Some experience in application customization through programming and scripting
  • The ability to provide a moderate level of support for the Microsoft Windows/Office desktop and Adobe Creative Suite products, along with an aptitude for PC support and network basics
  • LEED Accreditation and professional licensure
Qualified applicants should submit resume and desired salary ONLINE.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Architect - Revit - Rutherford - NJ

For immediate placement, an experienced person with Strong REVIT experience and architectural background for creating onsite as-built floor plans, elevations and sections for residential projects.

An architectural degree is a plus but not required. In addition the candidate should have the following:
  • MUST BE ABLE to draw floor plans, elevations and sections for existing homes.
  • Sufficient understanding of architecture.
  • Work in REVIT
  • CAD a plus
  • Must be a team player, and MUST be able to meet deadlines.
  • Proven track record
  • Strong production and communication skills.

About us:
  • We are an established Consulting firm, since 1990, offering services to the Architecture & Engineering Communities.
  • We cater to the top Architectural and Engineering firms in both Industries.
  • We have a very specialized niche' of services offering various exposures to all aspects of the design.
  • Extensive growth potential, gaining practical experience in multiple fields and facets of the industries, working in an open and energetic environment.
  • We are constantly moving forward, expanding, looking for people with dedication and expertise in the Engineering and design fields, all levels.
  • We recognize our people as our most valuable asset and offer a Competitive Salary, Benefits package and Bonuses.
SPONSORSHIP available.

To apply please forward your resume VIA EMAIL.


Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Design Applications Leader / Revit Rockstar - RATIO Architects - IL or IN

RATIO Architects, Inc. is seeking a talented and passionate design technologist to fill the role of a Design Applications Leader in either our Chicago, Illinois design studio or Indianapolis, Indiana design studio. A Design Applications Leader engages project teams and leadership across the firm in support and promotion of digital design technology, BIM setup and planning, training, support services, office standards, and the effective and efficient use of BIM on all projects. Some architectural production work should be anticipated in order to stay current and in synch with project teams, and toward the continued refinement of standards. Participation in the development, testing, and implementation of new workflows and software will be important.

RATIO is committed to employing creative, self-motivated design professionals who are able to utilize current technologies to achieve design excellence. Our portfolio includes a broad range of higher education, mixed-use, corporate and civic projects in the United States, and Internationally.

  • BIM setup and project technology planning
  • Assist teams with the generation of BIM implementation plans and other technology related plans, protocols, or workflows
  • Work to maintain BIM quality and fidelity, adherence to BIM plans, and adherence to modeling and information standards
  • Implementation of effective information protocols and workflows between internal project teams and external consultants
  • Coordinate with firm wide design technology group to develop, document and communicate best practices for BIM
  • Manage Revit standards, content and office templates
  • Coordinate applications support and troubleshooting with the IT group and firm-wide helpdesk
  • Develop and conduct training sessions for users at all levels of expertise
  • Coordinate with the IT group to integrate and manage software deployments, updates and service packs
  • ~25% of time to be directly billable to projects
  • Active participation in the BIM & technology community both locally and nationally
Qualified candidates will have:
  • High-level of proficiency in Autodesk Revit in an architectural design and production environment, including the ability to administer, install and configure including add-ins
  • Demonstrated experience supporting Autodesk Revit, and an aptitude and comfort level with training and technical support in one-on-one, remote, and in group class settings
  • Expert knowledge in Revit Family creation
  • BS Arch, BArch or MArch (or equal)
  • 5 years of experience working in Revit Architecture in a production, administrative and/or support capacity on projects of differing scales
  • Working knowledge of professional architectural services from master planning and schematic design through construction documents and construction administration
Ideal candidates will also have:
  • Experience with project management, design, visualization and environmental analysis applications such as Newforma, AutoCAD, 3D Studio MAX, Navisworks, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, Sefeira and/or others
  • Knowledge of API customization and/or Dynamo
  • LEED Accreditation and/or professional licensure
Visit OUR WEBSITE to submit your Resume, Cover Letter, and Portfolio. Applicants must include electronic work samples or a link to work samples along with a resume and cover letter to be considered.

RATIO is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

BIM Manager - Ayers Saint Gross - MD

Ayers Saint Gross is a 150-person firm designing environments that support the creation and dissemination of knowledge and culture for major higher education, civic, and cultural institutions. With headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland and offices in Washington, DC and Arizona, our span is national with an increasing presence internationally. We are currently looking for a Building Information Modeling (BIM) Manager to join our Baltimore Office.

The BIM Manager will serve as the day-to-day liaison for project design teams on BIM-related issues, acting as a mentor to our design members on best practices of moving through the lifecycle of a project. In this position, you will be responsible for assisting in the BIM processes for multiple projects, supporting production and model development for all phases of projects, implementation of advanced technologies, providing support to BIM initiatives, and ensuring that timely and relevant training is executed. A desire for being on the leading edge of BIM technology is a must!


  • Evaluate new version releases prior to full roll-out
  • Review proposed add-ins and supporting digital tools
  • Evaluate emerging BIM or GIS related software and report findings to Director
  • Stay informed of Revit, BIM and GIS best practices
  • Support of BIM tools, including Revit, Navisworks and related tools
  • Support and manage users of cloud-hosted model environments
  • Work with Director to update and enhance current standards
  • Provide project-specific support as needed
  • Educate staff on current standards and enforce their use on projects
  • Maintain Revit template files
  • Aid in automation of routines for efficiency
  • Assist in developing project BIM Execution Plans and work with full consulting team to implement
  • Assist in evaluation of staff to identify targeted training needs
  • Work with IT staff to ensure highest level of BIM production
  • Support BIM / GIS helpdesk needs of Washington DC and Arizona offices
  • Troubleshooting technology issues
  • Liaison with corporate IT staff
  • Periodically assist project teams with modeling support of complex forms
  • Revit family creation in response to need
  • Aid in importing design models (AutoCAD, SketchUp, Rhino, Civil 3D etc.) into Revit
  • Conduct internal Revit education sessions
  • Take part in initial orientation for new staff members
  • Educate teams on proper Levels of Development on case-by-case basis
  • Test new hires in BIM / GIS competency
  • Attend conferences and workshops to maintain highest level of competency in core production software
  • 5+ years’ experience in supporting design, drafting and production in architecture, engineering or construction fields.
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of current Revit versions
  • General knowledge of Navisworks and SketchUp is a plus
  • Understanding of GIS tools
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Must have exceptional work ethic as well as preserving company values
  • Must have strong PC skills in Windows environment
  • Ability to travel to each of our offices and attend conferences periodically.
  • Bachelor’s degree is desired
  • Revit certification required
  • Navisworks certification preferred
Ayers Saint Gross is a respected leader in the community offering comprehensive benefits and a highly energized work environment. For additional information, please visit our WEBSITE at . Interested candidates should submit their resume and a letter of interest VIA EMAIL with the job title BIM Manager in the Subject line.

Ayers Saint Gross is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/Disability/Veteran. We offer a competitive benefits package along with a collaborative work environment.