Monday, January 25, 2016

Design Applications Manager - Perkins+Will - Washington DC

Are you committed to design excellence?
Do you thrive in an environment of collaboration?
Do you have a passion for sustainability?
Do you show a high degree of creativity and entrepreneurship?
If yes, join us in changing the world through design!

Perkins+Will seeks a Design Applications Manager (DAM) in our Washington DC Office. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic, self-motivated, and collaborative leader capable of engaging effectively with project teams, office leadership, and the Perkins+Will’ s firmwide Digital Practice group. The Design Applications Manager will balance efforts between assisting project teams and providing technology support and training. The position requires expertise in the firm'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 BIM execution plans and general technology planning, protocols, or workflows
  • Quality Assurance with project teams to maintain BIM quality and fidelity, adherence to BIM plans, to firm-wide modeling and information standards, and ensure continuity of information across applications.
  • Implementation of effective information management among project teams and consultants
  • General technical support responsibilities include:
  • Coordination with firm wide design technology group with regard to adoption of firmwide practices
  • Training of teams and individuals within the office in the operation of design applications.
  • Coordination of applications support with our IT infrastructure group and firmwide Helpdesk.
Desired Skills & Experience
  • High-level of proficiency in Autodesk Revit in architectural production, 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 settings.
  • The ability to learn and transition between applications in Perkins+Will’ s design technology suite, including Newforma, Autocad, 3DStudioMAX Design, Navisworks, SketchUp, Rhino, and others.
  • Undergraduate degree (architecture preferred) and 5+ years of experience in an architectural/interiors/planning or similar practice environment
  • A general familiarity with design visualization and environmental analysis applications
  • Some experience in computational design and application customization through programming/scripting
  • LEED Accreditation and professional licensure preferred
  • Strong communication skills
About Perkins+Will
Perkins+Will is an interdisciplinary, research-based architecture and design firm established in 1935. We are all about creative collaboration with a design focus. We believe that great design has the power to transform lives and enhance communities. We are socially conscious and entrepreneurial, always striving for the best solution with the least impact on our communities. We are a learning organization, pushing for research based design and investing deeply in the professional development of our staff. We are architects, interior designers, urban designers, landscape architects, consultants, and branded environment experts who approach design from all scales and perspectives. With hundreds of award-winning projects annually, Perkins+Will is ranked as one of the top global design firms. To learn more, VISIT their SITE.


Monday, January 11, 2016

BIM Engineer - Tarlton Corporation - St. Louis

Tarlton Corporation in St. Louis, MO are looking for a person to take on the position described below.

Provide Building Information Modeling (BIM) services on Tarlton’s projects. Tarlton executes a wide range of projects and the BIM services required differ from project to project. The BIM Engineer will work directly with the project team to execute the required BIM services providing the maximum value to the project. In addition to BIM, this position will assist with additional technology implementations and applications within operations for Tarlton. Examples include laser scanning, BIM based layout, and mobility solutions.

  1. Create BIMs for concrete projects during estimating to assist with quantity verification and visualization of project scope.
  2. Create BIMs for concrete projects during construction to a fabrication level of detail including formwork, embeds, blockouts, and construction sequencing.
  3. Create concrete lift drawings from the fabrication BIMs for use by the crews in the field.
  4. Manage the BIM coordination process for construction management projects including performing clash detection, reporting, and verification of clash resolution.
  5. Perform 4D scheduling on select projects
  6. Create logistic plans and phasing plans on select projects
  7. Facilitate and assist project teams with use of BIM on all Tarlton projects.
  8. Maintain corporate BIM files for projects, interact/coordinate information with field layout foreman and project teams.
  9. Assist with technology implementations for operations.
MANAGED BY: Manager of Construction Technology
PRIMARY PEOPLE CONTACTS: Project Directors, Project Managers, Project Engineers, Superintendents, Owners, Architects, Consultants, and Subcontractors


  1. Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. If required, the employee may be located in a trailer at a jobsite location or maintain an office at the Owner’s facility.
  2. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  3. Very limited exposure to physical risk.
  4. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, use hand to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, and stoop and kneel.
  5. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  6. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to high and/or precarious places and outside weather conditions.
  7. The noise level in the office work environment is usually quiet.
Self motivator, above average aggressiveness, good verbal and written communication skills, efficient time manager, above average sociability, aptitude
for planning, organizing, and problem solving.

PREREQUISITES (I.E. Education/Experience)
  1. Associate Engineering/architectural or construction management/technology degree is preferred.
  2. At least two years of construction industry experience required.
  3. Strong reporting, documentation and presentation skills.
  4. Must have general and practical construction knowledge and experience.
  5. Fluent in the use of Primavera, Revit, Navisworks, AutoCAD, and familiar with other BIM software packages.
To apply please send your resume VIA EMAIL.