Wednesday, November 10, 2021

BIM Drafting Manager - HercuWall - Phoenix - AZ


Job Title:                     BIM/Drafting Manager


HercuTech is the manufacturer of an innovative, patented, ICC-certified panelized wall system called HercuWall. HercuWall is an energy efficient, high strength, durable, panelized concrete reinforced polystyrene wall system constructed to precise dimensions, requiring less labor to install and less time to construct.  The Company is planning for hyper growth and multiple market expansion.                                

Position Overview:

HercuTech Inc. is looking for a highly motivated BIM/Drafting Manager to join the Design/Drafting department to lead the team, implement process and software improvements, and contribute to day-to-day operations and deliverables. You will join a growing team of professional focused on numerous strategic and operational initiatives to position the Company for hyper-growth. This dynamic role will be an integral part of developing the operational excellence for Production and will be expected to contribute ideas for innovation and technology advancement. 

This role will be a key player of the organization’s success, partnering with various departments to ensure the Company can achieve fast paced growth. The ideal candidate will be a great problem solver with outstanding managerial skills and ability to effectively communicate across the organization. 


  • Manage, coach, and develop staff. Able to get the best results from each team member. Mentor new and less experienced team members.
  • Act as intermediary between Drafting, other departments, clients, engineers, and architects to ensure desired outputs are achieved.
  • Work with various departments to create schedules and deadlines. Monitor work in progress to ensure deliverables are on track and to expected standards.
  • Lead Design/Drafting team to identify development needs for BIM software. Work to improve project delivery. Ensure timely and accurate work product.
  • Work to meet or exceed department KPI’s. Provide updates to Executive Team and works toward improvements.
  • Define a BIM strategy for growth including system for seamless collaboration and communication.
  • Educate and trains Design/Drafting team on BIM software and integrations. Contribute to the implementation of updated workflows.
  • Facilitate ongoing development of the company Revit files.
  • Conduct reviews of the work product of the department. Act as a gatekeeper and final quality check on outputs.
  • Enforce BIM standards, output standards, and quality standards for the department. Ensure efficient and effective use of BIM software.
  • Contribute to the definition and documentation of drafting product requirements and all design department deliverables.
  • Maintain a continuous improvement mindset – always looking to improve process, outputs, and efficiencies. Develops solutions and create road maps for process improvements.
  • Conduct research and stay up to date on emerging BIM trends, integrations, and potential improvements. Lead the development of new design software tools.
  • Implement new technologies and methodologies, while balancing real-time requirements.
  • Manage new and existing BIM content, including integration of add on software.
  • Contribute to product improvement initiatives.
  • Enforce document control procedures.
  • Conduct employee reviews. Act on employee issues and make recommendations for improvement/discipline/promotions.


  • Managerial and supervisor experience.
  • A minimum 4 years in building design/construction industry/manufacturing.
  • Experience with Revit.
  • Strong knowledge of modeling product components and assemblies with a variety of solid modeling tools and associated database management systems.
  • Knowledge of additional Autodesk and BIM software including systems, components, assemblies and solutions.
  • Desire to improve department outputs and influence co-workers by striving for excellence.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of workflow and process improvement methodologies.
  • Experience influencing drafting teams and project teams.
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills.

Friday, October 22, 2021

CAD/BIM Analyst - SR CAD/BIM Analyst - Nelson


Job Details


NELSON is seeking  a CAD/BIM Analyst and a SR CAD/BIM Analyst to join our Design Technology Team.  The CAD/BIM Analyst will apply their knowledge of building design, Building Information Modeling (BIM), best practices, and AEC related technology while working as an integral member of the NELSON Worldwide Design Technology Team. This will include supporting, mentoring, and being a technology and BIM resource for project teams utilizing Autodesk AEC Collection, BIM360, Autodesk Construction Cloud, and other AEC design and visualization software. These roles will be part of a unique group that is at the forefront of design technology and BIM development and support within NELSON Worldwide working with and supporting talented teams that are industry leaders.  Our work environment is adaptive to technology demands and the CAD/BIM Analyst must be flexible and adaptive.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Critical features of this job are described under the headings below. Due to changes in technology, critical features may be modified to meet current industry technology trends.

 Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of Revit
  • Extensive knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Familiarity with network technologies and platforms
  • Knowledge of Visualization technologies

Additional Required Knowledge and Skills for Senior CAD/BIM Analyst:

  • Extensive knowledge of BIM Workflows, standards, and best practice
  • Extensive knowledge of AutoCAD Architecture/MEP, Navisworks, 3DSMax, VRay, Lumion
  • Familiarity with programming languages in a BIM environment (Powershell, AutoLisp, Dynamo, Python, HTML/XML, Ruby, VBA/VBScript, C#)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Perform helpdesk support by troubleshooting and resolving software or model/file questions or issues
  • Contribute to the creation and/or revision of standard documentation and procedures as necessary
  • Contribute to the creation, organization, and maintenance of Revit and AutoCAD content
  • Monitor conformance to standards and processes
  • Shadow and mentor Teammates company-wide
  • Assist with the creation and/or delivery of topic based educational webinars and videos
  • Contribute to the configuration, deployment, and maintenance of all design software company-wide
  • Stay current on developing technology trends within the AEC industry
  • Disseminate and educate others on industry advancements and trends

Certificates, Licenses or Registrations Preferred

  • Autodesk Certified Professional preferred.

Education / Experience:

  • Technical School Diploma or Associate’s degree in the field of Computer Science or related field plus:
  • CAD/BIM Analyst: 5+ years’ experience in delivering support and/or training within and Architecture/Engineering organization; or equivalent in appropriate education and experience.  Experience within the A/E/C industry required.
To Apply > CAD/BIM Analyst

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Design Technology Manager - BIM Manager - QPK - Syracuse - NY

Position Type: Full Time
Reports To: Partners
Directed By: Partners/Project Managers

Job Summary:

An integral member of the model-based design process, the BIM Manager collaborates with architects, structural engineers, landscape architects, production specialists, professional staff, partners, and the I.T. Department to promote and facilitate a firm-wide workflow transition from a document-driven to building information modeling practice.


Professional degree related to Architecture and/or Engineering or commensurate experience within the AEC industry.


Salary level is commensurate with experience. EEO Employer.


Email resume, e-portfolio, and references to

Candidate Qualifications

  • 5+ years production experience in design, drafting, or engineering.
  • Experience in manipulating point clouds/laser scans.
  • Must have an in-depth working knowledge of current BIM versions with emphasis on project sheet setup.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have a professional appearance, conduct and work ethic.
  • Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, and meet challenging work goals.
  • Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed as well as determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance.
  • Must have basic PC experience in Windows environments, working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, email, Web-enabled applications, and database software.
  • Must be a self-starter and possess the drive to pursue continued education on BIM.
  • Possess the ability to work well as part of a team and independently.
  • Experience in 3D printing desirable but not mandatory.

Primary design tools used by staff:

  • Autodesk
    • Revit (Arch/Struct)
    • Autocad (2D)
    • Civil 3D
    • Infraworks
    • Recap
    • Navisworks
    • BIM 360
  • Bentley
    • Structural Analysis tools
  • Trimble
    • SketchUp
  • Enscape
  • V-Ray
  • Rhino
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • Photoshop
    • Illustrator
    • InDesign
  • ArcGIS


  • Manage software customization of new version releases.
  • Manage the implementation of design software. Coordinate with IT staff.
  • Evaluate new design software and technologies.
  • Stay informed on best practices for use of Revit Architecture, Revit Structure, AutoCAD, Civil3D and BIM.
  • Installation and support of related BIM software.


  • Responsible for BIM standards development, implementation, and enforcement.
  • Creation and maintenance of all design software project template files to assure standards.
    • Separate templates for: Government and Private clients.
  • Provide support for plotting and electronic file submissions.
  • Automate routines in BIM to support standards and productivity.
  • Provide quality control for completeness and adherence to company standards of all drawings produced.
  • Train and oversee the day-to-day activities of users to ensure BIM standards are maintained in building the
  • model.
  • Creating BIM families and management/manipulation of 3rd party BIM families for staff use.


  • Create written technology evaluations and budgets for future technology adoption that aligns with the
  • company’s goals.
  • Report on the company’s current and projected state regarding design technology utilization.
  • Create upgrade and deployment strategies for design technology software.
  • Coordinate with project teams in scheduling 3D prints to meet deadlines.


  • Provide hardware and network support as it relates to design technology.
  • Troubleshoot problems.


  • Internal training to staff forspecified design software.
  • Conduct annual training for updates in new releases of design software.
  • Conduct new employee onboarding training sessions.
  • Test new employee software skills.
  • Maintain high level of competency of software through continued use and self-training.
  • Attend conferences, seminars, and workshops. Bringing back learning and disseminating the information to
  • appropriate teams.

Project Interface

  • Support project standards coordination with clients (i.e. USACE, OGS, etc.).
  • Assist on project work: complex modeling, renderings, generative design, energy and lighting analysis.
  • Assist project teams in setting up the model.
  • Create custom BIM content for project needs.
  • Help resolve BIM design issues.
  • Manage and distribute coordinated digital documents to the project team.
  • Quality control BIM deliverables to meet contract and client requirements.
  • Perform clash detection and create clash detection reports.
  • Coordinate with project team and external consultants to resolve clashes in the clash detection report.
  • Write and manage the BIM Project Execution Plan, if required, for the project.
  • Manage project team permissions on BIM 360 for cloud hosted projects.


  • Coordinate with the Marketing department in keeping BIM relevant material up to date in promotional
  • materials.
  • Strategize future design technology initiatives.
  • Identify trends and business opportunities relating to design technology and make software recommendations.

Liaison Design Technology workflows with:

  • Sustainable design
  • Planning
  • Visualization (Enscape, V-Ray, SketchUp)
  • Facilities Management
  • Estimating
  • Specification writing
  • Integrated Project Delivery
  • Point clouds/laser scans
  • Modularization
  • Cloud hosted design (BIM 360)
    • 3D Printing (MakerBot) - desirable but not mandatory.