Friday, August 8, 2014

Revit Technician - Architecture - Farnsworth Group - Peoria - IL

Farnsworth Group, Inc. is a full-service engineering and architectural firm that offers our valued clients nearly 400 employees located in a nationwide network of offices. We are also one of the nation’s leaders in sustainable design initiatives. Farnsworth Group is an employee-owned company with a rich 100-year history that offers an impressive benefits and compensation program in addition to excellent career development opportunities. We have a position for a Revit Technician with architectural experience.

The opening is in our Peoria, IL office. This position is responsible for assisting architects and project managers; to provide redline drafting; preparing detailed scaled drawings for construction, layouts, sketches, and graphic representations of architecture designs; making use of computers and architecture related software (Revit and SketchUp); making relevant views of buildings; and performing other tasks assigned by an architectural manager.

Requirements include:
  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Architectural Computer Graphics, Drafting or related degree or a combination of education and experience, required.
  • Ability to visualize and illustrate design in two or three dimension, required
  • Experience with Revit and SketchUp, required
  • Experience with Photoshop, AutoCAD, Rhinoceros, and other rendering software, preferred
  • Revit or Autodesk Certification, preferred
Compensation/Benefits:
  • competitive Salary
  • Medical/Dental Plans
  • Prescription Drug Program
  • Vision Plan
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Time-off Benefits
For immediate consideration please Apply Online or visit the Farnsworth Group website, then click on the careers link.

Farnsworth Group, Inc. is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

Virtual Building Project Manager - The Beck Group - Dallas - Texas

The Beck Group is looking for someone with an Architecture or Construction background and 4-8 years of experience who is passionate about BIM technology and VDC processes, but also wants to stay engaged with projects. This is not a BIM manager position, this is a project manager position focused in our Virtual Building Group on BIM and Reality Capture projects servicing the AEC industry. Our projects run the gamut, from laser scanning small facades and spaces to entire stadiums, modeling and coordinating buildings of all sizes. We even branch out to things like light reflection analysis and fabrication on occasion. Our bread and butter is scan to BIM workflows, but you'll never know what you might end up working on or whom you might end up working with.

Job title: Virtual Building Project Manager – VB3
Work Location: Dallas Location
Division/Department: Business Technology Services/Virtual Building Group - Services
Salary Range: $70,000-$90,000 Bonus: 15%
Reports to: Virtual Building Services Manager
Reporting Responsibilities: Project staff on Virtual Building Projects being managed

This role is focused on managing Virtual Building projects utilizing Beck’s advanced technology systems. Primary areas of focus are project management and QA/QC, financial management, client relationships, business development and leveraging Beck’s virtual building and integrated workflows.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Management of project financials and staff on VBG projects being managed
  • Quality Control and Quality Assurance of VBG Services work
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures
  • Financial Management of multiple active projects
  • Develop new project opportunities through work and community relationships
  • Advocate for the VBG and Beck at industry and community events
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
  • 4-8 years industry experience
  • 4yr degree preferred with relevant degree in architecture, engineering, construction or similar (applicants with 2yr degree or no college experience may be considered given appropriate work experience)
  • Strong understanding of design and construction industry practices
  • Experience and high proficiency with Building Information Modeling platforms, model based coordination tools, model based quantity takeoff and estimating tools, or model based scheduling tools
  • Experience with project financial management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and handle multiple tasks during the same time period
  • Ability to delegate tasks and manage teams to achieve project completion within a diverse group of high-performers
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills
  • Business development skills, ability to bring in work to keep our teams productive and profitable
Additional Requirements:
  • Interest in advancing construction management practices through the use of available tools and technology
  • Interest in Beck’s Integrated Enterprise and commitment to the integrated process
  • This position requires an advanced or expert level Revit user proficient in both the project and family environments in Revit.

If you’re interested, APPLY ONLINE.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Digital Practice Leader - NBBJ - NY

NBBJ New York is seeking a Building Information Model expert to lead successful management of BIM production and coordination at a Studio level with specific project participation. The successful candidate will be an innovative designer with demonstrated leadership skills and ability to conduct meetings at all levels of the project.

Key Responsibilities
The BIM Leader understands the strategic importance of BIM for project delivery, while also being proficient at producing a wide range of work using BIM tools. This person will be the champion of BIM in the Studio for Model strategy, BIM education, BIM leadership. At a firm level the successful candidate will also be the studio's liaison for the firm’s Digital Practice Team. The Digital Practice Team brings together technology leaders from every design studio in the firm to craft our digital strategy, elevate the digital design skills in our studios and provide a unified network of digital design leadership.

As a Digital Practice Leader for the Studio this individual would also be responsible for communicating directly with the Studio on topics including: tools, initiatives, standards, processes and methods. Additional responsibilities include regular communication with the Studio Delivery Leader to align on approaches, goals and methodologies. This position will offer the individual opportunities to grow within the firm and exposure to an innovative, fast paced and highly collaborative environment.

Skills and Qualifications (required unless otherwise noted)
  • Minimum 7 years of architecture experience
  • Bachelors of Architecture or equivalent degree required; Masters of Architecture preferred
  • Expert level knowledge of Autodesk's Revit Architecture required
  • In-depth knowledge of technology based collaboration systems
  • Proven prior experience with large & complex project delivery using Revit
  • Proven coordination process experience including working with consultants using multiple platforms
  • 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 communicate and present ideas clearly to a wide audience - from project team members to external consultants and client representatives
  • Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and multiple deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative team environment

Please visit our Career Center to apply ON-LINE.

NBBJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Autodesk Revit/BIM Consultant - TPM - NC SC

TPM has been a proud AEC solutions provider in the Carolinas for 40 years and an Autodesk Gold Partner for over 25 years. Founded by Jerry Cooper in Greenville, SC, TPM's Mission:
We strive to satisfy the needs of architectural, engineering, and construction in a manner that exceeds their expectations for product value, service, support, and training. Customers are not loyal to companies; customers are loyal to persons who are friendly, fair, honest, professionals, and who “go the extra mile.” The flow of capital, materials, and employees’ effort converges at one point – SERVICE. Our mission in simplest terms is: OUR FOCUS = SERVICE.
We are a regionally focused firm with offices in: North Carolina (Charlotte and Raleigh), South Carolina (Greenville, Columbia and Charleston)

JOB TITLE: Autodesk Revit/BIM Consultant
DEPARTMENT: ​AEC
LOCATION: Charlotte
REPORTS TO: ​AEC Technical Manager

PURPOSE
The Autodesk Revit/BIM Consultant will be part of the team responsible for training, consulting and support for Autodesk’s Architectural & Construction software solutions. The Consultant will consistently demonstrate his/her ability to deal with clients at a business to business level, identifying and providing solutions that fulfill the business/technical needs of customers, as well as supporting the sales team in a pre-sales capacity demonstrating and presenting the Autodesk solutions.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Training
  • Conducting open enrollment and customized training (fundamentals to advanced level)
  • Develop web-based (quick starts and just-in time) training
Technical Support
  • Providing telephone, online, virtual, and on-site technical support
  • Maintain detailed notes of all client communications within our CRM database
Pre/Post-Sales
  • Provides technical product assistance to both inside and outside sales representatives in the development and closing of sales opportunities
  • Pre-sales: Qualifying Process
  • Technical audits, Needs assessment, Training assessment, Pre-Sales Presentations
  • Technical Alignment: Development Process to gain a competitive advantage, To set technical alignment and expectations, To remove technical obstacles
  • Post-sales: Retention & Referral Process as in:
    • Training, technical support, and consulting services
    • Customer acquisition, satisfaction, and retention
  • Present in front of C-level executives and power users regarding Autodesk technologies at user groups, tradeshows, executive briefings, and pre-sale activities
Other
  • Write blog and other social media mediums regarding Autodesk and design technology
  • Learn new Autodesk and third-party design technology programs (example: Revit, Navisworks, InfraWorks, etc.)
  • Perform other duties as necessary or required
QUALIFICATIONS - The ideal candidate will have:
  • 3+ years experience in Architectural/Construction industry
  • BS in Architecture or Engineering a plus
  • Must have AutoCAD experience
  • Experience in Revit strongly preferred
  • Experience in other CAD/BIM applications such as Navisworks, InfraWorks, etc. would be a plus.
  • Experience instructing users on software and/or supporting software applications in an organization preferred
  • Experience communicating with clients both written and verbally

To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Michael Sproles VIA EMAIL.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

BIM Manager - Lake Flato Architects - TX

Lake|Flato Architects is a nationally recognized architectural design firm based in San Antonio, Texas. We are seeking a BIM Manager to provide support and education for users of Revit Architecture at the firm. The primary responsibility of L|F’s BIM Manager is to maintain our current BIM structure, facilitate consistency across project types, implement staff development training, and promote the effective and efficient use of BIM on all projects.

Qualifications Include
  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Minimum of five years of experience in the AEC industry, preferably in an architectural office
  • Minimum five years of experience working in Revit Architecture in a production, administrative and/or support capacity on projects
  • Must possess expert knowledge in Revit Family creation
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of professional architectural services from master planning and schematic design through
    construction documents and construction administration, including design and technical experience
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, and be highly organized
  • Must have teaching and mentoring experience for in house training
  • Self-motivated, flexible and able to prioritize Must be a team-player and able to adapt to various team structures working independently and as part of a larger group
  • Proficiency in SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, and rendering software are preferred
  • Experience with Newforma, Navisworks, Lumion and Green Building Studio preferred
  • Knowledge of API customization preferred
Responsibilities Include
  • Develop, document and communicate best practices of BIM technologies, including model sharing and coordination with other discipline
  • Instruct/assist project teams to properly set up their models to comply with office standards and best practices
  • Manage Revit standards, family content, and office templates
  • Engage with project teams to strategize, employ and maintain an effective BIM strategy for project deliverables
  • Develop and conduct training sessions for beginners and continuing education for users of all levels
  • Work with internal sustainability team to integrate effective sustainability software into office, particularly interfacing with Revit (i.e. IES, Autodesk Green Building Studio & Vasari)
  • Coordinate Autodesk software updates and software serve packs

Salary is based on experience and abilities. Benefits include healthcare, paid vacations, 401K and a dynamic work setting.

To apply, send a copy of your cover letter with salary expectations and resume – include both academic and professional – to the contact information below.

Contact: Employment, please specify “BIM manager position” to the subject line
Email: employment@lakeflato.com
Web: www.lakeflato.com
Address: 311 Third Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

Monday, July 14, 2014

BIM Manager – Amenta|Emma Architects – CT

The Hartford office of Amenta|Emma is seeking a Building Information Model expert to lead successful management of BIM production, workflows and standards to support their growing firm in projects around the country. They are seeking qualified candidates who have demonstrated capacity for a high level of BIM Management responsibility to lead and support our staff.

Overall Description
  • Provide Revit/BIM Management, leadership and support for the firm’s design projects for our Hartford and Stamford office locations
  • Work closely with the project team BIM Coordinator on developing project execution and implementation plans, project start-up methods and workflow strategies
  • Assist project teams with advanced Revit modeling requirements, content creation and coordination efforts
  • Manage, organize and optimize detail and family libraries for use between projects
  • Review projects with BIM Coordinators to ensure compliance with Quality of Documents Standards in coordination with the Director of Technical Production
  • Assist troubleshooting and resolving Revit/BIM application issues
  • Provide Revit/BIM training to current staff and new hires
  • Review and implement new versions of software and develop customized deployments
  • Starting new projects with the correct templates for the team’s use
Requirements
  • Minimum 2 years previous experience in a BIM Management role
  • Experience with a BIM Execution plan and providing a detailed modeling plan for each design phase
  • Expert level of knowledge of Autodesk Revit, Revit project workflows and Navisworks
  • Collaborative project management with multiple design teams/office that involved model integration
  • Played a role in project coordination, clash detection and remediation
  • Familiarity with model visualization – using Revit as a base point for rendering/animations in 3ds Max, Autodesk 360, etc
  • A working knowledge of analysis of models that vary from solar studies (Autodesk Green Building Studio, etc.) to quantity take-offs
Desired Skills
  • A working knowledge of cloud computing and networking to facilitate coordination with cloud service provider for IT issues
  • Coordinate with local IT Manager for localized IT issues
  • Coordinate and troubleshoot VOIP, Internet and Network issues
  • A working knowledge of software installation and deployments, to facilitate review and implementation of new versions or updates of non-operating software updates and implement/deploy new software purchases
  • Review and maintain file server related to disk space and performance optimization
  • Manage server file back-ups and hardware. Provide troubleshooting for hardware
  • Research and recommend new software for increased productivity of firm
  • Research, purchasing and installation of new hardware and/or equipment
  • Set-up and deployment of new hire workstations
Amenta Emma Architects offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

If you qualify, we would like to hear from you. For consideration please submit your cover letter, including salary requirements, resume and up to 5 project samples in PDF format via EMAIL.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Design Technology Specialist - DIALOG - Calgary

DIALOG is a fully integrated multi-disciplinary design firm incorporating architectural, engineering, interior design, landscape architecture, sustainability, urban design and planning services. Our special culture and spirit is founded on a unique collaborative approach to clients and communities.

We work at the intersection of art and science to create places people love to live, work and play. We design projects of every size and level of complexity, from houses to hospitals, office buildings to police headquarters. We are motivated by taking on difference-making projects that influence the long-term health of people and our environments. What you will find here is passion without pretence; a group that loves coming to the studio every day, rolling up its sleeves, interpreting the visions of our clients, and bringing beautiful, functional places into being.

About the Role
Reporting to the Manager of Design Technology and working in partnership with other team members, the Design Technology Specialist will work with project teams to initiate setup and complete successful BIM projects. While the Design Technology Specialist will be primarily
involved in the implementation of standards and best practices that facilitate the adoption of BIM, they will also be responsible for other aspects of Design Technology including CAD Management tasks and coordination with other initiatives such as Visualization and 3D printing.

BIM Management includes the following types of tasks
  • Model Audit
  • Model Coordination
  • Manage and Create Content
  • Support
  • Production
Training & Mentoring Tasks
An important aspect of the Design Technology Specialist role is training and mentoring. The Design Technology Specialist will be expected to:
  • Deliver training sessions through a variety of methods including video, screen sharing and live, instructor-led training
  • Mentor project teams on specific topics
  • Lead the monthly user group meetings in the studios
Other Responsibilities
From time to time the Design Technology Specialist may be asked to work with the other Design Technology Specialists and the Manager of Design Technology to assist in the development of strategic initiatives. Strategic Responsibilities include the following types of tasks and will generally be centered on the individual’s discipline and experience:
  • Develop Process and Workflow
  • Develop and Maintain Standards
  • Support Implementation
  • Demonstrate Thought Leadership
  • Training
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned
Professional Essentials
  • 3+ years of production experience using Revit, Vectorworks or other BIM software for design, drafting or engineering
  • Expert knowledge of AutoCAD and Rhino will be considered an asset
  • Knowledge and familiarity with related supporting software
  • Completion of relevant diploma or degree program from an accredited college or university
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record as a problem solver
  • Effective time and project management skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to work independently, with little to no supervision
  • Ability to travel to other studio as required
  • Ability to attend conferences as required
Why work for DIALOG?
We are proud to have been named a Top 100 Employer in Canada for 2014. Employing over 550 people in 4 studios across Canada, DIALOG is committed to delivering sustainability and excellence in design along with exceptional client service, in a fun working environment.
  • Our team is fun, creative and committed to success
  • DIALOG offers first-class internal training and development
  • We offer competitive compensation and benefits
  • DIALOG is an award-winning company that is committed to sustainable, integrated design
How to Apply
Please submit your resume in confidence to edmontoncareers@designdialog.ca and use "Design Technology Specialist – Edmonton" in the subject line. We are delighted that you are considering furthering your career with DIALOG. Your submission will be reviewed carefully however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. DIALOG is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to the principle of diversity and looks forward to receiving applications from a wide range of people.

Please note we will retain your submission for a maximum of 6 months. You are welcome to re-apply anytime.