Monday, April 14, 2014

BIM Technologist - SmithGroup - Washington DC

SmithGroupJJR is an idea-oriented design firm that is committed to creating inspiring places that enrich the human spirit. We believe extraordinary environments are created when the design process is based on the principles of exploration, experimentation, innovation, research, and collaboration. Our expertise in providing thoughtful and innovative solutions keeps SmithGroupJJR as one of the foremost architectural and engineering firms in the world. SmithGroupJJR was recently named #1 for design quality and #2 overall by Architect, the magazine of the American Institute of Architects.

The Washington, DC office of SmithGroupJJR is looking for a BIM Technologist to join our team. SmithGroupJJR project teams create BIM models as an integral part of the project delivery process. The BIM Technologist will provide practitioners and local office BIM application experts with mentoring in the use of BIM authoring technologies. Areas of focus will include direct user, project team and enterprise level support.

Working with us, you will
  • Provide practitioners and local office BIM application experts with mentoring in the use of BIM authoring technologies
  • Focus on Direct User Support: Provide training to new and existing staff
  • Focus on Project Team Support: Mentor staff in BIM project initialization activities, creation of BIM execution plans, project support activities, and BIM stabilization skills; contract review for BIM terms and conditions; occasional direct participation in complex project startup; facilitate and/or accomplish BIM health checks; recognize and diagnose model problems
  • Focus on Enterprise Support: SmithGroupJJR has offices across the country. This role is a member of our BIM Advanced Support team and will assist in developing firm-wide standards, content and workflow development, training collateral and our BIM strategy. This includes the research, testing and deployment of related software and hardware. You will be a key member in facilitating development of new tools for our discipline and practices groups.
An ideal candidate has
  • Seven or more years of experience in the field of Architecture with previous experience in a BIM leadership role
  • Strong knowledge in the use of Autodesk Revit and complementary BIM authoring software
  • Previous experience in providing support in the use of Revit platform applications
  • The ability to provide BIM support services in a knowledgeable, patient and courteous manner
  • Strong interest and aptitude for troubleshooting model performance issues. Strong communication skills including the ability to participate actively in meetings
  • Strong ability to work well in team scenarios
  • Experience and skills in authoring BIM application training collateral and teaching
  • The ability to make presentations as part of client relations and training
SmithGroupJJR offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package, including 401(k) and continuing educational reimbursement. We offer 3 weeks of paid time off within the first year of employment, with the option of purchasing additional time off, and pay for 7 or 8 federal holidays. We also offer an alternative work schedule that provides employees with an additional 15 days off per year (usually Fridays) to help with work/life balance.

Interested in joining us? Get started today by CLICKING THIS LINK.


Designer/Revit Modeler - Aronson Security Group - Seattle

Designer/Revit Modeler - Access Control Systems
Location: Seattle, WA

About the Job
Working with project managers, estimators and engineering staff this position is responsible for drafting, design and documentation of electronic video surveillance and access control security systems in large facilities and buildings, which includes quality control, engineering standards, scheduling, and assisting in pre-bid project design review.

Responsibilities include the following
  • Interprets and creates detailed electrical drawings, schematics and illustrations as directed by the Engineering Manager including but not limited to initial sketches for proposals, panel and SJB designs for production, floor plans, block diagrams, point-to-point, door elevations, door details for installation, and as-built drawings upon project completion
  • Determines most effective presentation to assure conformity to applicable codes and specifications
  • Provides for compliance with items such as specifications, tolerances and safety factors when performing highly specialized electrical designs
  • Prepares one-line diagrams, conduit and wire schedules and panel schedules
  • Creates loading schedules and updates material requisitions to ensure the proper model number will be ordered by the Project Manager at beginning of projects
  • Meets the estimated drafting hours on projects
  • Maintains drawing database, insuring drawings and revisions are stored in a logical order, and regular and frequent backups are performed
  • Maintains all drafting hardware, including computers, plotters, copiers, and blueprint machines
  • Orders and stocks drafting supplies
  • Adequate and accurate time posting of all engineering to projects
  • Works with the Engineering Manager to maintain company engineering and drafting standards
  • Maintains an engineering/drafting package for all manufactures in a template or cookie-cutter format
  • Maintains the engineering and project files on the company file server
Education, Experience and Skills
  • Associate’s Degree in a technical capacity
  • Four plus years working in the electronic field where AC/DC theory is used on a daily basis
  • At least 1 year of Revit modeling experience
  • Four plus years working with AutoCAD drafting program
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge and experience with MS Word, inventory software, MS Excel, design software (including Revit), project management software and programmable logic software
  • AutoCAD and manufacturer training certificates are desired
About the Company
Aronson Security Group (ASG) is a premier independent integrator of enterprise commercial security solutions. We have built a strong reputation for engineering and service for over 40 years. ASG provides customized electronic access control, video surveillance and intrusion detection expertise to premier organizations in the state and local government, healthcare, commercial campuses, as well as education vertical markets.

In addition to competitive wages, ASG offers a superb benefits package including:
Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, 401(k) Employer-paid life insurance, Employer-paid Long-Term Disability Insurance, Paid Vacation and Sick time, as well as Paid Holidays.

Click Here to Download Complete Job Description and for instructions to APPLY

Revit Modeler - Phillips Lighting - Mississippi

Your Challenge
You will be responsible for development of BIM symbols and providing BIM and photometry database support for our fully dedicated BIM practitioner within Applications Engineering. You will maintain a challenging schedule for production of BIM and associated resources. You will support the process of creating BIM symbols within Revit and crafting supporting databases.

Your Responsibilities
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM) Development
  • Reviewing input data for adequacy and retrieving additional data as required
  • Editing and preparing raw source data for BIM development
  • Assembling BIM family information into Microsoft Excel
  • Cataloging BIMs in Microsoft Access
  • Generating BIM related reports for management
  • Maintaining a literature database directly utilized in BIM development
  • Constructing Building Information Models (BIMs) for all products using Revit Photometry Resource Management
  • Assembling literature and IES files slated for publication into resource database
  • Reviewing photometry for viability and accuracy
  • Generating photometry related reports for management
Your Team
This role supports our customer design community by providing BIM resources necessary for the specification of Philips Lighting products. The BIM support role within the Applications Engineering group provides insight into the specification community and expedites the efforts of our own Product Management, Engineering and Marketing groups. The position resides in Tupelo, Mississippi, but involves interaction with all Philips Lighting fixture manufacturing operations.

Our Offer
This position represents a challenging role for a technically oriented candidate interested in working with leading-edge technologies to develop state-of-the-art computerized design resources. This opportunity is an ideal platform to learn the rapidly growing field of Building Information Modeling and an opportunity to advance into a broader role in BIM development and Layout Support. BIM technology is critical to the specification effort for our products in the modern marketplace. You will expedite our success in this vital area.

What We Are Looking For
  • Candidate must be a skilled AutoCAD and Revit practitioner with demonstrable proficiency in the latest versions of the software
  • Candidate must have a mastery of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Access
  • Experience in technical database management is important
  • Superior communication skills are essential
  • The ability to organize, maintain and conclude tasks in a timely fashion is important
  • Candidate must be fully trained in the latest versions of AutoCAD and Revit and have two to five years of practical experience with each.
  • Candidate must be fluent with Microsoft Office with demonstrable skills in Excel and Access.
  • A two-year technical degree in AutoCAD and Revit is required.

Philips is an equal employment employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Click this LINK to APPLY on the Philips Lighting Careers site

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Job Captain/Junior Architect - CA

Firm: David Watson Architect, Manhattan Beach, CA.

Job description: High-end, custom, residential, architectural design firm seeking a Job Captain/Junior Architect to assist principal architect directly in all areas of project design, development and management.
  • High level of proficiency in Revit.
  • AutoCAD and hand-drafting skills.
  • Exceptional design sensibility and attention to detail.
  • Professional degree in architecture or design-related field.
You must have working, architecture office experience in Revit.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio samples via EMAIL ONLY – please note the combined size must not exceed 5MB. No hard copies, drop-ins or telephone calls please.

Monday, March 31, 2014

BIM Contract Work Sought - IndiviRev

IndiviRev is a small group of talented individuals located in the Pacific Northwest who specialize in the use of BIM software including, but not limited to: Revit, AutoCAD, Navisworks, Bluebeam, EdgeWise Plant/MEP/Building, DIALux, and various Autodesk mobile apps for the AEC industry.

IndiviRev offers a variety of services all tailored towards the engineering and construction industries. Each service is proven and our workflows have been perfected providing for maximum value for both IndiviRev and its customers. We have a strong emphasis on electrical systems as each BIM Specialist has no less than 5 years of experience in electrical design, drafting, and modeling. A list of our services can be found below, however, being the small flexible company that IndiviRev is, we are not limited to these services alone. If there is a need that relates to BIM, our professionals can get the job done.

Services Provided include: Revit Modeling and 2D Drafting, Temporary In-House BIM Support, Project BIM Management, 3D Clash Detection, Coordinated 2D Field Drawings, Project Take-Off, Revit Project Setup, Lighting Calculations, Renderings, and Reports, Revit Content Creation, and BIM Training and Implementation.

For more details you can check out our WEBSITE.

Food Service Design Consulting - Revit Technical - Massachucetts

Crabtree-McGrath Associates is a foodservice design consulting firm in Georgetown, MA. We are hired primarily by Architects to design commercial kitchen areas. We are currently seeking an entry-level draftsman for project document support. Duties will include producing equipment plans, utility plans, equipment elevations, details & equipment cutbooks.

This position is a part or full time role for the right candidate with all intentions of long term employment as part of a small design team. Compensation will be discussed during the interview process.

Revit Architecture experience is an extremely important important requirement for us.
Interested parties should contact us VIA EMAIL.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Revit Designers - Follet Corporation - Chicago

Follet Corporation has an opportunity for two Graphic Designers. The work is based in the western suburbs of Chicago. They are seeking two talented people who especially have experience creating renderings using Revit. You will be part of Follett’s Store Planning and Design Department and will support approximately 100 annual store renovations as well as 40 annual new store proposals. Both positions are full-time salaried roles that offer a complete and competitive benefits package.

These are offered as one associate and one intermediate level role. You can review these opportunities at their CAREER SITE. You can also apply via LinkedIn: Associate - Intermediate

Follett Higher Education Group (FHEG) is part of Follett Corporation, a $2.7 billion dollar privately-held company headquartered in the Chicago area. FHEG is a premier multi-channel academic retailer with over 940 stores, and at #71 on Internet Retailer's 2013 Top 500 List. They operate multiple businesses targeted at students, fans, alumni, parents, and faculty. More information about their company is available on LinkedIn.