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.

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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.

MAJOR GOALS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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.

ESSENTIAL ACTIVITIES
  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.
PEOPLE MANAGED: None
MANAGED BY: Manager of Construction Technology
PRIMARY PEOPLE CONTACTS: Project Directors, Project Managers, Project Engineers, Superintendents, Owners, Architects, Consultants, and Subcontractors

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

  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.
BEHAVIORAL TRAITS, ATTITUDES AND SKILLS REQUIRED
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.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Architect-Revit Designer - Technician - Polcom Modular - NY

Polcom Modular is seeking a Revit Designer to be responsible for architectural CAD production and document coordination. We provide modular systems to various commercial projects in New York, Florida, California and Canada.

Responsibilities
  • Building 3D models of modular units for commercial buildings in Revit
  • Producing 2D detailed CAD drawings based on the Revit model, including implementing data from MEPS engineers, structural engineers, and fa├žade engineers
  • Performing quantity take offs and schedules of materials
  • Reading, understanding and interpreting building codes and regulations
Qualifications
  • Degree (BSc) in Architecture or Structural Engineering
  • Very good knowledge of Revit
  • Construction experience is an advantage
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Able to communicate effectively and work independently
  • Work in NYC office (Manhattan)
If you are interested, please send your CV VIA EMAIL.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

BIM Piping Project Coordinator - Victaulic - PA

Position/Title: BIM Piping Project Coordinator
Location (Facility): VICTAULIC --Easton, PA Global Headquarters
Reports to (Title): Construction Piping Services –(CPS) BIM Manager

Responsibilities:
  • Must have comprehensive piping project management skills (i.e. scheduling, budgeting, expediting, material coordination, customer interface) and be able to:
    • Assist/consult in the development of BIM Piping Project quotes.
    • Assist/consult in the development of change orders and the evaluation of back-charges and provide summary to CPS management.
    • Plan and schedule work to ensure project schedule milestones and deliverables are met and maintain CPM Schedules throughout BIM Projects.
    • Coordinate complete project and material handling from manufacturing to installation (i.e. bagging & tagging/expediting, fabrication of combination Victaulic and welded spools, field logistics)
  • Perform Quality Control Review of drawings and bill of materials (plans & sections, isometric's, spool sheets, B.O.M.'s) produced both in-house and by the GDC (Global Design Center) and/or other CPS office, utilizing CPS procedures and standards.
  • Ability to prepare detailed 3D drawings in Revit, AutoCAD & CADmep as well as various other design modeling and coordination software (Navisworks) formats.
  • Must have comprehensive piping layout skills, including:
    • Understanding of mechanical equipment rooms and systems (HVAC piping, steam, plumbing, industrial process piping, water and wastewater piping & Fire Protection)
    • Knowledge of other mechanical trades (Sheetmetal, Plumbing, Electrical, Maritime)
    • Knowledge of construction techniques (Architectural, Structural)
  • Prepare and coordinate complete BEP (Basic Engineering Package), adhering to established guidelines, for transferring project to the GDC and/or other CPS office.
  • For projects that have been transferred to the GDC, provide assistance and comments as required, along with attending daily coordination meetings.
  • Advise the CPS BIM Manager on a weekly basis on status of all assigned projects and assist with project close out and customer satisfaction reports.
  • Utilize and enforce the CPS PM Division procedures and policies.
  • Work with Victaulic's customer care department regarding the preparation of and/or changes to advanced bill of materials prepared by CPS Coordinators.
  • Assist Sales with presentation of CPS drawing quotes (as required).
  • Assist CPS Pre-Construction, Specification, and Software Development departments. (as required).
  • Must have ability to travel to jobsites to obtain accurate field measurements and interact with customers and Victaulic salespeople as required.
  • Assist in the training of Piping Coordinators, Draftspersons, Draftsperson Trainees, and Interns.
  • Utilize and participate in Lean implementation and the Victaulic Quality Improvement Process.
Qualifications: (Education, Experience, Skills, Personal Attributes)
  • Two year Mechanical Drafting Technical School Education and/or Associate Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 - 10 years in piping layout experience in HVAC and/or Industrial required, or other equivalent experience in the piping field, such as plumbing, steam piping, Maritime, Fire Protection etc.
  • Project Management experience and organization is desired.
  • Piping specification engineering experience preferred.
  • Experience in pipe stress analysis and pipe support design preferred
  • Training Experience is preferred but not required.
  • Experience with Excel, MS Word, MS Project, Revit, AutoCAD, CADmep & Navisworks Software preferred.
  • Piping field installation experience and / or piping fabrication experience preferred.
  • Position reports to CPS BIM Manager
  • Must have ability to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, interpersonal, and customer skills required.
  • About Victaulic Victaulic was founded in 1925 and based in Easton, PA Victaulic is the world's largest ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of Mechanical Pipe Joining Products, couplings fitting and valves. Victaulic products are used around the globe in various piping applications, including commercial projects, industrial manufacturing facilities, municipal water/wastewater treatment systems, mining and oil field operations. If you'd like to learn more about us please watch THIS VIDEO.

Interested candidates can APPLY ONLINE or VIA EMAIL to Judy Tierney.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Revit MEP CAD Detailer - Armistead Mechanical - NJ

Armistead Mechanical, Inc. is a leading mechanical contracting firm working in the industrial and commercial sectors of New Jersey and the New York Hudson Valley region. A family-owned corporation for nearly 100 years, we work on piping, plumbing and HVAC construction projects for industrial, pharmaceutical, healthcare and manufacturing clients.

At Armistead, we value teamwork and seek self-motivated individuals who bring a positive attitude to their work and who will serve our customers to the best of their ability.

We are immediately seeking an individual skilled in Revit to join our design team. You will be expected to expand your technical competency and capability through experience on the job as you learn the details of mechanical construction. This is an excellent opportunity to gain industry knowledge from our in-house experts as well as share your Revit skills.

This position will be based out of our Waldwick, NJ office.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Utilize Revit to produce drawing details such as sheets for plotting, 3D modeling of equipment and basic templates.
  • Work in a collaborative manner with the respective project manager, pipe designer, and/or design manager to reduce cost installation through efficient layout and acceptable changes to contract drawings.
  • Assist in development of departmental drafting and Revit standards.
  • Maintain revision control on drawings and follow company standards for an organized system of maintaining files.
  • Must be motivated to keep current with new and emerging related technology.
  • Perform other related duties as requested by management.
JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • High school diploma with minimum of two years in an approved Revit training institute, or Associate's degree (AA) in Computer Aided Drafting or equivalent certification from a technical school.
  • Excellent Revit, CAD drafting skills and drawing aesthetics with competency in 3D modeling of construction components.
  • HVAC or plumbing knowledge a plus as is any familiarity with pipes, valves, fittings and specialty items utilized in mechanical engineering is a plus.
  • Experience with other related software, particularly the latest editions of AutoCAD, Navisworks and Inventor 3D Max desirable.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions and documentation furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and oral.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage priorities.
  • Ability to work independently as well as take direction and collaborate with others as part of a project team.
  • Willingness to travel to field project locations as needed.
COMPANY BENEFITS
  • Competitive salary based on experience level
  • 401(k) with Roth option, employer contribution, plus annual profit sharing
  • Medical coverage for individuals and families
  • Life Insurance with ADD
  • Vision Plan
  • Annual Dental Reimbursement Program
  • Supplemental benefits (AFLAC)
OTHER PERKS
  • Paid weekly with direct deposit available
  • Pleasant and professional work environment in clean, modern buildings with ample work space
  • Continual investment in technology with updated equipment and software, smartphones, tablets and laptops
  • Industry training opportunities
  • Interesting and challenging work
  • Support of great colleagues
  • Summer hours
Please CLICK HERE to APPLY ONLINE for this CAD Detailer position.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

MEP Design Support Coordinator / I D - LPA - Irvine - CA

The MEP Design Coordinator is a critical part of LPA+ID, which inspires design through technology by developing the workflows and digital tools used by integrated design teams at LPA. This is accomplished through collaboration with other members of LPA+ID, architects and engineers on the use of building information modeling (BIM), computer aided design (CAD) and project information management (PIM) platforms.

Responsibilities
  • Develop, document and communicate MEP BIM/CAD best practices.
  • Evangelize LPA’s BIM implementation plan and process.
  • Represent engineers on design technology related decision making and issues.
  • Develop and promote energy analysis workflows for each phase of project development.
  • Initiate and setup MEP building information models.
  • Partner with MEP designers to resolve design technology related issues.
  • Assist designers on MEP BIM, CAD and analysis software and processes.
  • Promote the development of high quality models through model review and maintenance.
  • Evaluate and recommend emerging MEP related technologies.
  • Coordinate processes that facilitate the interoperability of CAD, graphics and modeling tools.
Requirements
  • Work experience in a medium to large sized architectural, engineering or construction firm.
  • Advanced knowledge of Revit Building Design Suite (specifically Revit Systems) and content creation.
  • Knowledge of Navisworks Manage.
  • Intermediate knowledge of SketchUp and AutoCAD.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to thrive in highly collaborative environments.
  • Proven ability to manage and complete multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work on engineering projects (including; detailing, modeling and project set up, etc.) under the guidance of others.
  • Ability to work on technology ventures and development (including; template development, software testing, workflow updates, etc.) under the guidance of others.
  • Ability to conduct limited amounts of travel.
  • Passion for ensuring the success of design partners.
Desired Skills
  • Competence with engineering software including IES, EnergyPro, Trace 700, 3DS Max Design, Green Building Studio, and/or SpecLink-E
  • Competent with AutoCAD MEP.
  • Strong, self-motivated work ethic with ability to be effective and timely while providing consistent follow up.
  • Organized and methodical with a resourceful capacity for resolving challenges.
  • Experience with Project Information Management software such as Newforma Project Center.
Come work where your passion for design, technology and partnering with people will inspire design. LPA offers an environment where your contributions will be valued, rewarded and make all the difference!

APPLY ONLINE!

Architects - Sunland Group - Austin - TX

Sunland Group, Inc. has an immediate opening for Architects. We are hiring multiple Architects of all skill levels. We are a multidisciplinary company of professionals, founded in 1985. We provide program and project management, engineering, architecture and construction management services for a variety of clients.

This position is full-time, permanent, and located at our corporate offices in Austin, Texas. We offer excellent employer paid benefits, paid time off, and a 401k. We are on flex hours, which means we work 9 hour days Monday through Thursday, then leave at noon on Friday’s. We cover all continuing education, registration fees, dues, and relocation fees as needed. Salary compensation and relocation costs are negotiable depending on experience and performance.

The Architects selected for this position will have
  • Large commercial and aviation experience
  • Working knowledge of Revit
  • For Senior Architect position- Highly developed skills and experience in project management, architectural design, technical expertise and leadership.
Applicants must be a registered Architect in the State of Texas, or pursuing registration in Texas. LEED certification is a plus.

Please send us your resume to APPLY via EMAIL. We look forward to working with you!

You can find more information on Sunland Group, Inc..