BIM/VDC Coordinator

Wight & Company - Darien, IL4.7

Full-timeEstimated: $51,000 - $72,000 a year
EducationSkills
Wight & Company, rated by the Chicago Tribune as a Top Workplace, is an integrated architecture, engineering and construction management firm, based in Darien, Illinois. We have a tremendous opportunity for a BIM/Virtual Design & Construction (VDC) Coordinator. The ideal candidate will have foresight of future trends in software applications and be on the forefront of current software.

Responsibilities:
Reports directly to the Director of Integrated Technology.
Contribute to/advance the adoption of BIM standards.
Train staff in Revit, including standards and best practices (Architecture, Interiors, MEP, Structural).
Assist teams with BIM Execution Planning at project kickoff and major milestones.
Troubleshoot Revit issues.
Assist project Teams with complex Revit setup/modeling requirements.
Build Revit families and manage Revit library.
Plan/implement variety of BIM/VDC processes throughout the project lifecycle, including visualization, modeling, virtual mock-ups. Model-based takeoffs, 3D coordination logistics and 4D staging diagrams.
Consult with contractors, designers, engineers and consultants to establish/maintain file management & BIM protocols required for effective coordination.
Lead clash coordination meetings.
Research/Develop new ways to utilize BIM information to enhance projects through stages of design/construction.
OPTIONAL – join the Wight DRONE team to PILOT drone for project photography and photogrammetry.

Requirements:
Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering, Architectural Drafting or related field required.
Minimum of 3 years’ Revit experience, preferably in a multi-discipline office.
Knowledge of Building Information Modeling (BIM) & Virtual Design & Construction (VDC) technology is required.
Self-motivated with the ability to produce high quality work with minimal oversite in a collaborate, fast-paced environment.
Passion for experimenting with new software and processes to enhance design & construction workflows.
Can work easily with others, has good communication skills and a sense of humor.

Computer Programs:
BIM/Clash Coordination (Revit, Navisworks, AutoCAD).
PDF Editing (Bluebeam).
4D Scheduling (Navisworks, Synchro).
Computational BIM (Dynamo, Grasshopper).
3D Modeling (3ds Max, SketchUp, Rhino).
Image/Animation Editing (Photoshop, Premiere).
Reality Capture (ReCap).
If you would be interested in exploring this exciting opportunity, please visit our website at www.wightco.com and e-mail your resume in confidence to hr@wightco.com.