Highways and Roads BIM Director

HDR - Phoenix, AZ

Highways and Roads BIM Director - (156148)

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At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

The primary duty of the Highways and Roads BIM Director is to lead the Market Sector BIM initiative providing direction for successful implementation to HDR and its clients. The Highways and Roads BIM Director will provide strategic support and specialized expertise for projects involving BIM deliverables. Further, this position will work closely with leadership of the Market Sector and Business Classes to both prioritize needs and actively promote BIM use across HDR’s Highway and Bridge projects globally. This position will work collaboratively with the Transportation Business Group BIM Program Manager and the area management leadership to establish goals and objectives and prioritize efforts. The Highways and Roads BIM Director will also be responsible for providing specialized BIM leadership and support for major pursuits and project execution with respect to BIM-enabled project delivery within the Market Sector, including technical reviews of our major BIM projects. There are no direct reports for this position at this time.

More specific duties include:
Responsibilities – This position will serve as a focal point for the Highways and Roads Market Sector to deliver BIM planning, design and implementation services to our Clients and to create alliances within the Highways and Bridges Business Classes while focusing on our quality delivery. This position will work closely with the Transportation BIM Program Manager, H&R Market Sector Leadership, and Business Class Managers in coordination with area management to develop long-term tactical plans to best serve the Highways and Roads BIM needs of HDR’s Transportation Clients. Other important duties include aligning with the BIM vision set by the Transportation BIM Program.

BIM Technical Leadership - This position will provide BIM leadership on selected major projects. They will work closely with design and CADD staff to kickoff projects BIM processes. They will work with project leadership to assist in risk analysis and project performance. When training is required this position will either provide or arrange for the proper training for local design and CADD staff. This position will also be expected to monitor and report on BIM tool usage and capabilities within the market sector.

Marketing and Business Development – This position will assist and advise in the development of HDR’s global BIM capabilities with the ultimate goal of positioning HDR as a leader in the field. Additional duties include supporting select internal and external client relationships, recruiting and staff development, and select major pursuit development.

Location and Travel
The geographic location of this position is non-specific; however, a location with significant HDR presence is preferred. Occasional travel will be required with average annual travel to amount to less than 50%.

The majority of responsibilities for this role will be developing strategy and driving the innovation of BIM-based workflows that align with the goals of the Highways and Roads Market Sector. As a seller-doer, this position will be actively engaged in project and program work with a steady-state utilization goal of 65% on billable project work after the first six months. The type of work will vary by the engagement, but would likely be strategic or advisory in nature, capitalizing on the individual’s strengths and experiences.
Keywords: Highway and Roads BIM Director; BIM; #156148; 156148
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Required Qualifications

This position requires the following skills, attributes and experience:
Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Science related discipline, such as Civil Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Mathematics, Transportation Planning, or similar related degrees.
Minimum of 10 years in leading regional or national programs associated with BIM.
Should have a good understanding of different software development processes to be able to communicate needs and initiatives to the BIM Program Manager.
Maintained client relationships with Transportation agencies or other private entities, and have a track record of success in this arena.
Experienced in development and management of strategic marketing programs for BIM focused services for the transportation industry.
Experienced in development and management of a wide range of client relationships and specific program and/or project pursuits.
Experienced in the use and creation of Industry Standards focused on BIM
Experienced with industry associations and maintains a visible profile in the transportation markets.
Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with client managers, technical directors, business group directors and operations staff.
Be willing to travel domestically up to 50% of their time.
Demonstrated commitment to HDR values and an attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
Preferred Qualifications


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Primary Location: United States-Arizona-Phoenix
Industry: Highway + Road
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Highways
Job Posting: Oct 18, 2019