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BIM Manager

Waterloo Region   •   CA$80,000 - CA$120,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Excellent Growth Opportunity
  • Looking for expert in Revit

About Our Client

Our client is a leading developer, construction manager, and architectural design firm dedicated to commercial and residential development projects across South Western, ON.

Job Description

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Conducts surveys to gather data needed in design preparation.
  • Following project approval, prepares the final designs, including the required drafting and specifications.
  • Responsible for preparing and producing presentation quality drawings, models and renderings
  • Presents design to client and other authorities
  • Responsible for design discussions, idea generation, and design work in drawing, model and 3D image formats
  • Responsible for developing designs and technical solutions throughout all phases of a project
  • Attend client meetings
  • Recognize and document conflicts that arise during construction and offer alternatives to resolve these issues
  • Performs the drawing and drafting work using AutoCad and Revit that is required for each project.
  • Refers completed designs and specifications to superiors for review, alterations, and approval.
  • Selecting the best materials and processes for the project, focusing on the functionality of the building.
  • Surveying sites, identifying location benefits and environmental impacts.
  • Analyzing architectural plans and drawings, highlighting any possible risks or problems and making amendments using AutoCad and Revit.
  • Specifying the appropriate technology and tools to be used in the project and advising where this requires deviation from the initial design plans.
  • Liaising with the surveyors and other construction professionals to discuss the project brief.
  • May be involved in post-construction appraisal stages; handing the project over to the client or making sure the building is appropriately furnished and prepared to client specification.
  • Assign work to team members, evaluate work and mentor as necessary
  • Attend meetings onsite to oversee construction phase of project
  • Other duties as required

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Degree in Architecture
  • Member of OAA (Preferred but not required)
  • 5-8 years Proficiency in Revit and/or Navis Works and previous hold a BIM manager position or working towards
  • 2-3 years of experience in management role is preferred
  • Considerable knowledge of modern building construction methods and materials and of the preparation of specifications.
  • Considerable knowledge of the terminology, methods, practices, and techniques of architectural drafting.
  • Some knowledge of the principles and methods of surveying and inspecting sites and buildings, preparatory to planning and designing.
  • Ability to prepare complex schematic drawings from rough sketches and oral instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the team
  • Skill in designing alterations to buildings and structures and in preparing accurate drawings and specifications.
  • Strong knowledge of the Ontario building code
  • Proficient in AutoCad, Photoshop, Illustrator, SketchUp
  • Excellent presentation and graphic skills

What's on Offer

Competitive compensation package. Salary will be commensurate with experience.