The main role of the BIM Specialist is to support Grimshaw architectural project teams in the use of BIM tools and workflows, specifically Autodesk Revit. The BIM Specialist provides technical support directly to project team members and reports to the Project BIM Manager, providing feedback on the team’s requirements for training, workflows or content.
At Grimshaw we want our staff to be fulfilled by their time here, as we know the key to our continuing success is working with and engaging the most talented people we can find. Grimshaw are committed to helping our people reach their full potential, so there are a variety of opportunities to progress within the organization or the global Design Technology team.
Support DT team in promoting DT initiatives across the office
Contribute to the global DT platform
Assist BIM Manager in ensuring that project work complies with the global BIM standards and the project-specific standards
Assist BIM Manager in ensuring any changes in procedures and standards are effectively communicated to the project team and implemented
Identify and report to the BIM Manager any opportunities for improvements to our workflows, tools and the capabilities of teams
Coordinate team activity and workflows on project Common Data Environment (CDE)
Prepare models and perform clash detection, according to defined standards
Liaise with external design teams to resolve clashes, coordination issues, any BIM model or CDE issues
Conduct regular reviews to ensure compliance of BIM models and workflows to defined standards
Produce federated models and COBie datasets where necessary
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Must be able to work in a versatile, organized and methodical way to prioritize and balance workloads
Advanced knowledge of and proven practical background in Autodesk Revit and related BIM authoring software
Advanced knowledge and experience of legacy BIM / CAD applications and practices, particularly Microstation
Experienced with model federation and coordination workflows using Navisworks Manage and based around IFC format
Experienced in delivering projects to BIM standards with validation and QA processes
Familiarity with design applications such as McNeel Rhinoceros. Experience with interoperability with Revit is highly beneficial
Additional knowledge of Dynamo/Grasshopper is highly beneficial
Additional knowledge of C# or Python programming languages and Revit API programming is beneficial
Degree in Architecture or Architectural Technology
Must possess at least 3+ years of relevant experience with Revit and BIM projects.
Must have at least 5 years of experience working in practice
Experience of delivering projects to prescribed standards
Experience with large-scale projects and teams
About Grimshaw Architects
Grimshaw was founded by Sir Nicholas Grimshaw in 1980. The practice became a Partnership in 2007 and operates worldwide with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Melbourne, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur and Dubai employing over 500 staff.
Grimshaw’s international portfolio covers all major sectors, and has been honored with over 200 international design awards for its commitment to design excellence. The practice is dedicated to the deepest level of involvement in the design of its buildings in order to deliver projects which meet the highest possible standards of excellence.