The BIM Manager oversees the successful implementation of BIM best practices during all phases of the design. This role ensures CDH project teams are operating at maximum efficiency and are achieving consistent results as related to the utilization of BIM products. The BIM Manager leads the vision and implementation of BIM technology, process, tools, and standards for the business; develops execution plans and models for all projects; supports the day-to-day operations of company Revit users; monitors the progress of BIM workflow between in-house CDH project team members, our clients, our consultants, and contractors; and provides continuing education and development for staff. The BIM Manager also ensures that the BIM process aligns with CDH’s IT infrastructure and standards, performs software updates, and integrates other software (e.g. E-specs) with BIM products.
Develops BIM execution plans for all projects to provide clean, correct reference models as each project’s Revit modeling begins
Prepares and presents BIM project kick-off meetings to communicate project workflow ideology to internal teams and external consultants (e.g. engineers)
Develops, implements, and enforces comprehensive CDH Revit project standards
Maintains Revit model templates and family libraries
Supports Revit users in their daily operations by answering questions and assisting with modeling techniques to resolve warnings and errors in a timely manner and to ensure the overall health and efficiency of BIM projects
Monitors the progress of BIM workflow between project teams, our consultants, and our clients, to ensure contract deliverables are met.
Develops and updates Revit templates, procedures, and workflows
Audits internal and external subcontractor models to identify, communicate, and help resolve conflicts
Assesses BIM skillset of new and existing employees
Establish a plan of action for continuing BIM training for staff
Leads the vision and implementation of BIM technology to continuously develop and maintain a BIM management system that is current to industry standards and responds to CDH’s design process
Required Knowledge Skills and Experience
Sound and highly developed technical competency skills in the areas of utilizing BIM tools specifically, but not limited to, the functionality, setup, and maintenance of Revit including: template creation, family creation, BIM standards, and coordination
Ability to use Revit models to develop accurate and well-coordinated sets of drawings that contain plans, elevations, sections, and details
Expertise in Autodesk Building Design Suite software, specifically Revit and Autocad
Proficient with the following design programs: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Bluebeam, and Lumion (proficiency with Dynamo and Publisher desired)
Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, drawings, and models, related to the design of industrial and commercial facilities.
Ability to learn new BIM tools and the ability to translate and implement CDH best practices and training
Ability to work both independently and effectively in a cross-disciplinary team atmosphere
Ability to support multiple, simultaneous project teams requiring frequent communication, organization, time management, and problem-solving skills.
Ability to collaborate with colleagues and clients to establish BIM execution plans and workflows for projects
Knowledge typically acquired through the successful completion of a bachelor’s degree in architecture or building construction
Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively within a team environment
4+ years of experience showing increasing BIM project involvement and responsibility in architectural practice using Revit.
2 Years minimum experience leading teams using Revit in the preparation of drawings relating to the design of commercial facilities
About CDH Partners
CDH has built our practice over the last 40 years to serve organizations which make a positive impact on society. The buildings we design support the most essential human needs including support and healing. The purpose-driven mentality is a common bond every employee at CDH shares. This creates an integrated team of architects, interior designers, and support staff who are fully invested in our clients' mission. The resulting facilities provide personalized environments that enable our clients to succeed.