BIM Specialist



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About SCB

SCB is an award winning multi-disciplinary design firm with a national presence from offices in Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle. We are looking to bring on board a BIM Specialist to join our Chicago team.

The Technical BIM Specialist is a member of the Technical Design Services Group and supports Architectural and Interior projects in the development, maintenance, and auditing of project Revit models as well as tools used for coordination and Quality Assurance of these models. The Technical Design BIM Specialist will also develop BIM related tools and train staff on software/techniques in collaboration with the SCB BIM Managers.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Reports to the Director of Technical Design Services
  • Works directly with BIM Managers and Technical Design Services in support of development, training and implementation of firm guidelines and standards.
  • Collaborates with Architects and Interior Designers on the project team to set up and maintain BIM model(s) on individual projects within the office.
  • Collaborates with Project Teams to utilize BIM clash detection and coordination tools.
  • Periodically reviews BIM model(s) at project milestones to determine conformance with internal standards and advise project teams relative to model optimization and utilization.
  • Interface with firm Technical Directors in providing Quality Management (Peer) reviews.
  • Assists in implementing in house training on BIM tools, techniques, and data utilization options to optimize project design and production efforts.
  • Makes recommendations on internal resources needed to improve the workflow and general efficiency of projects.
  • Assists in evaluating potential pilot projects to optimize BIM and BIM related performance on Architecture and Interior Design projects.  Share and coordinate results with team.
  • Assist teams with BIM tools, techniques, and data utilization/ automation to optimize project design and production efforts.
  • Assist teams with design progress and work-flow tools (Rhino, Grasshopper, Dynamo).
  • Perform other duties as assigned; job duties and assignments may alter from time to time to assign additional and/or alternative duties.
  • Assist BIM users with troubleshooting, model issues and support of project models.

Essential Skills/Attributes

  • 5-10 years BIM coordination experience on built projects.
  • Revit experience across all project phases, with an emphasis placed on model management, technical documentation, and technology training.
  • Professional degree in architecture, engineering, or construction technology.
  • Registered Architect a plus
  • Revit experience across all project phases, with an emphasis placed on model
  • Passion for technology; strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Computer software scripting and programing a plus



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