AECOM Senior BIM Technician - Structures in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Business Line Building Engineering

Position Title Senior BIM Technician - Structures

United Kingdom - Wales

Cardiff

Job Summary

As a CAD/BIM Senior Technician you will be working closely with engineers of all levels to be directly involved in a broad range of projects both minor and major, overseeing resourcing, staff development, input to bidding and delivering internal training. You should have the ability to make decisions, act on your own initiative and operate in a pro-active way.

You will also be required to have experience in the preparation of civil and structural 3D models, model collaboration and writing/maintaining BIM Execution Plans. You should have the ability to advance our capabilities in clash detection and 4D modelling.

In addition to challenging projects and a good working environment, Aecom offer the following benefits;

  • Annual Leave – 25 Days + 8 Bank Holidays

  • Pension – 4% Employee Contribution, 6% Employer Contribution

  • Additional Benefits – Private Healthcare, 1 x Professional Membership Paid, Life Assurance, Long Term Sick Benefit

  • Working Hours – Monday – Friday, 40 hours a week

We also run a flexible working scheme where we encourage our staff to work from home 1 day per week as part of promoting a better work/life balance.

In addition to the standard duties expected of a Technician the BIM Senior Technician role will take responsibility for:

  • Ensuring drawing delivery meets CAD/BIM standards, Digital Plan of Work and the requirements for the project BIM Execution plan

  • Ensure that models meet BIM Level 2 standards and that the design team understands the level of information required to meet this

  • Coordination with team leaders and CAD/BIM Senior Technicians from other offices and disciplines

  • Line management of technician staff resource for projects, including reporting of resource productivity forecasting, time/leave approvals and PDR discussions

  • Attend management meetings when required

  • Mentor and oversee the development of apprentice and less experienced staff

  • Be proactive in self-development and development of technician team members

  • Develop and deliver training in software and standard procedures

  • Ability to drive strong relationship between Revit and Structural analysis software. Develop staff to utilise these links

  • Ability to ensure best practice using other software packages including Civil 3D, CADS RC, Grasshopper, Rhino or such like

  • Provide best practice leadership to junior technicians

  • Be familiar with project setup using a range of modelling products (Revit, Bentley etc)

  • Ensure that technician staff are provided with the information, software, hardware, training and technical support they require to ensure delivery of CAD data to project requirements

  • Maintain a broad range of skills within the team to ensure full support is provided to the design staff

  • Provide technical BIM advice to bids

  • Provide CAD/BIM Management to projects across teams and disciplines

  • Support the UK BIM Technical Lead in implementing BIM within the Infrastructure division

Minimum Requirements

  • Have significant experience in Revit Structure/AutoCAD

  • Have collaboration tool experience (Navisworks etc)

  • Experience with parametric modelling software (Dynamo or similar) is desirable but will not hinder suitable applicants

  • Able to work without supervision and to proactively manage time

  • Able to produce a consistently high quality 2D and 3D information

  • Compliance with CAD/BIM standards and Quality Assurance procedures

  • Have a thorough understanding of BIM and its direction within the industry

  • Familiar with and able to implement a Common Data Environment and the latest wider industry AEC(UK) BIM/CAD protocols

  • Able to write, implement and maintain BIM Execution Plans

  • Practical experience of reinforced concrete and steel detailing

  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills and ability to work well under pressure

  • Extensive experience of structural engineering technical drawing across multi-disciplinary projects

  • Experience of coordinating technical drawing and models across multi-disciplinary projects

  • Able to work within other offices for periods of time

Preferred Qualifications

  • Security cleared

  • Be working towards/or have a professional qualification (TIStructE or EngTech MICE).

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 182469BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.