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Black & Veatch Architectural/Engineering Technician (BIM Technician) - Data Centers - Virtual in Des Moines, Iowa

Architectural/Engineering Technician (BIM Technician) - Data Centers - Virtual

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 38082

Job Title : Architectural/Engineering Technician (BIM Technician) - Data Centers - Virtual

Location : USVRTL

Business Unit Sector : COR-DATA CENTERS-DC

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Divisional Statement

As a member of the Data Centers / Mission Critical team at Black & Veatch, you will be part of a progressive, growing business within a global organization recognized for consistently delivering impactful solutions for over a century. This team specializes in delivering Data Centers/Mission Critical facility planning, design, engineering, construction, technology, and energy services to our valued clients.

Job Summary

Black & Veatch Data Center team is looking for an experienced BIM technician who can support production needs of projects as well as act as an overall BIM Coordinator. The technician must be versatile and willing to support multiple disciplines (architecture, civil, structural, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical), as needed. It is understood the technician may currently specialize in one discipline.

Functions in a senior level engineering technician capacity. With minimal supervision, performs advanced functions requiring knowledge and use of electronic applications, standards and document control processes/procedures in support of creating and modifying deliverables. May provide technical guidance and direction to other engineering professionals including delegation of work assignments.

Responsible for the creation and maintenance of the REVIT models and coordination with all disciplines models. In addition to design and production responsibilities, may direct efforts of other technicians on assigned projects. Asks questions and challenges the status quo when applicable.

Key Responsibilities

• Take prepared Revit templates from the BIM specialist and coordinate project specific needs with each discipline BIM Lead.

• Assist BIM Specialist in preparing Standard Graphics Template per project BIM/CAD standards.

• Coordinate and lead a project BIM kick-off meeting with all disciplines and subcontractors.

• Establish a project-specific electronic file collaboration plan with outside firms (if required).

• Coordinate and lead ongoing project BIM meetings (weekly or bi-weekly).

• Serve as main point of contact for project related BIM/CAD issues, implement “best practices” procedures, and coordinate troubleshooting as needed.

• Communicate all BIM/CAD questions/issues to PM/PDM or Design Leads.

• Coordinate the creation of project-specific Revit content.

• Lead and coordinate the interdisciplinary clash detection effort.

• Coordinate periodic interdisciplinary model review meetings.

• Coordinate the project BIM/CAD efforts with external partners or subcontractors (if required).

• Perform Revit file maintenance to ensure optimal file size and maximize performance.

• Perform BIM/CAD QC for projects outside of coordination responsibilities.

• Contribute to the development or enhancement of new or existing “best practices.”

• Coordinate drawing submittal packaging at each project milestone, including:

• Assist in developing QC/submittal milestone schedule with tasks, dates, and times.

• Communicate project deadlines for having drawing files ready to assemble.

• QC hard-copy and electronic deliverables for compliance with BIM/CAD standards.

• Assemble electronic and hard-copy deliverables (as required).

• Communicates and sets appropriate design and graphic standards

• Reviews project requirements in conjunction with department specific requirements and accurately determines the contents of the required deliverables

• Promotes quality within project/group

• Ensures deliverables are in compliance with the standards for the project

• Participates in process improvement activities as assigned

• Demonstrates personal accuracy and drives continual improvement efforts

• Applies architectural/engineering principles and design practices to develop design concepts and deliverables

• Coordinates deliverables, delegates' production design as applicable

• May lead development activities relating to new/updated design applications or processes

• Coordinates with other design group personnel to review and exchange project information necessary for design development

• Communicates project design requirements, progress and schedules

• May be responsible for support of project finalization including for example consolidation of record drawings or information to take off as-built quantities

• May provide work direction and guidance to others

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred design experience related to any of the following subject matters:

  • Associate Degree in Drafting or an Architecture/Engineering Design Related Technology preferred

  • Typically, 2+ years related work experience; prefer 4+ years

  • Architectural engineering design experience

  • REVIT and tool utilization

  • Imaginit Clarity and Newforma utilization

  • Proven self-starter

  • US citizen

Minimum Qualifications

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


Work Environment/Physical Demands

Normal office environment


Customer focus

Salary Plan

ENT: Engineering Technician

Job Grade


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Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

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