Senior BIM Technician Job In Cardiff

Senior BIM Technician


  • £35,000 - £40,000 - Negotiable
  • Posted: 06/04/2018
  • Cardiff
  • Job Ref: 44447
  • Permanent

Job Details

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 their capabilities in clash detection and 4D modelling.
 
In addition to challenging projects and a good working environment, benefits include:

  • 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
They also run a flexible working scheme where they encourage their staff to work from home 1 day per theyek 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 bettheyen 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
  • 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 theyll 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