VD / BIM Manager - Mechanical


Rochester, NY

8 - 10 years

Posted 189 days ago

  by    Kenny Kirksey

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Seeking an experienced and proven leader in the mechanicalconstruction industry to lead a VD/BIM team at a well established and growing company. Multi-regional over-site with a very attractive compensation package.


  • 10 years of Experience in the detailed drafting and coordination of complex mechanical projects
  • Proven ability to schedule on a department level and monitor and maintain the same.
  • Demonstrated experience with Computer Programs/Systems used in the drafting, coordination, collision verification and fabrication spooling.
  • Displays leadership capabilities and can supervise BIM Coordinators in the Corporate Office, Regional Offices and remote project locations.
  • Ability to read and interpret Contract documents, modeled construction documents and specifications.
  • Ability to plan and organize activities


  • Monitor Lead Coordinators in Regional offices to assure they are coordinating and supervising all BIM coordinators assigned to the regional office or project sites in the region.


  • Provide leadership and vision for the department
  • Maintain open communications between home office and field management staff.
  • Create a team atmosphere where everyone in the BIM department understands the goals and how their involvement in the project is vital to its success.

BIM Schedule

  • Provide projects man hours and durations for schedule development and ensure team wide understanding of the BIM requirements for a project.
  • Consistently maintain or exceed scheduling expectations
  • Provide to the project team the plan of the schedule for drawing completion and progress against that plan


  • Supervise all BIM staff for conformance with position descriptions and the Company Policy and Procedures.
  • Integrate the BIM personnel as part of the dynamic project team
  • Assure that all work hours are documented daily and are accurate
  • Provide BIM personnel support as required by project schedule
  • Assist in Identifying, recruiting and evaluating BIM candidates for open positions.


  • Assure that every individual assigned to a project is adequately trained in all software and procedures.
  • Provide Training and Supervision of in-house BIM users for all upgrades, program modification and procedure changes.
  • Secure outside training as required to maintain an industry leading group.


  • Maintain optimum BIM Hardware and Software inventory
  • Negotiate competitive pricing of BIM software purchases and maintenance contracts
  • Order & maintain plotter supplies
  • Provide support for plotting and electronic file submissions
  • Provide technical support for all BIM software
  • Coordinate with IT to facilitate integration, upgrades and licensing.
  • Train Coordinators in files set up and support for the Trimble field lay out system.

Cost Control

  • Responsible for developing and then maintaining project BIM cost/budgets
  • Provide a budget for all BIM technology items
  • Provide and manage a budget for training with a well-defined scope
  • Review BIM operator progress on a routine basis to ensure productivity.

Quality Control

  • Develop and Maintain the Revit Family Library
  • Develop specification and material databases internal to Revit software
  • Customization of Revit programs to optimize customer requirements and productivity
  • Develop, implement and enforce Revit/BIM standards
  • Routinely communicate with the projects about the accuracy of the model and drawings


  • Develop and maintain document control procedures and control of all Revit and Navisworks files
  • Maintain up-to-date drawing records per Company standards
  • Organize the Revit/BIM virtual environment
  • Maintain Revit/BIM document archive and retrieval for projects
  • Audit and purge Revit files for project closeout

Project Closeout

  • Provide as-built drawings in the format and detail required by the contract documents.