Power Engineers Federal CAD/BIM Coordinator in Boise, Idaho

Federal CAD/BIM Coordinator



Department:Facilities CAD/BIM Group


Federal CAD/BIM Coordinator

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities:

Position Summary:

  • This position will provide CAD and BIM (Building Information Modeling) support services for the POWER Federal Business Unit and for all Federal projects daily. Services shall include, but not limited to, CAD/BIM user support, CAD/BIM Standards development and control, Staff training, Project Set-up, Project reviews, maintenance and Content creation. This position will report and work directly with the Facilities CAD Manager and other CAD/BIM team members to effectively grow, develop, update and support the 2D, 3D Design CAD and BIM software, standards and processes at POWER Engineers Inc. This position will be located in the Boise ID office and the staff member will be required to sit within the Federal Business Unit to help maintain a close working relationship with the Federal Project Managers and Project Engineers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Software

  • Understand and familiarize themselves with all Autodesk and Bentley software used currently in the Facilities Division and Federal Business unit

  • Utilize the Autodesk AutoCAD application daily, to provide project support, project set-up, Client Standards compliance, updates and AutoCAD content creation

  • Utilize the Autodesk Revit applications as needed to provide modeling support, content creation, production support and enhance the current project processes

  • Utilize the Autodesk Navisworks application as needed to provide coordination support, model review, coordination and appropriate simulations

  • Leverage Autodesk Recap to edit, view and unify Laser Scan Point Clouds for projects utilizing this technology.

  • Leverage Autodesk Inventor to assist teams with Shrink-wrapping and simplifying complex Vendor equipment modes for use in POWER General arrangement drawings/models

  • Understand the working relationships and workflow between the Autodesk portfolio of software applications and all Design/Document Management solutions ProjectWise and Autodesk Vault

  • Standards

  • Assist with maintaining, developing and updating POWER CAD/BIM Standards and processes

  • Assist with maintaining, developing and updating Federal Client CAD/BIM Standards and processes

  • Provide quality control for completeness and adherence to POWER and Client CAD/BIM Standards and processes for all Federal Projects.

  • Assist the CAD Manger and Project Teams roles with enforcing both POWER and Client CAD/BIM Standards and processes.

  • Assist and ensure Revit modeling standards are maintained and utilized for all Federal projects.

  • Develop and maintain new CAD/BIM standards and processes as software applications and clients evolve.

  • Develop Client AutoCAD Standards files for batch checking of discipline drawings

  • Management

  • Assist with software and technology evaluation and budgets for future technology adoption that align with corporate/company goals

  • Provide daily AutoCAD and Revit model management, model coordination and overall model maintenance

  • Continually review quality and development of both 2D, 3D CAD and BIM processes on Federal projects

  • Work with Design teams to assist and ensure 2D drafting and 3D modeling workflows promote the efficient use of the Autodesk applications throughout the project lifecycle

  • Configure, set-up and manage Federal AutoCAD Project templates and profiles

  • Configure, set-up and manage Federal Revit Server Projects for teams

  • Training

  • Provide Project team training on Client Federal CAD/BIM Standards

  • Provide AutoCAD training for in-house Federal Design team staff and Project Managers

  • Provide Revit application training for in-house Federal Design team staff and Project Managers

  • Provide technical orientation and training to new hires regarding POWER, Client CAD Standards and software applications

  • Maintain high level of competency of Autodesk Software through continued use and training

  • Attend conferences, seminars and workshops for 2D and 3D Design and BIM; bring back information/learning to later disseminate to the appropriate POWER Facility teams

  • Project work

  • Understand Client specific CAD/BIM requirements and provide support accordingly

  • Set-up, maintain, coordinate and run coordination/model reviews on projects utilizing 3D CAD or Revit modeling with the Autodesk Navisworks Manage application

  • Assist the project team with model set-up and maintenance for all projects

  • Develop, conduct and maintain CADBIM Execution planning meetings and Project kick-offs

  • Create AutoCAD content (Blocks, Dynamic blocks, text, dimension, multi-leader styles, etc.) in response to project needs

  • Create Revit content (Families) in response to project needs

  • Edit and setup Laser Scan Point Cloud data for Project teams use in design and coordination applications

  • Assist Federal PM group with setting up project budgets and scope regarding 3D CAD/BIM/Laser scanning and model coordination

  • Work with Federal PM group to communicate, request clarifications, updates and direction on Client CAD/BIM Standards for Federal Projects

  • Collaborate with internal Design teams, external AE consultants and contractors to ensure proper standards and both drafting/modeling methods are agreed upon and enforced

  • Provide drafting and modeling production support to all POWER Facility departments as needed

  • Business development

  • Assist BD with understanding and selling 3D Design and BIM workflow/processes to new and existing clients

  • Assist with promoting POWER Engineers 3D Design and BIM processes internally

  • Assist BD and Project Managers with proposals and marketing materials with respect to CAD/BIM application usage and workflows

Required Education/Experience

  • Minimum 2-year Associates degree or bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction related field

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience using Autodesk AutoCAD 2D and 3D drafting/modeling processes, project support and overall product implementation

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience using Building Information Modeling (BIM) processes, applications, project support and overall product implementation

  • Must be self-motivated, follow direction and be motivated to dig into applications to figure workflows and modeling methods out.

  • Experience with Autodesk Revit Architecture, Structure and MEP

  • Experience with Autodesk Navisworks Simulate and Manage

  • Ability to take initiative, respond to issues quickly and effectively and document the solutions and or work methods discovered

  • Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed

  • Ability to be innovative with existing and new technologies to continually improve POWER workflows and Design applications

  • Excellent technical computer skills - using Internet, file sharing applications, Microsoft office applications, Outlook and Bluebeam Revu PDF

  • Strong personal management skills, dedication, organization, open-mindedness and overall team player

  • Creative thinking with the ability to work in a close-knit environment

  • Travel to customer and project sites will be required

Desired Education/Experience

  • Experience with Autodesk Inventor preferred, but not required

  • Experience with Autodesk ReCap or similar Point Cloud editing application

  • Experience with Bluebeam Revu a plus

  • Experience with Bentley ProjectWise a plus

  • Experience working with multiple disciplines and software applications preferred

  • Familiarity with 3rd-party add-in applications/tools specific to Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit, Navisworks and AutoCAD

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.