BIM Coordinator in Washington, DC
Provide Electrical BIM and coordination services to construction teams, assisting them in increasing efficiency and productivity in field installation of electrical building systems, and providing solutions that maximize profitability within the constraints of project contract documents.
Prepare coordinated layout drawings using current AutoCAD/Revit MEP/Navisworks software for electrical construction, duties may include the following:
Review contract drawings and specifications to gain intimate knowledge of the requirements of the project.
Coordinate with project superintendents and foremen during the coordination process to provide a flow of shop drawings in line with the requirements of the operations team and construction schedule.
Provide electrical equipment layouts, based on project equipment submittals.
Provide in-slab and underground conduit layouts, coordinated with all trades including structural, plumbing, and civil.
Provide above ground feeder, branch circuit, cable tray, and low voltage conduit layouts, coordinated with all trades including mechanical, fire protection, structural, and architecture.
Provide cabling and connection schedules as necessary to allow for pre-fabrication.
Perform site evaluations and audits during project.
Provide redline/as-built drawings based on field mark-ups.
Manage BIM and coordination efforts of small or medium sized electrical construction projects, duties may include the following:
Be the point of contact for the general contractor and all other trades during project coordination efforts,
Attend project coordination meetings as necessary.
Coordinate with electrical superintendents and foreman, setting expectations for work product, and integrating them into the coordination process.
Assist in developing project BIM and coordination schedule.
Assist in tracking project efforts to allow management to understand project status and properly plan for manpower efforts to ensure project success.
Proficient or expert using AutoCAD MEP 3D/Revit MEP/Navisworks software.
Proficient knowledge of electrical construction means and methods from either work as a field electrician, or extensive work side by side with electricians.
Familiar with and proficient at interpreting construction documents, including design drawings/specifications and equipment submittals.
Knowledge of the use and application of electrical materials.
Knowledge of the National Electric Code and other construction industry standards.
Excellent spatial awareness and reasoning as necessary to route electrical distribution systems through congested areas.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
3 years of experience performing electrical BIM and coordination services; experience as an electrician preferred; associate’s or bachelor’s degree preferred; BIM and construction coordination certifications preferred.
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