BIM Specialist - Infrastructure

BIM Specialist - Infrastructure

ARUP Group | Dallas, TX, 75201, US

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Join us at ARUP as we transform the built environment with digital production and services.

Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, architects, consultants, and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Sustainable development is central to all our work. We believe in continuous learning; providing a culture that is naturally curious and always stimulating. For more than 70 years, we have helped bring to life groundbreaking projects across the globe.

Arup's Building Information Modelling (BIM) team is a global group of specialists, coordinators, developers, designers, and BIM project managers who use their collective talents to deliver technology-led solutions to clients. Every day we use cloud-based web applications, novel automation workflows, geospatial tools, data analytics, and more, to advance the design and delivery of airports, museums, stadiums, hospitals, rail networks, urban infrastructure, bridges, tunnels, skyscrapers, and other key components of the built environment. Our team members are involved in the full life cycle of digitally modeled solutions - from ideation, requirements gathering, design and development, to delivery as constructed and digital twins.

We are looking for a BIM Specialist to join our multi-disciplinary team in our Dallas office. This role is at the forefront of digital production innovation, automation, and data accessibility. Within the Arup team, this role involves overall project planning, detailed design development, coordination between all disciplines, managing and adhering to BIM standards, and ensuring quality of digital deliverables.

Key Responsibilities

* Implementing new tools on the fly and training others to do the same.
* Understanding project deliverables, contractual requirements, and office/client BIM/CAD standards. Helping to develop/review project BIM/CAD execution plans. Ensuring any changes in procedure and standards are effectively incorporated on projects.
* Managing BIM/CAD project data sets, regularly reviewing BIM/CAD models to ensure compliance with project standards and requirements. Performing model management administration and maintenance.
* Directly collaborating with the engineering design teams to ensure design intent in the development of discipline BIM/CAD models. Coordinating the development of logically organized, easy to read accurate construction drawings from the discipline models.
* Setting up and running change management, code compliance, and interference checking procedures. Producing reports and models for VDR and CDR project meetings. Proactively communicating design coordination issues to the design team and helping to implement their resolution.
* Providing technical support and mentoring as required to the project team. Developing support material for use in training and onboarding sessions.
* Active involvement in the project delivery review process, reviewing drawings and generating reports to help review project discipline deliverables to ensure the overall design is coordinated, constructable, and satisfies each discipline's delivery stage requirements.
* Managing incoming and outgoing project model and drawing information and maintaining an accurate copy of all deliverable content.
* At the project and regional BIM/CAD team level, actively practicing and supporting ongoing improvements to our automation tools, software, and standard methodology workflows. Documenting lessons learned and presenting methods and outcomes. Championing best practices in BIM/CAD project design and delivery processes.


* Preferred Bachelor's or Associate degree in Architecture, Engineering, Technology, Computer Science, or related field. Certificates will be considered.
* 2 years of experience working in engineering, architecture, and/or construction industry.
* Proficiency in a recognized CAD authoring platform - MicroStation, AutoCAD, or similar.
* Familiarity with recognized 2D/3D modelling platforms - AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Rhino, AECOsim, ProStructures/Concrete, or similar.
* Familiarity with a recognized BIM authoring platform - MicroStation, Tekla, Civil3D, OpenRoad/Rail, Revit, or similar.
* Familiarity with a recognized Coordination platform or tool - Navisworks, BIM 360, Solibri, Revizto, or similar.
* Familiarity with programming, visual scripting, and automation tools - LISP routines, Macros, Dynamo, Grasshopper, Python, or similar.
* The ability to organize and prioritize effectively and balance assigned work in our constantly evolving environment.
* Presentation skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and team collaboration skills essential for group-based working of all levels.
* Interest and passion for all aspects of the built environment and how design ideas become reality.

Benefits that Work - At Arup, we have a comprehensive and valuable benefits program that works for our employees and their families while keeping costs low. These benefits provide health and welfare security for you as well as paid time off for rest and renewal. Our Global Profit Share Plan (paid bi-annually) provides an opportunity for you to share in the success of the Firm. As a valued employee of Arup, you can also choose to participate in our 401(k) plan with up to 10% company match to help you save for your future.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement - Arup requires all new employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Arup is an equal opportunity employer and consistent with federal, state, and local requirements, will consider requests for reasonable accommodation based on disability or sincerely held religious beliefs where it is able to do so without undue hardship to Arup.

Flexible Working - We believe that flexible arrangements create a more inclusive way of working that supports our diversity and the wellbeing of our people. Options for alternative schedules and the ability to work outside of the office for a portion of your workweek are available.

Arup is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of national origin, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or other status protected by law. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please contact us at