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BIM Coordinator / Architectural Technologist

Calgary, Alberta · Architecture/Engineering

BIM Lead / Coordinator & Technologist Role
Calgary, Alberta
Salary: $70k+ depending on experience
Architecture and Design

Other titles:
 BIM Technologist, BIM Specialist, Building Information Modelling Manager, BIM Lead, Technical Lead, Architectural Technologist, Technical Specialist

This is an excellent and opportunity for an individual who is passionate about BIM and who is also a capable architectural technologist, to work in a technical role and contribute as a BIM Coordinator for a Mat Leave period. Following that, the position would transition to more of an Architectural Technologist role with some focus around BIM still.. You will be an integral part of this firm’s success in the utilization of digital design platforms on many projects types and across multiple project sectors.

Our client is a well-established firm with a strong reputation in the industry. With a focus on innovative designs and developments, our client has established itself as a leader in the Design industry and has a great portfolio of award-winning work. They have a culture focused on collaboration and good communication and have a strong leadership team that is focused on strategic business practices that are contributing to the success and growth of the company currently and into the future.

The BIM Lead will focus on the efficient and effective implementation of digital tools that support the design processes across the company. This role can be either at an intermediate level or senior level for someone with a passion for BIM, good technical knowledge and some experience working with BIM processes, coordination and possibly implementation as well, in a firm within North America.
You might currently be working as an Architectural Technologist and have experience working in some way as a BIM assistant, BIM Lead or BIM coordinator and feel you'd like to work more exclusively with these tool for a temporary period, whilst also still getting involved in project work in a technical capacity.

This position will involve mentoring and coaching other staff in Revit, Building Information Modelling systems, and other technologies. You will also be involved in creating libraries, integrated systems and ensuring technology and standards are up to date, whilst also maintaining this firm's "unicorn" document with their current BIM processes. Ongoing research will be a part of the role. Hands on work on projects and working with technical documents, working drawing packages and blueprints will also be a part of this role, ensuring smooth application of BIM processes throughout projects in the firm.

Collaboration, communication and support are some of the key elements that this position needs as its is a hands-on and dynamic position managing quality assurance with modelling. You will have plenty of support from others in the team to bring you up to speed as the BIM Lead.

This candidate will have the following aspects;

  • Relevant Education - B.Arch, Tech, Diploma in Technology, Master's in Architecture or other related Degree
  • Minimum of 3+ years' experience in a BIM related role or as a technologist involved in BIM (BIM assistant, BIM Coordinator, etc.)
  • Experience with Quality Assurance, implementing plans for effective use and procedures with BIM and Revit 
  • Good research skills
  • Excellent experience with Revit, Rhino, Grasshopper, Dynamo and other software applications are an asset
  • Good technical skills as an Architectural Technologist; ideally have worked on a variety of project types
  • Capable of producing detailed working drawing packages and documents if needed
  • Interest and passion for new technologies and software systems and ability to guide a digital proactive group through the new systems from beginning to end
  • Capable or interested in becoming proficient in working with and producing libraries, templates, standards and manuals
  • A detailed approach to project management with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Strong technical skills and a good ideal for detail
  • High energy, innovative thinking and a dynamic approach to design and digital technology
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills 

  • Leading firm with new projects focused in sustainability, innovation and design
  • Great compensation and benefits plan, eligibility for bonus
  • Opportunity for professional growth with new systems and courses through company support
  • Work on high profile design projects across Canada
  • Excellent team and collaboration with support on all projects throughout the company
  • Amazing opportunities to grow and develop your career further within the company, into Associate and beyond.
Keywords: Architectural Technologist, BIM Lead, BIM Assistant, Technical expert, BIM Manager, Revit Operator, BIM Coordinator, VCM, Edmonton, Calgary, Alberta, Western Canada, Lethbridge, Red Deer

Thank you for your interest in this job posting.

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