Construction Design Specialist

Washington, PA

Industry: Architecture Job Number: Req-3776 Pay Rate: Negotiable

An established construction services company, located near Washington, PA, is seeking a Construction Design Specialist.


  • The VDC Specialist is involved in the strategy, process, modeling and coordination on projects.
  • This person has a thorough knowledge of Building Information Modeling (BIM) computer applications, 3D design, and construction documents.
  • The VDC Specialist maintains continuous contact with the VDC Manager, Field Personnel, the Planning/Layout/Design team and Project Support, as well as maintaining professional relationships with designers, owners, and subcontractors.
  • Aids in the development of producing, editing and coordinating 3D object-oriented models
  • Supports Preconstruction, Pre-Fabrication and Construction teams with model related issues
  • Assists Executive Team and Estimating Department with Requests for Proposals and Presentations
  • Strategizes project-related modeling / CAD requirements with project teams at job startup
  • Implements BIM processes and standards in collaboration with project teams
  • Educates Field Personnel on BIM processes and supports project specific BIM efforts
  • Attends Virtual Construction, Clash Detection and Coordination meetings
  • Performs a variety of Virtual Construction services (e.g. trade coordination, model-based quantity take-off, virtual mock-ups)
  • Seeks ways to infuse quality and labor savings into overall BIM efforts
  • Assists in the development of the company's BIM related goals, initiatives, and standards
  • Adheres to company specific coordination protocols
  • Develops new ways to utilize model-based information in various phases of projects
  • Travel is occasional and primarily local during the business day. Some out-of-area and overnight travel is expected.


  • Associate's Degree in Computer Drafting and Design or certification in Construction Management along with 5 years design experience working with Revit software and minimum 1 year of management/leadership experience
  • Exposure to the construction industry is preferred.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and direct experience in Revit, AutoCAD, Navisworks, Microsoft Office, and ability to navigate file sharing sites
  • Preferred knowledge of and direct experience in Jobsite Solutions, Fabrication MEP
  • Experience with interoffice collaboration
  • Possess problem-solving ability and strong sense of urgency
  • Demonstrates organizational and communication skills
  • Demonstrates competency modeling from a 2D document to produce a model
  • Competency reading floor plans, sections and elevations
  • A strong service-orientation and prior proven success in handling heavy customer service responsibilities
  • Competently prioritizes multiple tasks demanding of immediate attention and able to multi-task

Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00am-4:00pm, flexible

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