Jacobs Digital Delivery Design Office Lead in St. Louis, Missouri
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This role requires the candidate to manage and support a large hub office for all their design technology needs. Candidate will be part of the global DDL (Digital Delivery Lead) team where the office lead shares ongoing work, innovations, and expertise. Work will be performed under the supervision of the office and regional manager, with close alignment with the market leads. This is a key role focused on managing large complex programs with stringent BIM and VDC requirements and with an emphasis on supporting the larger organizational need for innovation and process transformation.
Primary Responsibilities - Strategic:
The Digital Delivery Design Office Lead is responsible for researching and helping standardize VDC/BIM workflows across our design practice as well as organizing and communicating BIM technical information from the Global team to support the local office.
The lead must possess the ability to relay these technology solutions to architecture, engineering, and construction professionals. This includes sales/client-facing presentations and meetings.
Lead technology R&D activities and manage initiatives, including innovative technology implementations on projects.
Primary Responsibilities - Staffing/Training:
Identify appropriate resource needs, identify individual responsibilities, and develop department schedules to ensure successful implementation of Digital Delivery on projects.
Delegate Digital Delivery staff in the office to fulfill project requirements and supply mentorship for career advancement.
Develop collaborative project workflows and processes with project partners and Digital Delivery staff
Responsible for maintaining and developing Digital Delivery standardization processes, documenting best practices, and providing training sessions for the office.
Challenge current BIM/VDC practices, guiding the resulting technology transformation.
Act as a liaison with IT and project staff to ensure functional and efficient hardware and software setups for design staff.
Primary Responsibilities - Tactical:
Works with local Design leaders and experienced BIM Designers in producing the project-based BIM Execution Plan and necessary BIM support hours for all projects in the office.
Coordinates the application of BIM technologies at the project level per the BIM Execution Plan, ensures the BIM deliverable is clearly met and that all documents adhere to the internal and client specific goals and standards.
Responsible for providing BIM production support for project teams; including BIM Execution Plan documentation, BIM project kick-off meetings, project model setup, clash detection setup, file exports and client deliverable coordination.
Integrate with construction and review trade contractor models, shop drawings, reality capture data and adapting design models for construction purposes, as necessary.
Identify, evaluate, and if possible, expand the efficiency of the software using API tools.
At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
At least 4 years’ experience with building information modeling.
Working knowledge of AutoCad, Revit, 3D Modeling, Navisworks.
Associates or Bachelors’ degree in Science, Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management, or equivalent experience, preferred.
Proficiency with general office software (Bluebeam, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.) and visualization software.
Effective leader: articulate, diplomatic, ethical, collaborative, and dedicated, with ability to motivate established professionals, external partners, and direct reports.
Ability to work independently, and to manage multiple tasks and projects under constant deadlines, as well as anticipate, identify and resolve problems in a timely and positive manner.
United States Citizenship.
Ideally, you will also have:
Experience with, and passionate about BIM, Lean, Collaboration and the building lifecycle.
Knowledge of Design-Bid-Build, Design/Build, IPD and other modern contractual delivery methods.
Understands project workflows from design, estimation, fabrication, construction documentation, administration, and coordination.
Knowledge of APIs and Design, Analysis, and Visual Programming tools like Dynamo, Grasshopper, etc. preferred.
Knowledge of Revitzo, dRofus, Enscape, Rhino, energy modeling, 3D printing and other similar software and processes used in building design.
Autodesk Certified Professional or CM-BIM Certified.
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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.