Technology Manager in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States

The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector.   Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities.  We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery.    The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our clients local programs.


We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies. 

Position Summary

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 national VDC (Virtual Design & Construction) 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 line of business leads. This is a tactical 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.


Strategic:

  • The manager is responsible for researching and helping standardize BIM workflows across our design practice as well as organizing and communicating BIM technical information for a global A/E, EPCM, and CM Practice. 
  • The manager 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 new technology implementations
Staffing/Training:

  • Identify appropriate resource needs, assign individual responsibilities, and develop department schedules to ensure successful implementation of BIM on projects
  • Develop collaborative project workflows and processes with project partners, BIM Leads and staff
  • Update, develop, and implement BIM technology training programs for office staff and work with office managers and project managers to organize and conduct this training
  • 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 
Tactical:
  • Coordinate technology related activities on projects with stringent BIM deliverables
  • Participate in project-based BIM Strategy for all projects in office & work with Project Manager to produce the project-based BIM Implementation document (PxP, BEP)
  • Provide guidance of BIM production support to project teams; including project model setup, file export, model coordination and deliverables
  • Integrate with construction and review trade contractor models, shop drawings, reality capture data and adapting design models for construction purposes as necessary
  • Ensure that milestone models adhere to all internal and client specific standards as outlined in the Project Execution Plan
  • Identify, evaluate, and if possible expand the efficiency of the software using API tools

  • Minimum of 3 years BIM experience leveraging and managing technology in facility design and construction required
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management, or equivalent experience, required
  • Industry BIM Certification (Revit Professional, CM-BIM, or related) is preferred
  • Ability to motivate established professionals, external partners, and direct reports
  • Effective leader: articulate, diplomatic, ethical, and dedicated
  • Experience with, and passionate about BIM, IPD, Lean, Collaboration
  • Must have extensive knowledge of the nuances, features, functions, and limitations of Autodesk and Bentley 3D/BIM Platforms, including experience with complex workflows involving these platforms
  • Knowledge of Design-Bid-Build, Design/Build, Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) and other modern contractual delivery methods
  • Proven successful implementations of BIM platform technologies
  • Understands the construction industry and maintains knowledge of future trends
  • Understands project workflows from design, estimation, construction administration and coordination, and fabrication
  • Knowledge of industry standards, workflows, data formats and inter-operability techniques
  • Software Knowledge and Capabilities
  • Working knowledge and proficiency with the following:
  • BIM authoring platforms for facility design and construction (Autodesk Revit etc.). Knowledge of API tools preferred
  • Design and engineering analysis tools like Dynamo, Grasshopper, Sefaira, RAM etc.
  • Collaboration and data management solutions like ProjectWise, C4R, BIM 360 Suite (Glue, Field, Docs, Plan) Navisworks, Navigator, BIMSite, PlanGrid, Fieldwire
  • Bluebeam and other markup and design review tools
  • Real time visualization tools like Revizto and Autodesk Live. Experience with AR/VR tools and processes preferred
  • Knowledge of 3-D in Transportation preferred
  • 3D/BIM-enabled quantity takeoff and BIM-enabled estimating tools
  • Awareness/knowledge/experience in BIM usage in the building life cycle/CO

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.



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Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

About Jacobs

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

With $15.0 billion in combined revenue and a talent force more than 77,000 strong, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors.

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