BIM Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Somerset, United Kingdom
  • £40,000 to £50,000 per annum

BIM Engineer (Water sector)
£40,000 – £50,000 dependent on experience

Do you want to use your BIM knowledge and engineering experience to drive strategy and innovation in an expanding organisation? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you.

My clients engineering and construction division is a multi-disciplinary design and construct contractor, responsible for the delivery of an annual programme of water treatment, wastewater and network projects across the Somerset region. To ensure they maintain their values of safety, quality, time and costs; we have embarked on our mission to deliver a digital engineering capability that is best in industry by 2020.

This exciting new role will see you report to the BIM manager and work alongside thier in-house design and construction teams, playing a key role in developing our BIM capability within very challenging timescales.

Your main responsibilities will be to produce regulation-compliant and cost-effective designs that meet business specifications using modern production techniques.
You’ll do this by actively contributing to project design development, collaborating closely with project stakeholders throughout the whole project lifecycle and contributing to coordination, clash detection and design review workshops. You’ll be producing intelligent 3D models and constantly adding more value by extracting information directly from the model, 2D drawings, pipe schedules, setting out, base maps and GIS data too. You’ll also analyse and manipulate models and drawings from our suppliers and partners.

This role is suited to an ambitious professional who wants to build upon their BIM and design experience to develop a new career in this area. You should preferably have a degree in mechanical or civil engineering, or a similar discipline. Ideally, you will have large-project mechanical or electrical design experience in the water industry too. Your experience will have given you an awareness of health and safety, including CDM issues and design risks and we’d also like you to have a good understanding of PAS 1192 and ISO 19650.

You’ll need to be proficient in at least one of the common CAD or BIM design software packages such as Autodesk Civils 3D, Navisworks or Revit with the ability to pick up new software quickly too. If you have experience with visual programming that would also be beneficial.
Naturally, you’ll need well-developed interpersonal skills and be able to quickly build and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. You must also demonstrate excellent report writing skills and the ability to write, implement and maintain BIM execution plans.

In return, a range of benefits on offer including:

* Defined contribution pension scheme.
* 24 days’ holiday rising to 28 with length of service.
* Life insurance.

Interested applicants will need to be eligible to work in the UK and should send a up to date copy of their CV to

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