Carrier Johnson is a design-centric architectural, interior design, and strategic branding practice, focused on creating individualized design solutions for higher education, public buildings, corporate workplace environments, advanced technology + life science clientele, multi-family residential developments, and mixed-use compositions, including hospitality uses.

Established in 1977, the firm maintains headquarters offices in San Diego, with branch outlets in the City of Los Angeles, California, New York and Seattle.

Carrier Johnson + CULTURE approaches design through exploration of the authentic connections between design opportunity and existing environmental context – this includes: social, physical, historical, & aesthetic influences– this exploration is in an attempt to reveal opportunities within a real framework. A balance is sought between aesthetic, experiential, and functional qualities, serving to define a project’s individuality and unique expression.

 

Description:

The BIM Coordinator’s role is collaborate with project teams and the Design Technology Group to ensure the stable operation of in-house BIM software on a per project basis. This includes developing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all BIM projects assigned to the coordinator. The BIM Coordinator will also analyze and resolve user specific and project specific BIM program issues in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide end-user training where required. Finally, the BIM Coordinator will assist the BIM project teams in the coordination of the building information model within the organization and across other disciplines and consultants.

 

Responsibilities:

Software Management

  1. Assist with Install, configure, and initiate BIM software, related hardware, and any other corresponding IT assets
  2. Administer strategies for document and data management as it relates to BIM user outputs, including collection, revision, and archiving
  3. Implement and maintain policies, procedures, and associated plans for BIM software administration and appropriate use
  4. Where necessary, assist in migration projects to newer versions of BIM applications
  5. Ability to interface with other digital design tools including SketchUP, 3DsMax, Rhino; grasshopper and/or dynamo a plus

Standards

  1. Enforce BIM standards, Best Practices, and common workflows
  2. Develops project specific software templates as needed based on office standards
  3. Contribute to office content libraries to comply with company standards
  4. Perform Quality Control checks of all projects to confirm adherence to company standards

Project Role

  1. Coordinate with Design Technology Manager, and Project Manager to develop project specific BIM usage analysis
  2. Develop project specific BIM Execution Plan (BEP) based on office standards and industry wide best practices
  3. Create project specific templates and manage BIM project setup
  4. Facilitate project kickoff meetings and guide project team in procedures for coordinating the building information model.
  5. Assist project teams with model coordination and ensure ongoing coordination efforts across all project team disciplines
  6. Perform Navisworks clash detections and coordinate results with Project Architect and design consultants
  7. Support project teams in modeling efforts, development of project specific families, assemblies, and groups as needed
  8. Manage Autodesk BIM360 online server across all projects for document management and collaboration

Support

  1. Provide day-to-day technical support for BIM users on various teams to ensure maximum productivity and effectiveness across entire organization
  2. Coordinate with Design Technology Manager to develop training sessions and teaching materials for propagating BIM knowledge throughout the team
  3. Contribute to BIM information usage guides through bi-weekly design technology group meetings

Research & Development

  1. Conduct research on new and emerging BIM technologies or technologies that can be leveraged through existing BIM investments
  2. Participates in industry/client specific conferences related to BIM practices
  3. Future planning for potential BIM usages across the company
  4. Participate in marketing of BIM services via web, literature, interviews, and presentations

 

Position Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in architecture preferred, degrees in engineering or equivalent with appropriate work experience, or 5 years equivalent work experience
  2. At least 3 years direct experience operating, programming, and administrating BIM applications (i.e. Revit, ArchiCAD, etc.)
  3. Proven experience in overseeing the direction, development, and implementation of BIM software solutions
  4. Excellent understanding of the company’s business goals and objectives
  5. Good project management skills
  6. Strong knowledge of system and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies
  7. Strong customer-service, desktop support orientation
  8. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  9. Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  10. Ability to conduct research into application issues and products
  11. Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
  12. Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  13. Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

 

Contact:

To be considered, please send cover letter, resume and work samples to careers@carrierjohnson.com