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Job Description

Responsibilities

We are seeking to hire a qualified Technical Designer with experience in model-based erection procedure deliverables for various structural systems, as well as fabrication-level (LOD400) detailing for structural steel, reinforced concrete, and light gauge steel structural systems. The role of Technical Designer in the Construction Engineering practice area is to develop Building Information Models (BIM), engineering elements, and structural systems specifically during construction phase portions of projects.  Position requires impeccable written and spoken communication skills with frequent interactions with architects, contractors, and owners. Other responsibilities include: 

  • Uses latest tools/digital workflows to efficiently create and maintain BIM information and to interoperate with analysis, documentation, fabrication, and construction models
  • Performs clash detection against reference models and works with internal team to track and resolve clashes and conflicts
  • Works with project team (architects, contractors, engineers, designers, and modelers) to plan and document project-specific digital implementation, including analysis, design, documentation, fabrication, and construction models
  • Audits models after key milestones, and periodically checks model content for accuracy, consistency, and adherence to graphic and modeling standards
  • Understands key building systems, their components, and typical layout/geometry/dimensions
  • Learns detailing conventions for commonly encountered conditions and project-specific details
  • Works towards understanding of constructability issues, especially with atypical conditions
  • Maintain budgetary objectives of project
  • Perform other functions as needed.

Qualifications

  • 3-5 previous years of experience in developing and applying advanced digital workflows in the AEC industry
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture or Civil Engineering with emphasis in Structural preferred
  • Experience with BIM, parametric modeling, and interoperability required
    • Experience with Tekla required
    • Experience with Revit, Rhino and/or Grasshopper a plus
  • Candidates must be proactive, have strong organizational skills, excellent time management skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, and be client-service oriented.

  As a Hybrid Firm, Walter P Moore combines the best of both worlds – blending work options to include in-office and home office environments. This allows us to offer more flexibility and work-life integration to our employees. Candidates applying for this position should have the ability to commute to or periodically travel to the affiliated office. Walter P Moore is an equal employment opportunity employer, and provides equal employment opportunities (including offering competitive compensation and benefit packages) to all employees and applicants for employment. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to any characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws and encourage all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.   

Overview

Walter P Moore is an international company of consultants, architects, engineers, innovators, and creative people who solve some of the world’s most complex structural and infrastructural challenges. Providing structural, diagnostics, civil, water resources, traffic, transportation engineering, parking and technology consulting services, we develop solutions that are cost- and resource-efficient, forward-thinking, and help support and shape our communities. Founded in 1931, we are headquartered in Houston, Texas and have more than 800 professionals working across 24 U.S. offices and 7 international locationsApply for this job onlineEmail this job to a friendShare on your newsfeed

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