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AECOM BIM-VDC Engineer-Digital Technology in Phoenix, Arizona

Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM Hunt is seeking a BIM-VDC Engineer - Digital Technology Specialist . This role is based in Phoenix, Arizona, and will provide full-time on-site presence with strategic remote work flexibility upon the successful establishment of critical management and coordination duties.

Client-focused and keen on AEC/O industry’s technological advancement including in BIM & VDC, Visualization/Reality Capture, Digital Delivery, and Data Insight; AECOM Hunt’s Digital Technology team is strategically placed at the leading edge of building and construction technology – ensuring innovation at every turn and securing value on every aspect of our project delivery. Take on a key role and be a part of our digital evolution! Work collaboratively with some of the most skilled and talented practitioners in the industry to continually explore the next level of digitalization and show what is possible. We are always seeking creative and agile leaders to join our team!

The BIM-VDC Engineer - Digital Technology Specialist helps lead the implementation and use of digital building and construction technology including BIM 360 and Autodesk Construction Cloud on AECOM Hunt’s world-renowned projects. The primary duties of this role are to lead the BIM project management and VDC coordination as well as support on-site construction teams to ensure optimal digital project delivery by leveraging building and construction technologies.

The BIM-VDC Engineer - Digital Technology Specialist’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•Work collaboratively within our core Digital Technology team Western region to strategize, implement and leverage digital technologies as well other related leading-edge methodologies to secure the advancement and continuous innovation of our digital project delivery.

•Schedule and meet with Project Executive, Project Manager, and General Superintendent upon being awarded any project to fill out project start-up checklist for BIM requirements.

•Assist project team with subcontractor selection and contract language as they relate to BIM requirements in bid packs.

•Schedule and lead project kick-off meetings with design-assist subcontractors, subcontractors, and A/E team to implement BIM execution plan.

•Ensure projects have adequately defined BIM requirements using AECOM Hunt’s standard project checklist for BIM and ensure proper staffing needs are retained to fulfill these requirements.

•Set up 3D and model-based projects for coordination during project start-up while collaborating with the project team to ensure the project is optimized to include new technological advancements.

•Manage and coordinate BIM models; configure the digital project for optimized collaboration with A/E and design teams, subcontractors, and trade partners; generate coordination schedule.

•Provide as-needed detailing and project layout utilizing Revit as well as other BIM applications and platforms to facilitate field operations; assist and partner with subcontractors to secure the successful coordination of trade fabrication and shop drawings.

•Lead and perform Navisworks clash prevention and resolution with trade partners as well as effectively communicate and coordinate RFIs with the design team and A/E partners.

•Support other digital technologies as required by the project; generate BIM 4D sequencing, 3D visualization, synthesize 360 reality capture and laser scanning; assist in data extraction from drone technologies and translate digital data into relevant and useful information.

•Continually support the project to ensure that BIM/VDC Engineers are delivering BIM requirements as outlined in AECOM Hunt’s project checklist while maintaining corporate standards.

•Provide leadership and coaching to junior BIM/VDC Technicians and Engineers to guide their development of critical industry knowledge and understanding of corporate standards. This mentoring will aid in their growth and prepare them to be self-sustaining on future projects.

•Assist with preparing subcontract & A/E contract language to obtain effective BIM models.

•Lead and oversee project kickoff meetings in partnership with junior BIM/VDC Technicians and Engineers to ensure proper information is delivered to project teams and subcontractors.

•Participate in and manage the development of presentations, including the creation of animations and images for proposals and marketing materials.

About AECOM Hunt

Founded in 1944, AECOM Hunt has earned a reputation for being unconditionally client-focused – delivering construction projects on schedule and within budget, no matter the scope. From iconic stadiums and arenas to next-gen transportation hubs to sustainable healthcare and academic buildings, AECOM Hunt deploys the latest technologies, industry-leading safety best practices, and the highest ethical standards on every project. AECOM Hunt has proven time and again to be industry pioneers in delivering the most challenging projects by emphasizing quality and skill-utilization in all that we do. As evidenced by our long list of repeat clients, we focus on specific needs to create strong relationships and consistently exceed expectations.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS + 6 years of relevant construction experience or AA/AS + 8 years of relevant experience or HS + 10 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal and graphical communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills; possess the ability to be agile in leading multiple projects

  • Basic understanding of scheduling software

  • Self-motivated and can work independently or within a team

  • Strong understanding of construction documents and can accurately interpret prints

  • Possess technical knowledge of commercial building design and documentation

  • Strong skills in marketing/sales for the purpose of pursuing new work and effectively communicating technical information to operations

Additional Information

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization now or in the future.

  • Open to discussing relocation assistance from within the United States.

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • Remote job opportunity to be discussed.

  • Offered rate of compensation (Arizona only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $61K - $112K USD annually.

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10098559

Business Line: Construction Management

Business Group: CS

Strategic Business Unit: CM

Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology

Work Location Model: Remote