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VDC Engineer

VDC Engineer

Posted on: October 18, 2023
Salary: Based on Experience

Department/Group: VDC
Location: Pogue Construction Company | McKinney, TX
Reports To: Director of VDC
Position Type: Full Time
Applications Accepted By: Until position is filled
Pogue Construction Company
1512 Bray Central Dr. #300, McKinney, TX 75069
Phone: 972-529-9401

Summary:The Virtual Design Construction Engineer will provide Building Information Modeling (BIM) administration/coordination and Virtual Design Construction (VDC) services to assigned projects and will help assist other departments with VDC needs. This position will be responsible for providing models and documents, VDC/BIM technical support, and coordinating 3D content modeled by others. All activities will be performed in support of the vision and values of Pogue Construction.

Experience: 3-4 years construction or related experience; 3-4 years BIM-related experience.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in a construction-related field. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, relevant experience will be considered.
Certifications: OSHA 30 Training

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide models and documentation that is essential to complete VDC/BIM scope of work as determined by leadership and project management teams.
  • Maintain VDC/BIM standards and manage their implementation.
  • Create 3D modeling content that has not been provided and compile any trade partner models.
  • Run and manage clash detection efforts with project teams and trade partners.
  • Maintain relationships with trade partners and project teams.
  • Read and comprehend construction documents and apply them to the VDC process.
  • Assist project teams in pursuit efforts by creating 4D models for presentations.
  • Assist field teams in reality capture processes such as drone, 360 photos, and laser scanning.
  • Perform QAQC checks on models to mitigate errors and any omissions.
  • Assist Pogue’s preconstruction team in model takeoffs and constructability reviews.
  • Work with design teams during the preconstruction phases to mitigate future issues.
  • Train field teams and other Pogue staff on VDC process and technology.
  • Have the capability to research and develop new tools and processes for the construction project lifecycle.

Required Skills/Expectations:

  • Communication skills; both verbal and written
  • Perform work accurately in a timely manner
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Knowledge of construction practices
  • Knowledge of MEP systems
  • Ability to understand drawings and specifications
  • Ability to kickoff and maintain BIM coordination efforts on projects
  • Knowledge of VDC/BIM technologies and processes and be able to apply them to projects
  • Ability to collaborate with different teams and organizations for project success
  • Knowledge of VDC/BIM technology solutions including:
    • Autodesk Construction Cloud
    • BIM 360
    • Autodesk Revit
    • Autodesk AutoCAD
    • Autodesk Navisworks Manage
    • Fuzor or Synchro
    • Bluebeam
    • Sketchup
    • 360 Photos
    • Drones
    • Laser Scanning
  • Internal and external customer service

Oversight: None