BIM Coordinator (Design Drafter)
Location: Chicago, IL; Philadelphia, PA; or Denver, CO
September 12, 2022
Employing sophisticated three-dimensional (3D) computer assisted design (CAD) modeling and clash-detection software, the Coordinator/Design Drafter is responsible for taking conceptual layouts of our Computerized Pneumatic Tube Systems (CTS) to fully installable models that are fully integrated into a facility’s infrastructure.
This individual will attend both on-site and virtual MEP (mechanical-electrical-plumbing) coordination meetings with other trade contractors. Under the guidance of a Project Manager, Director of Project Management, Applications Engineer, or Senior Coordinator/Design Drafter, you will negotiate space requirements with general contractors and other trade partners. Through this often lengthy and complex negotiation/design process, the Coordinator/Design Drafter will ensure complete system install-ability and design integrity.
You will exchange information between the design team and the Swisslog Healthcare project team to ensure that changes in scope of work are identified to the Swisslog project team, and to ensure that change order opportunities are identified and captured immediately to maintain profitability on the project.
During the installation phase, this individual shall work closely with Swisslog Healthcare’s installation team to ensure that the coordinated model is carried through the construction process via detailed installation drawings representing their final coordination efforts, and shall be available to address any questions that may arise.
- Attend coordination meetings and negotiate with trade contractors.
- Employ clash detection software to eliminate conflicts.
- Ensure Swisslog system receives priority in the MEP coordination process.
- Coordinate supplementary items such as equipment supports and hangers, floor and wall penetrations, and electrical requirements.
- Assist Project Manager with material takeoffs.
- Identify constructability issues and address with project team.
- Assist Project Manager with tasks stemming from MEP coordination: RFI (Request for Information) support, review of construction documents, etc.
- Assist project manager in identifying scope changes due to RFIs, ASIs (Architect's Supplemental Instructions), etc.
- Participate in jobsite “walk downs” with trade contractors, design professionals, subcontractors, and Swisslog installation crews.
- Develop installation drawings from coordinated layouts.
- Manage multiple tasks and meet all assigned deadlines.
- Meet project coordination budget.
- Perform other duties, as assigned.
- Experience with Autodesk MEP (mechanical-electrical-plumbing) 3D modeling package (preferably the current software level at time of employment).
- Revit experience/proficiency required.
- Experience with Navis Works or equivalent clash-detection software.
- Knowledge of drawing preparation practices and procedures.
- At least 2-3 years of mechanical systems coordination and detailing.
- Associates degree in technical drawing field.
- Prior experience coordinating PTS systems in the healthcare industry.
Clarity on your path
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