Senior/ Principal BIM Consultant- UK Wide

  • UK Wide, United Kingdom
  • Full-time
  • Department: Advisory

Company Description

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means transforming performance for a green, inclusive and productive world that is safe. We are a global, independent, professional services company with 75 years’ experience operating across the real estate, infrastructure, defence and natural resources sectors.

Job Description

    Mentor and support staff and project teams in model and content creation, ensuring correct data and data structure
    Advise project managers / project teams with regard to BIM data / data structure best practices 
    Support the development of company BIM standards, and update as necessary
    Manage software versions of BIM applications
    Lead R&D in identifying and implementing areas of new technology and process
    Provide support to the tender bidding teams in order to win future projects
    Provide support to tender bidding teams by responding to BIM specific PQQ’s
    Continuing development of in-house BIM capabilities within Turner & Townsend's BIM Centre for Excellence team 
    Regular meetings with the BIM Centre for Excellence team to share knowledge, recent experiences, ideas and mitigate risks so as to best serve the wider business and future projects
Live Projects / Project Support
    Understanding of design, BIM and procurement, and its application in planning and construction management
    Help to manage project specific design content, and management of design and construction tasks
    Proven systematic approach to problem solving and model development protocols
    Develop and implement Employer’s Information Requirement documents, defining the client and project requirements
    Oversee BIM deployment in the context of the project programme
    Design, develop and implement BIM Execution Plans, defining the client and project requirements
    Provide a BIM management lead role for a project or series of projects
    Create clash detection coordination schedules, and distribute clash detection reports
    Create and Distribute key action reports
    Ensures BIM standards are being followed by project stakeholders
    Review multi discipline clash detection reports and lead clash detection meetings
    Advise project stakeholders on data exchange methods, and create model exchange schedules
    Liaise directly with project stakeholders
    Oversee administration of project BIM coordination process
    Promote increased collaboration between project stakeholders
Live Projects / Project Contribution Requirements, 2 or more of the following;
    Advanced user of 3D design authoring tools  - Revit, Bentley, ArchiCAD, Digital Projects
    Proficient user of 4D Construction Simulation and Visualisation. - Syncro, Naviswork
    Familiar with design assurance software - Solibri
Live Projects / Project Contribution Minimum Requirements
    Advise Turner & Townsend’s project managers and project teams with regard to BIM best practices
    Interface with Design Team and Information managers to ensure information coordination
    Support Turner & Townsend’s project managers in BIM Execution Plan implementation and best practices
    Have an understanding of BIM Competency Assessments of supply chains
    Understand and navigate through Building Information Models (visual and detailed interrogation)


Essential Skills & Experience
    Working knowledge of international BIM Standards and guidelines
    Proven experience in multidisciplinary working practices and interdependencies
    Enthusiastic and positive team player - Giving the project team confidence in the use of BIM
    Up to date knowledge of BIM technology and interoperability standards / good all round technical knowledge and enthusiasm
    Proven experience in client facing skills
    Good spoken and written English
    Understanding of design, BIM and procurement and its application in planning and construction management
    Excellent Communicator – ability to provide clear guidance to the whole project team, in order to coordinate a successful outcome
    Experience in writing clear, concise requirements and documentation.
    Ability to demonstrate experience & knowledge of BIM authoring tools
Software experience: one or more of the following;
    Autodesk Revit 
    Autodesk Navisworks
    Solibri
    Bentley AECOsim
    Bentley navigator
    ArchiCAD
    Tekla

Additional Information

Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance. 

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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SOX control responsibilities may be part of this role, which are to be adhered to where applicable.

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