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BIM Designer

  • Job reference: IF-001290
  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Location: Derby
  • Current salary If you do not wish to provide your salary please Input zero: 26000 to 35000
Atkins Infrastructure business is looking to appoint several BIM designers at various levels to support the delivery of civil engineering and multidisciplinary designs across a range of major projects.

The Infrastructure business provides multidisciplinary engineering services and integrated solutions across a wide range major civil engineering and infrastructure projects.

Drawing upon a diverse skill set and a proven track record of delivery we are playing a leading role in some of the world’s most challenging and exciting engineering projects. These include Airports, Defence, Energy, Marine, Civil Infrastructure, Transportation, Water, Education, Commercial/ Residential and Rail in the UK and Abroad. We pride ourselves in offering a truly multi-disciplinary capability and bring exciting opportunities to influence major projects from beginning to end. Our vision is to be the world’s best Infrastructure Consultancy, with a broad range of clients influencing policy and future technology.

This post will be based out of Derby where we have a thriving Atkins office. 

If you have a passion for BIM and want to be involved in developing the capability of an existing engineering team, this role is for you. Exciting high profile projects in the water and general infrastructure sectors are being undertaken through the Derby team and you will get the opportunity to be part of them. Our portfolio of work continues to grow and we will offer a challenging and rewarding opportunity to apply knowledge, experience and problem solving skills. As a BIM designer, you will be a key part of the design delivery team and will be an experienced BIM user in several industry leading design software and collaboration systems. Reporting to the Lead BIM Coordinator, you will work closely with the design team to produce the required 3D models and 2D drawings. This role offers excellent opportunities for career development and training for the right candidate. If you have a passion for engineering and want to understand where a career with Atkins might lead, then we would like to hear from you.

Responsibilities
  • Understand and working to the project BIM requirements within the Common Data Environment (CDE)
  • Producing intelligent 3D models and constantly adding more value to the client by extracting more and more information directly from the model, 2D drawings, Pipe Schedules, Setting out etc. 
  • 2D drawings and design sketches to the required standards and quality 
  • Produce coordinated outputs across various disciplines
  • Assist BIM Coordinator and Lead Design Engineer in formulating design deliverables and programmes
  • Actively contribute to project design development by collaborating closely with project stakeholders, contributing to internal coordination, clash detection and design review workshops.
  • Collaborate as necessary with our Global Design Centre in India to ensure we produce fully integrated designs.
  • Analyse and manipulate models and drawings received from third parties including suppliers
  • Analyse and manipulate base maps and GIS data
  • Deliver in accordance with the agreed programme
  • Produce as-built records, liaising with the construction team to clarify details as necessary
  • Undertake 4D BIM Project timeline modelling
  • Upload to the CDE of the required information at relevant stages of design or data drops with support of the CDE Administrator
  • Partake in training and skills updating to meet design delivery requirements


Requirements
  • An understanding of BS1192 & PAS1192
  • Technical awareness/knowledge of engineering design issues
  • Awareness of health and safety including CDM issues and design risks
  • Track record in BIM design and coordination including multidisciplinary projects and ideally demonstrable experience within a Civil Engineering Design environment with emphasis on large projects that have primarily been led by Civils.
  • Proven experience of a range of CAD and BIM industry standards generally; with
  • An expert Technical proficiency in the use of at least one of the common industry CAD and BIM design software packages: Autodesk (Civils 3D, Revit, Plant 3D), Bentley (MicroStation, Navisworks, Bentley View), Teckla, Aveva PDMS etc. 
  • Ability to pick up new software and gain a working knowledge quickly.
  • Technical proficiency in at least one of the common CDE systems: ProjectWise, Autodesk Vault, AVEVA (PDMS) etc.

Qualifications
  • Level 2 (NVQ) Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations
  • Level 2/3 (NVQ) Diploma in Engineering
  • Level 3 Certificate in Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing
  • Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Construction Design and Draughting
  • BIM professional qualifications (RIBA, BRE, ICE etc)
  • ONC/OND Engineering
  • HNC/HND Engineering
  • A member of the Engineering Council (or an appropriate alternative) and an appropriate professional body such as:
  • Engineering Technician (EngTech) is desirable
  • Ability to collaborate successfully within a project and team environment but also to work independently and in a client environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible and engaging with resilience, drive and self-motivation
  • Ability to exercise initiative and take ownership of project issues
  • Valid driving licence
  • Excellent time management
  • An understanding of CAD/GIS interoperability and GIS technology.
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview

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