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Civil 3D BIM Manager

  • Job reference: NA-002582
  • Sector: Construction, Transportation
  • Location: Atlanta
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Design Delivery Team as a Civil 3D BIM Manager.


SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins Business is hiring an experienced Civil Engineering BIM Manager for our digital design delivery team. This person will be carry out a mix of functions that span from internal process improvements to supporting project delivery. The successful candidate should be a people, process, tool (in that order) focused individual whose job it will be to ensure our project delivery teams adhere to common standards and the latest design delivery techniques. The candidate will also actively support project teams throughout North America on proposal and project
delivery tasks.


  • Managing and preparation of Civil 3D models and subsequent drawing output production
  • Ensuring CAD/BIM Standards are adhered to across the team
  • Create CAD/BIM standards for projects
  • Lead a team of BIM technicians/modelers to ensure they acquire and maintain the skills necessary to deliver projects efficiently in the evolving CAD/BIM environment required by our clients
  • Participate in a diverse range of projects, focused on improving our workflows, authoring tools, and information exchanges
  • Developing and retaining good quality staff, facilitating training, completing appraisals, interim reviews
  • Perform project and design file health checks, model management, maintenance, and assessments
  • Assist in project setups including the creation of BIM Execution Plans
  • Implement design coordination and issue tracking (Clash Detection) on major projects
  • Ability to manage information exchanges between internal and external project participants
  • Ability to communicate complicated project technical issues to a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Identify opportunities for business advantage through the innovative use BIM Modelling technology
  • Produce and maintain a high level and consistent accuracy & quality of models and drawings with self-check & review work
  • Lead the delivery of BIM modelling output on projects
  • Lead a team of BIM Technicians and or project design staff on delivering projects to control design program
  • Implement and maintain the use company, project and client CAD/BIM Modelling Standards and protocols throughout the team
  • Ensure all project data is correctly established and maintained in accordance with company standards and project requirements
  • Actively conduct project audits to ensure compliance and continued improvement
  • Introduce learning and continuous improvement to the group in development of BIM modelling techniques and processes


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture or equivalent technical discipline plus fifteen years' experience, or Associate's degree plus a minimum of twenty five years' progressive drafting and design experience, including at least twenty as a Designer, or HS diploma (or equivalent) plus a minimum of twenty five years progressive drafting and design experience, including at least twenty as a Designer.


  • Extensive Autodesk: Civil 3D, and Navisworks experience
  • Experience developing and implementing project information exchanges and data management on design projects
  • Detailed knowledge of model-based design (BIM) protocols, standards, and software
  • Strong understanding in developing, supporting, and managing models per project standards
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to identify and prioritize tasks in a logical order
  • Have knowledge of Autodesk: Revit, Plant 3D, Bentley MicroStation and Esri Products to assist the wider BIM team
  • Experience developing horizontal and vertical alignments, generating profiles, cross sections, digital terrain (surface) modelling, plans with cut & fill volumes, modelling utilities and drainage
  • Experience in production of Civil engineering detailed to construction drawings: plans, profiles, sections & details, for multi-disciplinary projects
  • Maintain an overview of developments in IT based CAD/BIM modelling systems and standard Codes of Practice.
  • Understand BIM direction within the industry and be familiar with and able to implement the latest AEC BIM/CAD protocols
  • Proven track record of Team leader responsibilities
  • Good organizational and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work well under pressure


  • No professional registration is required; however, incumbent should be seeking applicable registration if movement onto the Engineering or Architecture career path is contemplated.


  • Highly desirable experience includes engineering application experience, specifically:
  • Expertise in 3D modelling, reality capture, 4D and 5D simulations and data integrations
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of authoring tools (i.e. Bentley, Esri, Revit)
  • Experience in alternative delivery or design build projects; CAD/BIM manager on at least one type project, with design fees in excess of $40 million
  • Experience on large, multi-discipline infrastructure civil projects: CAD/BIM manager on at least one large project,with a minimum of 6 different technical disciplines (ie roadway, drainage, utilities, structures, rail, bridges/structures, pipelines, etc..)
  • Proficient in additional Autodesk BIM Software: Revit, Navisworks, ReCap, and InfraWorks
  • Skilled in ESRI ArcGIS ArcMap workflows
  • Skilled in Bentley Software: MicroStation, InRoads, OpenRoads, ConceptStation, and ContextCapture
  • Experience implementing and administrating common data environments: Bentley ProjectWise, MS Teams,SharePoint, BIM360
  • TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Travel is required to project and/or team sites.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:


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