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BIM Lead- Federal- US Hybrid

Date:  Jun 4, 2023


Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies


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Company : B&V Special Projects Corp.  

Req Id : 96312 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Why Black and Veatch

Black and Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity’s biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation and benefits that start day one. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life. At Black and Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use.

The Opportunity

The Virtual Design & Data Solutions (VDDS) Engineering Technician 7, performs functions requiring advanced knowledge and use of electronic applications, standards, and document control processes/procedures in support of creating or modifying deliverables.
In this role you will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead the BIM Coordinator Engineering Technicians within the Federal Virtual Design & Data Solutions department. 
  • Provide BIM specific technical guidance to the BIM team and other project technical staff. 
  • Review BIM related technology and assist with implementation to project execution staff. 

The Team

The Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp. has its mission to provide a full range of services to our primary client base - U.S. Government agencies and departments. With the unique skill sets we have developed during the 100-plus years of service to our U.S. Government agencies client base, we are able to provide one-of-a-kind solutions to complex mission objectives that arise out of specific challenges faced by and unique to these agencies. Our primary areas of focus are: Architecture/Engineering (A/E) Services, Defense Program, Design/Build, Classified, and Environmental. 

Key Responsibilities

Discipline Management: 
Assist with staffing & forecasting efforts of the BIM Coordinators, utilizing Tempus, for the discipline technicians. 
Lead efforts to review & implement new discipline specific processes and tools, as needed. 
Assist with developing proposals for discipline technician hours. 
Work with the VDDS Leader to drive training strategy and development of skills within the discipline team. 
Provide or facilitate on-going training sessions to discipline team. 
Assist with development and maintenance of discipline best practices for BIM/CIM tools and processes. 
Provide discipline level QA/QC on drawings and models to help ensure quality within the discipline. 
Coordinate overall discipline processes with the appropriate discipline engineering team. 
Lead discipline projects, as needed, to sustain billability.  

Engineering Standards: 
Provide guidance and direction by utilizing knowledge of standards, systems, document control, departmental guides, applicable codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures  
Reviews project requirements and accurately determine the correct format and contents of the required deliverables   

Quality / Continuous Improvement: 
Promotes quality within the BIM technician section   
Reviews design inputs in order to ensure consistency  
Assists to ensure deliverables are in compliance with the specific codes and standards suitable for the project  
Responsible for drawing control and historical records, utilizing the appropriate method, as established by the project  
Demonstrates personal accuracy and drives continual improvement and change management efforts   

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology: 
May assist discipline or department management in developing and communicating appropriate design standards and process improvement activities  
Identify training and development needs for personnel they supervise   
May be recognized for expertise in one or more areas   

People Management - (supervision - career development - developing professionals, mentoring):  
Typically assists with functions including performance management process, recognition, and corrective actions  
Participate in career planning and learning and development of discipline technicians 
Supervises engineering technicians, including mentoring, instructing, delegation of work and providing feedback   

Resource Management - (staffing): 
Assists in monitoring staffing levels and available skill sets for project(s)  
Assists in identifying resource application needs and process requirements    


Preferred Qualifications

Associate Degree in Drafting or an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred   
Typically a minimum of 8 years related work experience   
Preferred Non-Technical Skills: 
Preferred Technical Skills: 
Ability to use the appropriate electronic applications and programs required for performing assignments  
Include but not limited to BIM/CAD, other electronic applications, information modeling and document storage systems 
Advanced knowledge of engineering standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and Black and Veatch policies and procedures 
Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends 
Intermediate knowledge of company quality program 
Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned 
Advanced knowledge of other disciplines 
Basic knowledge of construction and constructability practices and principles 
Basic knowledge of management techniques and company/division HR programs, policies, procedures, and organization structure  

Minimum Qualifications

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Black & Veatch prides itself on the support of our employees and providing flexibility to make the things that are most important to you, a priority.  This is why we offer our professionals, located near an office,  the option of a Hybrid work environment.  Our hybrid work approach allows our employees to work two days a week from other locations outside of the office. Additionally this opportunity has the possibility of being located in any of our offices located across the U.S; click the link to see a full list of  U.S. Office Locations (select United States).  Some positions may be relocation eligible. Speak to your recruiter if you have interest in relocation.




Communicates effectively
Directs work
Instills trust
Interpersonal savvy
Organizational savvy
Customer focus

Salary Plan

ENT: Engineering Technician

Job Grade


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Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.


To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.


A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.


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