BIM Designs, Inc. is a US-Based, Minority-Owned Union Signatory BIM Company
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Journeyman Plumbing/Pipefitter Semiconductor Detailer

Full Time
Location: U.S. Based Applicants
Work Type: On Site

Position: Journeyman Plumbing/Pipefitter Semiconductor Detailer
Reports to: Subcontractor
Dept: CAD Detailing Team


BIM Designs, Inc is seeking a Journeyman Plumbing/Pipefitter Detailer with semiconductor experience to design for a pipefitting project in Austin, Texas.

General Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Act as “Lead Detailer and Coordinator” for assigned projects

Create & Maintain models to fulfill Project-Specific Requirements:

  • Design based on complex contract documents and readily adapt to potential changes in routing and scope
  • Coordinate with Client service providers and Subcontractors
  • Create a “lean” model using the least amount of pipe and fittings to reduce cost.
  • Create a constructible model. Spool lengths comply with client or site restrictions. Routings are in accessible areas. Model is fully installable.
  • Develop models to illustrate contractor questions and solutions
  • Distribute new and revised models showing changes and RFI answers
  • Track all projects activities/actions through daily logs
  • Update as‐built and revised Building Information Model, keep revision log

Quantity Take Off

  • Assist to verify original estimate quantities for cost reports
  • Quantity survey, quantity review and system input for labor costing

Trade Coordination

  • Assist to process shop / fabrication level models for approval
  • Assist to set-up and maintain all control logs (RFIs, shop drawings, as-builts, etc.)
  • Assist with coordinating models with internal and subcontractor detailers and modelers
  • Assist with updating, maintaining and distributing documents to field and subcontractors
  • Attend and /or assist in model coordination meetings and document project preconstruction
  • Attend Daily stand up meeting with supervisor
  • Coordination sign-offs
  • Prepare and maintain submittal and expediting logs for models
  • Site inspection and liaising with trade contractors

Field Coordination

  • Assist project team with construction coordination and scheduling
  • Model constructability issues and solutions for self‐performed work
  • Participate in job layout driven by Level 400 per AIA E202 or otherwise specified 3D model data
  • Perform site visits to review and evaluate progress of job scope with the assistance of the project management team,
    as needed.
  • Prepare “shop drawing” level 3D models for self‐performed work
  • Produce dimensioned drawings from the model for field use

Objectives or Goals to Measure Performance

  • Develop and Maintain positive customer/client satisfaction
  • Demonstrate positive team attitude and interpersonal effectiveness
  • Improve personal professional growth and education
  • Keep current and standardized job‐site files
  • Produce sample shops/spools for client to approve format prior to making large amount of drawings to minimize rework
  • Timely and accurate preparation of VDC models, shop drawings, and other potential deliverables
Certificates, Licenses, or Registrations:
  • City/State Licensed Journeyman Plumber/Pipefitter

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum five years related experience required.

Additional Preferred Skills and/or Experience

  • Five years isometric drawing.
  • Performing, Processsing and/or using laser scans
  • Familiarity with Hololens
  • Navisworks Clash Detection and ability to navigate software.
  • Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Teams and Asana

Site Prerequisites:

  • Pre-employment drug screening.
  • OSHA 30
  • Background Check

Language Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to speak effectively before guests and associates of the organization

Physical Demands:

  • Walking site
  • Using ladders/stairs
  • May require carrying reality capture equipment weighing more than 20 lbs
  • Adhere to strict site safety standards
  • May require cleanroom gowning
  • May be required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects
  • Occasionally required to sit for extended periods also stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Required to frequently reach with hands and arms
  • Regularly required to talk or hear
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job to include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision

BIM Designs, Inc. knows that our employees and our customers are our largest asset. We see you as a lifelong employee and will work with you in every way possible to grow your talents. BIM Designs, Inc. will encourage and pay for any professional development and training desired or needed, as approved and budgeted by your direct manager. This will include our ongoing in-house training as well as outside training and continued education such as AutoCAD, Revit, code classes, Electrical, HVAC and Plumbing extension classes.

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