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BIM Specialist – Intern

Location

This position is available in our Belmont, MI office.

Position Purpose

The BIM Drafter is a supporting role to a Design Project Engineer.  The Drafter will be trained to provide BIM Drafting and engineering support to all disciplines (mechanical, electrical, etc.,).  He/She will be required to develop BIM Models, with direction from a Design Engineer or Project Manager.

This team member will also assist in the sizing and selection of new HVAC, Electrical and/or Plumbing Building Systems.

Key Result Areas

Include, but not limited by the following:

General

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by enforcing company procedures, procedures, and regulations;
  • Maintains project electronic files on the file server;
  • Execute all duties and responsibilities with professionalism; clear communication (written and verbal) skills, accountability;
  • Learn company work processes
  • Develop a basic knowledge in system design and testing, including but not limited to; air systems, hydronic systems, HVAC equipment and controls, plumbing equipment and controls, electrical equipment and controls, and life safety systems;
  • Promotes and maintains professional collaboration with the project team, including all engineering disciplines, equipment vendors, architects, contractors, construction manager and project client/owner;
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Project Execution

  • Ability to be adept with various tasks assigned with the goal of supporting the project team to meet daily and weekly objectives.
  • Develop the ability to Interpret HVAC, Plumbing, and Electrical Construction Drawings.
  • Develop the ability to Interpret of technical specifications, equipment cut sheets & catalog data;
  • Execute the production of Drawing Sets from Revit Models

Continuing Education & Professional Development

  • Develops a solid understanding of the main principles of MEP engineering and construction through Synergy Training Sessions and Vendor Training.

Qualifications

Minimum

  • Experience or Education in the Architectural Engineering Design or Construction Industry or Student in Architectural Engineering, HVAC Technology, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering Program at a University or College.
  • Requires strong analytical and mathematical skills, quick thinking, and a solid understanding of the main principles of engineering, construction, and architecture;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, and Excel;
  • Proficient in utilizing mobile devices in the field to collect and analyze data
  • Desire to draft 3D building models of HVAC, Plumbing, and Electrical Systems.

Preferred

  • Experience with 3D modeling software.
  • Experience utilizing Revit MEP to produce BIM or construction drawings;
  • Associates degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology;
  • HVAC Equipment Service Technician
  • Electrical Journeyman or Apprentice
  • Technical understanding of Electrical Systems, HVAC Systems, and/or Plumbing Systems
  • Proficient in the interpretation of construction drawings, technical specifications, submittals, and equipment data sheets as it relates to HVAC, Plumbing, and Electrical Systems.

Other Considerations

  • Experience in Energy Modeling Software (Trace Load 700 & DOE2);
  • Understanding of the application of mechanical and plumbing building codes, NFPA, & Healthcare Design Standards & Guidelines (AIA, FGI);
  • Experience in HVAC, Plumbing or Electrical Systems Engineering, including schematic design, design development, construction specification editing, and construction administration;

Working Conditions

  • Average 40 hour work week (10-20 hrs for Interns that are full-time students)
  • Walking job sites and inspecting systems as the projects require.
  • Must be able to travel anywhere in the US, typically not more than one week per month
  • Traditional office setting
  • Virtual/Remote office setting
    • Work from professional home office with video conferencing and online tools
    • Businesslike virtual communication and home office standards to be maintained

Synergy Consulting Engineers, INC. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Veterans, Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Submit your resume to us at ashleyct@synergy-engineers.com to apply