Senior VDC Coordinator - Albany, NY

M+W Group Albany, NY
The M+W Group is the leading global partner for architecture, engineering, construction and project management in the fields of Advanced Technology Facilities, the Life Science industries, Energy & Environmental Technologies, Mission Critical, Electronics and other High-Tech Infrastructures. Our focus is technically complex; from concept development to turnkey services, our company manages projects of all sizes ensuring flexibility, rapid realization and cost-effective completion.

We are committed to attracting and retaining the best employees. Our teams bring outstanding expertise to every project, from business and strategic planning to facility maintenance and operations. Our firm is committed to professional excellence at all levels and maintains a culture of caring. As a member of the M+W Team you will be part of an organization committed to an injury free workplace "where everybody goes home safe" every day.

We want staff to enjoy their work experience. We often have activities after work hours and the team is a pretty close nit group. Work hard, play hard is sort of our motto. There will be tough times, and there will be good times as well. We make an effort to keep a good work/life balance.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Senior VDC Coordinator reports to the VDC Manager, and is responsible for leading the development of a Building Information Model (BIM) for multi-disciplinary projects that employ aspects of Integrated Project Delivery. As the primary point of contact for VDC on the project, the VDC Coordinator interfaces with the entire team to ensure alignment to the BIM Execution Plan. The VDC Coordinator provides the project team with necessary model collaboration, automation, and management support.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Create the BIM Execution Plan in collaboration with the Design Manager and discipline leads

* Manages model exchange between all parties within M+W's governance on the project

* Configures and Maintains the Revit Shared Coordinates Site Project File

* Ensures any changes in building orientation and coordinates are captured with all internal and external project parties, regardless of authoring software

* Configure and maintain regular exports for Quantity Take-off and Scheduling teams, with the support of a VDC Specialist

* Regularly performs Quality Control review of authoring files to ensure alignment to VDC standards for the project and reports the results to the Design Manager

* Develops and Maintains client-specific custom Revit Annotation Family files for the project, with the support of a VDC Specialist

* Creates and maintains the Project Navisworks Federated Model for Clash Detection, Viewpoint Management, and Search Sets. Develop and apply clash report template, including clash batches.

* Develops and distributes Clash Reports

* Leads the weekly Clash Detection meetings, dispositioning of all clashes and elevating non-resolved issues to the Space Manager and Design Manager as needed for resolution

* Participates in weekly Space Management, Leads, and Design Review meetings as needed

* Leads weekly VDC meeting with all parties when required

* Elevates all software and hardware support issues to IT Department or VDC Manager

Essential Skills

* Advanced user of AutoCAD, Revit and Navisworks Manage software

* Knowledge of Fabrication MEP, Programming Languages (C#, VB.NET, LISP, Python) is a plus

* Ability to guide multi-disciplinary teams in the pursuits of solutions while encouraging creativity, innovation, and continuous improvement

* Exceptional presentation skills for internal and external customers


* Minimum 2 years' in a VDC/BIM Lead or Coordinator position for projects with an AEC and/or EPCM firm, preferably for advance technology facilities using Revit and other Autodesk products

* Minimum 3 years' experience in design, drafting, or engineering production

* Understanding of integrated project workflows and basic project management

* Must possess communication and organizational skills; willingness to perform a variety of tasks on short notice.

* Must be detail-oriented and highly motivated with good diagnostic and problem solving skills. Ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced working environment.

* Ability to travel to project sites

Contact Details

Attractive salaries, supportive environments, and excellent benefits allow for growth and career development with M+W Group.


M+W is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity.

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