The VDC Engineer will provide support to the VDC (Virtual Design and Construction) manager and project teams. The role involves working with innovative software programs to coordinate complicated construction projects using 3D modeling, 4D animation and clash detection. Training and support will be provided throughout the internship.
The successful candidate will be passionate about construction and architecture and willing to learn new programs and processes to engage contractors, owners and consultants.
This position is 8, 10 or 12 months in duration with the option to extend the internship or move into a full time VDC Engineer role.
Reports to: VDC Manager
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assist in obtaining information for the production of models and communication materials related to BIM (Building Information Modeling)
Assist the VDC and Project staff in the production of 3D models from 2D documentation to support the following types of efforts (including but not limited to):
Assist the VDC and Project staff in graphics-related communication tasks of information gathering and documentation layout such as (including but not limited to):
Perform other duties as necessary or assigned
Minimum certificate or diploma in a related architectural or structural program
Knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Word and Excel
Experience in the Autodesk Suite of products, Revit and Navisworks preferred
Strong work ethic
Good written and verbal communication skills
Willingness to fully participate in job assignments at the job site, district office or department to which the intern is assigned
Physical Demands and Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk and hear. The employee regularly is required to walk and reach with hands. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee frequently uses computer keyboard, regularly travels (as vehicle driver and as passenger on various modes of transportation), and occasionally performs work on-site at construction work sites. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employee views computer monitor frequently.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is sometimes exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.