VDC/BIM Coordinator

Stuart Olson Buildings Group - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Reporting to the Director, BIM VDC Construction Services, the VDC/BIM Coordinator oversees remotely and on-site Virtual Design and Construction (VDC)/Building Information Modeling (BIM) related project coordination, including model coordination with consultant and trade contractors. They also troubleshoot VDC/BIM related issues on site, and collaborate with branch staff, Operations and IT.

This position is based in the Calgary, AB office, but will require travel to client sites.



Demonstrate the Stuart Olson Promise and contribute to it becoming embedded across the organization.

General responsibilities

Perform various project duties related to project VDC/BIM deployment as required.

Perform clash detection and assist in identifying constructability issues with the project team.

Communicate updated 3D site logistics plan and 4D modeling animation to project stakeholders.

Responsible as “Model Administrator” for assigned projects.

Assist other project staff and subcontractors in the use of VDC/BIM related software as required.

Complete other responsibilities as assigned by the VDC Manager.

Ensure model accuracy for project specific requirements

Maintain and facilitate models including structure, interior and exterior architectural elements and MEP systems (as applicable/where required).

Coordinate with BIM service providers and subcontractors.

Assist in the model development process to illustrate contractor questions and solutions.

Coordinate 3D laser scans/point cloud models.

Accumulate facilities management related information from project stakeholders for incorporation into VDC/BIM model, as required.

Update as‐built and revised BIM and keep revision log.

Distribute new and revised models as applicable to Change Management documentation.

Compile contract VDC close out documentation as assigned.

Quantity Take Off

Assist to verify original estimate quantities for cost reports.

Quantity survey, quantity review and system input for labor costing.

4D Schedules

Assist in the development of the VDC Coordination Schedule.

Assist in the development of the 4D model schedule.

Assist in the development of installation sequence schedule.

Prepare 4D simulations.

Assist to develop coordination schedules.

Consultant Coordination

Assist the project teams to develop healthy dialog with consultants and designers.

Facilitate the timely and orderly collection and/or coordination of all consultant models and 3D virtual information.

Coordinate, as applicable, with consultant Model Managers and Coordinators, to clarify and update consultant design models.

Lead model coordination meetings and document project preconstruction VDC meetings.

Assist, based on project requirements, in the administration of the BIM Execution Plan as prescribed by either the Consultant or Client.

Subcontractor/Trade Coordination

Assist with updating, maintaining and distributing documents to field and subcontractors.

Prepare and maintain submittal logs for VDC models.

Lead model coordination meetings and document project preconstruction / VDC meetings.

Assist in coordination of models with internal and subcontractor detailers and modelers Record coordination sign offs.

Assist in the development of installation sequence schedule.

Field Coordination

Assist project team with construction coordination and scheduling.

Address model constructability issues and solutions for self‐performed work.

Participate in site logistics driven by 3D model data.

Stuart Olson Corporate

Participate in corporate initiatives.


Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or Architecture

Completion of Construction Management Certificate Program or equivalent an asset

3-5 years’ experience working with VDC/BIM related software, primarily Revit (or equivalent) and Navisworks

Construction knowledge and/or related work experience an asset

Ability to read and understand plans and specifications

Working knowledge in the required software (AutoCAD, Navisworks, Revit, etc.)

Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, MS Project/Primavera P6

Ability to apply structured thinking, simplifying complex problems to a creative resolution

Ability to forge, grow and maintain positive relationships

Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet the time demands of unpredictable activities; capable of handling pressure and challenges

Ability to work within tight deadlines and prioritization of work to achieve them

Strong analytical, critical thinking, troubleshooting, problem-solving skills, and a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

Highly developed interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills

Demonstrates a sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals; ability to work in challenging, fast paced environment

Ability to work collaboratively with a positive attitude

Superior written and verbal communication skills

Supportive of a culture that encompasses the highest ethical standards aligned with the Company Promise

Why Choose Stuart Olson?

Safety, Sustainability, Collaboration, and Integrity are core Company values that encourage innovation and make a lasting difference in meeting the goals of our stakeholders and the communities in which we operate. Stuart Olson strongly supports and encourages employees to get involved and give back in their local communities. We expect our employees to bring their best to work every day and in return, management recognizes and rewards employees for their valued contribution through competitive compensation, robust benefits, health & wellness programs, and learning development opportunities. At Stuart Olson we are committed to creating a culture built on a passion to do great things.

Who We Are?

Stuart Olson has been positively impacting the businesses we serve, the communities in which we operate, and the lives we touch since 1911. Our rich history demonstrates our reach and diversity as an integrated, full service organization serving the commercial and industrial markets.

We are a $1 billion+, fully integrated commercial construction and industrial services provider with offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario. We deliver confidence through a client-centered approach that ensures the highest quality of service, reduces risk and delivers results.

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Unsolicited resumes and phone inquiries from 3rd party agencies will not be accepted.

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