AECOM Project BIM Manager in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Requisition/Vacancy No. 145016BR

Position Title Project BIM Manager

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Building Engineering

Country United Arab Emirates

State/Province/Region AE - Abu Dhabi

City Abu Dhabi

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at ;

About the Business Line

Building Engineering

We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.

Job Summary

AECOM is currently recruiting for a Project BIM Manager to be based in Abu Dhabi.

The purpose of this role is to assist the Department BIM Manager to support Project Management / Consulting teams to structure, implement and govern BIM standards and collaboration processes through entirely self-managed technical and management tasks on all project sizes, and provide support to cross-discipline design teams to deliver using BIM methodologies on project(s).

To contribute to department-wide initiatives, training and assessments for continued development and liaise with management to ensure project and business goals are met.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supports the Department BIM Manager in leading and managing a BIM team.

  • Contribute to successful project delivery by providing technical services in accordance with the project time and quality.

  • Provides support on direction of BIM activities in assigned areas including BIM implementation, integration, development, maintenance, potential liabilities and/or concerns.

  • Manages BIM implementation on large-scale projects.

  • Responsible for assisting in the setup of BIM workflows within non-design teams (i.e. - project management, cost consulting, etc)

  • Responsible for providing leadership and direction of specific BIM technologies to various project teams.

  • Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including understanding of current business trends.

  • Recommends changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect immediate organization.

  • Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including understanding of current business trends.

  • Acts as advisor to subordinates to meet schedules and/or resolve technical problems.

  • May have budget responsibilities.

  • Facilitates practice line and BIM centre training.

  • Authors project BIM execution plans, project reports and other BIM related project documentation.

  • Models and processes QA/QC.

  • Reviews and audits model data to ensure compliance is achieved.

  • Represents BIM at high level project management meetings, both internally and externally.

  • Interfaces with clients.

  • Assists with business development proposals.

  • Contributes to the development of processes, procedures, templates and model content for project delivery use.

  • Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.

  • Works with little to no supervision.

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate must be able to display the following skills and experience;

  • Minimum 3-5 years of project delivery or project management experience.

  • Minimum 3-5 years of hands-on BIM experience

  • Minimum 3-5 years of team leadership experience

  • 10+ years AEC industry experience

  • Experience in cross-discipline project delivery (multiple practice lines)

  • Expert in Autodesk Revit and Navisworks

  • Prefer to have experience with other industry standard softwares

  • Experience in tools such as Dynamo preferable.

  • Experience with team training.

  • Extensive experience in the management of multiple cross-discipline design and construction projects.

  • Experience in the use of various BIM, GIS, and/or Project Management software packages (i.e. - Primavera, Proliance, etc)

  • Knowledge in the use of project collaboration platforms (Common Data Environments) such as Bentley Projectwise, etc.

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in BIM management.

  • Knowledge and experience of industry practices and collaboration workflows.

  • Sound knowledge of various BIM standards.

  • Knowledge of BIM project lifecycle and understanding of QTO requirements.

  • Extensive experience in Revit and Navisworks is a prerequisite.

  • Good technical knowledge of practice line discipline.

  • Work well within a multidisciplinary team.

  • Maintains affiliation with professional groups to keep abreast of current technologies and efficiencies.

  • Familiarity with delivering projects in the UAE.

  • Aptitude to lead and direct.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Architecture or Engineering (or equivalent) preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.