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AECOM BIM Manager - Process in Centurion, South Africa

Company Description

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

About Enterprise Capability @AECOM

Enterprise Capabilities (EC) is a service-driven organization within AECOM that enables access to a global talent pool ready to support project teams to achieve high-quality and timely delivery. EC AECOM offices operate as a technical hub, in India, China, Philippines, Spain, Poland, and Romania, EC has a team of over 1800+ professionals providing around-the-clock project delivery.

These Enterprise Capability Centers support AECOM’s ability to work as one global team by standardizing design processes, deploying collaboration technologies, and utilizing a connected network of technical expertise to support our global project teams. By joining EC, you have the unique opportunity to work on AECOM’s monumental projects located around the world, contributing to our mission of delivering a better world.

Here, you will have the freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future.

Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Associate BIM Manager to be based anywhere AECOM has an office within the West Region. This position will be supporting a team based in the Pacific Time Zone.

Job Summary/Responsibilities

Driving and implementing BIM and Digital interventions across large complex Infrastructure projects using BIM collaboration, coordination, and visualization tools. Adherence to Company or Client standards and component library reuse with automation implementation tools to support efficient project deliver and quality.

This position will be heavily focused on the detailed technical process mechanical design and drawings for new construction and renovations to existing water treatment facilities, water booster pump stations, wastewater pump stations, and wastewater treatment facilities.

Working under the limited general supervision of project leaders, will perform advanced technical work utilizing a wide variety of resources, digital tools and hardware with responsibilities including:

BIM / CAD Implementation of Information Management systems using Autodesk and Bentley BIM platforms.

Authoring and Supervising BIM Execution plans at pre-contract stage; post contract for design, and construction as-built operations, as per ISO 19650.

Authoring workflows and standard processes to implement scalable solutions across a geographic and global team.

Emphasis on data driven design.

Specialized in implementing Common Data Environments: Autodesk BIM 360/ACC and Bentley ProjectWise

Strong software background in Revit, AutoCAD, Plant 3D, Navisworks, Dynamo, Rushforth, Civil3D

Visual rendering output using Infraworks, Enscape or other tools

Generate and implementation of Revit models at all phases of the projects, using both company or client standards and developing new templates when required

Day to day management of the digital models

Exchanging project data with multiple consultants through local and virtual servers

Generating 3D federated models for clash detection, generating reports to demonstrate coordination progress and clash mitigation

Understanding and proactively implementing the required LOD, and CoBie/CMMS data at each of the project stages, as per project-specific requirements

Developing periodic training sessions for the design team and other stakeholders

Creating, enforcing, updating, and implementing project-specific and practice-wide BIM standards and execution manuals, including both internal and external management of design teams

Work closely with the design team reporting requirements and agreements from BIM Coordination meetings

Revit rfa family parametric modeling

CADD project coordination and verification reviews

Mentoring other CAD production staff

Training and supervising workflow and seminars

Updating internal protocols within the organization

Generating and Understanding of process and instrumentation diagrams

Strong understanding of wastewater equipment

Proficient with structural modeling and design

Asset Management ISO 55000

Digital Twins, Bentley Itwin, Autodesk Tandem, Invicara, EcoDomus


  • Bachelor’s Degree or eight (8) years of relevant experience demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Experience:

  • Fifteen (15) + years of relevant experience

  • Twelve (12) + years of Revit experience in large scale/complex multidisciplinary projects

  • High Quality Modelling, documentation, and Collaboration experience in water/wastewater projects

  • This role requires experience in water and wastewater practice including emphasis on Process Mechanical and Structures

  • The individual should have excellent leadership and communication skills

  • Excellent demonstrable Revit ability on large scale/complex multidisciplinary projects

  • As well as BIM manager duties, the individual would also be expected to work as a production designer and contributor to AECOM Digital innovations team

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: REF18367I

Business Line: Building Engineering

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Enterprise Capabilities

Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology

Work Location Model: Hybrid