AECOM Chief BIM Modeller - Structure in Centurion, South Africa

South Africa - Gauteng, Centurion

Job Summary

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • An expert user in Autodesk Revit Software (Buildings) whom can model and produce drawings with limited. supervision having the ability to create content witin a specific dicipline.

  • Structural Modelling using Autodesk Revit.

  • Research and Development to keep our BIM capabilities at the cutting edge.

  • Reinforcing detailing using Autodesk Revit.

  • Navisworks for co-ordination, clash detection, 4D and 5D modelling.

  • This job will have a discipline specific responsibility.

  • Able to work with minimal supervision, efficiently schedule and manage time.

  • Ability to read and understand construction documents.

  • Familiar with design parameters related to discipline specific requirements.

  • Maintain and adhere to AECOM and project specific filing systems.

  • Adhere to the project BIM Execution Plan (including defined project standards).

  • Develop BIM content based on BIM Modelling standards.

  • Take ownership and responsibility for own work.

  • Ensures accuracy and quality of discipline models.

  • Develop constituent parts of the Information Model in connection with specific tasks.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects at once

  • Collaborate and communicate with other disciplines regarding coordination issues and common model development tasks.

  • Work within a team on single or multidisciplinary projects.

  • Maintain awareness of compliance to safety and quality standards and integration of design

  • Be the gatekeeper of all in-coming and out-going model and drawing information.

  • Work across disciplines to ensure an overall design fits together and satisfies each discipline’s individual requirements.

  • Troubleshoot all problems that arise in a rapidly changing digital coordination environment.

  • Develop engineer’s concepts and sketches into accurate models and drawings, through direct communications.

  • Manage submissions and ensure proper QA/QC protocols are implemented.

  • Filter highly detailed model and annotative information into, logically organized, easy to read package.

  • Engage in the development of office or client BIM procedures/standards and facilitate their implementation into projects.

Minimum Requirements


  • Proficient in Revit or similar BIM building software Min 5 years’ experience.

Skills Required:

  • Working knowledge of Dynamo will be an advantage.

  • Problem Solver - tackle both large scale/conceptual level and detail/task level problems.

  • Adaptable - able to jump from project to project and stay abreast of all changes.

  • Creative – inject “outside the box” or new thinking into both building design and drawing production challenges.

Personal attributes:

  • Independent.

  • Able to deliver quality work under pressure.

  • Self-motivated.

  • Must be willing to travel and train others.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree or Diploma in structural engineering is preferable, but is not a prerequisite.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Structural

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group DCS

Country South Africa

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191296BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.