BIM Engineer /Coordinator Major Engineering Group - Ireland

Job Description

A Major Engineering Group in Ireland is seeking to fill the following posts in a range of locations around Ireland:

This Engineering Group is an international multi-disciplinary engineering services contractor and leading provider of high-value engineering services to a number of 'blue chip' companies. Operating across Ireland, the UK and Europe they are the engineering service provider of choice in growth segments such as pharmaceuticals, data centres and power transmission and distribution. Their culture is innovative, collaborative and performance focused. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to grow and develop in a company committed to developing talent and rewarding performance.

BIM Engineer

Permanent position available with a considerable portfolio of works for the next 5+ years
To build your career by assisting in the delivery of 'leading edge' engineering projects.
To work with a vibrant, agile and multi-functional team in delivering projects on time, safely, to budget and to the required quality standards.
To benefit from Kirby's Career Development Programmes that will enhance your leadership capability.
To work with the best.
Excellent package on offer with room for negotiations

Role Purpose
Reporting to the BIM Lead the BIM engineer has responsibility for delivering all 3D and 2D co-ordination milestones on each project. The role of the BIM engineer is project specific and all engineers to be based on site within a BIM environment when requested. When not working on a specific project the BIM engineer will be based within their Business Unit office and report to the BIM Lead. They may need to assist with other smaller projects and produce tender information.

Key Functions of the BIM Engineer

Support the project team with regard to all co-ordination deliverables
Delivering all 3D and 2D deliverables set by the BIM lead
Assisting the BIM Lead with production of 2D co-ordination and installation drawings
Assisting the BIM Lead with 3D elements needed for design and co-ordination
Supporting all parties working within the BIM process
Working within a team environment help to achieve efficient project delivery

BIM Engineer Responsibilities

In conjunction with your project team, you will be responsible for the execution of various stages of a project as follows:

Project Delivery

Detailing of 3D elements needed for design and co-ordination
Production of 3D model files through Revit and where needed Fabrication Cad
Production of 2D co-ordination and installation drawings
Ensuring that detailed model files are co-ordinated and clash free by clashing against federated model on a constant basis (every 30min)
Taking direct instructions from BIM lead on all design issues
Administration of Vault files
Clash detection of submitted files
Daily building of federated model
Ensure all files submitted in correct format
Attend weekly co-ordination meetings when requested
Support all parties working within the BIM process
Assist with clash resolutions on site
Verification and preparation of layout drawings to meet contract requirements
Confers with project engineer and project management staff to resolve problems and explain drawings to production or construction teams and providing adjustments as necessary
Production of all verified record drawings
Site surveying & verification including point cloud scanning and total station operation
Production of all 2D project drawings
Updating and administrating of all co-ordination documents registers and drawings
Assist with tenders and other drawing requirements from the business unit.

BIM Development

Work within a designated project working as part of a project team
Gain knowledge of mechanical & electrical systems with regard to 3D co-ordination
Develop knowledge of onsite co-ordination, fabrication and construction
Attend co-ordination meetings and develop communication skills
Move to a BIM lead position when the opportunity arises and deemed ready by the BIM manger

Necessary requirement of the BIM Engineer

3rd level qualification in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Building Services Engineering or Strong trades background coupled with a BIM qualification
A minimum of 3+ years' experience within a BIM Co-ordination function
Mechanical or Electrical background and have a proven track record in a similar role
Proven ability to lead a team
Strong communication and organisational skills
Ability to work under pressure and to short deadlines

Desired competencies / special role requirements

Please email CV in Word Format to

For more information on this Project BIM Engineer/BIM Coordinator position or other BIM Engineer / BIM Coordinator opportunities based in Ireland the UK or Europe:
Please ring Christy on a strictly confidential basis on 087 9473404 or 00353 87 9473404 (if outside Ireland)

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