Senior Project VDC Engineer

DPR Construction     Construction     General Contracting     CA-Sacramento     June 19, 2020

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Position Overview

Sacramento, CA

DPR Construction is seeking a Senior VDC Project Engineer to fill a key role for the Sacramento Region. The successful candidate will support implementation of all VDC processes at the Project Level.

The primary objective for this individual is to support established VDC initiatives leveraged by project teams both in the office and field, and supporting model-based project management, process workflows, and construction technology deployment for DPR business units.


Configure and setup project site(s) to host BIM data adhering to DPR’s current best practices

Support project setup for 3D trade coordination, site logistical planning, and 4D sequencing efforts

  • Participate and provide technical support for the project team in model-based design coordination meetings and review the trade partner deliverables
  • Support the timely development and approval of shop / fabrication level models for the model-based coordination process
  • Support setup of BIM to Field equipment and/or software
  • Provide support for VDC based laser scanning, drone operations, RTS, etc.
  • Support and train on-site construction team efforts in the implementation of VDC applications, processes, and deliverables
  • Aide and support training in various software packages (i.e.: Navisworks, Revit, AutoCAD, Bluebeam, etc.)
  • Assist VDC Manager in developing project-specific VDC strategies, scope and plan in addition to standard processes
  • Manage on-site construction team efforts in the implementation of VDC applications and processes in addition VDC deliverables  

Basic Qualifications

 We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented individual that will relish performing in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, with ability to multi-task, produce quality deliverables, and meet project-based deadlines. The successful candidate will possess:

  • Ability to work in a flat-organization environment that requires full transparency, team collaboration, leading by influencing, and socialization of initiatives
  • Minimum 3-5+ years of construction technologies hands-on experience in the AEC industry driving the adoption of VDC on large capital projects
  • Strong technical skills required; Intermediate level software knowledge in Autodesk packages (i.e.: Revit, AutoCAD, Navisworks, etc.) and other platforms

Technical Qualifications

  • Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of implementation and support of Autodesk BIM 360 Build products: Glue, Field, Docs, and/or Plan
  • Basic to Intermediate knowledge of contractor facing authoring and collaboration tools such as Revit, Tekla, 3D AutoCAD MEP, Inventor, etc.
  • Intermediate to Advanced knowledge in leveraging and supporting Autodesk Navisworks Manage and/or Simulate
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of CM processes and Project management tools: CMiC knowledge a plus
  • Ability to quickly learn new software tools and teach others

Required Education 

Minimum Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, architecture or similar field with emphasis on technology or equivalent


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