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Burns & McDonnell Principal BIM 3D Coordinator - Mission Critical (London, UK) in London, United Kingdom


Burns & McDonnell has an exciting opportunity for a Principal BIM 3D Coordinator interested in growing his/her career in one of the most fast paced, innovative companies for high tech building design and construction. Project focus would be data centers and telecommunications facilities but could include a variety of other facilities including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, healthcare, manufacturing, airports, or institutional. This opportunity hires directly into that team and into an industry of more than $17 billion. Data Centers are an aggressive market for Burns & McDonnell and are highlighted by several priority articles on our site.

Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is an award-winning engineering, architectural, construction environmental and consulting services firm. Burns & McDonnell plans, designs, constructs and manages projects all over the world with one mission in mind -- to make our clients successful.

Job Profile

  • The Principal BIM 3D Coordinator will be responsible for managing BIM workflows, quality and excellence in the production and delivery of 2D layouts, schematics and 3D models. The position is a lead position and combines both team management and hands-on delivery. The role requires liaison with Engineers and Architects to create precision 3D modelling of design layouts. The role includes delivering input across multiple projects. The role will be focused on Mission Critical projects initially and could expand into other sectors in due course.


  • Production BEP (BIM Execution Plan)

  • Demonstrate over-arching superior knowledge of drafting and modelling software Build new models from concept design and revise existing engineering drawings of basic components from specific sketches or layouts

  • Responsible for adhering to company and client drafting standards and procedures

  • Involvement of the development of those standards when required

  • Responsible for adhering to the drafting practices of selected discipline

  • Lead in coordination design and documentation for multiple projects

  • Lead with tasks utilizing standard drafting detail programs

  • Lead in continuous drafting detail improvement efforts

  • Research solutions to project concerns and present solutions to design problems

  • Lead in the coordination with ad hoc projects as assigned by managers

  • All other duties, as assigned


Required Skills

  • Degree or Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Services or specialized 3D Revit and AutoCAD certification and 8 years of experience or a minimum of 13 years of progressive BIM coordination experience

  • Excellent knowledge and experience of 3D design using Revit and 2D using AutoCAD

  • Able to run clash detection analysis. Solve multi-service coordination problems AutoCAD program; ability to use higher-level commands, time saving programs and routines

  • Excellent knowledge and experience in multiple CAD systems preferred (including 3D and BIM)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to work in collaborative team environment

  • Good knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office programs, including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Good understanding of using Microsoft Teams and Zoom for calls. Present layouts and models on the team communication platforms

  • Driven, Self-motivated and eager learner, aptitude to grow and develop within the field.

  • Ability to meet deadlines and budget

At Burns & McDonnell qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identify, disability or protected veteran status. We believe an inclusive culture is necessary to grow a successful and strong organisation.

Job Computer Aided Drafting & Design

Primary Location GB-London, UK-London

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: 210751