Building Information Modeling (BIM) Manager

Chicago, IL
Added: February 19, 2024

SNHA, a Woolpert Company, is an award-winning global architectural practice, focused on performance-driven, highly complex facilities for some of the world’s largest technology clients.

At SNHA, we blend applied research, strategic thinking, and technology driven design methods, while seeking innovation that will define the future of our profession and drive sustainable solutions to the most complex design problems.

We are a Chicago and London based company with an expanding team of local and remote workers. We are seeking candidates to join our teams in person and remotely.


We are currently seeking a highly experienced and professional individual to take on the role of Building Information Modeling (BIM) Manager. This role is central to ensuring superior project execution and advancing our BIM capabilities to meet the evolving demands of our projects.

As the BIM Manager, you will be entrusted with a broad spectrum of responsibilities, ranging from model assistance and advanced troubleshooting to the management and coordination of multiple project models. Your role is crucial in liaising with the design team to ensure stringent adherence to our firm’s BIM standards across all project deliverables.

In your capacity as the BIM Manager, you will also develop and maintain robust relationships with key Directors, BIM Coordinators, and external providers and design consultants. Your expertise will make you a primary point of contact for project troubleshooting in Autodesk Revit and its associated applications, add-ins, and utilities, as well as for addressing intricate client challenges requiring advanced technological solutions.

This position offers a remarkable opportunity for individuals eager to make significant contributions within a forward-thinking AEC firm, committed to leveraging cutting-edge BIM technologies for optimized project outcomes. Your role will be instrumental in navigating the complex, technology-driven landscape of modern AEC projects, ensuring the seamless integration of BIM methodologies for superior project delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead BIM coordination efforts among the entire project team from initiation through to closure, working closely with the architectural design group.
  • Foster close collaborations with Project Managers, assisting in the development of proposals and contracts to ensure seamless integration of BIM protocols.
  • Drive the creation and updating of Revit project templates, promoting advanced Revit practices to enhance project efficiency and quality.
  • Engage in problem-solving, particularly in response to unique problem statements from clients that necessitate advanced technological solutions.
  • Advocate for and ensure adherence to BIM best practices, Project BIM Execution Plans, and standards.
  • Utilize advanced collaborative tools like Navisworks and Autodesk ACC for multi-disciplinary coordination in a BIM-centric environment.
  • Provide expert guidance and coaching to personnel on BIM implementation, applications, and advanced technological problem-solving.


Skill Requirements:

  • Advanced proficiency in Autodesk Revit, including:
    • Advanced understanding of Revit Family creation.
    • Mastery of Revit troubleshooting.
    • Familiarity with Autodesk Construction Cloud (Admin Modules, Project Template Management).
    • Proficiency with Revit Add-ins (Ideate, Guardian, BIM Track) is considered an asset.
  • Dynamo skills are advantageous.
  • Exceptional technological problem-solving skills, particularly in response to complex client requirements.

Presenting Opportunities and Challenges at Every Turn...

As a firm that recognizes the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of training and coaching programs and are rewarded for their achievements through our excellent benefits package and competitive salaries.

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