BIM Manager

by leslie_taylor 3 years ago Dallas, Dallas, Texas

Gensler is a global architecture and design firm grounded in the belief that design strategy optimizes business performance and human potential. Our 5,000+ practitioners networked across 46 offices use global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. Whether we are refreshing a retailer’s brand, planning a new urban district, or designing a super tall building, we strive to make the everyday places people occupy more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful.

Your Role

The Dallas office of Gensler is currently looking to recruit a Revit Specialist / CAD Support Specialist. As a focal point of our Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) strategy, Gensler’s implementation of Revit has extended into every office and practice area. This position plays an active role in the ongoing efforts to evolve the landscape of our digital design and delivery. The Revit/ CAD Specialist is expected to provide ongoing development and support for all BIM platforms and to work closely with our existing digital design and delivery leadership a more integrated design modeling processes.

What You Will Do

  • Assist in the implementation of the Gensler Revit Standards / Firmwide strategies and collaborate with local teams to insure a smoother Revit workflow.
  • Monitor project model development and manage the integrity and proper organization of BIM data.
  • Provide ongoing Revit technical support to the project team
  • Create parametric families for the project that capture the design intent and construction logic of the proposed building.
  • Mentor the team on best practices and tips and tricks to improve workflow.
  • Monitor project team development and identify future leaders in order to extend office support, provide feedback and grow the pool of talent.
  • Coordinate the Revit model with parts of the design modeled in Rhino and / or Digital Project.
  • Respond to Help Desk Tickets in person and remotely.
  • Meet with project teams to ensure project organization and efficient use of Revit.
  • Work in conjunction with our Firmwide Digital Design / Revit Leadership in the continued improvement of the Gensler BIM standards and templates to maintain quality and consistency of the design environment and deliverables.
  • Work with Firmwide and local resources to support AutoCAD-based projects and guide teams through the transition to a model based documentation process.
  • Coordinate the expansion of existing Revit content and detail libraries.


  • Instruct Revit Classes
  • Multiple levels (Essentials to Advanced)
  • Customization of classes for specific project tasks of students
  • Produce Tutorials (written and video-based)
  • Provide team training and guide initial project implementations to ensure a consistent Revit workflow.
  • Identify Revit learning practices, both new and existing, and assess opportunities to improve content and delivery.
  • Enhance training material and datasets to encompass both Gensler design philosophy and the new landscape of information modeling.
  • Provide day to day guidance and mentoring to staff to optimize Revit features and follow project modeling standards.

Your Qualifications

  • Expert knowledge of and proven practical background in Autodesk Revit and related BIM software
  • Solid understanding of legacy CAD applications and practices, particularly AutoCAD
  • Familiarity with design applications such as 3ds Max, SketchUp, NavisWorks and Rhino and an innate ability to communicate the benefits of these components within an integrated building information model
  • Articulate communicator able to convey BIM concepts to all levels of design and delivery professionals/ leadership
  • Proven communication, presentation skills and possess excellent user interaction skills
  • Demonstrate a reliable, responsive and positive work ethic with the highest degree of integrity.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion and to set priorities and manage competing demands.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop learning material, deliver effective training and provide ongoing education and support to Revit project teams.
  • Excellent problem analysis and resolution skills
  • An entrepreneurial spirit who embraces change and constantly seeks out new opportunities for creativity and innovation
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Interior Design or equivalent, with 8 to 10 years of experience in design or construction practice preferred
  • Must possess at least 5+ years of relevant experience with Revit and BIM Concepts

Life at Gensler

At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions and hackathons, to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our teams’ diverse interests.

We encourage our employees to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership and twice annual bonus opportunities. 

As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes.   We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future. 

Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


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