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BIM Designer

Atkore International
United States, Illinois, Addison
2171 Executive Drive (Show on map)
August 23, 2023

BIM Designer

Who we are:

Atkore is forging a future where our employees, customers, suppliers, shareholders, and communities are building better together - a future focused on serving the customer and powering and protecting the world.

With a global network of manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide, Atkore is a leading provider of electrical, safety and infrastructure solutions.

Who we are looking for:

We are currently looking for a BIM Designer to be based out of Addison, IL. Reporting to the Drafting Manager, this person will be responsible for developing complete system designs in CAD or Revit for customers.

What you'll do:

  • BIM Modeling, Clash Detection, Design, and Drafting.
  • Coordinate and Manage Revit Models.
  • Create / Modify / Update Revit Families.
  • Provide prompt and accurate progress status reports on a regular and consistent basis to supervisor and project team members.
  • Review all work for errors and mistakes prior to releasing as complete.
  • Create, maintain, and follow standard work/check lists to ensure consistency and quality of work on every project.
  • Identify training opportunities and areas for improvement based on day-to-day experiences and exposure to various projects.
  • Develop complete system designs in CAD or Revit for customers.
  • Independently execute assignments and accurately identify product specifications.
  • Review work for accuracy and constructability.

What you'll bring:

  • AS, BS, or MS degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, computer sciences), Architecture, or similar building design profession.
  • 5+years' professional experience in Revit with at least 2 years of full time Revit experience.
  • 2+years' professional experience in CAD.
  • Experience in a construction environment and/or Electrical or Mechanical industry preferred.
  • An advanced degree is preferred.

Qualifications include:

  • Knowledge of basic construction processes / procedures, specifically overhead systems.
  • Capability to read and understand construction drawings and details.
  • Ability to manipulate and adapt files created by others.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and BIM 36.0
  • Extensive knowledge of current AutoCAD, Navisworks, and Revit software.
  • 3D Model Quantity Extraction and 4D Scheduling using Navisworks.
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and oral.

Within 3 months, you'll:

  • Communicate effectively with PM's and other team members to gather information needed for each project.
  • Creating BIM models via Revit Software using the companies' products and libraries.
  • Set up linked models from different practices and coordinate companies' models across other disciplines.
  • Complete your Atkore immersion program.

Within 6 months, you'll:

  • Independently handle BIM project from start to finish by assisting to BIM Coordination and providing daily management of BIM project data.
  • Perform clash Detection when needed and resolving coordination issues.
  • Keep the organization informed about best practices in BIM and beast use of BIM software.

Within 12 months, you'll:

  • Provide BIM training internally to existing team members and new hired and offer cross-team support
  • Responsible for organization wide BIM standards, implementation, and enforcement of best practice
  • Continuously work on productivity efficiency by developing BIM process with the team and manager

Atkore is a recipient of a Great Place to Work certification and a Top Workplaces USA award! We're committed to creating an engaged and aligned workforce that drives collaborative culture. Our team strives for breakthrough results, stays focused on being standout leaders, and fully supports decisions of the Company. We consistently live the Atkore mission, strategic priorities, and behaviors, all in a way that's consistent with our core values. Together, we build strong leaders that continually endeavor to move us forward.

With a global network of manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide, Atkore is a leading provider of electrical, safety and infrastructure solutions.

Join our team and align yourself with an industry leader!


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)