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Todd Behning

Todd Behning

Aurora, CO, US

 

About 

TODD BEHNING
● 4070 S Malta CT, Aurora, CO 80013 ●
● 303.501.9809 ● todd@behning.com

Summary
Strong strategic leader with the ability to see ahead and anticipate future needs. Results oriented approach to planning and implementing targeted goals and objectives for efficient and cost effective management.   Excellent interpersonal skills and relates well to others. Builds rapport and is tough minded in a constructive way.  Ability to analyze and interpret data to make sound decisions.  Expertise in:
, Team Leadership   , Bentley BIM
, Project Management   , SketchUp
, Newforma    , Navisworks
, AutoCAD/Revit (All)   , 3D Modeling

Professional Experience

Merrick & Company,    Aurora, CO
An international architecture, engineering firm with 15 offices

BIM/CADD Manager, 2008-2013
Provide development and implementation of technology related  to BIM;  Design and coordinate all software training; Develop CAD/BIM Execution Plans to all Project Managers; Provide training to Architectural ,Mechanical and Structural Departments; Create workshops on various topics of Revit;  Work with managers to develop efficient software delivery system; Troubleshoot CAD/BIM issues (local & remote) and document resolutions;  Oversee and supervise new BIM projects; Lead Kick-off projects; Travel and present new technology to provide more efficient methods of doing business;  Create various Autodesk software deployments; Recommend future hardware needs; Lecture outside groups on the topic of BIM. Supervise CAD Manager; Work to provide the best level of support and training for users; Provide strategic direction related to company’s software needs; Implemented  Project Information Management (PIM) through the use of Newforma.

RDG Planning & Design,   Omaha, Nebraska 2006 – 2008
An architecture, engineering firm

Digital Information Specialist
Coordinated BIM implementation & ADT & Revit training; migrated entire company from ADT to Revit: Developed, implemented and enforced CAD standards; organized the CAD environment, Supplied technical  Support for all CAD software; Provided support for plotting electronic file submissions; Interacted on with clients on project standards; Provided training and supervision of in-house CAD users;  Generated written technology evaluations for future software adoption; Maintain CAD document for archive and retrieval; Provided leadership and vision to the firm in the area of BIM; Provided training on all design software;  Maintained license inventory of CAD Software; Strategic Planning; Skills (AutoCAD2008, ADT 2008,  Revit 2008, SketchUp).

Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, Nebraska 2007 – 2008

Adjunct Faculty – Revit Instructor
     Developed academic curriculum for the teaching of Revit; taught beginner and
     Intermediate level of Revit Architecture

MHTN Architects, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah 2004 – 2006
Architectural Firm

CAD Manager & IT Support
Provide CAD management & ADT & Revit training; Migrated entire company from ADT TO Revit; Developed, implemented and enforced CAD standards; Provided technical support for all CAD software; Provided consultant support with CAD standards; Provided training and supervision of in-house CAD users; Generated written technology evaluations for future software adoption; Customized CAD Programs and maintain CAD Software inventory.

KMA Consulting, Costa Mesa, CA 1999 – 20004
Mechanical, Plumbing Firm

CAD Manager and Network Manager
Installed and administered the Microsoft Exchange 2000 Mail Server:  Maintenance of file/print servers;  Data Back-up and recovery;  Interviewed potential employees; Provided training of AutoCAD; Designed and implemented CAD drafting standards; Programed and customized AutoCAD to improve and maintain CAD standards; (AutoCAD 2002, ADT 2004, Microsoft Networks).

Education:
University of Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Utah
ATC – Advanced Technical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah (MCSE Certification)
Salt Lake Community College, Salt Lake City, Utah
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Merrick & Company, Aurora, CO, US, BIM Manager

• Provide leadership related to BIM development, implementation, and strategic direction.
• Assists in providing direction in emerging technologies associated with BIM and researches and develops opportunities for process improvement, application and data integration with BIM in transportation projects
• Prepares BIM Execution Plans; communicates current practices and procedures with project staff; manages all design applications; and bridges the technology with successful business outcomes
• Continual travel to all office to ensure equal development of the BIM program
• Provide oversight on BIM work-flow within the project
• Setup and direction of new BIM projects
• Research and develop BIM standards and processes
• Oversee and/or manage model data to coordinate multiple disciplines on projects
• Integration of all Merrick design services into one model (Bentley, Revit, Intergraph, Civil 3D, Pro-E) through the use of Navisworks
• Develop project specific implementation direction and guide project teams to ensure BIM success
• Lead BIM project Kick-off meeting as required
• Evaluate project team development; identify areas requiring further skill development.
Oversee implementation of new or updated standards with project teams
• Oversee and/or directly collaborate and communicate with other Technical Services departments to deliver and/or manage BIM data.
• Work with Project Managers to develop BIM Implementation Plans and Procedures.
• Communicate with Discipline Leaders on staff skill levels
• Autodesk/Bentley License usage and tracking and maintaining of license servers
• Coordinated with IT Manager to develop software deployment (testing & planning)
• Coordinated with IT Manager to communicate hardware needs of the design software
• Recommend future hardware needs based on future software changes
• Coordinate Training Needs with each discipline
• Managed the implementation & training of Newforma; Setup and managed 12 Newforma servers

Apr 2008 - Jul 2013
 

Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, Nebraska , Adjunct Faculty – Revit Instructor

Developed academic curriculum for the teaching of Revit; taught beginner and Intermediate level of Revit Architecture

Jan 2007 - Apr 2008
 

RDG Planning & Design, Omaha, Nebraska , CAD/BIM Manager

Coordinated BIM implementation & ADT & Revit training; migrated entire company from ADT to Revit: Developed, implemented and enforced CAD standards; organized the CAD environment, Supplied technical Support for all CAD software; Provided support for plotting electronic file submissions; Interacted on with clients on project standards; Provided training and supervision of in-house CAD users; Generated written technology evaluations for future software adoption; Maintain CAD document for archive and retrieval; Provided leadership and vision to the firm in the area of BIM; Provided training on all design software; Maintained license inventory of CAD Software; Strategic Planning; Skills (AutoCAD2008, ADT 2008, Revit 2008, SketchUp).

Jan 2006 - Apr 2008
 

MHTN Architects, Salt Lake City, Utah, CAD Manager & IT Support

Provide CAD management & ADT & Revit training; Migrated entire company from ADT TO Revit; Developed, implemented and enforced CAD standards; Provided technical support for all CAD software; Provided consultant support with CAD standards; Provided training and supervision of in-house CAD users; Generated written technology evaluations for future software adoption; Customized CAD Programs and maintain CAD Software inventory.

Jan 2004 - Jan 2006
 

KMA Consulting, Costa Mesa, CA , CAD Manager and IT Manager

Installed and administered the Microsoft Exchange 2000 Mail Server: Maintenance of file/print servers; Data Back-up and recovery; Interviewed potential employees; Provided training of AutoCAD; Designed and implemented CAD drafting standards; Programmed and customized AutoCAD to improve and maintain CAD standards; (AutoCAD 2002, ADT 2004, Microsoft Networks).

Jan 1999 - Jan 2004
 

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