BIM Manager

Grimshaw Grimshaw Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Jan 7 '22Posted on:

Applications without a portfolio will not be considered.

The Role:

Grimshaw’s New York Studio is seeking a BIM Manager to lead BIM delivery on larger scale or complex Grimshaw projects, lead a project BIM team where necessary, support architectural teams in the use of BIM tools and workflows on project work and contribute to the wider BIM capabilities of Grimshaw.

Key Tasks:

  • Provide ongoing support, troubleshooting and guidance for BIM workflows
  • Provide ongoing training to project teams in the use of BIM tools (Revit, Navisworks, Infraworks, etc)
  • Attend project kick-off meetings to advise on BIM implementation
  • Contribute towards contract BIM deliverable negotiations
  • Author and maintain project BEP and collaborative documents to ensure effective communication between consultants
  • Ensure any changes in practice or project standards are effectively communicated to the project teams and implemented
  • Ensure all project BIM work complies with Grimshaw and project BIM standards
  • Set-up new project BIM files (including linked model hierarchies, survey files, building models, CAD imports, shared coordinates, etc.)
  • Prepare project BIM models for issue
  • Perform coordination and clash detection on models, managing and communicating results in line with Grimshaw and project standards
  • Maintain project federated models
  • Organise and manage non-geometric project data deliverables
  • Continually seek to identify opportunities to improve existing workflows or capabilities


  • Advanced proven knowledge of Autodesk Revit and other relevant BIM authoring packages
  • Experience with model federation and coordination
  • Experience in delivering projects to BIM standards with relevant QA processes
  • Familiarity with design applications such as Rhino. Experience with Revit interoperability is highly beneficial
  • Knowledge of Dynamo / Grasshopper is highly beneficial
  • Knowledge of programming with C#, Python and Revit API is beneficial

Desired Experience and Competencies:

  • Degree in architecture, architectural technology, or another relevant subject
  • Revit exam-based certification is beneficial
  • Must have at least 5 years of relevant experience with Revit and BIM concepts
  • Experience of delivering projects to relevant BIM standards (ISO19650, etc.)
  • Experience with large scale projects and teams
  • Experience of managing a team of BIM coordinators
  • Must be able to clearly articulate advanced concepts in a way that team members of all levels can understand
  • Should possess the ability to train teams in relevant workflows and software packages
  • A methodical approach to problem-solving is required
  • The ability to rapidly pick up new software skills as required is essential
  • Must be highly organised with the ability to prioritise and balance workloads.
  • Must have proven leadership and management skills
Applications will not be considered without a portfolio and work samples

Life at Grimshaw:

We encourage our employees to lead balanced lives by taking advantage of our generous paid time off and paid holiday policies. Additionally, our comprehensive benefits include: unlimited sick days, 100% employer-paid employee health benefits, 401(k), profit sharing, and reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees, and other perks.

Grimshaw is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace and encourage different perspectives and believe we are made stronger by our unique combination of culture, race, ethnicity, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, and work-life situations. Our culture of inclusion helps ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. 


Please apply with a resume and portfolio through our recruitment portal.

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