Senior BIM Moddler – Electrical


South Africa – Gauteng, Gauteng

Job Summary

We are looking to fill the position of an Electrical BIM Modeller to join our electrical engineering unit, forming part of a multi-disciplinary consulting engineering team based in Centurion.

The company undertakes large capital projects for various clients, across many sectors, however the primary responsibility of the Centurion team is Buildings and Industrial Projects.

Job Description:

Primary responsibilities will include Electrical BIM Modelling for the Electrical Discipline, as well as a member of our design team being responsible for the Electrical design of major projects including:

Modelling of Electrical Installations in REVIT 3d.
Preparation and management of schedules, estimates, progress reports, procurement etc.
Electrical engineering and design during all project phases according to client, national and international standards.
Detailed Electrical Drafting / Modelling of LV and MV including the development and checking of :
Load Lists
Single Line Diagrams
Network Diagrams
Electrical Schematic Diagrams
Hazardous Area Classification
Motor start-up and Protection Schemes (MV and LV)
Cable Routing Design
Smoke Detection
Cable Sizing Calculations
Lighting Calculations, modelling and layouts.
Earthing Risk Assessments, earthing system design, Earthing layouts.
Specification of Electrical Equipment including, Switchgear, Distribution Fire detection Systems layouts and Specification.
Specification of Construction Standards of installation.
Developing MEP REVIT Content including new Family and customisation of existing Family content.
Utilise vendor data and work with other disciplines as required for engineering and design.
Participate and Perform squad checks of vendor data and drawings from other disciplines.
Develop technical scope of work and tender documentation and bills of quantities for construction contracts.
Manage progress & quality control activities for equipment manufacture.
Project handover and closeout documentation.
Assist in the setting up of standard engineering documentation and methodology for the electrical engineering unit.
Assist in the preparation of tenders for Electrical unit workload.
Minimum Requirements

The ideal candidate will be a self motivated team player with:

Good understanding and experience in modelling in REVIT and other BIM platforms.
Understand BIM modelling principles.
Discipline in approach to engineering.
An intimate knowledge of local standards and codes.
Be able to work within a disciplined engineering environment.
An intimate working knowledge of REVIT.
Working knowledge of Navisworks to be utilised for clash detection.
Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Microstation.
An intimate working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, Access and Microsoft Project.
Experience with Green Building Design and accreditation.
Be well acquainted with local equipment, manufacturers, suppliers and installation contractors.
A thorough knowledge of the OHS Act, pertinent SANS and IEC codes and standards and industry practices.
Good communication and people management skills for effective interface with other engineering disciplines, the client and contractors.
The ability to work independently.
An awareness and appreciation for health, safety and environmental issues.
7+ years working experience.
Proficient in REVIT MEP
Personal attributes, qualities or competencies needed:
Independent worker, deadline oriented, committed and driven individual.
Preferred Qualifications

Preferably have obtained a basic technical qualification (Diploma or equivalent).
What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country South Africa

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 242734BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.