• Senior BIM Technician

    Job Locations UK-Berkshire-Berkshire
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    Costain have been contracted for the design and build of a facility near Reading.  The scope of works for this project will include Programme Management, Construction, Building Services (M&E), Instrumentation and Control Systems and various external works.


    Potential candidates for this role must be able to obtain and retain Security Clearance to be able to be considered.

    What will I be doing?

    • Supporting BIM Manager and all stuff under your control in all BIM project activities
    • Have a strong In depth Technical knowledge and understanding of BIM workflow / procedures
    • Ensure CAD / BIM project standards are maintained
    • Understanding of Autodesk Fabrication MEP (formerly CADDuct)
    • Audit DWG data to ensure compliance with the clients’ CAD standards
    • Evaluate new BIM related software and technologies
    • Microsoft Office skills
    • Understanding of other Autodesk software such as AutoCAD MEP and AutoCAD Architecture
    • Be fully proficient in AutoCAD and Navisworks and be able to produce files as required
    • Familiar with the BS/PAS 1192 documentation
    • Ensure confidential and sensitive information is labelled, stored and disposed of in a secure manner in line with Costain / client requirement

    About you

    • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Navisworks
    • Understanding of 1192 procedures / workflows

    • 10 years’ relevant experience in CAD / BIM in construction

    • Strong communicator both as guide/teacher and in engaging non-specialist management, able to present to a room as well as work with individuals
    • Previous experience working with, motivating and dealing with others (including engineers, front line staff, project managers, QS, supply chain, designers, technical specialists)
    • Excellent Communication Skills
    • Strong Team Motivator, Leader and Mentor
    • Driving Licence - This role is site based but some occasional travel between sites required
    • Knowledge of M+E / building services environment

    • Ambitious candidate willing to progress their career

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.  


    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.



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