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BIM Specialist – Construction


Job Ref: 118-0086

Location: Manchester

£25K – £45K Basic doe + Bonus + Pension + 25 Days Holiday + Public Holidays + Training + Benefits


My client is a well-established, respected Digital Engineering / Construction company that specialise in all things BIM. From producing fully coordinated BIM models and drawings, to providing Information Management and Strategic Support for a range of clients across the UK. Established nearly 10 years ago and with plans to open a London office in the near future, my client has gone from strength to strength and are in a continued period of growth. They work with some of most well-known contractors and are involved in some of the most prestigious projects in the UK.

If you are looking to work for a well-established, forward-thinking organisation, with a superb reputation and extremely strong pipeline of work, then please apply.


This position will involve a variety of work within the digital construction and BIM process. You will play a key part in the delivery of a strong pipeline of work across multiple sectors. You will be involved in BIM implementation and management, BIM execution plans and full coordination and clash detection.

This is a real opportunity to develop and progress your career with training and support offered to improve on any skill gaps you may have.

Other duties will include:

  • Use of Revit to design and model projects
  • Coordinating design with other services
  • Assisting clients to develop strategic BIM documentation
  • Running clash detection using Navisworks
  • Leading projects, meetings and design reviews
  • Collaborate with clients, Coordinators, Contractors and the engineering team
  • Chairing design coordination meetings, guiding the design team through the issues found and recording the resolutions agreed
  • Building relationships with existing clients and undertaking business development activities to lead and secure new work
  • Project Management of a variety of digital projects
  • Developing and cross-checking model information against Employer’s Information Requirements (EIRs) and Project BIM Execution Plans (BEPs)
  • Delivering full BIM coordination including usage of BIM360 and Clash Detection features


The successful candidate will have a passion for Digital Engineering / Construction and BIM standards and processes. You will also be proficient in the use of Revit and be innovative and offer solutions and ideas. My client is growing and are happy to consider candidates of different levels of experience and invest heavily in training and development.

Other key skills include:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a design role within the UK construction industry
  • A clear understanding of Building Information Modelling
  • An industry related degree (desirable)
  • Extensive experience in the use of Revit to coordinate construction projects
  • Coordination/clash detection experience using Navisworks
  • Solid understanding of industry standards (PAS1192 / ISO19650 etc)
  • Experience in leading projects (desirable)
  • An enthusiastic and professional communicator
  • Well-presented and experienced in client facing roles
  • Willingness to learn and develop
  • Well organised, self-motivated and approachable personality

Keywords: BIM, Design, CAD, Revit, Revit MEP, Mechanical Electrical Piping, Building Services, Coordinator, Building Information Modelling, 3D Design, Coordination, MEP, BIM Coordinator, BIM Coordination, Navisworks, Clash detection, Construction, Digital, Architectural, BIM Specialist  

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Interview Preparation


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Fully researching the business you are meeting is vital, as the majority of clients will ask “what do you know about our organisation?”.  The internet can provide endless historical and present information on the organisation you are meeting, but simply glancing at a company website and reviewing the basics will no longer make you stand out within a competitive market. Areas to focus your research on include:

  • The products & solutions they offer
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Don’t be worried about trying to memorise all the company information; most employers don’t mind candidates coming armed with a note pad of facts and figures. It should be written in bullet point format and be for your reference only. Try to avoid pages of information and stick to a maximum of one side of A4. If anything, we find clients are more impressed that candidates have taken the time to make notes opposed to just glancing at their company website.


We would always recommend you review the profile and background of the interview panel on LinkedIn.com prior to your meeting. This can be extremely insightful and allow you to understand more about the businesses/markets they have worked within and their personal interests. This will help you develop a rapport with the interviewers on the day.


No matter what level of role you are interviewing for you will find a large percentage of the interview will focus around you, your skills and past experience.  So although it seems an obvious area to prepare on, it’s one which candidates overlook the most.  


Knowing your CV is vital, as clients will be keen to learn more about what interested you about a certain role, what you didn’t enjoy about the position, reasons for leaving companies, salary package, duties, achievements etc. It is important you’re able to give a good account of your skills and focus on drawing synergy between your past experience and the position on offer. Most clients are looking for related examples and will therefore ask scenario based questions allowing you to draw on your own experiences to answer.


Reviewing the job description in detail prior to your interview is critical. It will allow you to not only understand more about the employers requirements but allow you to tailor your pitch in the interview.  Naturally it makes more sense spending time talking about the areas of your experience that have the most relevance to the position on offer.


Treat any interview as a two way conversation, to not only allow the employer to assess your skills but for you to assess if the business and opportunity is right for you. It is essential you are armed with intelligent questions that will make the interviewers sit back and think about before answering. For example:

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Questions such as the above can be extremely insightful and allow you to gain market intelligence and establish if the future of the role, their market and the business is stable.


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