Position Description

VDC Project Manager
Location CA-San Jose
Department 190-No CA Construction (Core & Shell)
Employment Duration Full time
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Working for Webcor is an experience unlike any other. One of the principles our founders baked into our DNA is that people come first. Fifty years later, our people and values remain at the center of everything we do. Our clients agree that the people we assign to their projects are what seal the deal.

Our higher calling is to build solutions and better lives. This includes devising ways to deliver diverse, high-profile, and innovative structures, many of which have become iconic parts of the skylines where we work (primarily the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, and San Diego). Our Core & Shell, Special Projects, and self-perform groups – Webcor Concrete, Webcor Drywall, and Webcor Carpentry – operate on clear transparency and collaboration.  

It also means crafting career paths that support the individual goals of our people through rotation plans, volunteer opportunities, and other people-focused experiences. Cultivating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive environment is key to achieving these goals. We better lives through community engagement programs, corporate philanthropy involvement, a deep commitment to sustainability and corporate social responsibility, a culture of leadership, and an employee experience that includes competitive financial, health, and wellness benefits. Whether you are a craft specialist, an experienced professional, or a recent graduate seeking your first career opportunity, Webcor will deliver an unparalleled experience for you.

This position is for an exciting, multi-year, large-scale, design-build, project for a high-tech client currently starting the preconstruction phase in the San Jose area.  Rare opportunity for deep exposure to a majority of all VDC processes.  Work location is a mix of in office and remote work.

The VDC Manager is responsible for promoting and ensuring site and office safety, and is responsible for the development, implementation, and support of VDC processes at both the company and project level.  This includes the day-to-day execution for their assigned project(s) including, but not limited to managing, coordinating, supervising trade partners /vendors /personnel to facilitate work being completed on time and within budget while adhering to Webcor’s quality standards and meeting client’s expectation.

What you will do:

  • Aids in the development of and compliance with companywide VDC standards.
  • Manages outsourcing of work to external BIM Consultant(s) including, but not limited to, forecasting, scheduling, estimating, QA/QC, meetings, and invoices.
  • Reviews prime contract for VDC requirements, identifies risks and opportunities, and works with the project team on respective mitigation and exploitation strategies.
  • Reviews buyout schedule to ensure that subcontractor on-boarding is aligned to support the respective VDC process.
  • Provides training and technical support to both internal teams /personnel and external project stakeholders, including but not limited to, Trade Partners, Design Teams and Owners on VDC tools and processes such as use of software, viewing models, extraction of quantity data, platform access, and workflows.
  • Assists project teams with processes, including but not limited to, spatial coordination, quantity take-off, design /constructability review using VDC technologies.
  • Troubleshoots technical VDC related problems, either solely or with others, both internal and external.
  • Assists in oversight of periodic model QA/QC process.
  • Develops/maintains project BIM execution plans, VDC processes, checklists, and monitors project team conformance.
  • Assists implementation and oversight of trade coordination process, including but not limited to,
    • Training staff on trade coordination process.
    • Development /maintenance /monitoring of coordination schedule.
    • Informs project scheduler of delays for incorporation into Master Project Schedule.
    • Provides weekly updates to the Project Team.
    • Ensures sign-off process and submittal of coordination deliverables are being followed.
  • Evaluates emerging technologies, pilot programs, and deployments of new technology.
  • Measures and produces reporting for key performance indicators (KPI’s) relevant to VDC impact for assigned projects.
  • Facilitates QA/QC review of models against laser scan data for conformance within project tolerances.
  • Implements VDC for Facility Asset Management, Commissioning, Operations and Maintenance.
  • Assists with the transition of VDC tools and practices between Project Planning (Pre-construction) and Project Delivery Group (Construction).
  • Promotes safety and site cleanliness on job site and enforces and effectively manages Webcor’s safety policy and procedures.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Architecture or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum five years of BIM/VDC experience on construction projects involving preconstruction or construction operations, to include minimum two years as a Trade Coordinator.
  • DBIA (Design Build Institute of America or Assoc. DBIA) certification preferred.
  • Working Knowledge of Prime Contract, Subcontracts and Contract types: includes lump sum, GMP, hard bid, design-build, etc. pertaining to VDC scope and deliverables.
  • Working knowledge of contract documents, including reading and writing portions of Subcontracts.
  • High level of competency with BIM software such as Revit, Navisworks, BIM 360 Glue and other Autodesk products and applicable techniques required.
  • Highly organized, able to set priorities and multi-task while being involved on multiple projects.
  • Familiarity with all aspects of building construction including structure, architecture, envelope, finishes, MEPS, and site work.
  • Proficient using MS Office, Bluebeam, Box, Smartsheet.
  • Familiar with the 4D schedule process, various reality capture methodologies, VR (Virtual Reality), AR (Augmented Reality), UAV, and coordinate systems.
  • Strong ability to plan, problem solve, and troubleshoot with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and a high standard of quality.
  • Stays current with emerging technologies, VDC software, integration and other applicable practices and technologies such as VR, AR, and UAV’s.
  • Knowledge of cost control, budgeting, and forecasting as related to current and future VDC cost management.
  • Knowledge of BIM Forum LOD Specification and AIA Model Element Table

Webcor is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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