The Sundt Companies

  • Virtual Construction Engineer - Drones, Revit, Total Station's and Cool Technologies, we have it all!

    Location US-TX-San Antonio
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    # Avail Pos
    Other - Other
  • Overview

    Sundt Construction's Commercial Building Group is growing and looking to add a new Virtual Construction Engineer to our Team in San Antonio!  This position is the technical source of modeling information for various projects. The person that fills this role will need to have a thorough knowledge of construction documents, specification, and shop drawings. Candidate will create 3D/4D/5D models of any given project.

    Ideally (not mandatory) this individual will have:

    1. Hands on experience with DJI Phantom drones and obtain a current FAA Part 107 Certification
    2. Experience using LiDAR scanner and/ or Robotic Total Stations
    3. Experience with project visualization tools/ software
    4. Thorough comprehension of interoperability of software and hardware with the ability to put into practice
    5. Experience with current work-flow and BIM/ VDC procedures and present ideas on how we can advance them  


    Responsibilities & Daily Activities (What is expected to be successful in this role)

    1. STRONG COMMUNICATION SKILLS. The candidate must be willing and able to communicate with a wide range of team players, from trades coordinating the BIM models to effectively explaining to a Sr. VP (in the appropriate level of detail) some of what we do with technology
    2. Coordinate Navisworks and Revit models with field team, trades and designers
    3. Coordinate models, laser scans and other digital data with third party consultants
    4. Facilitate and lead BIM coordination meetings with trades and designers
    5. Perform routine drone flights over active job sites to produce progress updates and deliverables
    6. Perform routine on site work using Robotic Total Station
    7. Interpreting laser scan data, loading into Navisworks models and locating within the model
    8. Performing and coordination clash detection with trade’s models
    9. Creating Synchro models
    10. Assist in procurement of BIM/ VDC services that we do not yet provide in house
    11. Assist in the in-house development of services that we do not yet provide
    12. Assist project engineers and project managers with basic BIM/ VDC applications
    13. Performs all primary job responsibilities of Virtual Construction Technician
    14. Creates 3D models of Architectural, Structural and MEP system
    15. Trains virtual construction technicians in use of company approved software
    16. Reviews bid scope documents for appropriate BIM language based on project delivery type and BIM deliverables.
    17. Virtually walks through the model, identifying elements that are out of place
    18. Maintains model libraries using correct uniform-at or master-format codes
    19. Participates in activities to support the company’s strategic planning efforts


    Minimum Job Requirements:


    1. 4 year degree in Construction Management, Engineering or Architecture.
    2. 4+ years’ construction experience.
    3. 3+ years blue print/specification reading.
    4. 3+ years in Autocad/Revit/Navisworks/CPM scheduling software.
    5. Proficient use of all Microsoft Office Suite programs.


    Note: Job Description is subject to change at any time and may include other duties as assigned.


    Physical Requirements:


    1. Will sit, stand or walk short distances for up to the entire duration of a shift/work day.
    2. May stoop, kneel, or bend, on an occasional basis
    3. Required to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects on a frequent basis
    4. Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures
    5. Will lift, push or pull objects pounds on an occasional basis
    6. Will interact with people and technology frequently during a shift/work day
    7. Will use telephone, computer system, email, and other electronic devices on a frequent basis to communicate with internal and external customers or vendors


    Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: Sundt Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, age, disability, national origin, covered veteran status, or genetic information. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.


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