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Structural BIM Technician (Buildings Design)

at Jacobs

Posted: 7/4/2019
Job Reference #: BIA0005Z1

Job Description

The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector.   Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities.  We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery.    The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.


Position Summary

This position reports into our Structural Department to our structural manager for building design. Prepares structural models and engineering drawings of plans, elevations, cross sections and details of vertical building design structures from rough sketches and/or from general engineering design information according to established standards and procedures.

  • Performs modelling/drafting assignments, requiring advanced working knowledge of modelling/drafting standards, practices and techniques.

  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with multi-disciplined Designers, Architects, and Engineers.

  • Actively promotes and contributes to the successful completion of projects from initial concept, through the planning process to implementation.

  • Assumes responsibility and meets or exceeds deliverable deadlines for own portion of the project scope, schedule and budget.

  • Compiles data and performs dimensional and routine calculations required for the preparation of drawings.

  • Performs other duties as required.

  • Mentors structural staff to increase proficiency in modelling and drafting techniques.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


  • Associates degree in related Drafting/Design field required
  • Minimum 5 years' experience working in Revit Structure and AutoCAD on multi-discipline building design projects preferred.  Microstation experience is preferred but not required. 
  • Demonstrated experience in structural detailing, drawing production, and multi-discipline coordination required
  • Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD required
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills required

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.