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VDC/BIM Modeler (MEP)

, Full-Time Gilbert, AZ

VDC/BIM Modeler (MEP)

Crawford Mechanical Services is an Arizona based (est. 2002) large-scale commercial and industrial Mechanical & Plumbing contractor looking for a VDC/BIM Modeler (MEP). Must be proficient in MEP systems and installations, using Revit, AutoCAD and/or other authoring software with 2-4 years of of BIM/VDC experience working on commercial construction projects.

Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement matching, paid time off, paid holidays, sabbatical, performance-based raises, and project profitability bonuses.

We are a tobacco-free workplace that provides a healthy and positive work environment with fitness incentives. We are big on encouragement, personal growth, and promote from within whenever possible. This position has potential for high level growth.


The BIM Modeler is responsible for assisting in supporting all VDC projects for Crawford Mechanical Services. This includes, but is not limited to, creating and maintaining 3D models using BIM software, collaborating with architects, engineers, and other members of the design team and construction team. Review models are accurate and meet project requirements and using models to identify and resolve conflicts by running clash detection reports, conducting coordination meetings, collaborating with other trade modeling and utilizing reality capture for precise accuracy.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (including other duties as assigned)

  • Model, coordinate, and produce dimensioned construction documents for one or more disciplines, must be proficient in MEP trades, using Revit, AutoCAD and/or other authoring software.
  • Coordinate your workload for one or more projects with VDC Manager(s)
  • Provide VDC/BIM quality assurance by reviewing project BIM standards, execution plans and design drawings for completeness and accuracy.
  • Participate in project VDC coordination meetings: spatial coordination of disciplines, gathering all disciplines BIM models including civil and performing coordination tasks in Navisworks, BIM360 Glue and/or other coordination software.
  • Conduct clash-detection and conflict resolution with the VDC and Operations teams.
  • Assist VDC staff in creating and implementing project execution plans, templates and standards and ensuring adherence to them.
  • Understand and contribute to the VDC coordination schedule by tracking individual responsibilities and providing progress updates.
  • Coordinate electronic file and information exchange through various online platforms.
  • Coordinate and communicate with VDC and Operations teams to resolve issues and request information from design teams.
  • Assist VDC and Operations teams in reviewing and resolving field issues during construction and updating the model and drawings accordingly.
  • Lead clash resolution and coordination meetings, seeing all items through to completion.
  • Use modeling best practices and company standards to produce accurate models.
  • Conduct quality reviews of modeled scope from others and confirm compliance with the contract documents.
  • Apply concepts from training sessions and lessons learned to facilitate project coordination.
  • Understand and implement VDC services in accordance with our standards and best practices.
  • Understand, and contribute as applicable to, VDC goals and company initiatives.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Strong working knowledge of MEP systems and installations.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.
  • Innovation – Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.
  • Constructability – Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into drawings and models; uses feedback to modify designs for construction; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Communications – Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
  • Job Knowledge – Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively.
  • Quantity – Meets productivity standards; completes work in a timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.
  • Not required but a plus to have BIM certification through a BIM program from local college or CM-BIM or Autodesk BIM certified.
  • 2-4 years of of BIM/VDC experience working on commercial construction projects
  • Willingness to learn, grow, and further develop relevant professional skills.
  • Knowledge of 3D modeling and coordination tools such as Revit, AutoCAD, & Navisworks
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment as well as independently.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Bluebeam, and others as applicable
  • Understand contract documents, drawings, specifications, and project schedules.
  • Understanding of the basics of the construction management process (RFIs, Submittals, Shop Drawings).
  • Successful candidates will also possess outstanding communication and time management skills, and the ability to work in a collaborative environment.


  • Full-time, year-round position
  • Merit-based opportunities
  • Performance-based bonuses
  • Project bonuses
  • Bi-annual employee evaluations
  • Retirement plan with matching contribution
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Personal paid time off
  • Sabbatical after 7 years of employment
  • Educational and mentoring opportunities
  • Gym membership contributions

Note: Do you live outside of Arizona and want to relocate to our beautiful state? We can help with that!


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