Atlanta, Georgia

Best People + Right Culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn's success.

By hiring inspired people, giving them interesting and challenging work, enabling them with innovative tools, and letting them share in the company's rewards, we've found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 90+ years. Aptitude, JE Dunn's strategic partner for technology integration services, was born out of the growing need to meet the increasingly complex demands of modern building projects.

Role Summary

The Virtual Design Construction Specialist will learn JE Dunn processes and tools, develop and utilize professional skills and deliver consistent value-add services to our project teams and internal customers. This position will complete routine activities to support the VDC processes and workflows for assigned projects. Responsibilities include completing base modeling, coordinating models and assembling model content utilizing a variety of tools and technologies. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision and values of JE Dunn.
  • Autonomy & Decision-Making: Makes decisions on routine matters, provides recommendations to supervisor and refers all exceptions to supervisor.
  • Career Path: Senior Virtual Design Construction Specialist

Key Role Responsibilities - Core

VDC SPECIALIST FAMILY - CORE
  • Provides models and documents necessary to complete scope as determined with VDC/BIM leadership and project teams.
  • Assembles 3D content modeled by others and models any content not provided.
  • Learns and maintains a productive and efficient BIM process.
  • Supports operation with self-perform model management and layout.
  • Maintains working relationships with subcontractors and project teams.
  • Assumes responsibility for learning the VDC processes and standards; applies them to assigned projects.
  • Reads and comprehends construction documents and applies them to VDC processes.
  • Provides models and documents necessary to complete scope determined by VDC leadership and project teams/internal clients. Those tasks are:
    • Base model (structural, architectural).
    • Quality model.
    • Logistics model.
  • Incorporates design updates into project models.
  • Develops composite model by assembling 3D content provided by designers and trade contractors; creates models for any content not provided.
  • Analyzes models, looking for errors and omissions, and makes corrections as necessary.
  • Supports operations with self-perform model management and layout.
  • Maintains working relationships with subcontractors and project teams.

Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Ability to set up and establish project specific BIM 360 glue project sites.
  • Ability to read construction documents and specifications.
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.
    • Ability to learn and apply BIM technology solutions to overall VDC processes and application in the AEC industry. These include:
      • Autodesk BIM 360 Glue.
      • Autodesk Revit (Architecture, Structure, MEP).
      • Autodesk AutoCAD.
      • Autodesk Navisworks Manage (including JE Dunn clash spheres program).
      • Trimble's Sketch-Up.
      • Adobe and/or Bluebeam.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering or related field (Preferred).
  • In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.

Experience

  • 0-2 years construction experience and/or summer internship/co-op experience in construction (Preferred).

Working Environment

    JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

    Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at accomodations@jedunn.com

    JE Dunn Construction Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of JE Dunn Construction without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of JE Dunn Construction Company. Please, no phone calls or emails.



    Why Work at Aptitude

    Being a part of the Aptitude team offers a unique combination of the excitement of contributing to the growth of an innovative start-up, yet also backed by the stability of a nearly 100-year-old leader in the construction industry. We take pride in hiring smart, capable team players who are subject matter experts in a wide variety of technology systems and who enjoy the challenge of complex, yet rewarding projects. What's more, we enjoy giving back to our communities, and we like to have fun!

    About the Company
      Aptitude: Intelligent Integration is a division of JE Dunn Construction. Founded in 1924, JE Dunn is a family and employee-owned general contractor with expertise in construction management services, design-build, and integrated project delivery. We deliver transformational solutions to our clients with certainty of results in our pursuit of building perfection.

      Facts
      • 90+ Years of Construction Experience
      • 22 office locations coast-to-coast
      • Annual revenues in excess of $4 billion
      • Consistently ranked Top 25 of the 400 largest general contractors nationwide by Engineering News-Record
      • Consistently ranked Top 15 for domestic building by Engineering News-Record
      • 2500+ Employee Owners work at JE Dunn

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    Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

    Atlanta, Georgia

    JE Dunn Construction Company is family and employee owned and has been a leader in the commercial construction industry since 1924. Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, JE Dunn has 24 offices nationally and employs over 3,500 employees. The company provides general contracting, construction management, and design-build services. According to Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine, JE Dunn is ranked consistently among the top contractors nationwide. JE Dunn is an industry leader in the application of preconstruction technology, virtual design and construction, and other emerging construction technologies. Innovation in construction, client-centric problem-solving, and delivering an exceptional client experience is what differentiates us in the industry.

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