Deputy BIM Manager

Country/Region:  CA
Field:  Engineering

Laval, CA

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  02-05 years
Job number: 

Job description

Deputy BIM Manager



SYSTRA International Bridge Technologies (IBT) is an engineering firm solely dedicated to bridge engineering. We offer specialized engineering services in all facets of bridge design, construction, and maintenance.

Our niche bridge types include steel-concrete composite and all concrete cable-stayed structures, extradosed structures, and segmental concrete bridges. We are a world leader in metro and high-speed rail elevated guideway design. We emphasize the importance of producing bridges tailor-designed for their site that are constructible and economical without sacrificing elegance. We aim to develop cost-saving concepts with well-conceived construction methods, selecting suitable materials based on cost-effectiveness.

Our bridge projects have been built in the United States, Canada, Panama, Australia, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Taiwan, and in the Middle East. We have offices located in Canada, the United States and the Middle East.

SYSTRA IBT is part of the SYSTRA group, an international consulting and engineering group, a world leader in the design of transport infrastructures.

Overall responsibilities

The Deputy BIM Manager is responsible for leading, under the guidance of the BIM Manager, the BIM processes and coordinate with engineers and technicians in the development of a BIM projects. They establish standards and procedures for the development of BIM models, and ensure the conformity and compatibility of the models and the data they contain.

Role and responsibilities

  • Oversee with BIM Manager the application of BIM processes, within the framework of multidisciplinary projects and participate in their improvement.
  • Facilitate the development of BIM models, coordinating with technicians and engineers.
  • Assists multidisciplinary coordination of the models.
  • Monitor, federate and coordinate project designs and construction sequence interfaces.
  • Support the development of BIM software, and seek solutions to issues.
  • Ensure the compatibility and consistency of data in BIM models and the availability of this to all project stakeholders.
  • Promote the development and advancement of BIM capabilities within the company, and maintain a BIM project development manual with current procedures and practices.
  • Oversee the implementation of effective, value for money and innovative design solutions to meet technical and project requirements with the BIM Manager.
  • Work with the rest of the design team to ensure designs are coordinated interfaced across projects and disciplines.
  • Produce models/drawings where required from existing data or produce such data in accordance with project requirements.
  • Other related tasks.


Education: Degree in a related field (Architecture, Technology, Construction Management, etc.)

Years of experience: Minimum 3 years of experience in BIM design and BIM work environment implementation.

Technical competencies:

  • Experience in project delivery from an infrastructure or engineering, project lead environment.
  • Proven experience in the adoption of technology to deliver complex projects.
  • Experience of the application and management of design systems to deliver projects.
  • ISO 19650 knowledge.

Personal & soft skills:   

  • Ability to explore innovative approaches in pursuit of improvement.
  • Capacity to utilize new technology and help others to adapt.
  • Clear and effective communication, in a confident manner, with the audience in mind.
  • Curious. Collaborates well with internal and external stakeholders, building trusting and respectful relationships.
  • Takes ownership to identify, solve and overcome challenges. 
  • Adapts and reacts well to changing priorities and requirements.
  • Willingness and availability to travel on occasion.

Employment terms and conditions

Contract nature: Permanent

Location: Laval, Quebec

Division: IBT Canada

Reports to: BIM Manager

Remuneration: To be determined based on the profile.


This job description is intended to provide an indication of the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other essential functions to be carried out as part of fulfilling the role mentioned in the job title. Various other duties will apply as required.

SYSTRA IBT is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values applications from all and offers employment equity based on the merits and abilities of candidates and personnel.