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OpenRoads BIM Modeller - Contract

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering

UK Wide, GB

Type of Contract:  Temp
Level of experience:  Any



The global leader in public transport infrastructure, SYSTRA has specialised in the mass transit and rail market since 1957. The main shareholders of SYSTRA are SNCF and RATP. Its ambition is to serve emerging needs for collective and sustainable mobility throughout the world. With a presence in 80 countries, SYSTRA manages over 3,000 projects for high-speed systems, traditional rail lines, metros and tramways throughout the world.


Due to a peak in workload SYSTRA are now seeking to strengthen and grow our Digital Engineering team by recruiting an experienced Interim BIM Modeller with OpenRoads software experience to support our Drainage, Environment or Landscaping disciplines.


This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic BIM Specialist with OpenRoads software experience to gain high profile project experience on HS2 and conventional rail flagship work in a highly motivated and inspirational environment. Due to current restrictions and the interim nature of the work the successful candidate could be based anywhere in the UK but ideally able to make occasional journeys to our key offices in Birmingham as required.


Main Duties of the role:


The key responsibility for the BIM Modeller role is possess strong computer CAD/BIM skills to produce 3D/2D dimensional models required for BIM model and drawing production and to support the Discipline Lead, Production Lead and BIM Coordinator in the day to day tasks. 


•    Support the Discipline Lead, Project BIM Coordinator(s) and Production Team(s) in day to day BIM implementation activities. 
•    Develop and maintain object libraries and catalogues.
•    Develop analysis and 3D design models and extract 2D geometry for internal reviews, coordination and external submissions. 
•    Produce 3D/2D dimensional models required for drawing preparation, reporting and presentation.
•    Prepare engineering drawings e.g. general arrangements, layouts, profiles, sections, surface gradings etc., for Infrastructure and Transportation Project(s). 
•    Ensure model(s) are delivered in accordance with the agreed level of information need, TIDP, MIDP and CDE protocol.  
•    Export and perform own discipline 3D models clash detection and resolution. 
•    Perform quality assurance and control checks on models and ensure geometrical and non-geometrical information compliance with the Project requirements compliance.
•    Validate and export model geometry and data to schedules for design and commercial activities
•    Update 3D/2D models in accordance with instructions given by BIM Coordinator and Production Leads   for internal and external Design coordination, technical and value engineering activities. 


Required Skills and Experience:


•    Ideally degree and/or Diploma in a relevant subject (Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management)
•    Experience within Design or Construction on infrastructure projects
•    Experience within Modelling and Drafting in OpenRoads software
•    Knowledge of multi-disciplinary Design workflows and understanding of 3D coordination process 
•    Experience with International and/or British BIM Standards
•    Proficient in a range of authoring, scripting, design review, coordination, simulations and collaboration applications e.g. MicroStation, AECOsim, Open Bridge, Road, Utilities, Power Rail, Micro Drainage, Navigator, ProjectWise, etc. 
•    Excellent working knowledge of all PC based Windows environments and Microsoft Office suite


In return, we offer a very competitive salary with a comprehensive and attractive benefits package with opportunities for flexible working and career development.


Please note, we do have a preferred supplier list for the provision of recruitment services and we will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL.



SYSTRA is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and value applications from all.

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