Full Time

VDC Engineer

Position Title: Virtual Design & Construction Engineer

Reports to: Virtual Design & Construction Coordinator

Position Summary: We are seeking a talented and self-motivated Virtual Design & Construction Engineer to join our team. The VDC Engineer will be responsible for developing, refining, and implementing Building Information Models (BIM) and other Virtual Design & Construction technology, documentation, and representations. The VDC Engineer will also support our Preconstruction, Construction Operations, and Consulting/Litigation Support Services departments.


  • Develop and coordinate 3D object-oriented models
  • Create 5D visual simulations incorporating BIM+TIME+COST using Navisworks or Synchro
  • Perform clash detections
  • Perform 3D scanning using Trimble 3D scanner and Layout of work using Trimble Robotic Total Station
  • Process actual job cost, model based quantity report, model based quantity take-off, and actual schedule information back into the model for as-built project control, risk analysis, and historical reference
  • Create Formwork and concrete lift and placement drawings for horizontal and vertical control and general assembly drawings
  • Support Preconstruction and Business Development efforts as requested by creating photorealistic Imagery using Artlantis and other rendering engines
  • Perform project document management (RFIs, submittals and PCOs, NOC, etc.)
  • Process raw 3D point cloud scan files in software suites such as Trimble REALWORKS, Scene, Rythm or similar software and produce registered files
  • Produce as-built models based on the scan files using Trimble REALWORKS or similar software and/or TEKLA Structures
  • Convert and correct building model files or 3D scanned point clouds as needed to create rapid prototype 3D printable objects using Materialise Magics and SpaceClaim
  • Perform completeness and constructability reviews under supervision and issue and manage RFIs


  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, or construction related field or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of experience in the building or design industry preferred, but not required
  • Understanding of concepts of VDC or BIM
  • Exposure to and preliminary experience with some Building Information Model (BIM) systems (i.e. Autodesk Revit, Bentley, Vico Constructor, TEKLA, Synchro, Navisworks, Sketchup and similar software suites) required
  • Excellent computer skills, including high proficiency in MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, and BlueBeam
  • Strong personal management skills, dedication, organization, and open-mindedness required
  • Creative thinker with ability to work in a close-knit environment
  • Other duties as may be assigned by supervisors

Grade Description: VDC Engineer-003

If you’re interested in this position and meet the qualifications, please submit your resume and cover letter to resume@urbanworkforce.com. We look forward to hearing from you.



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