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BIM Database Administrator
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Internal Number: 234432
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Facilities and Operations (F&O) is seeking an experienced BIM Database Administrator. The successful candidate will be assisting with a major initiative to transition Microstation and AutoCAD to Revit 3D Building Information Models (BIM). The incumbent will be responsible for helping to develop and maintain the BIM data life cycle from ingestion to a variety of partner end points.
The BIM Database Administrator is responsible for the management, administration, and maintenance of Building Information Modeling (BIM) data and software systems used by F&O. The role includes ensuring that the BIM databases are accurate, up-to-date, and accessible to all relevant stakeholders. The BIM Database Administrator will work closely with F&O departments to provide support and ensure seamless data exchange.
Ensure BIM data is organized and standardized to facilitate easy access and efficient sharing across departments
Develop and implement BIM workflows and protocols, ensuring that they align with standards and policies
Develop and maintain BIM databases to ensure it accurately reflects project requirements, standards, and objectives
Create, manage, and maintain user accounts, permissions, and access controls for the BIM database and software systems
Work with project managers and BIM team members to coordinate and execute BIM activities and deliverables, including data exchange and collaboration with external partners
Stay up-to-date with the latest BIM technology trends, industry standards, and software updates, and make recommendations for improvements to the BIM database
This position may work with and/or support systems that maintain or process sensitive institutional data as defined by university policy. Successful candidates must comply with federal, state, and local law, and/or university policies or agreements that require the university to implement specific privacy and security safeguards, including but not limited to ITAR, EAR, HIPAA, and FISMA.
Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field
Minimum of 3 years of experience in BIM data management or related field
Strong technical skills, including proficiency in BIM software systems (e.g., Autodesk Revit, Navisworks, BIM360, Civil 3D)
Strong technical skills in data management tools (e.g., Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, ETL Tools such as Safe Software FME, Informatica, Pentaho Data Integrator)
Knowledge of BIM workflows and protocols, including experience with BIM execution plans (BEP) and project information models (PIM)
Advanced knowledge of database security, backup and recovery, and performance monitoring standards
Understanding of relational and dimensional data modeling
Excellent organizational and communication skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve technical issues quickly
Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to efficiently travel around and between campuses.
Knowledge of programming languages, such as Dynamo, Python or C# for the purposes of generating schedules and extracting data from Revit models
Knowledge of Bluebeam, Plangrid and Esri products
Training in Lean concepts
Background and experience in technical writing
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
Facilities and Operations seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to sustain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Salary and Benefits
Base salary will vary depending on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
The University of Michigan Benefits Office is committed to offering a high-quality benefits package to support faculty, staff and their families. Learn more about our 2:1 retirement matching, healthcare plans with nationwide coverage including prescription drug coverage, three dental plans, a vision plan, flexible spending account, well-being programs, long-term disability, automatic life insurance, general legal services, three early childhood centers, time away from work and work-life programs to promote balance. Learn more at https://hr.umich.edu/benefits-wellness
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.