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VDC Engineer I (4290-244)
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Gilbane Construction | Glastonbury, CT
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Job Description

At Gilbane we're building more than buildings, we're helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities across the United States and throughout the world that will be helping people live better for decades to come. As a fifth generation family business we've built the best team in the industry with a culture of caring that treats every one of our employees as a trusted member of the Gilbane family. We also invest in our employees' education and have built Gilbane University into the top training organization in the construction industry. If you have the desire to make a real difference in people's lives and become part of a growing organization that treats you like member of the family - you will feel right at home at Gilbane.


The VDC Engineer leads the overall VDC effort on a design/construction project.


VDC Engineer typical responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following:

* Produce virtual mock-ups and other modeling activities, construction phase VDC reports, meeting minutes, schedule updates
* Create fee proposals and forecast time requirements on projects
* Produce high quality work in a timely fashion with little direct oversight
* Effectively delegate tasks and monitor progress
* Mentor and develop any direct reports or Engineering staff on VDC technologies


* BS OR MS degree in Architecture , Civil Engineering, Building Science or Construction Management program acceptable
* 0-2 Years related experience
* Internship with a construction management firm or general contractor preferred


* Detailed understanding of the design and construction process, including: virtual mockups, visual schedules, master plans, construction sequences
* Advanced user of BIM software applications such as Revit, Navisworks, Synchro, Solibri, Faro Scene, ReCap, and Microsoft Office
* Ability to assist with advanced VDC software troubleshooting and basic hardware troubleshooting
* Ability to adjust communication approach and format to meet the needs of differing personalities, expectations and types of clients and designers
* Ability to organize, format and present to communicate progress, problems or status in a clear, concise manner to the client, as well as members of the project and design teams
* Ability to handle video interviews and run large group webinars

Excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits, generous profit-sharing/401k plan, as well as technical and management training programs.

Gilbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Gilbane has an unwavering focus on safety, the environment and caring about everyone involved in our work.

Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Gilbane is not accepting unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters at this time.

About Gilbane Construction

Gilbane Inc. is the parent company of Gilbane Building Company and Gilbane Development Company. All three companies are based in Providence, Rhode Island. Gilbane Building Company is one of the nation's oldest builders. It was founded in 1873 by William Gilbane as a family-run carpentry and general contracting shop in Providence. Today, fourth generation members of the family lead the company, which was a pioneer in the development of construction management. Gilbane is a leading builder in the higher education, K-12, pharmaceutical, public assembly, healthcare, aviation, corrections and corporate markets. Gilbane Development Company is a full-service real estate development and management company. Founded in 1970, Gilbane Development Company provides a comprehensive approach to developing a strategic real estate program, ranging from build-to-suit to disposition programs. Development projects undertaken by Gilbane span the corporate, public and residential markets.