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Title:  BIM Manager

Job Number:  6724

Brisbane, QLD, AU, 4006

From humble beginnings almost 70 years ago, John Holland has been driving positive change in Australia, and is now one of the nation’s leading infrastructure and property companies.


We work in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia offering services from infrastructure and property development, to rail and building.


By finding solutions to complex challenges, we transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.


As the Queensland region begins to ramp up so do the opportunities to join one of Australia’s leading Tier One contractors. We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Digital Engineering (DE) / BIM Manager who’ll play a key role in the successful delivery of a significant piece of light rail infrastructure.


As the DE/BIM Manager on this major project your role will be to Lead and Coordinate DE/ BIM Management activities by providing specialist DE solutions throughout the delivery phase of this iconic SEQ project.


Responsibilities of the role include;


  • Plan and control the delivery of DE for the project.
  • Establish and implement DE solutions and workflows that support the project objectives and client outcomes.
  • Management of project information models for all disciplines, including but not limited to both Design and Construction phase works.
  • Deliver technical solutions that provide support to collaborative review, seeking and resolving issues through close interaction with project team members.
  • Perform DE Management and Coordination activities where required.
  • Assist project leadership team in implementation and execution digital strategy including new technologies
  • Act as an authority and provide technical guidance on the application DE practices.
  • Review and document design coordination conflicts.
  • Manage Digital Engineering practice where engaged to do so.
  • Schedule and facilitate coordination meetings along with project manager and/or design manager.
  • Meet with designers/stakeholders as required to facilitate DE practices.
  • Implement the project specific standards
  • Upskill project teams and them and demonstrating the value of DE to the project community
  • Carry out model validation checks, coordination reviews and liaise with third party model managers for resolutions
  • Facilitate delivery of federated model with hosted and linked data
  • Ensure that data exchange protocols are adhered to by the project team and liaise with project team on compliance issues.
  • Identify and keep record of BIM specific lessons learnt throughout the project to ensure future projects do not duplicate



To be successful in this key role, you must have;


  • Experience in managing / implementing DE processes on large multi-disciplinary engineering projects.
  • Working knowledge an understanding in Design and Construction Management Practice, Process and Procedures
  • Experience one of following design solutions, Autodesk Revit, Bentley Microstation, OpenRoads, OpenRail, Civil3D, 12d Model
  • Specialist knowledge in the following DE specific solutions Navisworks Manage, Solibri Model Checker, Aconex, Bentley Synchro, Bentley ProjectWise, Revizto
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills suitable to communicating complex scenarios.
  • Ability to analyse complex data, draw conclusions, produce reports and make recommendations to senior management / leadership team.


John Holland is up for the challenge of transforming lives.


From Parliament House to the Alice to Darwin Rail Link, from the MCG’s Great Southern Stand to Sydney Metro, we’ve had a hand in the Australia we all know today. We are currently involved in delivering many of Australia’s largest infrastructure projects, as well as significant property and urban renewal projects. Whatever we face, the heart of what we do is creating people-centred solutions to complex challenges and opportunities. We think deeply about what we do and how it affects communities. We push boundaries and innovate, gain trust through our actions and whatever the project, we’re in it for the long, long term.


We work hard to attract and retain the best employees, and we provide opportunities for rich career experiences, and a strong framework for on-going career development.


We are committed to building, valuing and promoting diversity and inclusiveness across John Holland.



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