Operating TitleCAD/BIM Specialist
Long Classification TitleSPACE UTILIZATION SPECIALIST
DepartmentUNH Campus Planning
Summary of Position
Produce, analyze and maintain the electronic floor plans and associated data for over 6 million square feet of building space. Working with units across the institution, coordinate the collection/maintenance of space data for the university’s integrated workplace management system (IWMS) database, and provide reports and trends for those units using that data. Develop and document the necessary processes to accomplish this, including exports of BIM/CAD files to the IWMS database for mission-critical facilities functions. Review and update, as needed, the campus space standards. Oversee and modify room numbering and provide room signage schedules for construction projects. Assist in the review, monitoring, indexing, and recording of all drawings and manuals submitted from project management, consultants, and sub-contractors. Ensure quality control of all electronic BIM and CAD deliverables for adherence to the University Planning, Design, and Construction Guidelines. Maintain all real estate records for University owned/leased properties including deeds, drawings and maps, and leases. Provide support for assessing property and space needs, utilizations, acquisitions, and dispositions.
Acceptable minimum level of educationAssociate's
Acceptable minimum years of experience5-7 years
Additional Job Information
UNH is a federal contractor within the meaning of the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. This position may require that you be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the future, unless you apply for and receive a religious or medical exemption.
Other minimum qualifications
1) Associates Degree in Architectural/Building Trades/BIM/CAD or a closely related field
2) 5 years of experience in space management, architectural building modeling/computer drafting
3) Computer skills including the ability to perform computer-assisted drafting/ building modeling involving a high degree of technical skill in the preparation of floor plan drawings/building models and database, word processing, and/or spreadsheet applications as determined by the department.
4) Familiarity with building floor plan conventions and standards
5) Highly developed organizational skills.
6) Ability to deal with wide range of complex professional, technical, and project-related tasks where frequent independent interpretation and decision making is required.
7) Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, administrators, design consultants, builders, vendors, and colleagues.
8) Effective oral and written communication skills.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
1) Bachelor’s degree in related field such as environmental design, architecture, interior design
2) Experience with asset management software (AssetWorks/Aim CAD, FAMIS/FAMIS CAD, Archibus, etc.).
3) Experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and/or 3D modeling software other than the Autodesk Suite, such as SketchUp.
4) Experience in a college/university setting.
5) Experience in space planning.
Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.
Quicklink for Postinghttps://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/44231
Percent Time Information (FTE)1.00
The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.
Open Until FilledYes
Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only?No
Interested Internal Candidates Exist?No
Job CategorySalaried Staff (Exempt)
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Use the IWMS database and CAD software output to provide analysis and graphic presentation of current space utilization conditions and trends. Work closely with the Registrar’s Office, Dean’s, Provost, Facilities, and Auxiliary units to annually update space assignments and space types. Maintain the quality of the space data and related attributes on an ongoing basis. Prepare reports/studies for deans and senior administrators regarding space utilization and availability.
Develop and maintain over 1700 CAD master base floor plans and evacuation diagrams using CAD/BIM software. Provide export of floor plan information to the Facilities IWMS database using AimCAD. Create automated procedures or scripts for drawing clean up, standardization and updating. Create and maintain all support files for campus drawings such as lisp routines, title blocks, symbol blocks, etc. Provide drawing files for use by Facilities design consultants and builders to be used as a basis for their work.
Develop, document methods/procedures to create BIM for Facilities operational purposes. Prepare standards related to BIM/CAD to maintain currency with industry changes and trends. Review and provide support to construction project teams for their delivery of acceptable BIM for Facilities operational purposes. Quality control and quality assure BIM at project closeout and ensure BIM adheres to university standards for export to IWMS.
Oversee and modify all university room numbering and provide room signage schedules for construction projects.
Assist in the review, monitoring, indexing and recording of all drawings and manuals submitted from project management, consultants and sub-contractors. Ensure quality control of all electronic BIM and CAD deliverables for adherence to the University Planning, Design and Construction Guidelines.
Maintain all real estate records for University owned/leased properties including deeds, drawings and maps, and leases.
Establish and maintain UNH standards for space. Maintain familiarity with national trends and survey data. Recommend changes to university space standards as appropriate. Apply/compare university standards to existing and proposed space assignments.