BIM Manager

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Office San Francisco
Experience 8 years
Date Listed Jul. 2022

About the Office

The San Francisco office is comprised of a group of talented architects, designers, and support staff. In our collaborative open studio environment, we share ideas, engage in each other’s projects, and contribute to creating exciting and dynamic designs. Together we maintain a healthy and lively office environment, celebrating professional achievements and personal milestones.

This is a full-time, in-person position in San Francisco, CA, with the possibility of a remote start.

Our office provides full benefits, including health benefits, competitive PTO, parental leave, 401K match, reimbursement and mentoring for ARE and BIM certification exams and more!

About the Job

Handel Architects is seeking a talented and passionate BIM Manager to provide support for the firm’s projects around the world. You will work within a highly collaborative environment, with senior staff, on a wide range of large and impactful urban projects and engage as mentor and technical guide to all project teams. We are seeking qualified candidates intending to pursue a devoted focus in the continuing influence of technology in our industry. Candidates require a demonstrated background of extensive experience in this specialization, expertise within the relevant subjects, and a capacity for a broad level of responsibility.


  • Implement and advance BIM technologies officewide.
  • Maintain and document standards and content supporting our offices daily practice.
  • Ensure teams are trained to meet office BIM standards and client requirements over the lifespan of projects. Provide BIM training and continuing education to staff.
  • Research, develop and evaluate new technologies to support digital design workflows, and consult with senior staff on how to best apply them.
  • Develop computationally driven workflows used to automate repetitive and time-consuming tasks.
  • Manage setup of new projects, including directories, standards, and customization as needed.
  • Perform project audits to ensure model health, code compliance, and BIM standards are met and work to resolve issues as they arise.
  • Oversee BIM-related project team inquiries and provide day-to-day support with modelling, documenting and detailing.
  • Assist with monitoring and enforcing BIM standards, execution plans and project directory structures.
  • Manage the implementation of supporting software, custom toolbars, macros and Dynamo routines for BIM.


  • Minimum of 10 years of active experience in an architectural practice covering all phases of project development.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering or design
  • Expert proficiency with Revit and related technologies.
  • Demonstrable track record of training, implementation, standard development, and content management.
  • Experience with Rhino, visual programming, visualization process and their interoperability with other environments.
  • Experience with developing and supporting an officewide infrastructure of technologies, processes, workflows, policies, and quality controls methods for BIM execution on multiple projects.
  • Ability to oversee and support all BIM-related project team inquiries, and proactively maintain a view of project needs and ongoing project alignment with established officewide practice.
  • Experience in automation a plus
  • Experience with programming languages and knowledge of the APIs is a plus.
  • Strong verbal, written and graphic communication skills, and a desire to teach and help others advance their skills in these areas.
  • Strong self-motivation and judgment to set priorities and manage competing demands for achieving long range goals.
  • Strong self-management skills and experience.

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