Revit & BIM Lead

BAE Systems
Lancashire, Preston, England
Closing date
22 Sep 2020
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Revit and BIM (Building Information Modelling) Lead

Would you like to lead, manage and develop capability in Revit & BIM for the RES (Real Estate Solutions) programmes Engineering team? We currently have a vacancy for a Revit and BIM Lead at our site in Portway - Preston.

As a Revit and BIM Lead, you will be joining a multi-disciplinary team, working within the defence sector in the UK and KSA. Involved in setting protocols, standard templates and working practices for projects, set and monitor BIM compliance.

The role is based in our Preston, Portway House Offices and will involve travel to other UK sites, with occasional overnight stays in the UK and potentially short overseas site visits, as required by the business. This is newly designed role within the business and will have two direct reports.

Your main responsibilities as a Revit and BIM Lead will involve:

Reporting to the RES Programmes Engineering Services Manager and operate under his direction

Managing a team of talented BIM / Revit & Architectural Technicians, agree roles & responsibilities, delegate tasks

Leading, managing and developing capability in Revit & BIM for the RES programmes Engineering team. Set protocols, standard templates and working practices for projects, set and monitor BIM compliance. Achieve and maintain BIM accreditation for the team

In own field of discipline, interpreting customer technical requirements and develop them into concept / developed design documents including detailed drawings using Revit and compliance with BIM Level 2

Carrying out 3D point cloud site surveys, condition surveys of existing buildings and write up survey reports

Carrying out technical review of contractor's design drawings and documents for accuracy and compliance with requirements and specification (In own field of discipline)

Working with the Project Management function on various projects to provide BIM & Revit input and support to projects as required

Your skills and qualifications:


Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) related discipline or equivalent experience

Some previous experience in a line management role

Demonstrable post qualification experience within the construction industry in the role of BIM Manager/Coordinator, Senior Revit Operator, Architectural Technician or other similar roles

Experience in the design and specification of buildings, structures, finishes and/ or M&E Services and the ability to produce technical construction details

Proficiency in the use of Revit (desirable) and a full understanding of BIM compliance with a good level of general IT computer skills including MS Word, Excel etc.


Use and understanding of 3D point cloud scanning equipment and the processing of scan data

BIM Manager Qualification is highly desirable, however training can be provided for the right candidate

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for you to have strong communication skills, team work skills and line management experience either face to virtually. We are looking for you to be proactive in your approach to work as well as

Location:Portway, Preston

Salary: £45,000+ dependent on experience and skills

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Shared Services

If you'd like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent - at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of the Shared Services team, you'll be at the heart of this endeavour - working closely with our air, maritime, land and cyber and intelligence businesses to support our customers around the world.

Join us and you'll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

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