BIM Manager – A-C Careers

BIM Manager

  • Bakersfield

An integral part of the Construction Services Team, the BIM Manager leads a team of modelers to deliver comprehensive BIM-design packages for fabrication and construction that result in measurable cost savings on each project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own the outcome of the project design
  • Development and growth of the VDC-BIM team
  • Profitable innovation in BIM modeling
  • Produces productive prefabrication in modeling
  • Champion of safety

Additional Job Duties:

As a leader and productive manager of the Design Team, the Design Manager is expected to

  • Expend 80% of his/her time contributing to the designs of billable projects.
  • Review and analyze specifications and constructability to accurately incorporate into design model for construction and fabrication.
  • Work with project team, client and trade partners to define project objectives and conditions of satisfaction.
  • Utilize BIM modeling to develop plans, details, elevations, and sections, to accurately convey construction and fabrication requirements to A-C project team.
  • Lead the VDC-BIM team, determining project load for each member and assigning projects based on greatest return on investment. (Choose the right modeler for the job.)
  • Develop and communicate lean processes to deliver effective and efficient projects for construction and fabrication.
  • Determine and track metrics on how VDC-BIM team is saving money (resources) on every job they touch.
  • Work with the Design Manager to develop and train VDC employees; designers, drafters and modelers.
  • Coach VDC-BIM staff and assist in the development of integration and development plans.
  • Work with Preconstruction Project Managers and Design Manager to accurately forecast VDC-BIM Manpower on projects weekly.
  • Continually create, improve upon and communicate BIM modeling processes.
  • Remain current on electrical codes and standards and related design software applications for the best use of our time and money.
  • Evaluate and research new BIM related software and technologies, while seeking out new training opportunities and moving team forward into implementing Revit MEP as a standard for modeling.
  • Lead the recruitment and development process for VDC-BIM staff including but not limited to screening, interviewing and employee onboarding.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.


  • Electrical experience
  • Working knowledge of basic calculations
  • Knowledge of NEC, IEEE, NFPA
  • AutoCAD 2D/3D
  • Navisworks
  • Revit
  • General understanding of electrical, instrumentation, and controls systems
  • Able to work under and meet tight deadlines.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.


Pay Range: $65,000 – $165,000.  Pay may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this job may also include other elements depending on the position offered.

*A-C Electric Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; women, veterans, and minorities are encouraged to apply.