Architectural Draftsperson / BIM Specialist

Job Company: 

South Mountain Company

Job Location: 

Martha's Vineyard, MA


Assist Project Architects with all aspects of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in ArchiCad and provide departmental administrative support.

Specific Responsibilities

  1. BIM Responsibilities:

    1. Drafting, from schematic design through construction documentation.

    2. Keep up to date the SMC ArchiCad project template and standard detail library.

    3. Stay current with high-performance building detailing.

    4. Create professional-quality 3D renderings.

    5. Manage BIM Server.

    6. Provide ArchiCad-related tech support.

    7. Adhere to department graphic standards and processes, and work with Architecture Manager to improve.

  2. Maintain physical material sample library.

  3. Maintain the master outline specification template.

  4. Assist with project startup and closeout, including measuring and documenting existing conditions.

  5. Provide administrative support to Architects as required (such as printing and assembling bid sets).

  6. Contribute and be receptive to a collaborative design atmosphere.

  7. Participate in department meetings and contribute to departmental needs and growth.

  8. Use SMC standard information technology including web-based applications, consistent and timely electronic

    communications, consistent and proper electronic record keeping, and cell phone protocol.

  9. Undertake professional development, including maintaining necessary certifications, licenses etc.

Committee Membership

Design, Company Meetings

Immediate Subordinates

Not applicable

Qualifications, Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  1. Associate’s degree in related field (Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or a related field preferred)

  2. Three years of full-time work with ArchiCad BIM

  3. Five years of architectural drafting experience

  4. Experience supporting and managing BIM technology

  5. Understanding of building science fundamentals and experience detailing high-performance buildings

  6. Fluency with Excel, Photoshop, and InDesign

  7. Graphic design skills a plus

  8. Aptitude and comfort working independently in a team environment, providing ideas and open to feedback

Licensing and Professional Associations

Not applicable. (Note: This position does not require an architecture license or a path to licensure.)

Physical Requirements

Comfortable on jobsites, including attics, knee walls, basements, and crawlspaces

Compensation and Benefits

Full-time position with full benefits

Wage range: Non-Supervisory

Possible Career Path Options

To be determined