VDC Coordinator, Gigafactory

Sparks, Nevada
13 Oct 2018
13 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role:

The Gigafactory Construction and Design Team is looking to hire an experienced VDC Coordinator. This person will be directly responsible for the construction model of the Gigafactory. The ideal candidate will have experience working with large, complex projects and have the ability to multi-task and collaborate with several technical disciplines.

  • The VDC Coordinator is expected to provide both management and design skills in support of a detailed and accurate BIM model for the Gigafactory.
  • Directly responsible for the coordination model produced by the Design Team, Trade Contractors and other third party vendors under their direction.
  • Responsible for integrating the work of both the layout team and various tool-line owners working on a given project as well as coordinating the efforts of the design team using the model for planning and conceptual work.
  • Hand off the completed model/as-built to their facilities counterpart to maintain for future projects.
  • Scope of responsibility will include overall accuracy & completeness of the models, physical & operational spatial coordination, and timely implementation and resolution of any issues according to an aggressive schedule.
  • Work with engineers, trades, and designer professionals to develop an integrated model delivery approach and lead clash detection sessions with a focus on optimizing the construction process and driving quality and value.
  • Introduce, support and oversee the implementation of industry leading BIM technology.
  • Identify conflicts with Architectural, Structural and other MEP design elements and present well thought out and cost effective solutions.
  • Responsible for reviewing and overseeing the required operational access for Mechanical equipment.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management or Civil, Architectural, or Mechanical Engineering and/or evidence of exceptional experience.
  • 3-5+ years of hands-on experience working with Trades on construction of high-tech infrastructure and operational facilities (semiconductor, solar, battery, etc.).
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, Navisworks and general awareness of other BIM software applications.
  • Experience interfacing with construction and cost control on quantity takeoffs and alignment between Work Breakdown Structure based cost tracking and BIM parameters

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