Grimshaw is an internationally recognised practice with over 550 employees throughout our offices in Los Angeles, New York, London, Doha, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne and Sydney. Employees are offered opportunities for continuous development in an environment that is both challenging and rewarding.

 

Grimshaw has cultivated a work environment that attracts and retains the best talent in the industry. Our employee make-up is diverse, with over 50 nationalities represented across the global practice.

People choose to work at Grimshaw because they are given the freedom to be creative and everyone's contribution is valued. Staff are encouraged to see beyond their projects and to participate in a range of opportunities, including cross-office design charrettes and R&D groups.

We focus on providing a range of technical and practical support to all employees, with an established global mentoring scheme, a rolling CPD programme, and student support including partial funding, study leave, loans, lectures and site visits.

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With over 80% of the office paired with either a mentor or mentee the programme offers our staff the opportunity to share and gain knowledge, expertise and skills.

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The Women in Architecture group organises panel events, workshops and guest speakers as part of a range of initiatives which look at issues affecting women in the built environment industry.

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To help Grimshaw identify the skills and experience in our office we ask all staff to complete a skills profile.

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We encourage our people to find a healthy balance in their day-to-day lives with diet, stress relief, and fitness activities.

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Development reviews and appraisals ensure each individual is on track to achieve their goals.

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International assignments present employees with the opportunity to take their skills around the world and build their breadth of experience.

Recognising the need to encourage a culture of creativity and skills development, Grimshaw offers in-house life drawing and sketching courses. We gain inspiration from others both within and outside the industry with regular presentations by external guests at the practice's Tea Time Talks.

Social events celebrate the company’s inclusive culture, and there are a range of services to support a healthy work-life balance including yoga, meditation, a book club, weekly fruit delivery, and inter-practice softball and football games.

80%

of employees took part in 2017's mentoring programme

350

architectural staff globally

40%

of staff are female

8

global offices

We invite all candidates to apply to Grimshaw via the form below. Please complete all fields and attach a CV and portfolio of your work where applicable. During times when there are no vacancies we welcome speculative CVs, however as it stands for all applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Grimshaw recognises that our people are our greatest asset, and that a diverse workforce produces the best ideas. To deliver even better work for our clients we are taking active steps to increase the repertoire of experience, cultural background and global insight of our staff. Through fostering an open and inclusive environment we are improving the balance of under-represented groups, making sure that everyone feels welcome and inspired to progress their career with us.

Current Vacancies

Architects and Architectural Assistants, London

Grimshaw are currently seeking highly motivated Architects and Architectural Assistants to join our practice.

At Grimshaw we encourage creativity, collaboration and innovation. We want our staff to be fulfilled by their time with us as we know the key to our continuing success is working with, and engaging the most talented people we can find.

For all of our roles strong communication skills and an appreciation of the Grimshaw design ethos are crucial. Experience of working in Revit, Rhino and Grasshopper would be advantageous.

Grimshaw is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome people from all backgrounds and recognise that in order to be successful, we need to create an inclusive environment where everyone can realise their potential and succeed.

If you are interested, please contact us with your CV and portfolio. As part of your application please include your current availability, proof of right to work in the UK and if you have any access requirements please let us know prior to your interview.

Click here to apply.

HR Assistant, London

Grimshaw Architects are looking for a HR Assistant to join its busy team located in Farringdon. The job is fast paced and across all levels of the practice, so this role would suit someone who has experience working in a support role and an interest in HR.

This role will coordinate to the day-to-day delivery of the smooth administrative running of the HR team to provide an efficient and high quality HR service to the London office and other locations as required. Acting as the first point of contact for London staff, they will answer queries in an approachable, accurate and timely manner. The successful candidate will have the ability to build relationships and gain trust quickly, focussing on providing a reliable service to the rest of the practice. They will be highly organised with the ability to multi task and have an eye for detail. They will be aware of when to ask for help and be able to solve problems using their own initiative. We are seeking someone with demonstrable experience working in an similar role using HR Information systems.

At Grimshaw we encourage creativity and innovation and work in a friendly and vibrant environment. We want our staff to be fulfilled by their time with us as we know the key to our continuing success is working with, and engaging the most talented people we can find. For all of our roles strong communication skills and an appreciation of the Grimshaw design ethos are crucial.

Apply now with your CV and a cover letter.

Click here to apply.

Executive Assistant - PA, New York

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, proactive and passionate Executive Assistant to join our growing Practice in New York.

As an Executive Assistant you will provide exceptional support to two of our New York based Partners and their project teams, ensuring that all tasks and objectives are successfully achieved.

You will demonstrate sound judgment and professionalism with the ability to operate across all levels of the organization, multi-tasking against multiple critical priorities. There are many different and exciting projects that require leadership, coordination, exceptional problem solving and communication skills to see through to their completion.

Major responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the Partner and his project teams can work as efficiently as possible while maintaining confidentiality and building strong relationships across the New York and global offices;
  • Coordinate sometimes complex domestic and international travel arrangements and itineraries for the Partner and other team members;
  • Develop a systematic method to independently manage multiple calendars by scheduling appointments, anticipating needs, changes and rearranging meetings as appropriate.
  • Research, compile, assimilate, and prepare confidential and sensitive documents and briefs the executive regarding contents.
  • Coordinate various projects that will assist the team with the delivery of Grimshaw’s strategic plans;
  • Prepare high quality documents and presentations as needed.

Desired Skills and Experience:

We are looking for a professional Executive Assistant with a minimum of 5 years of experience in the arts, creative or professional services industry.

The ideal candidate has superb time management skills, meticulous attention to detail, the ability to quickly adapt in a fast-paced environment, and a sunny disposition. The candidate will be a ‘gatekeeper’ to the Partner, dealing with all levels of communications from emails to liaising with clients.

The ability to build strong relationships across the practice is very important, to know when and how to involve others is a must.

If you are interested please contact us with your CV and cover letter.

Click here to apply.

Mid-Level and Senior Architects, Sydney

Grimshaw is an internationally recognised architectural practice with over 600 employees throughout our offices in London, New York, Los Angeles, Dubai, Doha, Melbourne, Sydney and Kuala Lumpur. Grimshaw is dedicated to working closely with our clients in the design of its buildings and environments to deliver projects which meet the highest possible standards of excellence and that inspire and transform our communities.

As we continue to secure more exciting projects throughout Australia, we are currently seeking a number of talented Mid-Level and Senior Architects to join our Sydney Studio, predominately working on either Education, Transport, Master Planning or Mixed-Use related projects.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to the successful delivery of a complex, large scale project
  • Have responsibility for specific roles, areas or packages within a project
  • Work within an agreed scope and deliver complete ‘packages’ of work to deadline
  • Demonstrate design and technical aptitude, with developing design and technical confidence
  • Contribute to the generation and exploration of design and construction ideas, being aware of the balance of conceptual, aesthetic, constructional and cost influences
  • Contribute to the design work on ‘big picture’ context, objectives, composition, materials and colour, architectural ‘volume’ control, detail quality and build quality
  • Develop design work in close cooperation with other members of the Grimshaw project team
  • Assist with liaison with the client, stakeholders and authorities, in collaboration with Project Leads
  • Be attentive of client feedback, issues or potential problems and report any issues raised
  • Help assist and coach junior team members on the project

To be successful you will have:

  • 3 - 7 years’ experience
  • Master’s Degree in Architecture or equivalent
  • Exceptional design skills with experience working on large scale projects
  • Knowledge of construction industry legislation, practice andprocedures
  • Working knowledge of all project work stages
  • Experience with Revit is essential
  • Excellent communication skills to work with internal and external clients
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to analyse and critically assess problems
  • Imaginative and creative thinking skills and ability
  • Registered or working towards architectural registration

In our workplace, we encourage creativity and innovation. Our employees are offered opportunities for continuous learning and development in an environment that is both challenging and rewarding. We also offer several employee benefits including 4 weeks’ annual leave per annum (plus public holidays), discounted health insurance, Bootcamp, Wellness Week and host various social events and activities. Sponsorship is also provided for international candidates.

If you have passion for design and are interested in working in a creative, fun and inspiring environment, we would love to hear from you!

Please send your application to: hrjobsaus@grimshaw.global. Please include a cover letter and resume clearly outlining your suitability for the role, as well as your portfolio as part of your application.

Grimshaw is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome people from all backgrounds and recognise that to be successful, we need to create an inclusive environment where everyone can realise their potential and succeed

Please note that due to a large volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Click here to apply.

Senior Architect, London

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Senior Architect to join our team at Grimshaw London. The ideal candidate will have 5 – 10 years’ experience post Part III with demonstrable sector experience on complex/large scale projects.

  • Key responsibilities include:
  • Demonstrate design and technical aptitude, with developing design and technical confidence
  • Contribute to the design work on ‘big picture’ context, objectives, composition, materials and colour, architectural ‘volume’ control, detail quality and build quality
  • Develop design work in close cooperation with other members of the Grimshaw project team
  • Contribute to the successful delivery of a complex, large scale public project
  • Have responsibility for specific roles, areas or packages within a project
  • Work within an agreed scope and deliver complete ‘packages’ of work to deadline
  • Contribute to the generation and exploration of design and construction ideas, being aware of the balance of conceptual, aesthetic, constructional and cost influences
  • Assist with liaison with the client, stakeholders and authorities, in collaboration with Project Leads
  • Be attentive of client feedback, issues or potential problems and report any issues raised
  • Help assist and coach junior team members on the project.
  • At Grimshaw we encourage creativity and innovation and you can expect to work in a vibrant, collaborative and inclusive environment. We want our staff to be fulfilled and supported in their careers as we know the key to our continuing success is working with and engaging the most talented people we can find.

    If you are interested, please contact us with your CV and portfolio. As part of your application please include your current availability, proof of right to work in the UK and if you have any access requirements please let us know prior to your interview.

    Click here to apply.

    BIM Coordinator, Sydney

    Grimshaw is an international architectural practice who works closely with our clients in designing buildings and environments that work, inspire people and transform communities. Grimshaw operates worldwide with offices in New York, London, Melbourne, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur and Doha employing over 560 staff. We are a dedicated, hardworking team, who work collaboratively to deliver projects which meet the highest possible standards of excellence. In our workplace, we encourage creativity and innovation in a vibrant and friendly working environment.

    We currently have an exciting opportunity available for a BIM coordinator to join our Sydney office. This role will support project teams in the use of BIM tools and workflows on project work.

    Key responsibilities include:

    ·Maintaining all project BIM models and associated project BIM documents and data, to ensure the prescribed performance and quality levels satisfy specific project BIM requirements and Grimshaw BIM Standards.

    ·Initial project set-up, ensuring BIM models remain free from errors and are achieving the required Levels of Development while managing outputs and performing BIM coordination exercises.

    ·Provide technical support directly to project teams and reports directly to the Office BIM Manager, providing feedback on project teams requirements for training, workflows or content.

    ·Assist Office BIM Manager in ensuring that assigned project work complies with the global Grimshaw BIM standards and any project-specific or national standards.

    ·Provide ongoing training to project teams, in conjunction with the Office BIM Manager.

    ·Identify and report to the Office BIM manager any opportunities for improvements to our workflows, tools and the capabilities of teams or where further support is required.

    To be successful you will have:

    ·Able to clearly articulate advanced concepts in a way that team members at all levels can understand

    ·Advanced knowledge of and proven practical background in Autodesk Revit and related BIM authoring software.

    ·A methodical approach to problem-solving is required and the ability to rapidly pick up new software skills is essential.

    ·Solid understanding of legacy BIM / CAD applications and practices, particularly Autodesk AutoCAD / Bentley Microstation.

    ·Experience in model federation workflows using Navisworks.

    ·Experience working with Solibri and IFC formats highly regarded.

    ·Familiarity with design applications such as McNeel Rhinoceros and experience with interoperability with Revit is beneficial.

    ·Additional knowledge of Dynamo / Grasshopper is highly beneficial.

    ·Additional knowledge of C# or Python programming languages and Revit API programming is beneficial.

    ·Must possess a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience with Revit and BIM Concepts and at least 2 - 5 years of architecture experience.

    ·A degree (or equivalent) in Architecture or construction technology is preferred

    To apply send your cover letter and resume clearly outlining your suitability for the role. Please also include your design portfolio as part of your application.

    To apply send your application to: hrjobsaus@grimshaw.global. Please include a cover letter and resume clearly outlining your suitability for the role, as well as your design portfolio as part of your application.

    Grimshaw is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome people from all backgrounds and recognise that to be successful, we need to create an inclusive environment where everyone can realise their potential and succeed

    Please note that due to a large volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Click here to apply.

    PA and Team Assistant, London

    Grimshaw London are currently seeking highly motivated PA and Team Assistant to provide strong organisational and proactive support to the Partner in order to keep on top of extremely busy diaries, email inboxes, tasks and travel plans. PA and Team Assistant will also be responsible for keeping track of requests made to Partners, ensuring all are actioned on time within deadline. PA and Team Assistant will also provide support to Partners’ Project team with various administrative duties, including meeting management, expenses and timesheet recording.

    SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

    • Previous PA experience essential
    • Experience in architectural industry not essential
    • Expert in Microsoft Office (outlook/word/excel)
    • Good communication skills
    • Confident
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to multitask
    • Able to use initiative and work with little guidance

    At Grimshaw, we encourage creativity and innovation and you can expect to work in vibrant and fast paced environment. For all of our roles, strong communication skills and appreciation of Grimshaw design ethos are crucial.

    Click here to apply.

    CGI Visualiser, Melbourne

    Grimshaw Architects is seeking a talented and creative middleweight CGI Visualiser with experience in 3D modeling and rendering for a full-time position in our office in Melbourne. You will work with all project teams in the Melbourne studio, as well as interface with our CGI teams in Sydney, London & New York in the creation of high-quality architectural visualizations via 3D still and animated renderings, and 2D illustrations.

    Ideal candidates should feel comfortable working with photorealistic and stylised visualisation techniques, and should have developed 3D modeling skills suitable for quick CG images and accurate CAD detailing. You will work directly with project teams in the realisation of their designs in a variety of image formats, virtual reality, and animations.

    Responsibilities:

    • Working with Project Teams in creating 3D modelled representations of design sketches or developed projects, manifested in compelling imagery
    • Work as part of a project team, or independently, with output that meets high standards and tight deadlines
    • Working with the CGI teams in Sydney, London & New York in the development of CGI styles and shared resources

    Skill Sets:

    • Degree in Architecture or Industrial Design preferred
      2+ years experience in a design firm environment
    • Expert knowledge of modeling in 3DS Max
    • Expert knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
    • Experience with rendering and animation in 3DS Max and Vray
    • Experience with exporting geometry from Rhino & Revit
    • Experience working to a team-oriented workflow
    • High level of experience translating architectural sketches and CAD documents into realized 3D models and images
    • Strong communication skills and a self-driven work ethic
    • Excellent attention to detail

    Application:

    Apply via emailing: david.crapp@grimshaw.global directly using the subject title: "CGI Visualiser Melbourne"

    Please send your CV and a series of portfolio images (PDF format <5mb or web link). Portfolio images should include examples of final rendered images, illustrations, and/or animations focused towards architectural visualization.

    No freelancers or contractors will be considered. This is a full-time position only.



    Click here to apply.

    Mid-Level and Senior Architects - Auckland, Auckland

    Grimshaw is an internationally recognised architectural practice with over 500 employees globally. Grimshaw is dedicated to working closely with our clients in the design of its buildings and environments to deliver projects which meet the highest possible standards of excellence and that inspire and transform our communities.

    As we continue to secure more exciting projects throughout New Zealand, we are currently seeking a number of talented Mid-Level and Senior Architects to join our New Zealand Team, predominately working on either Transport, Aviation, Master Planning or Mixed-Use related projects.

    Key responsibilities include:

    • Contribute to the successful delivery of a complex, large scale project
    • Have responsibility for specific roles, areas or packages within a project
    • Work within an agreed scope and deliver complete ‘packages’ of work to deadline
    • Demonstrate design and technical aptitude, with developing design and technical confidence
    • Contribute to the generation and exploration of design and construction ideas, being aware of the balance of conceptual, aesthetic, constructional and cost influences
    • Contribute to the design work on ‘big picture’ context, objectives, composition, materials and colour, architectural ‘volume’ control, detail quality and build quality
    • Develop design work in close cooperation with other members of the Grimshaw project team
    • Assist with liaison with the client, stakeholders and authorities, in collaboration with Project Leads
    • Be attentive of client feedback, issues or potential problems and report any issues raised
    • Help assist and coach junior team members on the project

    To be successful you will have:

    • 5 - 15 years’ experience
    • Master’s Degree in Architecture or equivalent
    • Exceptional design skills with experience working on large scale projects
    • Knowledge of construction industry legislation, practice andprocedures

    Working knowledge of all project work stages

    Experience with Revit is essential

    • Excellent communication skills to work with internal and external clients
    • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
    • Ability to analyse and critically assess problems
    • Imaginative and creative thinking skills and ability
    • Registered or working towards architectural registration

    If you have passion for design and are interested in working in a creative, fun and inspiring environment, we would love to hear from you.

    Please send your application to: hrjobsaus@grimshaw.global. Please include a cover letter and resume clearly outlining your suitability for the role, as well as your portfolio as part of your application.

    Grimshaw is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome people from all backgrounds and recognise that to be successful, we need to create an inclusive environment where everyone can realise their potential and succeed

    Please note that due to a large volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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    Click here to apply.

    Senior Urban Designer, London

    A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced urban designer to join the team to work on a large, ambitious and complex masterplanning project.


    You will have excellent design ability and have proven experience interpreting client’s needs into high-quality design concepts, as well as the confidence to develop and lead client relationships. With previous experience managing similar projects, candidates can have an architectural or urban design background but must have been specialising in urban design in recent years.


    At Grimshaw, we encourage creativity and innovation and you can expect to work in a vibrant, collaborative and inclusive environment. We want our staff to be fulfilled and supported in their careers as we know the key to our continuing success is working with and engaging the most talented people we can find.


    If you are interested, please submit your CV and portfolio by clicking the ‘apply’ link below.


    As part of your application please include your proof of right to work in the UK and if you have any access requirements please let us know prior to your interview.

    Click here to apply.

    Business System Analyst, Australia

    Grimshaw is an international architectural practice who works closely with our clients in designing buildings and environments that work, inspire people and transform communities. We are a dedicated, hardworking team, who work collaboratively to deliver projects which meet the highest possible standards of excellence. In our workplace, we encourage creativity and innovation in a vibrant and friendly working environment.

    We currently have an exciting opportunity available for a Business Systems Analyst to support our Australian practice, located at either our Sydney or Melbourne office.

    Working as key member of our Global System team, the Business Systems Analyst provides support to the business on the use of our bespoke company software, including engaging, training and reviewing company processes to aide the development of the practice, ensuring timely resolution of queries and taking steps to reduce recurring issues and improve operating efficiencies.

    As Business Systems Analyst you will:

    • Provide support to project teams and support departments on use of bespoke company software, whilst working in line with our QA and ISO standards.
    • Provide training and coaching on the relevant systems when required.
    • Be responsible for reviewing company processes to aide the development of the practice.
    • Provide efficient Business Systems support for staff and respond to user issues within an acceptable time frame.
    • Develop and maintain knowledge of the business to understand risks, opportunities and impacts of
    • changes to existing processes and systems.
    • Look for opportunities for continuous improvement to the development of systems, identifying gaps
    • and making recommendations. This may include updating or implementing policies and procedures.
    • Work with department leads to support development of their business systems needs.
    • Work with Business Systems Manager and Quality Management Systems team to ensure all official company documentation is accurate and up to date.

    The person we are looking for will have:

    • Previous experience developing and implementing systems, including confidence with learning new software.
    • Proven experience in training delivery.
    • Excellent computer skills, including exposure to Windows Desktop Operating Systems and Office (experience with electronic document control).
    • Strong problem-solving skills, logical thinking and analysis.
    • The ability to engage and influence stakeholders.
    • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to multi-task and work towards deadlines within a fast paced, creative environment.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to interact at all levels.
    • The ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with leadership and staff.
    • A proactive and solutions focused approach when dealing with issues.
    • Ability to work independently and proactively
    • Tertiary qualifications in IT or a related discipline is preferred.
    • Willing to travel between Australian offices, as required.

    If you have passion for systems and are interested in working in a creative, fun and inspiring environment, we would like to hear from you.

    to apply send your application to: hrjobsaus@grimshaw.global. Please include a cover letter and resume clearly outlining your suitability for the role, as well as your design portfolio as part of your application.

    Grimshaw is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome people from all backgrounds and recognise that to be successful, we need to create an inclusive environment where everyone can realise their potential and succeed

    Please note that due to a large volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Click here to apply.

    BIM Specialist, New York

    Overview

    The main role of the BIM Specialist is to support Grimshaw architectural project teams in the use of BIM tools and workflows, specifically Autodesk Revit. The BIM Specialist provides technical support directly to project team members and reports to the Project BIM Manager, providing feedback on the team’s requirements for training, workflows or content.

    Role Opportunities

    Grimshaw want our staff to be fulfilled by their time here, as we know the key to our continuing success is working with and engaging the most talented people we can find. Grimshaw are committed to helping our people reach their full potential, so there are a variety of opportunities to progress within the organization or the global Design Technology team.

    Skills

    Required skills

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Must be able to work in a versatile, organized and methodical way to prioritize and balance workloads
    • Advanced knowledge of and proven practical background in Autodesk Revit and related BIM authoring software
    • Advanced knowledge and experience of legacy BIM / CAD applications and practices, particularly Microstation
    • Experienced with model federation and coordination workflows using Navisworks Manage and based around IFC format
    • Experienced in delivering projects to BIM standards with validation and QA processes
    • Familiarity with design applications such as McNeel Rhinoceros. Experience with interoperability with Revit is highly beneficial

    Desired skills

    • Additional knowledge of Dynamo/Grasshopper is highly beneficial
    • Additional knowledge of C# or Python programming languages and Revit API programming is beneficial

    Qualifications

    • Degree in Architecture or Architectural Technology

    Experience

    • Must possess at least 3+ years of relevant experience with Revit and BIM projects.
    • Must have at least 5 years of experience working in practice
    • Experience of delivering projects to prescribed standards
    • Experience with large-scale projects and teams

    Department responsibilities

    • Support DT team in promoting DT initiatives across the office
    • Contribute to the global DT platform

    Project responsibilities

    • Assist BIM Manager in ensuring that project work complies with the global BIM standards and the project-specific standards
    • Assist BIM Manager in ensuring any changes in procedures and standards are effectively communicated to the project team and implemented
    • Identify and report to the BIM Manager any opportunities for improvements to our workflows, tools and the capabilities of teams
    • Set up new project files including linked model hierarchies, survey files, building models, CAD imports, shared coordinates and starter content
    • Document solutions and workflows to be shared with other teams
    • Provide advice, training, guidance and at-desk support for Revit and other authoring platforms
    • Create project-specific and office-wide Revit content
    • Prepare BIM models for issue

    Project coordination

    • Coordinate team activity and workflows on project Common Data Environment (CDE)
    • Prepare models and perform clash detection, according to defined standards
    • Liaise with external design teams to resolve clashes, coordination issues, any BIM model or CDE issues
    • Conduct regular reviews to ensure compliance of BIM models and workflows to defined standards
    • Produce federated models and COBie datasets where necessary

    Click here to apply.

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