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BIM Information Manager ( International Assignment)

Requisition ID:  218823



Location: Jubail, Saudi Arabia



Saudi Arabian Bechtel Company (SABCO) has worked as the management services contractor directly with our client, the Royal Commission for over 40 years.  We are the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) managers working in an integrated customer organization.  We are responsible for planning and managing the design production by the client’s design professional consulting workforce of over 1,000 through more than 20 Technical Service Contracts that we administer.  We also provide engineering support through the bidding, procurement, and construction contract phases.


Generally, we manage over 100 building and infrastructure projects at any point in time, ranging from:  New residential communities, iconic buildings and bridges, site preparations and developments, commercial buildings, mosques, schools (including a new 30,000 student university), hospitals and clinics, sports facilities, warehouses, military installations, utility services, electrical sub-stations, roads and highways, ports, pipeline corridors, and significantly more.





The BIM Information Manager is assigned to the Royal Commission Jubail (RCJ) BIM Department and reports directly to the RCJ Building Information Modelling (BIM) Manager.  The BIM Information Manager will liaise with both internal and external stakeholders and will serve as the custodian of the RCJ Common Data Environment (CDE), which is the common data repository (single source of truth) for Work In Progress (WIP) project information generated by engineering and construction teams through all phases of project delivery.  The BIM Information Manager is one of the more critical roles in a BIM program, for they oversee the foundational collaboration application that allows for creation, modification and sharing of project information in real time.  They will be key in educating, training and supporting the in-house engineering and construction teams and contractors in the use of the CDE.  The BIM Information Manager role will primarily focus on the CDE, its use and the information contained within and shared through it, but will also assist in, document management, configuration management and Q/A & Q/C of BIM information.



Job Dimensions 


Works closely with the RCJ BIM Manager to:

  • Ensure the RCJ BIM program is implemented in accordance with the objectives contained within the RCJ BIM Implementation Plan and RCJ management directives.
  • Develop and implement the Common Data Environment (CDE), processes, standards and procedures.
  • Manage, monitor and proactively take action to maintain or remediate the CDE system performance, availability and user issues.



Job Responsibilities 


  • Leads the RCJ organizations use of the CDE as the single source of truth for all project work in progress documents, deliverables and data generated.
  • Setup and maintain CDE environments, application integrations, permissions, workflows, states and engineering drawing title block integrations.
  • Manage CDE datasources and folder structures.
  • Setup users, define and maintain user account permissions.
  • Troubleshoot security and access issues.
  • Leads CDE training of the RCJ staff and contractors.
  • System policing, monitoring and auditing.
  • Generates reports and dashboards.



Qualifications/ Experience

Essential Technical


  • Recognized degree/diploma in a relevant field i.e. drafting technology, engineering, construction, information management, information technology is preferred but relative prior experience may also be considered.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the design engineering and construction industry and/or prior work experience in related fields leading to a thorough understanding of the role requirements as listed, with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a BIM/VPD related role.
  • Experienced working on large-scale capital design, construction projects.
  • Understanding of cross-functional EPC work process and related applications used in BIM project delivery.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Document Control, Information Management, Configuration Management and BIM Common Data Environments.



Essential Behavioral


  •  Must be able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills to explain new work processes and technologies to all levels of the organization.



Preferred Technical


  • Relative Engineering, Construction, Document & Information Management, Automation or Information Systems experience in a BIM design delivery project.
  • 7+ years’ experience in the engineering and construction industry and/or prior extensive work experience in related fields leading to a thorough understanding of the role requirements as listed.
  • Able to demonstrate capabilities for working across EPC functions.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of ProjectWise and/or Vault.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience using ProjectWise and/or Vault.
  • Experience using ProjectWise Administrator and/or Vault to configure security, create workflows, folder structures, and projects.
  • Experience with BIM and CAD, tools and methodologies.
  • Experience working in and supporting an engineering and design collaborative environment.
  • Experienced with document management, software administration and user-support functions.
  • Experience documenting, proposing and implementing changes within a managed environment.



Preferred Behavioral


  • Self-motivated, self-starter with good interpersonal skills.
  • Capacity guide and train engineering and construction staff.
  • Capable of managing priorities and take on additional evolving responsibilities.
  • Ability to work within a multi-cultured, integrated RC/Bechtel team.
  • Ability to work within a culturally diverse organization, recognizing and respecting differences.












Bechtel employees in Jubail receive free furnished housing and basic utilities, work transport, free health care (on site in Saudi Arabia), eligible participation in Bechtel group/private health care plan options, retirement benefit plan participation, life insurance options for you and qualified dependents, a base of 24 days of paid leave, 11 paid holidays, airfare coverage and additional time off for R&Rs and Home Leave, and local private schooling tuition coverage for up to two school-aged dependent children.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.