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BIM Engineering Lead (Sydney)

Requisition ID:  219500

Project Background

Bechtel, a global leader in project management, engineering, procurement and construction, has been selected by WSA Co as its Delivery Partner and Project Manager (Definition) for the Western Sydney Airport, a $5.3 billion greenfield facility in Badgerys Creek, New South Wales. This will be a landmark project for both New South Wales and Australia, due for completion at the end of 2026.


Western Sydney Airport will provide much-needed additional aviation capacity to meet growing demand in the Sydney basin and improve access to flights for people in Western Sydney. One of Australia's most significant infrastructure projects in decades, the international and domestic airport will open in 2026, bringing social and economic prosperity to the Western Sydney region. Learn more about this exciting project at the following:


Job Summary

The Project BIM Lead is responsible for understanding project life-cycle information requirements, provide cross-functional coordination, ensure methods of application integration is in alignment with Infrastructure’s data centric Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) Program, including, but not limited to, 3D Model Development, 4D Integrated Schedule, Common Data Environment (CDE) collaboration, 5D Integrated Cost, and drive an innovative culture on Project.


Job Responsibilities

  • Developing the project BIM strategy, requirements, and BIM Execution Plans (BEPs)
  • Provide BIM production support to project teams, champions setup and configuration of the: Common Data Environment (CDE), project model environment, model federation and interference management systems, data quality checking process, model coordination and deliverable generation to satisfy 3D/4D/5D BIM uses
  • The Project BIM Lead is responsible for developing, communicating and institutionalizing standardized BIM workflows to the project stakeholders and subcontractors (e.g., A/Es, EPCMs)
  • The Project BIM Lead must possess the ability to relay BIM/CIM and technology solutions to architecture, engineering and construction professionals. This includes facilitating meetings with project management & client-facing presentations
  • Reviews the Procurement and Contracts tender documents, automation plans documents, procedures used for the supply chain to ensure BIM capabilities are assessed and aligned to the BEP and project information requirements
  • Ensures adequate training is provided on the use of the CDE and associated tools to assist its deployment, including engagement with off-Project subject matter experts.
  • Conducts regular Assessments to review the implementation of the BEP and level of BIM maturity achieved on the Project, and to seek opportunities for improvement
  • Monitors BIM deliverables to ensure compliance with the agreed upon strategy, standards and work processes
  • Serves as a liaison between IT staff and local BIM users
  • Participates in scheduled conference calls with other local and national office BIM coordinators for the purpose of knowledge sharing, management and lessons learned
  • Develop the requirements, structure and methodologies for successful handover of asset data to support O&M Systems 
  • Provides operational direction to other BIM team members on the Project, including the BIM Lead(s) at 3rd Party engineering consultants, design firms and/or subcontractors.


Job Qualification

  • BS or MS degree in Architectural, Engineering, Construction Management
  • Experienced in AEC, EPCM projects as a BIM Manager/BIM lead leveraging and managing technology in facility design and construction
  • Industry BIM Certification (Revit Professional, CM-BIM, or related) is preferred
  • Must have knowledge of Autodesk and Bentley 3D/BIM authoring Platforms including features, functions, and limitations,
  • Working knowledge and proficiency with the following: Collaboration and data management solutions: ProjectWise, BIM 360 Suite, Navisworks, 3D/BIM-enabled quantity takeoff and BIM-enabled estimating tools
  • Knowledge of Design-Bid-Build, Design/Build, Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), LEAN and other modern contractual delivery methods
  • Understands project workflows from design, estimation, construction administration and coordination, and fabrication
  • Knowledge of industry standards, workflows, data formats and inter-operability techniques
  • Proficient in oral and written communications skills. Collaborates well in a team environment
  • Awareness/knowledge/experience in BIM usage and methodologies for asset life cycle turnover to O&M
  • Ability to manage priorities and take on additional evolving responsibilities with demonstrated experience providing direction/supervising a team



Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.


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veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.