The Tesla Factory Infrastructure Engineering team is seeking a Senior
BIM/VDC Engineer (Lead). This person will be directly responsible for
coordinating the construction models for various Tesla facilities in the United
States. The ideal candidate will have experience working with large, complex
projects and have the ability to multi-task and collaborate with several
technical disciplines. This position is located in Austin, TX.
The Senior BIM/VDC Engineer is expected to provide both
management and design skills in support of a detailed and accurate
This Lead position will set the course for the digital
delivery of the large and fast-moving project, working with discipline leads
and executive management.
Responsible for proper set up and maintenance of large
federated building models involving 8-10 design and engineering disciplines.
Projects are typically cloud-hosted and span across multiple internal and
external design teams in different geographies and time zones.
Directly responsible for the coordination model produced by
the Design Team, Trade Contractors and other third party vendors under their
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
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
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
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.
Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or Civil,
Architectural, or Mechanical Engineering and/or evidence of exceptional
8-10+ years of hands-on experience working with Trades on
construction of high-tech infrastructure and operational facilities
(semiconductor, solar, battery, etc.).
expertise in Revit, Navisworks and reality
Proficiency in AutoCAD, IFC, data interoperability
and general awareness of other BIM and parametric design applications
Experience with scripting and/or visual programming
automation tools (Dynamo and Python). Mastery preferred.
Experience interfacing with construction and cost control on
quantity takeoffs and alignment between Work Breakdown Structure based cost
tracking and BIM parameters