Architectural Revit Designer - Southfield

We’re Growing! Seeking a career-minded Architectural Revit Designer with 3-5+ years’ experience in designing for institutional, commercial, and automotive research buildings. Experience with REVIT and general knowledge of Microsoft Office software is a MUST.  Experience with AutoCAD a plus.  Applicants must possess a comprehensive knowledge of building construction, building systems, and document development.

Great benefits! Long term opportunities! 

Apply via email to Careers@dsdonline.com or our indeed page. 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the project teams for development of project documentation and various BIM deliverables to clients, to communicate the contract scope and design intent.

  • Responsible for project setup; must possess knowledge and ability to set-up project AutoCAD files and Revit model creation per client or office standards.

  • Proficient with Revit model creation and the development of family content in accordance with company standards.

  • Ability to leads the AutoCAD or Revit model coordination efforts between departments.

  • Collaborate and communicate across multi-discipline and multi-company/consultant project teams.

  • Assist project managers with model presentation and client meetings.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with the ability to meet deadlines.

  • Must have the understanding and capability of reading existing construction documents, organizing/leading field checking activities and surveying existing buildings.

  • 3D scanning existing facilities and creating documents (point clouds) for developing project documentation. 

  • Graphically produce existing building “as-builts” and develop architectural building backgrounds.

  • Accurately produce schematic design, design development, and construction documents based on direction from the Project Architect.

  • Carry out design tasks of limited scope (e.g. site planning alternate studies, elevational studies, stairs, and toilet room layouts) and with technical task (e.g. building sections, wall sections, and special details).

  • Assist with Interior Design drawings, material selections, and documentation.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3-5 years related architectural experience.

  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Navisworks, Bluebeam, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Teams. Familiar with BIM360.

  • Familiar with point cloud software (e.g., Autodesk Recap).

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently.

  • Ability to spend most of an 8-hour day sitting, standing, and walking at the office.

  • Ability to visit existing and new project sites for observation, investigation, and evaluation purposes.

  • Ability to use equipment (3D scanners, cameras, etc.)  for communication and documentation purposes.

  • Someone who is constantly looking to better themselves and takes the initiative to learn, is detail-oriented, self-motivated, and enthusiastic.

  • An individual who contributes beyond themselves and is motivated by their team's success.

  • Someone who enjoys trying new ideas and is continually working to improve themselves, their skills, and those around them.

Minimum Education/Professional Licensing Desired

  • Associates/Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture/Engineering, Architectural Technology from an accredited college/university, or equivalent experience.

  • Licensing exams in progress preferred.