Virtual Design & Construction (VDC) Layout Coordinator
Feyen Zylstra is looking for a Virtual Design & Construction (VDC) Layout Coordinator for our Grand Rapids, MI location. This is a full-time position, reporting to a VDC manager. This role is responsible for the project-specific overall direction, and identifying the best modeling practices for the overall layout of our electrical systems. Ensures consistency with company strategy, commitments, and project goals.
Champion layout on all projects utilizing VDC processes, standards & methods
Review with Project team throughout process to maintain team alignment
Coordinate with BIM Coordinators & Detailers on
- Layout of conduit systems and electrical rooms
- Developing fabrication opportunities for the one-line conduit system
- Communicate/Coordinate with project foreman to fully develop all aspects of the layout and installation execution plan
Oversee the development of installation drawings & documentation
Lead weekly call skype meetings throughout the VDC process along with the fabrication & project schedules
Work to refine our current fabrication means and methods by seeking out feedback from field personnel
Conduct project site visits with project foreman
- Evaluate installation procedures compared to the install documentation
- Address fabrication opportunities for improvement
- Explore and develop new fabrication opportunities
- BIM 360 Field
- Task tracking
- Equipment updates
- Issue Log maintenance
- Coordinate with VDC Manager on Project Control System status
Communicate with VDC Manager & Supervisor on issue tracking statuses
Electrical Journeyperson license required.
5 or more years of relevant electrical experience.
Demonstrate knowledge related to NEC compliant electrical installations.
Bluebeam experience preferred, but not required. Technological savviness is a must.
Communication skills – conduct project calls, drive the meeting, fielding feedback, work with field leadership on timeline.
Experience related to innovative problem solving solutions.
Knowledge of unique means and methods for electrical systems
Experience in strategic planning, risk management, and change management
Proven involvement in successful project layouts
Willingness to travel as needed to project sites and out-of-state branches for projects.
· Critical thinking and problem solvingskills
· Planning and organizing
· Communication skills
· Team work
· Stress tolerance
· Tech savvy
We offer generous benefits, competitive compensation, paid time off, training and development, opportunity for growth, a safe work environment and the chance to work with a winning team in a great company culture.
Candidates are required to pass a drug screen, pre-employment physical, background check, motor vehicle report, and reference checking.
About Feyen Zylstra
Feyen Zylstra is different. Unlike a typical electrical contractor, we are a knowledge-based electrical services firm that specializes in complex industrial, commercial, and institutional projects with unique electrical demands. Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan with offices in Detroit and Traverse City, Michigan, Nashville, Tennessee, and Charleston, South Carolina, Feyen Zylstra serves clients based throughout the country. For more information on Feyen Zylstra, please visit www.feyenzylstra.com.
FZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin or other protected classes.