Virtual Design & Construction (VDC) Layout Coordinator

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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.

Key responsibilities:

  • 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


Key qualifications:

  • 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.

Key competencies

·        Critical thinking and problem solvingskills

·        Planning and organizing

·        Decision-making

·        Communication skills

·        Leadership

·        Delegation

·        Team work

·        Adaptability

·        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

FZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin or other protected classes.



Location: Grand Rapids, MI
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