How to Become A BIM Coordinator

What does a BIM Coordinator do?

A BIM Coordinator leads and coordinates the generation of digital models from the design stage to the construction stage in Building Information Modeling (BIM) software. The BIM Coordinator is responsible for identifying and efficiently solving any issues in projects during modeling, clash detection, and data conversion.

What skills are needed to be a BIM Coordinator?

  • Proficiency in building information modeling (BIM) software (Revit, Navisworks, etc.)
  • Leadership and communication skills to mentor and collaborate with team members including architects and engineers
  • Expertise in time management and ability to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Specified training from a vocational school, on-the-job training, or a bachelor’s degree

What is the pay for a BIM Coordinator?

According to O*Net OnLine, the median annual salary for Architectural and Civil Drafters is $60,340. It is important to consider that wage varies based on geographic location, education, experience, and type of organization of which you are employed. 17-3011.00 – Architectural and Civil Drafters

Do I have to work full-time as a BIM Coordinator?

Most BIM Coordinator positions are full-time and in-office positions, although there are remote options available.

Who does a BIM Coordinator work for?

A BIM Coordinator is typically supervised by a BIM Manager or architect. There can also be BIM Modelers and BIM Coordinators in the department. A BIM Coordinator will provide mentorship to others in the department.

How can a VDCI Technology Certificate help me?

A VDCI Technology Certificate will teach you the technical skills requested by employers in a BIM Department. Throughout the Technology Certificate Program you will develop complex problem solving skills, time management skills, and specific workflows within industry-leading BIM software.

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