How to Become A BIM Manager

What does a BIM Manager do?

A BIM Manager provides collaboration between the design team and client. A BIM Manager oversees the BIM department by developing, implementing, and enforcing BIM standards. They support the BIM Technicians, Modelers, and Coordinators by resolving BIM design issues and providing mentorship and guidance for advanced building information modeling (BIM) software workflows.

What skills are needed to be a BIM Manager?

  • In-depth knowledge of building information modeling (BIM) software (Revit, Navisworks, etc.)
  • Leadership skills and excellent communication skills
  • Expertise in time management and ability to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail and complex problem solving skills
  • Training through a bachelor’s degree program

What is the pay for a BIM Manager?

According to O*Net OnLine, the median annual salary for Architectural and Civil Managers is $152,350. It is important to consider that wage varies based on geographic location, education, experience, and type of organization of which you are employed. 11-9041.00 Architectural and Engineering Managers

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

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

Who does a BIM Manager work for?

A BIM Manager is typically supervised by an architect or engineer. BIM Managers oversee BIM Technicians, BIM Modelers, and BIM Coordinators.

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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