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Senior VDC Engineer in Philadelphia, PA at Gilbane

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

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Job Description

At Gilbane we’re building more than buildings, we’re helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities across the United States and throughout the world that will be helping people live better for decades to come. As a fifth generation family business we’ve built the best team in the industry with a culture of caring that treats every one of our employees as a trusted member of the Gilbane family. We also invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into the top training organization in the construction industry. If you have the desire to make a real difference in people’s lives and become part of a growing organization that treats you like member of the family – you will feel right at home at Gilbane.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:  The Senior VDC Engineer leads the overall VDC efforts on a design/construction project.

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: Senior VDC Engineer typical responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Create virtual mock-ups and other modeling activities
  • Produce construction phase VDC reports, meeting minutes and schedule updates
  • Create fee proposals and forecast time requirements on projects
  • Effectively delegate tasks and monitor progress
  • Mentor and develop direct reports
  • Conduct video interviews and run large group webinars


  • BS or MS degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience



  • Detailed understanding of the design and construction process, including: virtual mockups, visual schedules, master plans, construction sequences
  • Advanced knowledge of BIM software applications such as Revit, Navisworks, Synchro, Solibri, Faro Scene, ReCap, and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to assist with advanced VDC software troubleshooting and basic hardware troubleshooting
  • Ability to adjust communication approach and format to meet the needs of differing personalities, expectations and types of clients and designers
  • Ability to organize, format and present to communicate progress, problems or status in a clear, concise manner to the client, as well as members of the project and design teams
  • Produce high quality work in a timely fashion with little direct oversight

Excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits, generous profit-sharing/401k plan, as well as technical and management training programs.

Gilbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Gilbane has an unwavering focus on safety, the environment and caring about everyone involved in our work.

Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Gilbane is not accepting unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters at this time.



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