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AECOM Rail Principal BIM specialist in London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Wiltshire, Swindon

Job Summary

AECOM is the World's premier infrastructure consulting firm. We are currently working on some of the UK's most exciting rail projects such as Old Oak Common - HS2, The South Rail Systems Alliance and various Network Rail projects. We therefore need to recruit a Principal BIM Specialist to work across these high profile projects from our Swindon office.

Key deliverables :

  • Project BIM/Information Management on Rail Projects

  • Project BIM process and workflow

  • Project BIM implementation

  • Project BIM auditor (Model Compliance, Quality Control)

Skills / knowledge / abilities :

  • Production experience within a Rail design and drafting role

  • BIM enabled technology/software experience

  • In-depth working knowledge of BIM software

  • Ability to take on additional responsibilities, maximise efficiency, manage priorities

  • Work independently and manage multiple tasks under constant deadlines

  • Anticipate, identify, resolve problems in a timely and positive manner

  • Take initiative, respond to issues, constraints and opportunities


  • Manage software products including incorporating new version releases and customisation

  • Strong experience in the administration of ProjectWise including Datasource configuration

  • Strong experience in the use of Bentley Design Products to include Microstation,

  • ProStructures or AECOsim/OpenBuildings

  • Strong experience in the use of Clash Detection Products to include Navigator and Navisworks

  • Manage the implementation, Installations and of supporting software for BIM on Projects

  • Evaluate new BIM related software and technologies

  • Keep up to date on best practices

  • Stay informed on other BIM related software and support of BIM software Standards

  • Knowledge of Network Rail CAD & BIM Standards and procedures

  • Responsible for BIM standards development, implementation and enforcement on Projects

  • Creation and maintenance of the software templates files

  • Provide support for plotting and electronic file submission

  • Sound knowledge of BS1192 BS and EN ISO 19650

  • Quality control of completeness and adherence to standards for drawings

  • Assist in developing and enforcing BIM documentation and workflow processes where required

  • Train and oversee the day-to-day activities of BIM &CAD Technicians to ensure BIM standards are maintained within the BIM & PIM models and content libraries.


  • Provide hardware, network and project support as it relates to BIM production

  • Support the BIM technology needs

  • Assist with Tenders and BIM Execution Plans

  • Provide Project related training for CDE,CAD Standards and BIM & CAD tools, standards and procedures

  • Provide technical orientation to new staff regarding Project BIM tools

  • Implementation and alignment of client standards

Minimum Requirements

  • Sound knowledge of BS1192 BS and EN ISO 19650

  • Project BIM/Information Manager you will have obtained an HNC qualification or equivalent

  • Good relevant industry experience using industry standard CAD/BIM software.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Network Rail Project experience

  • Multi discipline coordination experience

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation - Rail

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 244889BR

Additional Locations UK - Bedford, UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Croydon - Bedford Park, UK - London

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.