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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Atlanta, Georgia

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VDC Engineer I
Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Requisition ID 2024-8757
Category Virtual Design and Construction

Are you looking for a highly rewarding opportunity that provides extensive career growth opportunity? Gilbane is seeking a VDC Engineer I to be responsible for assisting the project team in coordinating and facilitating the constructability development of the project documents. This role will sit in the office and on job sites as determined by project needs.

Who are we?

As a Top-10 ENR Contractor, Gilbane is a family-owned business with 45 offices that has been shaping communities since 1870. Consistently recognized as one of the most reputable construction management firms in the country, Gilbane is committed to delivering projects safely and on-time. You will have the opportunity to build schools, labs, hospitals, corporate offices, sports arenas and more!

We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Who are you?

You are someone who acts inclusively, showing empathy and treating others with respect and dignity in order to uphold Gilbane's core value of Caring and "People First" workplace culture. You seek to listen in order to understand and can convey information clearly. You're a strong problem solver who can identify, prioritize, and implement alternatives for solutions, and you demonstrate adaptability by collaborating with others and supporting team members to achieve excellence. A self-starter who shows passion, commitment, and ownership all while delivering on business outcomes and driving results. You're someone who identifies opportunities for new and improved ways of doing things that result in value-add solutions.

Your core values match Gilbane's: Integrity, Caring, Teamwork, Toughmindedness, Dedication to Excellence, Discipline, Loyalty, and Entrepreneurship.

What's in it for you?

Gilbane offers employees multi-dimensional training opportunities through a number of resources for those that are early in their career. While managing your responsibilities to the project, you will be able to enroll in trainings through our award-winning Gilbane University to build leadership and technical skills. In addition, VDC Engineer I's work under the direction of experienced VDC Engineers on each job site which provides you with opportunity to learn new industry skills every day. You will protect and promote the interests of both Gilbane and the client in all matters as well as demonstrating the personal characteristics of a developing leader.

    Communicate with the project partners to manage the production of Model Based Submittals
  • Collect comprehensive building models, examine for conflicts, document, assign and help determine how to manage change and development
  • Create & manage project documentation
  • Communicate with trade contractors on coordination progress and host working sessions
  • Interact with coordination model and diagram design changes
  • Create and process Revit models
  • Participate in business unit office activities including orientation program, training sessions and peer group meetings
  • Integrate reality capture tools and methods to stay informed of field activities
  • Support one VDC deliverable at a time under close supervision


  • BA/BS/MS degree in Architecture, Engineering or BIM related specialties
  • 0-1 years of VDC Coordination experience
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong time-management and analytical skills
  • Functional use of BIM and design software (Navisworks, Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator, In-design)
  • Basic understanding of construction documentation
  • Curiosity of design concepts and integrated building components and systems
  • Leadership, communication, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Positive attitude

Gilbane offers an excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits and a generous profit-sharing/401k plan. We invest in our employees' education and have built Gilbane University into a top training organization in the construction industry. Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Gilbane is an Affirmative Action/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.

Note to Recruiters, Placement Agencies, and Similar Organizations: Gilbane does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our jobs alias, website, or to any Gilbane employee. Gilbane will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Gilbane and will be processed accordingly.

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