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BIM Lead

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Overall accountability for the Euston Approaches SCS JV BIM management and delivery, as well as the development and implementation of the SCS BIM approach across all project disciplines and functions. Accountable for the interface with the Design House BIM Team and for all SCS Supply Chain BIM deliverables. Regular liaison with the HS2 BIM team and with other MWCC contracts and Third Parties. Always ensuring the sharing of best practices, innovation, and continuous improvement. 

Flexible working: We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role. 

Role Responsibility

  • Leading the BIM project team, including briefing and guidance of the BIM team, project team, subcontractors, suppliers, and 3rd parties on the SCS BIM approach, BEP and relevant software. 
  • Defining and implementing strategies, standard methods & procedures (SM&Ps) and timetables that fulfil the Employer Information Requirements (EIR), are compliant with Level-2 BIM, are aligned with all relevant BIM standards and take account of relevant UK government construction strategies and standards 
  • Complete and integrate the BIM Execution Plan (BEP) with the overall Project Execution Plan and Design Management Plan, including implementation and management of the BEP via change control procedures. 
  • Providing focal point for information management issues on the project 
  • Ensuring procedures are in place to assess subcontractor & supplier BIM capabilities 
  • Providing relevant upskilling in software programmes as well as SM&Ps to ensure that the stakeholders have the necessary background and competencies to participate in the information exchanges within the Common Data Environment (CDE) as well as BIM workflows. 
  • Monitoring and enforcing the project team’s compliance with the SM&Ps, efficient information exchanges through the CDE, and timetables defined in the BEP as well as the progress towards achieving the client objectives in the EIR. 
  • Accountable for the development of the BIM strategy, environment, procedures, and model structures for varies components and assets. 
  • Accountable for delivering the Employer’s BIM requirements as described in the accepted BEP: high-quality BIM Deliverables including, but not limited to information-rich BIM models, model-based 2D drawing extracts and visualisations according to the agreed timetable in the BEP and the delivery milestones of the Project Programme for the Detailed Design, Construction and Handover stages. 
  • Facilitating and managing the BIM information exchange processes among SCS project team members, HS2, subcontractors and suppliers, including the efficient exchange of information through the CDE. 
  • Sharing and managing the PIM (Project Information Model) and the AIM (Asset Information Model) via the CDE.  
  • Planning and Coordinating BIM information management to ensure that relevant meta-data to support downstream processes is captured at its source & implemented in the BIM model 
  • Managing interfaces with other functional teams including, but not limited to: DH BIM team, estimation, planning, construction execution, and subcontractor BIM teams.   
  • Liaising with the client’s BIM team and with other MWCC and works packages to ensure sharing of best practice, innovation, and continuous improvement.  
  • Communicating and presenting BIM relevant topics and the SCS BIM approach to HS2 and stakeholders in support of the interface manager.  
  • Guiding and developing the BIM team in terms of skills & competencies as well as encouraging behaviours / cultures supporting collaboration 
  • Growing the team where necessary / aiding in recruiting BIM personnel 
  • Driving innovation, EDI and the upskilling of the BIM and project team to deliver a next generation BIM approach and continuous improvement. 

The Ideal Candidate

  • Degree or equivalent in civil engineering or an appropriate professional qualification
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Prior experience in leading a BIM function or team in a Complex Program Delivery Project
  • Knowledge of the development and implementation of BEPs and BIM processes
  • Thorough knowledge of the UK BIM Framework: BS1192 and PAS1192 standards
  • CAD experience 2D/3D in Bentley environment
  • GIS Knowledge is desirable
  • Knowledge of Asset Information Management Systems is desirable

About the Company

The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services

The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 London Tunnels Contract. Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds.

You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT+ staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador).

SCS Railways is a Disability Confident Employer. We welcome applications from candidates with a disability.

Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example.

HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we require candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity.  Please note, all responses are anonymous and we will not share any of your data with other parties. All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2.

It is an SCSJV requirement that all employees, Design House,  and Supply Chains must implement and comply with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System with guidance for use”, OHSAS 18001:2017  Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management System, Policies, Plans, Procedures and Processes, and statutory requirements as they affect the Joint Venture ‘s operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are effectively implemented on the project. Develop a culture of safety on the project through the absolute commitment to the Zero Accidents target and ethos, and develops a wider awareness of quality, environmental issues and demonstrates commitment to achieve continual improvement and Zero tolerance.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

SCS Railways

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