Senior BIM Modeller

Join a global team at Arup in Cork as a Senior BIM Modeller Manager. Contribute to sustainable projects and shape a better world.

Cork, Ireland  UTC+00:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   18 days ago

A career at Arup offers you the chance to make a positive difference in the world. Independently owned and independently minded, Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment. We offer a broad range of professional services that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work. For more than 70 years, we have helped bring to life ground-breaking projects across the globe.

Dedicated to sustainable development, Arup is a collective of designers, consultants and experts working globally. Founded to be humane and excellent, we collaborate with our clients and partners using imagination, technology, and rigour to shape a better world.

Senior Engineering Technician / BIM Modeller Manager

We currently have a requirement for a Senior Engineering Technician / BIM Model Manager to join our successful and growing Civil, Structural and Architectural Team. Based in our Cork office, the ideal candidate will be looking to further their career and gain invaluable experience in BIM within an established consultancy with a friendly and team-focussed office environment. This is a permanent role and offers the successful candidate long-term opportunities for career development. The successful candidate will assume a lead role in a diverse and challenging range of projects across all sectors (commercial, healthcare, science, industry and technology, social infrastructure and 3rd level education). Our global and local teams continue to lead the market in terms of our focus and continued innovation around sustainability (net-zero, embodied carbon, circular economy) and digital (smart, BIM).

Your requirements/responsibilities

As a Senior BIM Modeler Manager (Structural), you will work closely with experienced engineers and technicians to:

  • Produce 3D models and 2D drawing documentation of buildings and civil structures
  • Utilise Revit, AutoCAD and other BIM software to create detailed engineering designs, drawings and models.
  • Manage the structural Revit model and ensure the model is delivered to project BIM requirements, updating standard settings and creating families when necessary.
  • Collaborate with team members to transform sketches into accurate technical drawings.
  • Participate in project meetings, offering technical insights and recommendations for optimising models and drawings.
  • Collaborate with multidiscipline external design teams to ensure seamless integration of design elements using Autodesk Construction Cloud/BIM 360 Docs. Publishing Revit, Navisworks, IFC and DWG files when necessary.
  • Attending Virtual Design review meetings and utilising Navisworks or similar review software to coordinate with other disciplines when necessary
  • Adhere to project timelines and effectively manage workload to meet deadlines
  • Conduct regular quality control checks on drawings and models, while implementing the requirements of the project BIM Execution Plans
  • Control, issue and update all drawings and documentation in accordance with the Arup Quality Management System
  • Gatekeeper of all in-coming and out-going model and drawing information, tracking and communicating drawing/ model changes when necessary
  • Troubleshoot technical BIM problems that arise in a rapidly changing digital coordination environment
  • Mentoring and guiding junior staff during their early stages of their technical development.


We seek the following qualifications, attributes, and skills:

The typical education/profile for applicants would be:

  • Ideally, a minimum of 8 years experience, however, we will consider exceptional candidates with less experience
  • Experience preparing detailed design information from an engineering consultancy
  • Qualified in Civil / Structural Engineering or BIM & Information Management (NFQ Level 6 or above)
  • BIM professional certificates / training courses from technical institutes / software companies
  • Ability to use Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD Essential
  • Ability to use CADS RC or 3D RC detail in Revit would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of Civil 3D and Navisworks would be an advantage
  • Programming skills using Python, Dynamo or Rhino.Inside.Revit would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of BIM processes for information management to BS/PAS1192 and ISO19650-1/2 would be an advantage
  • Good time management skills, ability to priortise work, and manage multiple tasks concurrently
  • Candidate must be detail and accuracy oriented
  • Good communication skills, with command in both written and spoken English

What to expect at Arup

  • A multicultural and informal working environment where you can develop professionally by being part of a team who enjoy what they do.
  • Opportunities for short or long assignments at Arup’s offices and projects anywhere in the world.
  • Employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme, which is dependent on the firm’s financial performance.
  • Competitive performance-based salary growth.
  • A strong corporate culture committed to its values: quality of work, holistic approach, humane organization, straight and honourable dealings, social usefulness and reasonable prosperity.
  • Continuous training and professional development that will allow you to adapt to the growing needs of our clients as we embrace digital transformation.

'A better way'- Sustainability and Social Equity

At Arup, we strive to bring environmental sustainability and social equity together. We put sustainability at the heart of our projects and invest in research and development that helps tackle issues such as climate change and poverty. We have made a commitment to reach net zero by 2030 and to contribute meaningfully to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, creating shared value for our clients and our communities while safeguarding our planet. Read our net zero carbon plan here.

A career at Arup gives you the chance to have a positive impact on the world. For us, corporate responsibility is not just a policy; it’s a way of working.

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion is at the heart of what we do

We strive to embed inclusion in our way of working, our interactions with one another, and the projects we deliver. We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for talented people of any background, based on merit, fairness, and respect.

Join us in shaping a better world

We place social purpose high among our values. Working with a wide range of partner organisations, we use our technical and strategic capabilities to support the most disadvantaged, vulnerable, and marginalised communities in the world. Our community engagement programme aims to produce a more sustainably developed world, focusing on food security; clean and renewable energy; water and sanitation; improved shelter; and social mobility.

Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are also a certified CPD employer with Engineers Ireland. In 2016, we received the Business Working Responsibly Mark from Business in the Community Ireland, recognising our sustainable business practices.

Share your passion and experience in a global culture that believes your potential to achieve is endless. This is your opportunity to shine.

We are a certified CPD accredited employer with Engineers Ireland.

Recruitment Agencies We have a Preferred Supplier List of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not on this list. Thank you’

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About the role

May 10, 2024

Full Time


Nov 07, 2024


Cork, Ireland

8+ years


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