Senior VDC Specialist - Dallas or Austin


Dallas, TX, US, 75254 Austin, TX, US, 78704

Best People + Right Culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn’s success.


By hiring inspired people, giving them interesting and challenging work, enabling them with innovative tools, and letting them share in the company’s rewards, we’ve found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 95+ years.


Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places every day, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection.

Role Summary

The Senior Virtual Design Construction Specialist will provide routine Building Information Modeling (BIM) administration and coordination to assigned projects. This position will be responsible for providing models and documents, providing BIM technical support and assembling 3D content modeled by others. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision and values of JE Dunn.

  • Autonomy & Decision-Making: Makes decisions on non-routine matters, provides recommendations to supervisor, and refers all exceptions to supervisor.
  • Career Path: VDC Manager

Key Role Responsibilities - Core


  • Provides models and documents necessary to complete scope as determined with VDC/BIM leadership and project teams.
  • Assembles 3D content modeled by others and models any content not provided.
  • Learns and maintains a productive and efficient BIM process.
  • Creates and maintains clear and effective project documentation, such as meeting agendas, meeting minutes, and constraint logs.
  • Supports operations with the RFI process for BIM related items.
  • Maintains working relationships with subcontractors and project teams.
  • Assumes responsibility for learning the VDC processes and standards; applies them to assigned projects.
  • Reads and comprehends construction documents and project BIM requirements and applies them to VDC processes.
  • Provides models and documents necessary to complete scope determined by VDC leadership and project teams/internal clients.
  • Incorporates design updates into project models.
  • Analyzes construction documents and models, looking for errors and omissions, and makes corrections as necessary.
  • Supports operations with self-perform model management and layout. (Self Perform VDC Focused)

Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core


In addition, this position will be responsible for the following:

  • Provides BIM technical support to internal project teams.
  • Independently conducts and maintains a productive and efficient VDC process.
  • Communicates VDC related project constraints to supervisor and project teams in a timely manner to minimize project impacts.
  • Gains exposure to cross functional workflows and process.
  • Provides training to project teams on utilization of BIM tools.
  • Gains exposure to the process of aligning owner requirements, BIM execution plans, front end scopes of work, and makes sure minimum project requirements are met
  • Gains exposure to complex VDC delivery strategies and processes.
  • Gains exposure to the field layout processes. (Self Perform VDC Focused)
  • Gains exposure to self-perform VDC processes. (Self Perform VDC Focused)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • •    Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner
    •    Communication skills, verbal and written
    •    Proficiency in MS Office
    •    Ability to conduct effective presentations
    •    Knowledge of Lean process and philosophy
    •    Knowledge of organizational structure and available resources
    •    Ability to quickly and effectively solve complex problems
    •    Ability to lead project teams through the VDC processes
    •    Ability to set up and establish project specific VDC technology to support project delivery strategy – Intermediate
    •    Ability to read and understand plans, drawings and specifications
    •    Knowledge of BIM technologies and apply to overall VDC processes and application in the AEC industry
    •    Apply JE Dunn VDC/BIM processes and standards
    •    Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally
    •    Knowledge of BIM technology solutions including: 
    • Autodesk BIM 360 Glue – Intermediate
    • Autodesk Construction Cloud – Intermediate
    • Autodesk Design Collaboration – Intermediate
    • Autodesk Revit (Architecture, Structure, MEP) – Intermediate
    • Autodesk AutoCAD – Intermediate
    • Autodesk Navisworks Manage, including JE Dunn clash workflow and program – Intermediate
    • Trimble’s Sketch-Up – Intermediate
    • Bluebeam – Intermediate
    • JE Dunn Enterprise Mobile Solution – Intermediate
    • Laser scanning process
    • Trimble Tekla Structures (Self Perform VDC Focused, Intermediate)
    • Trimble Field Layout Solutions (Self Perform VDC Focused, Intermediate)


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a construction-related field of study (Required)
  • In lieu of the above requirements, relevant experience will be considered.


  • 2+ years construction or related experience (Required)
  • 2+ years BIM-related experience (Required)

Working Environment

  • Valid and unrestricted drivers license required
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • May require periods of travel
  • Must be willing to work non-traditional hours to meet business needs
  • Assignment location may include project sites and/or in the office
  • May be exposed to extreme conditions (hot or cold)
  • Frequent activity: Sitting, Viewing Computer Screen
  • Occasional activity: Standing, Walking, Bending, Climbing, Reaching above Shoulder, Pushing, Pulling

At JE Dunn, our approach to benefits means caring for the whole person, and it begins with a comprehensive benefits program that meets families' needs. We offer competitive and award-winning benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, 401(K) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan.


JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


JE Dunn provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please submit your request to


JE Dunn Construction Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of JE Dunn Construction without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of JE Dunn Construction Company.  Please, no phone calls or emails.

JE Dunn Purpose Badge

Why People Work Here

At JE Dunn we offer our employees an inspired place to enrich their life and the lives of those around them

Building on our rich history, our employee owners are shaping the future of JE Dunn. In our team-focused environment we do life together and are generously rewarded for our efforts

About JE Dunn

For more information on who we are, click here.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth