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VDC Manager - Commercial Construction


Nashville, TN, US, 37210

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 90+ 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 Virtual Design Construction Manager will provide routine and non-routine Building Information Modeling (BIM) administration and coordination to assigned projects. This position will be responsible for providing more complex models and documents, providing BIM technical support to internal teams and leading facilitation of 3D coordination. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision and values of JE Dunn.

  • Autonomy & Decision-Making: Follows directions and refers all exceptions to supervisor.
  • Career Path: Senior VDC Manager.

Key Role Responsibilities - Core


  • Manages VDC processes and activities to support assigned projects.
  • 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.
  • Manages and maintains a productive and efficient BIM process.
  • Supports operation with self-perform model management and layout.
  • Maintains working relationships with owners, subcontractors and project teams.
  • Reads and interprets owner requirements and supports the development of the project-specific VDC scopes of work.
  • Develops composite model by assembling 3D content provided by designers and trade contractors; creates models for any content not provided.
  • Responsible for leading the VDC processes and standards.
  • Manages change process and incorporates into all project models.
  • Maintains good working relationship with subcontractors and project teams.
  • Provides BIM technical support to internal project teams.
  • Participates in the development of project-specific BIM execution plans and budgets.
  • Implements best practices and processes.
  • Manages and maintains a productive and efficient VDC process including virtual mock-up exercises, mechanical and electrical coordination and 4D scheduling/planning workflows.
  • Leads design and project teams through VDC process on multiple large projects.
  • Partners with preconstruction/estimating teams by providing model-based estimating support and solutions.
  • Implements Collaborative Project Delivery processes.
  • Implements BIM/field layout processes on projects.
  • Identifies BIM/self-perform scopes of work and supports BIM/VDC self-perform processes.
  • May supervise and lead others.

Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to perform work accurately, completely, and in a timely manner.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written (Advanced).
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Advanced).
  • Ability to conduct effective presentations (Intermediate).
  • Knowledge of Lean process and philosophy.
  • Knowledge of organizational structure and available resources.
  • Ability to quickly and effectively solve complex problems.
  • Ability to interpret BIM project requirements and apply to VDC processes.
  • Ability to lead project teams through the VDC processes.
  • Ability to set up and establish project specific BIM 360 glue project sites (Advanced).
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.
  • Knowledge of BIM technology solutions including:
    • Autodesk BIM 360 Glue (Advanced).
    • Autodesk Revit (Architecture, Structure, MEP) (Advanced).
    • Autodesk AutoCAD (Advanced).
    • Autodesk Navisworks Manage (including JE Dunn clash spheres program) (Advanced).
    • Trimble’s Sketch-Up (Advanced).
    • Adobe and/or Bluebeam (intermediate)
    • Laser scanning data collection process (Intermediate).
    • Synchro (Intermediate).
    • Autodesk Point Layout (Intermediate).


  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, construction science or related field (Required).
  • In lieu of the above requirements, relevant experience will be considered.


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

Working Environment

  • Valid and unrestricted drivers license required


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.


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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

    Founded in 1924, JE Dunn Construction is a family and employee-owned general contractor with expertise in construction management services, design-build, and integrated project delivery. We deliver transformational solutions to our clients with certainty of results in our pursuit of building perfection.

    • 95+ Years of Construction Experience
    • 25 Office Locations
    • Annual revenues in excess of $4 billion
    • Consistently ranked Top 25 of the 400 largest general contractors nationwide by Engineering News-Record
    • Consistently ranked Top 15 for domestic building by Engineering News-Record
    • 2500+ Employee Owners work at JE Dunn


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Nearest Major Market: Nashville