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BIM Engineers

Descriptions & Duties

  • BIM Engineers plan, design, and supervise Building Information Modelling (BIM) , identify and resolve BIM technology implementation issues and problems, and assure quality deliverables of the related construction projects.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Technology Skills

Technology skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Application of technology


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Cognitive Abilities

Cognitive abilities

  • Creativity
  • Visualisation
  • Logical thinking


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Comprehension And Expression

Comprehension and expression skills

  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral / written expression


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Social Skills

Social skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Management Skills

Management skills

  • Leadership
  • Management of finance / time / people / other resources


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Trade Specific Competencies

Construction project management knowledge and skills involving Building Information Modelling (BIM)

To assist BIM Managers to lead BIM engineering construction projects, BIM Engineers must implement and manage project progress from start to finish. They must coordinate effectively with different professionals, clients and subordinates and have to make choices to ensure that the projects are well completed on time and within budget.

Professional knowledge and skills in Building Information Modelling (BIM)

BIM Engineers must always apply professional knowledge and skills in BIM to solve issues and problems at work.

General Requirements

Academic qualification

  • Normally have a bachelor's degree in construction, surveying, engineering, architecture or landscape architecture.  Holders of relevant higher diplomas can articulate to related degree programmes.


  • at least 2 years of BIM working experience includes planning, designing, administrating and operating of BIM projects

Career Path & Salary

Private Sector

Monthly Salary $30,000-$40,000

Monthly Salary $30,000-$70,000

Monthly Salary $50,000-$100,000

Related Education & Training

Work Environment

  • BIM Engineers usually work in offices, where they meet with clients and BIM project teams.


  • Computers with building information modelling software

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