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BIM Technicians

Descriptions & Duties

  • BIM Technicians use Building Information Modelling (BIM) to perform drawing work, monitor modelling and update drawings.

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:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required

 

Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making

 

Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required

 

Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently

 

Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required

 

Management Skills

Management skills

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

 

Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required

 

Trade Specific Competencies

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

To help BIM Engineers to implement BIM projects, BIM Technicians must understand and familiar with their responsible tasks from start to finish. They must coordinate effectively with different professionals, peers and subordinates and have to ensure that the projects are well completed.

Professional knowledge and skills in Building Information Modelling (BIM)

BIM Technicians must always apply professional knowledge and skills in Building Information Modelling (BIM) to solve issues and problems at work.

General Requirements

Academic qualification

  • typically have a higher diploma or an associate degree in architectural studies or mechanical or electrical engineering/ drafting or related disciplines

Experience

  • working experience is preferable

Career Path & Salary

Private Sector

Monthly Salary $15,000-$40,000

Monthly Salary $30,000-$70,000

Monthly Salary $40,000-$90,000

Related Education & Training

Work Environment

  • BIM Technicians generally spend much of their time working on BIM software using computers in an office.

Tools

  • BIM System
  • Computers with building information modelling software
  • Multimedia projectors - Three-dimensional stereoscopic projectors
  • Plotter printers - Plotters
  • Protractors
  • Scales - Architects' scales; Electronic scales

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