Structural BIM Modeler

  • Office Location Louisville, KY
  • Post Date 2023-03-13
  • Team Louisville, KY

Structural BIM Modeler

KPFF is seeking Structural BIM Designers/Modelers of all levels & capabilities in the Southeast region who are ambitious, humble, and strategic, while hungry for trust, autonomy, and support to help grow a practice.

Our purpose is to engineer opportunities for ambitious individuals to help them accomplish their career goals. This is one such role: to help lead our BIM Team and support our BIM Modelers and engineers that are currently working on some amazing projects throughout the region. At KPFF, we are “Building Relationships and our Community with Engineering Excellence”.

Structural BIM Modeler

This position is key to delivering on the promise and commitment to excellence and plays an important part of each Team within our office. This role requires collaboration with the Engineering Team to understand priorities, drive clarity, and implementation of BIM standards. The ability to mentor and advise other BIM Modelers to help grow their careers and advance their skills is a major plus. The right candidate will have the passion and ability to see structures in three dimensions, know what a great set of drawings should look like, and be comfortable with fielding questions from other Teammates. Those who are patient and driven, can listen and contribute, and can teach and learn, will be the most successful at KPFF.


1.Minimum High School Diploma or GED

2.0-10+ Years' experience as a BIM Modeler

3.Valid US Driver’s License

5.Has reliable transportation


1.Work closely with the Team Leaders, Engineers, and fellow BIM Modelers to successfully execute projects on time

2.Work with the engineering team to develop and implement BIM standards and practices

3.Ask for help when needed

4.Support projects and serve as a mentor to others

5.Drive projects to completion and communicate if/when a deadline cannot be reached

6.Perform quality checks on drawings before being submitted for Team Leader review

7.Any and all other relevant duties assigned by the Supervisor


1.Basic to Mastery skills of Revit

2.Basic knowledge of how to produce structural engineering drawings

3.Microsoft Office Suite Proficiency (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

4.Ability to read, write, and converse fluently in English


1.Can work 40 hours per week, within a flexible work schedule, preferably between the hours of 8:00am – 5:00pm, as coordinated with their Team Leader

2.Ability to work beyond scheduled hours on nights and weekends, as necessary, to meet deadlines


1.Maintaining the same position for several hours

2.Walking throughout the office or site visits

3.Operate a computer, calculator, and various other essential office tools

4.Kneeling, climbing, crawling, squatting, reaching

5.Lifting and moving up to 50 pounds

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


1.Enjoy being a mentor and to mentor; have a teacher’s mindset

2.Are self-motivated and strive for excellence in all aspects: for yourself and others

3.Have effective organizational skills and communicates well and often, focused on relationship building inside and outside of the company

4.Don’t allow new problems to overwhelm you

5.Display a desire for growth and welcome advancement opportunities

6.Welcome the collaborative and iterative process that comes with designing world-class buildings

7.Embody KPFF’s core values:Excellence, Trust, Relationships, Stability, and Passion


We are a laid-back, but professional & hard-working Team. Our greatest asset is our people and our culture. Flexibility and communication are key to succeeding at KPFF.


We are adaptive and creative structural engineers who design state-of-the-art, enduring solutions for a wide range of projects. We focus on contributing to a meaningful experience of designing and building within a Team, not just the end results. KPFF has provided sustainable, high-value contributions to the built environment for more than 60 years. We collaborate with our clients utilizing the advantages of VDC with BIM tools as a way of visualizing, coordinating, and tracking systems. Our focus is to provide engineering solutions to building infrastructure problems, whatever they are, rather than put limits on what we’re capable of providing.

At KPFF our purpose is to engineer opportunities – we have created a training and engineering philosophy called “forefront”.Your experience starts the day you walk in the door at KPFF and continues as a career-long effort to help us all advance and grow together. Learning is a cycle, not a race to the finish line. In one way or another, everyone becomes a teacher and mentor for others as they continue to expand their own skills and drive the KPFF experience.KPFF encourages innovation and continuous quality improvement in our work unencumbered by bureaucratic behavior. Professional development is an everyday event as is your direct interaction with Owners, Architects, andContractors.

Our supportive and fun work environment allows for flexibility for families and encourages a positive work/life balance. We offer generous benefits, a competitive salary, and pay you for every hour you work. KPFF is a global firm with 27 offices, 1,200+ employees, and collective professional registrations in all 50 states.

KPFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Learn more about KPFF Consulting Engineers by visiting our website

  • Minimum Experience 0 years Experience
  • Minimum Education High School / GED
  • Discipline/Specialty Modeling/Drafting
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