Modeling/Drafting Structural-1-3 Yrs. Exp. (SF)

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  • Office Location San Francisco, CA
  • Post Date 2016-09-29
  • Team San Francisco, CA

Modeling/Drafting Structural-1-3 Yrs. Exp. (SF)

KPFF San Francisco is seeking Structural Revit Modelers with 1-3 years of experience for full time employment.

We are forward thinking structural engineers who design state-of-the-art, enduring solutions for a wide range of projects.  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.

We are committed to the integration of design and construction through the use of advanced technology; early and frequent communication with all team members and lean, efficient work processes. Our modelers are a critical part of this. Ideal candidates are creative, level-headed and enjoy working in a fast paced environment with multiple, exciting projects running concurrently.

Careers at KPFF are driven by individual accomplishments and successful projects. That means your dedication, attitude and talent drives your professional growth. We work in dynamic teams with open communication and strong mentorship from senior-level staff. KPFF encourages innovation and continuous quality improvement in our work unencumbered by bureaucratic behavior.  Professional development and on the job training is an everyday event as is your direct interaction with owners, architect and contractors.

Our supportive and fun work environment allows for flexibility for families and professional development. We offer generous benefits, a competitive salary and pay you for every hour you work. KPFF is a global firm with  27 offices and collective professional registrations in all 50 states.

NOTE:  A Revit test will be given during the interview.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 1+ year of experience using Revit Structure or Revit Architecture 2012 or higher with a thorough understanding of applications, tools and function
  • Proficient in AutoCAD 2010 or higher
  • Revit family use
  • Tagging and Annotation
  • Experience using 3DS Max, Adobe CS Suite, Rhino, Grasshopper, Navisworks, Digital Projects, Tekla, 360 Glue, Augmented Reality and SketchUp a big plus

Responsibilities :

  • Developing engineer’s concepts and sketches into accurate parametric models and drawings
  • Manipulating annotative and detail component families, updating tags, and maintenance of live schedules
  • Maintenance of views associated with multiple linked Revit models
  • Managing drawing issues and daily housekeeping in terms of both digital and hard copy project file storage


  • Being an active member of the design team, communicating and coordinating confidently, accurately and professionally
  • Positive and practical attitude towards problem solving and working as a team
  • Creative thinking to solve both building design and drawing production challenges
  • Strong detailing capabilities
  • An interest in keeping up with the latest software and hardware innovations
  • Good overall computer and IT skills; use of Microsoft Office essential

Please attach a cover letter and resume.

Learn more about us:

KPFF Consulting Engineers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Minimum Experience 1-3 Years using Revit Structures or Revit Architecture 2012 or higher Experience
  • Minimum Education High School / GED
  • Discipline/Specialty Modeling/Drafting, Structural Revit Modeler
  • Pay Range $80k to $100k Annual