Jobs for Graduates in BIM (Diploma / Degree)
* Fresh graduates are welcome to apply
Becoming a BIM modeler with a professional digital delivery services provider such as AcePLP is the best place to kickstart your career in the Built Environment if you have a degree or diploma in BIM Digital Delivery. As a fresh graduate in BIM Digital Delivery, your skillsets and knowledge will continue to be refined in the Built Environment with specialized training, and opportunities to apply your skill and gain relevant track record in your career. Read on to find out how you can develop your career as a fresh graduate in BIM, or mid-careerist with a BIM Digital Delivery Management Diploma or Degree from polytechnic or universities.
What you will do
The use of BIM in Digital Delivery Management is one of the most exciting developments in the building and construction industry, and represents exciting job opportunities for fresh graduates in BIM. It has changed the way that Architects, Engineering, Contractors and Building Owners work together on construction projects, greatly increasing the efficiency in processes and enhancing collaboration among teams.
As a BIM Engineer at AcePLP, you will develop your technical skills in creating and coordinating BIM models of the Built Environment and grow your professional network from within. As you provide digital delivery services to our clients on behalf of the AcePLP team, you will gain practical knowledge and experience of the Built Environment through jobs in BIM.
One of the most important things you can learn from this job is to combine your spatial awareness from digitalization and visualization of the Built Environment with improving processes and increasing efficiency using the latest construction technology. You will become very comfortable with reading and interpreting building plans and translating them from a paper-based format into digital replicas of projects, otherwise known as digital twins.
In your assignments, you will serve clients that are contractors, consultants, or facility owners and operators. They can be stakeholders anywhere along the building lifecycle, such as planning, design, construction, and facilities management. You may be assigned to work on Architecture, Civil or Mechanical and Electrical type of projects, or a combination of several engineering disciplines.
Your ability to coordinate across engineering disciplines and incorporate the latest technological advancements into project processes will set you up for an exciting career in digital delivery.
What you will learn
In the 26-month AcePLP Career Advancement Programme, you start off in our classrooms to undergo intense technical training in BIM to build your foundational skills in Digital Delivery Management. This prepares you for your career in BIM, as well as jobs in Virtual Design and Construction and Integrated Digital Delivery.
Through our training programme, we ensure that you gain the ability to use the most popularly used BIM products in Singapore, which are Autodesk Revit, Bentley OpenBuilding, OpenRail and OpenPlant. This gives you the flexibility to work on various kinds of building and infrastructure projects in Singapore. We will also cover the use of 2D products such as AutoCAD and MicroStation, which are crucial for the documentation of the BIM models.
As and when the use cases arise, we will put you through training in 4D BIM products, combining the BIM model with a Microsoft Projects or Primavera P6 schedule using products such as Synchro 4D or Navisworks Manage, enabling you to deliver on jobs in Virtual Design and Construction processes. You may undergo other types of training depending on your interest and where the opportunities take you.
what is your career progression like?
BIM has greatly improved how architects and engineers design and construct buildings and have now become integral to all processes in the Built Environment. If you have a diploma in BIM, or a degree in BIM, you will have many opportunities in Digital Delivery Management track, so long as your interest lies in technology implementation. Jobs in BIM Digital Delivery involves the adoption and implementation of up-to-date emerging digital technologies to optimize operations and processes, improve collaboration and enhance work efficiency.
You can progress in this track to become an expert DDM professional, rising in the ranks to become a Tier 2 (Lead) BIM Manager, and then a Chief Digital Officer (Tier 1), where you will oversee the implementation and innovation of digital solutions to achieve digital transformation in the business, leading the strategic direction in your team.
Depending on the assignment opportunities, you may also have collaborated with structural and/or mechanical and electrical teams. This kind of experience can have a transformative effect on your career as a Digital Delivery Management (BIM) professional, and on parallel, set you up for success if you choose to pursue many careers in Built Environment tracks, as our colleagues have done.
gain industry recognition as digital delivery management professional
The skills, knowledge, and experience which you gain from participating in this apprenticeship programme will make you eligible to become an accredited professional in the Digital Delivery Management (DDM) track of the Built Environment. This is a nationally recognized industry accreditation scheme that provides a structured framework to assess and recognize your digital skillsets. The recognition can help you ensure appropriate remuneration and enhance employability.
By gaining the requisite skills and experience through our apprenticeship programme, you will minimally qualify as a Tier 4 DDM Professional (Assistant Specialist), commonly known in our industry as a BIM Modeller, at the end of the 26-month programme.
If you have undertaken BIM coordination projects in the period of your apprenticeship, integrating models from various engineering disciplines such as Structural services and Architecture to deliver coordinated combined services models, you may qualify at the Tier 3 DDM Professional (Specialist) level, commonly known in our industry as a BIM Coordinator.
For information regarding the DDM Accreditation Scheme, visit ddm.buildingsmartsingapore.org.