BIM Manager - Houston


Powers Brown Architecture is seeking a firm-wide BIM Manager based in our Houston office. 

The BIM Manager’s role is to understand and communicate how BIM will effect project workflows, deliverables and project management throughout Powers Brown Architecture. The primary responsibility is to manage and coordinate BIM standards development, implementation, and enforcement on all related BIM projects, files and models. This will include the development of a work plan/roadmap for the development, implementation, and quality assurance checks needed for full BIM integration.  This role will also lead the firm’s Generative AI efforts. 


  • To develop and implement BIM workflow and driving standard usage of BIM and Revit within the firm and with consultants
  • Oversee the use of BIM/Revit software firm-wide, including installing, configuring, maintaining, and supporting all BIM installations 
  • Provide end-user training, support and leadership
  • Support project teams by (1) managing and creating content library files and templates, (2) creating and enforcing standard, and (3) evaluating project models
  • Support project start-up coordination, helping teams develop strategies for effective delivery of quality documents, and set-up each project, thereby ensuring that each one is set up correctly

Additional Responsibilities:
Include, but not limited to the following:


  • Coordinate with IT management on the selection of BIM software products, including but not limited to licensing compliance, incorporating new version releases, maintaining legacy software and customizing software for specific firm needs
  • Manage the implementation of supporting software and plug-ins for BIM
  • Evaluate new BIM related software and technologies
  • Stay informed on best practices for use of Revit, AutoCAD, and BIM
  • Stay informed on other BIM related software products and their interaction with Revit
  • Ability to use Dynamo and Python for automation
  • Research Generative AI software options


  • Responsible for BIM standards development, implementation, and enforcement
  • Creation and maintenance of the template files to assure standards
  • Provide support for plotting and electronic file submissions
  • Automate routines in BIM to support standards and productivity
  • Provide quality control for completeness and adherence to company standards of all shop drawings produced
  • Assist in developing and enforcing BIM documentation and workflow process standards
  • Train and oversee the day-to-day activities of BIM users to ensure BIM standards are maintained in the creation of BIM models


  • Ensure regular communication and coordination among BIM/Revit users and Power Users embedded on teams
  • Report on the company’s current and projected state in regards to BIM implementation
  • Create and lead deployment strategies for the BIM implementation effort
  • Assess: Evaluate the firm’s current workflow, strategies, budgets, projects, staffing, etc.
  • Plan: Create a plan for implementation (identify team members, what is the project, what are the goals, etc.)
  • Solve: Execute the plan, install the software, get templates created, get training, etc.


  • Provide hardware and network support as it relates to BIM production
  • Support the BIM technology needs of a multi-office firm
  • Troubleshoot problems
  • Liaison with vendors, software developer support staff and other support channels


  • Provide fundamental and intermediate training to staff on all BIM software, through a training program incorporating large group, project team and individualized training methods
  • Conduct continuing education on BIM processes and its new technologies
  • Provide technical orientation/onboarding to new hires regarding BIM tools
  • Attend conferences, seminars, and workshops for BIM, bringing back best practices and disseminating the information to appropriate teams

Project Interface:

  • Liaise with firm Power Users in BIM project setup, project work modeling and detailing
  • Assist/create Revit families in response to project need
  • Create project schedules with content
  • Help resolve BIM design issues
  • Manage and distribute coordinated digital documents to the project team
  • Coordinate needed hardware upgrades with IT
  • Communicate with subcontractors to receive, coordinate and update all electronic models
  • Link BIM to the project construction phase for submittals, construction models, shop drawings and schedule 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • previous experience as a BIM Manager or Coordinator
  • Ten or more years of experience;
  • An architectural license preferred;
  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture (or equivalent); and
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit. 

Benefits will include:

  • Health/Vision/Dental/Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending/HSA accounts
  • PTO
  • 401k + matching  
  • Work From Anywhere Days 
  • Employee Emergency Grants 
  • Paid Family Leave 
**Must be legally authorized to work in the United States**

About Powers Brown Architecture:
Powers Brown Architecture operates as a 21st century architectural practice. Much like our clients do.

We harness the energy that comes from merging the power of technology with a commitment to the idea that Architecture is not just for special occasions. We treat every project with the exact same care and intensity.

The result is an award-winning practice that is comfortable with the conversation between architecture as both content and commodity. Cross-pollination between client types and project types most only “specialize” in.

The firm is as committed to our developer clients’ needs and influences as we are to the Institutions, Corporations and Governments for whom we have delivered award-winning buildings. Over 102 awards ranging from Urban Design to office buildings to firm management.

We thrive at the intersection that Design, Creativity and Innovation are possible both on an industrial warehouse and on a student center on a university campus. There is always an optimal opportunity, a budget and people who live with the project long after we are finished.

We are Researchers, Educators, Authors and Community Leaders. We publish, collaborate, comment and distribute because architecture is “open source”.

Our offices are located across North America serving the world.

Powers Brown Architecture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All associates and applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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