May 2nd Meeting: Dynamo

When: Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
6:00-6:15 p.m. (Eat & Mingle)
6:15-7:15 p.m. (Presentation)

Where: Burns & McDonnell
9450 Ward Pkwy
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 333-9400

Topic: Dynamo

This session will provide a brief overview of Dynamo and cover some basic tips and tricks you can use when first starting out using Dynamo. The session will focus on specific examples that increase automation and save time within the Revit software.

Presenter: Troy Gates

Troy has more than 20 years of being an integral part of the advancement of design technologies within multiple companies in the AEC industry. He has successfully implemented a large variety of design technology solutions as well as developed BIM implementation strategies. Troy is currently a Technology Consultant for U.S. CAD and runs the Dynamo & API User Group in Southern California. 

Food & Drinks provided by:  U.S. CAD

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Today’s presentation

The address was incorrect in the email blast. We are at the 9450 address. Ward Parkway entrance on the east side of the campus .

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Structural BIM Designer

Burns & McDonnell’s world headquarters in Kansas City, MO, is looking for a Structural BIM Designer to prepare BIM models and construction documents for commercial aviation, federal government, DoD and DoE projects. Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm ranked on FORTUNE’s List of 100 Best Companies to Work For and voted as a Best Place to Work in numerous cities across the United States.

In this position, you will contribute to projects vital to the security of the country while having the opportunity to lead and mentor more junior-level designers and detailers. These projects encompass airport terminal design, jet engine test facilities, flight simulator facilities, long-span aircraft maintenance hangars, high explosive research facilities, classrooms, administration buildings, and others.

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BIM Manager position

BIM Manager

Position Description: Gould Evans is seeking a full-time Design Technology Manager to work as part of our collaborative design studios. Ideal candidate would have strong people and collaboration skills and have broad experience in a range of project types. This individual will be responsible for providing design technology training and supporting project teams to create a strong design projects grounded in best practices and advancement through collaboration and feedback from our studios.

At Gould Evans, we believe partnership is not about compromise. It is the expression of individual talents made manifest through a shared vision. We seek employees and clients who share our values of intellectual curiosity, collaboration and passion for meaningful design outcomes.

Our portfolio is intentionally diverse – in project type, scale and location. This diversity is a strength that encourages innovative, critical thinking and discourages a formulaic approach. Above all, we work to create solutions that transform their surroundings, engage their occupants, sustain their environment and support our clients’ missions.

Currently, we have more than 160 associates across our Phoenix, San Francisco, Kansas City, Lawrence and New Orleans studios.

Primary responsibilities of the position:

  • Curate Revit library, including office template, families, materials, and components
  • Provide documentation, training, and mentoring on firm best practices and workflows to associates
  • Project team support through BIM kickoffs and execution plans, modeling support and content creation
  • Expand the firm’s capabilities in the use of design applications to strengthen project delivery
  • Improve the quality and efficiency of the firm’s design and construction drawings

This is a full-time position which includes generous benefits such as vacation time, sick time, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance as well as participation in a 401(k) and employee stock ownership plans.

We’re seeking candidates with:

  • 7+ years of experience working on projects of varying types/scales.
  • 3+ years of experience in BIM management for a large multi-office firm, preferred.
  • Knowledge of Dynamo, preferred.
  • An understanding of how design applications can support all phases of the design process.
  • Strong people skills – a good listener and organizer who is self-motivated.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Revit expertise, required. Experience with other related software platforms a plus.
  • Working knowledge of applications and workflows related to rendering, 3D printing, virtual reality, energy modeling, etc., preferred.
  • A forward-thinking approach to stay on top of the latest advances in design technology.
  • Autodesk product certifications, preferred.

If this sounds like you, please submit your resume, cover letter with salary requirements and an electronic portfolio (PDF format/10MB limit) to Please, no calls about this position.  EOE/AA/Veterans/Disabled

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Two more career opportunities!

Two openings are available at ATG. Follow the links below to their website for more information.

team aug specialist

tech specialist

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Revit/BIM Modeler Position

Revit/BIM Modeler

  • Grow your career at Capital Electric Construction! We are looking for a talented BIM VDC Modeler to create highly accurate models, develop plans and collaborate across multiple disciplines.
  • Do detailed 3D drawings bring out your inner ninja? Are you an ace with accuracy? Capital Electric Construction is looking for a BIM VDC Modeler to join its team in Kansas City, Kansas.
  • Join the Capital Electric Construction team as a BIM VDC Modeler and contribute to growing Kansas City! This team member will play a vital role in project planning and execution, and will collaborate with other trades as we strive to exceed our customers’ expectations.



The BIM/VDC Modeler will perform the functions of creating project deliverable drawings and models using the current versions of available software. Work includes 3D parametric modeling, representation and annotation of 3D information in 2D drawings, and 2D detailing for complex projects.


  1. Create 3D BIM models to a high level of accuracy.
  2. Develop plans, sections, elevations and details from a 3D BIM model for projects of all sizes and technical complexities.
  3. Clearly annotate, dimension and detail production drawings in conformance to Thornton Tomasetti standards and practices.
  4. Setup and manage large sheets sets including revisions and markups for each project. Plot drawings to pdf, dwg, or to paper plots.
  5. Assist and direct BIM workflow.
  6. Set up and geo-locate multiple models for a single project.
  7. Create 3D views or renderings on an as-needed basis for marketing or project use.
  8. Use advanced tools such as Navisworks for project collaboration across multiple disciplines in a BIM environment.
  9. Interface with engineers, our clients, and other consultants through clear communication and drawings. Interact with our clients to coordinate BIM modeling content and approaches, model exchanges, quality control, and delivery.
  10. Continued development of “best practices” for BIM.


Educational and experience requirements include:  High school diploma/GED and drafting courses required; one to two years technical training preferred.  1-5 years of modeling and clash detection required

Requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize and complete projects on schedule.  Ability to assume responsibility, interface and communicate effectively with others.  General knowledge and skills in the use of various Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience and understanding of REVIT, AutoCAD MEP, and their supporting technologies. Experience and understanding of interfacing with REVIT and MEP is preferred.  Excellent understanding of 3D parametric modeling to maximize the benefits of an integrated building model.  Thorough understanding of building components for modeling electrical components intelligently and efficiently to ensure the integrity of the electrical model.  Working knowledge of drawing production, standard construction techniques and principals.  Excellent skills in relation to rendering and graphic formats and their manipulation and output.

Salary range is dependent on experience and training.  We offer a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance, 401k with employer match, paid holidays and paid time off (vacation/sick).

Drug screen & background check required.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Females/Minorities/Disabled/Veterans.


Contact Michael J Martin at  or 816-215-6788

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