Revit Designer position

Structural Modeling & Analysis is a small structural engineering company located in midtown Kansas City, Missouri.  We are a growing company, dedicated to staying on the cutting edge in regard to structural engineering practices, design techniques and standards.  We provide our clients the highest quality of work.  Using the latest software, techniques, and training, our standard is to send out complete, constructible drawings, on time, every time.  We use Revit, Scene, ReCap, Inventor, and EdgeWise. We are looking for a motivated, organized full-time drafter.  Position information and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

JOB TITLE:   Full-time Drafter

LOCATION: Kansas City, Missouri

EXPERIENCE: Revit with experience in AutoCAD and Inventor.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Excellent written & verbal communication skills.


We are looking for a Full-time Drafter who has a minimum of:


  • Associates Degree in Drafting.
  • Experience preparing Revit and AutoCAD structural drawings using structural steel, reinforced concrete and masonry.  Knowledge of wood and light gage metal is a plus.
  • Qualified candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.


Skills we are looking for include:


  • Strong knowledge of drafting processes and procedures.
  • Strong math aptitude and computer skills.
  • Good use of English language for written and verbal communications.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated, goal-oriented, and able to work both independently and as part of a team.

Duties in this position include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Coordinate with Engineering to continuously improve the constructability of Structural Modeling & Analysis’ design.
  • Design layout and detailed documents.
  • Support design efforts with timely and accurate completion of contract drawings.
  • Provide scheduling input, hour and material estimates, drawing/document control and other coordination to fulfill contract requirements.


We offer a progressive atmosphere including:


  • Great compensation, commiserate with experience
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Company provided laptop
  • Vacation, employee choice of holidays, and paid time off
  • Medical insurance with subsidized health savings account
  • Tuition and book reimbursement


For consideration, please forward your resume in confidence to: 

Structural Modeling & Analysis

4741 Central, #515

Kansas City, Missouri 64112
Structural Modeling & Analysis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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July Meeting: Work more efficiently in Revit

When: Thursday, July 28th, 2016 (This Thursday)
5:30-6:00 p.m. (Eat & Mingle)
Bring your golf clubs & balls; DLR has a golf green behind the training room which will be available before and after the meeting.
6:00-7:00 p.m. (Presentation)

DLR Group
7290 West 133rd Street
Overland Park, KS  66213

Enter on the south west side of the building.  Go down the stairs just inside the door.  The training room is just to the right at the bottom of the stairs.

Topic: Work more efficiently – Revit workflow tips to save time=money

Presenter: Megan Sewell

We all love our jobs!  But at the end of the day our employers need us to be profitable, and we need a paycheck.  If we work more efficiently, the company makes more money, which allows them to pay us! YAY!

In this KCRUG meeting, we will discuss several workflows Revit users could do that will help you work more efficiently.  Some examples we will discuss but not limited to:

  • Thinking ahead when creating content – Adding parameters to a family to be usable in multiple projects
    • Saving this content so it doesn’t get lost!  Avoid recreating content.
  • Collaboration – I will discuss how we share work as an office, as a multi-region/multi-state firm, and when working with other firms.
  • Using Revit Schedules to speed up your workflow
  • Making simple tweaks to your user settings that help YOU work faster
  • Keeping a healthy model
  • Demonstrate a few plug-ins that could make your life easier

Food & Drinks provided by: IMAGINiT TechnologiesJoin us for our monthly Kansas City Revit/BIM user group meeting.

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Kansas City Revit User Group needs your support

After over 5 years of amazing presentations and discussions, we have run short of volunteers. To keep the group alive, we are asking for anyone with the motivation to help continue the Revit (BIM) User Group in Kansas City, please email us with how you’d like to help.

We are looking for:
– volunteers to help reach out to professionals looking to present software and process
– presenters to who would like share their knowledge
– ideas and people willing to help improve the user group

Please submit all comments to

Thank you Kansas City for embracing this user group and supporting us this far. We have every intention to keep this group alive and vibrant but we need your help.

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May Meeting: New in Revit 2017

When: Thursday, May 26th, 2016
5:30-6:00 p.m. (Eat & Mingle)
6:00-7:00 p.m. (Presentation)

Where: Mid-West CAD
620 State Route 291 #106
Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64063
(800) 279-3221

Topic: What’s New in Revit 2017 for Architecture, Structure, and MEP

Presenter: Fernando Lima, AEC Specialist, Mid-West CAD

Food & Drinks provided by: Mid-West CAD

Join us for our monthly Kansas City Revit/BIM user group meeting.
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Career opportunities

Dialectic Engineering is formerly Larson Binkley, inc (MEP firm in the Crossroads in KC)
Here are the links:

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March Meeting: Laser Scanning

When: Thursday, March 31st, 2016
5:30-6:00 p.m. (Eat & Mingle)
6:00-7:00 p.m. (Presentation)

Where: Room 2705 (lower level of the nursing building)
Kansas City Kansas Community College
7250 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66112
(913) 288-7122Call: (913) 288-7122 – Office
(785) 224-8404Call: (785) 224-8404 – Cell
(See attached Map)

Topic: Laser Scanning Overview
Even though laser scanning (LiDAR or High Definition Surveying) has been around for several years, many of the same common questions are asked and there is some uncertainty as to how the technology can be implemented.
In this presentation/discussion we will briefly cover the most common questions asked, talk about various scanning technologies and tools, highlight the pros and cons of each, and cover some recommended best practices. Then we will look at a variety of projects, from the large to the very small, in which laser scanning and photogrammetry have be implemented successfully.

Food & Drinks provided by: Seiler Design Solutions

Join us for our monthly Kansas City Revit/BIM user group meeting.
Spread the word to anyone who may find this of interest.

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