BIM Manager - Offshore

About the Role Base Location: Perth, Aberdeen or Inverness. Salary: £40,600 - £61,000 + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing. Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time...

About the Role

Base Location: Perth, Aberdeen or Inverness.

Salary: £40,600 - £61,000 + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

Due to expansion and an ever-increasing workload, the Offshore Delivery Directorate within SSEN Transmission has an opportunity for a BIM Manager to lead development of digital data and information management across the delivery phase of our large-scale energy projects throughout Scotland.

You will be responsible for providing key input into the development of the BIM related information requirements documentation, in line with BS EN ISO 19650, as well as validating information management processes, other systems and tools, and the digital coordination and management of the project data assigned to you.

The BIM Manager's duties and responsibilities will be:

- Support legal and commercial teams in the preparation of contracts and the development of PQQ's and other supporting information for adoption of digital implementation and information management on projects.

- Define and manage the Exchange & Information Requirements (EIR) in line with recognised industry standards, internal governance, and ongoing development. This includes, reviewing Tender returns for projects, in particular, the project specific BEP (BIM Execution Plan(s)) and other supporting information to IT and GIS for example.

- Being a direct line to leading on all project specific digital and BIM information. This includes, but not limited to contractor and supplier engagement, problem solving technical and information management related queries, managing data from a host of integrated software, systems, and technology.

- Support the Project Information Officers (PIO's) in the setup and management of project spaces within the Common Data Environment (CDE) in line with BS EN ISO 19650 processes, plus project and business specific requirements.

- Lead the BIM Coordinators in performing model interrogation, coordination, federation, and clash detection processes between package contractors to ensure design related issues are identified to facilitate decision process.

- Build strong relationships with suppliers, consultants, contractors and SSE design team members from the Engineering team along with representatives from other departments throughout the development of the solutions, to resolve design issues and queries. 

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Extensive experience as either a Lead BIM Coordinator, BIM or Information Manager on major infrastructure projects, preferably using BIM360 or Autodesk Construction Cloud (ACC). However, knowledge in other typical CDE's is also welcomed.

- Extensive experience in Computer Aided Design (CAD) and modelling preferably for energy or linear and vertical infrastructure projects, such as: Converter Stations, Substations, Overhead Lines, Cables. Experience in 2D and 3D CAD, e.g. AutoCAD, Revit, Civil 3D, Navisworks and other modelling authoring or coordination tools linked to these software package listed above.

- Experience in GIS applications would be desirable. Preferably using Esri GIS and Autodesk communication tools in projects for effective design data management.

- Knowledge of ISO 19650 and UK BIM Framework guidance and industry standard best practices and processes for information management. Management/project management experience will be an advantage.

- Practical knowledge and experience in model coordination, clash detection and federation across multiple workstreams. This includes working knowledge in the use of Navisworks or a similar system, and/or model coordination/clash and federation functionality across various Common Data Environment (CDE's) for example.

About our Business

At SSEN Transmission, we take immense pride in owning and operating the high-voltage electricity transmission network across the north of Scotland. We transport energy from where it is generated to wherever it is needed, ensuring a safe and reliable electricity supply for the communities we serve. But that's not all – we're committed to upgrading the grid to deliver cleaner, homegrown energy for the future. By developing, building and maintaining a network for net zero, we're creating secure power for generations to come.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days of holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing, and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal-opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment, and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Stephanie on or 01738 342963. 

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.




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