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BIM Coordinator

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Job ID: R0015827
Date Posted: Feb 28, 2023
Segment: Energy
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS Canada, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated BIM COORDINATOR who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate has a solid experience in rail context. The position is based in TORONTO (Canada).

Who We Are
Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signaling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.


Ensure that the projects made in house or outsourced are compliant with the contract and system requirements. Ensure that the BIM Process is correctly managed according to the Project needs and Hitachi Rail processes.


Typical accountabilities of BIM Coordinator as per international rules and best practices in the rail context. In detail:

  • production and control of federated models.
  • Model setup - ensuring the discipline models are suitable for inclusion into the federated models.
  • Setup and maintain coordinate systems for import and export.
  • Implement the Quality Assurance/Quality Control Procedures.
  • Combine or link shared models.
  • Data maintenance within models.
  • Identify model coordination issues.
  • Participate in coordination meetings.
  • Verify model Level of Information.
  • Coordinate with the project planning manager for creating a 4D simulation
  • Coordinate with Project Management Team for 5D simulation
  • Coordinate with Operation and Maintenance team for 6D asset management implementation
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the Project BIM Manager.
  • Ensure the application of quality procedures for the emissions of the documents at every stage of the design;
  • Ensure there are no risks not assessed with respect to the safety of the works designed and compared to budgeted costs;
  • Ensure the verification of  the interfaces alignment and that each step is managed and properly addressed;
  • Ensure the identification of critical issues in the development of the project and propose mitigation actions;
  • The use of BIM for interfaces definition and management, as part of the project delivery strategy according to the Engineering Management Plan.

Required Skills/ Knowledge

8-10 year operative overall competence and experience in railway engineering context and BIM management/coordination/specialist in accordance with ISO 19650 especially developed in the area of Civil works and railway Systems Design/Commissioning and Requirement/Interface management. Additional expertise in the railways contexts is considered as a plus.

Knowledge Expected:

Basic competences

  • Civil Works in railway context (buildings, viaducts, tunnels, etc.): design, installation, operation and maintenance
  • Railway Trackworks systems: design, installation, operation and maintenance
  • Basic about the Railway Systems: signaling, traction power (catenary included), telecommunication, MEPS, depot equipment, Rolling Stocks.
  • Sub-Contractors selection;
  • Purchase Technical Specification (PTS) preparation according to contract needs;
  • Technical support for contract matters;
  • Requirements and Interfaces definition/consolidation and management;
  • Familiar with Requirement Traceability Matrix and the Interface Registers tools, implemented in BIM (Building Information Modelling) context, using also a specific Common Data Environments (CDEs).
  • Design management of contractors and sub-contractor activities: contract requirements and design processes-control;
  • Full cycle basic-experience also in construction and test&commissioning phases.

Specific competences:

  • Proven expertise of BIM Process implemented in accordance with the international rules and best practices.

Here below the software the candidate is required to know:

  • Vendor           Software         Level

Autodesk        Navisworks      High

Autodesk        Revit               High

Autodesk        BIM 360            Good

Bentley            ProjectWise     High

Bentley            MicroStation   as a plus

Bentley            OpenBuilding as a plus

Bentley            OpenRail        as a plus

Oracle            CDE Aconex   High

Soft Skills

Team working

Co-operative approach

Mobility Mindset


Civil Engineering University Degree or Equivalent Technical Background


English Level B2

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