BIM/VDC Coordinator (Building Information Modeling/Virtual Design & Construction) in Hammond, Louisiana

Gallo Mechanical


The Building Information Modeling (BIM/VDC) Coordinator is responsible for the standardization and production of all Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) documents including HVAC, Mechanical, Plumbing and Piping disciplines to support the design, fabrication, and construction operations of the Company during the building process.

This critical role seeks to utilize the highest levels of technology, construction knowledge and standards to produce high quality designs that contribute to increased efficiency and reduced cost.


  • Prepare, plan, section, and detail drawings; create spool sheets, bill of materials, hanger lists, Trimble files, etc.

  • Coordinate project drawings through communication with project managers, CAD staff and other project team members.

  • Ensure that the project’s needs are met in a timely and effective manner.

  • Liaison between the design team and project subcontractors related to project-specific uses of the model and/or VDC processes.

  • Ensure model meets expectations stated in the project BIM Execution Plan.

  • Update model per changes to the contract documents.

  • Provide deliverables as required by project schedule.

  • Assist in development of project documentation, such as the project BIM Execution plan, schedules, and meeting minutes.

  • Monitor information exchange between subcontractors and third-party modeling consultants.

  • Manage trade coordination meetings as scheduled and follow up on deliverables in a timely manner.

  • Understand the BIM scope of work for the subcontractors on the project.

  • Facilitate trade coordination process in a manner that supports the overall project schedule.

  • Perform quality reviews of submitted models as they relate to the contract documents.

  • Administer proper sign-off standards to facilitate construction.

  • Coordinate, prepare, and record as-built models and drawings.

  • Produce presentation materials.


  • Detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Basic to advanced computer literacy.

  • Basic to advanced knowledge in Microsoft windows.

  • Basic to advanced knowledge In Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Autodesk Revit 2019-Current.

  • Autodesk AutoCAD 2019-Current.

  • Autodesk Navisworks Manage

  • Ability to review and understand contract drawings and specifications.

  • Able to work well in a fast-paced environment.

  • General knowledge of construction process.

  • General to specific knowledge of piping systems.

  • Knowledge of plumbing systems.

  • Knowledge of mechanical systems.

  • Knowledge of domestic water systems.

  • Knowledge of HVAC.

  • This job requires ability to work at a desk with computer equipment for prolonged periods of time. Eye-hand coordination is essential

About Gallo Mechanical

Gallo Mechanical is a top-tier mechanical construction and service provider headquartered in New Orleans. Gallo Mechanical LLC is built on a bedrock foundation of dedication to family, service and performance. The company, a 75-year locally-grown family operation, is deeply invested in finding the best way to both serve and grow the community in which they live and work. As they have grown over the last seven and a half decades, Gallo Mechanical has sought to ensure that their focus remains in reinvesting in their community through both the work they carry out and the opportunities that they provide.

Inclusive Employer

Our number one focus will always be our people. Gallo Mechanical welcomes employees from varied backgrounds and walks of life, and it’s reflected in our diverse community. Gallo Mechanical is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to administering personnel actions, including hiring, training, promoting and compensating its employees, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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