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General Electric GI HVDC BIM and CAD leader in Villeurbanne, France

Job Description Summary

Within cross-centers and multicultural organization, the BIM & CAD leader is responsible to manage the unified M-CAD tool suite within the product line. Through the community of Key Users, he/she manages a population of 40 users. He/she builds partnerships with business line central BIM manager and other product line engineering leaders to provide a state of the art M-CAD & BIM reference solution. He can intervene personally either during Intent To Order and/or Order To Remittance stages for specific topics requiring expert skills. He reports directly to the plant engineering manager and functionally to the plant reference solution leader

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

MCAD Technical/Functional support

  • Support the Units for deployment and daily use of the M-CAD tool. Provide functional support as required.

  • Organise the training to key users on the functional use of the tool and the GE design process or standards.

  • Act as focal point for business line central BIM manager.

  • Analyse the specific needs some collaborators may have (due to local standards, customer specifications…) to provide them with a relevant solution based on methods / development / specific configuration.

  • Centralise, define the priority level and manage the requirements coming from the key users issue from the product line.

  • Ensure the compliance/adaptation of the tool to customer requirements & specifications.

BIM Process owner

  • Coordinates development & evolution of product line BIM model and process : BIM procedure & protocol, BIM execution plan, templates, attributes definitions, LOD/LOI definition, etc. in alignment with business line central BIM manager

  • Ensure the tools are configured to support BIM process

  • Support key user and project teams to implement BIM approach, in accordance with client requirements if any.

  • Animate BIM community within product line, organize return of experience on BIM implementation and sharing of good practices within the product line


  • Responsible to define and coordinate library specific to the product line

  • Responsible to define and distribute product line library of BIM reference documentation and BIM data models.

  • Responsible to organise and follow through the library creation/maintenance.

System Development:

  • Main contact with central BIM manager regarding IT-related topics & needs : infrastructure, access, performance, upgrade/migration, integration, etc.

  • Actively drive toward standardisation of tools and design practices

Sustainable use:

  • Ensure a common and efficient use of the tool through customisation, process definition, user manual writing and training material preparation. Maintain reference documentation for all user categories.

  • Ensure that the M-CAD tool is well integrated into Engineering and Project Management processes

Required qualifications

  • Demonstrated M-CAD skills, including general usage and tool configuration. Exposure to several 3D engineering design tools. Knowledge of Autodesk products suite a plus, specifically Revit and BIM360.

Desired Characteristics

  • Technician or equivalent BTS with at least 8 years experience or Engineer with at least 5 years experience

  • HV substation primary design / plant engineering design exposure is a plus

  • English fluent, written and spoken

  • Good communication, Service oriented

  • Ability to work in complex and multicultural organization

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No