Archive for May, 2015

GSL Electric Job Opening

Posted: May 26, 2015 by WFRUG in General Posts, Job Postings

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Position Name: Electrical AutoCAD & BIM Drafter
  • Position Type – Full Time (40-45hrs/Week)
  • You will be BIM/CAD drafter for our design build engineering department.
  • You will need to be able to abide by our drafting standards and procedures.
  • You will support the other Engineers and Drafters with their issues with BIM
  • You will be expected to build and develop the companies Revit Lighting/Device/Equipment Libraries
  • You will be expected to understand how to operate the following software’s:
    • You are expected to have a full working knowledge of AutoCAD (drafting software.)
    • You are expected to have a full working knowledge of Revit & Navus works.
    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel
    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word
  • Short term travel may be expected, pending project location.
  • Our preference is for the individual to have (though not required):
    • Some sort of electrical background
    • Basic electrical circuiting knowledge though this is not necessary.
  • Depending on the individuals aptitude there may be opportunity to move up into a design position over time.
  • Compensation is hourly – hourly rate ($/hr) to be discussed during interview.
  • Benefits include but are not limited to:
    • Vacation Pay
    • Holiday Pay
    • Health/Dental/etc
    • Cafeteria Plan
    • Retirement Plans
If interested please contact Jake Taft at (801) 565-0088 or you may call his cell phone at (801) 440-0911. Email: jdtaft@gslelectric.com

Prosoft Power Launch Party 2015!

Posted: May 23, 2015 by WFRUG in General Posts

Please join ProSoft for their annual Power Launch Party 2015!

Information and registration can be found here.

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ProSoft’s Power Launch Party is coming. In fact it’s right around the corner! This year’s version of PowerLaunch promises to be the best yet. This event is extra special this year because ProSoft is celebrating 30 years of local service. You got it — 30 Years! That’s why we’re calling it a PowerLaunch “Party”!
This one of a kind event is your opportunity to attend informative workshops, receive invaluable instruction, ask questions of the Autodesk experts, network with fellow professionals, and much more . . . and there’s NO fee to attend! So please join us. There really is no other Autodesk/Design-oriented event quite like ProSoft’s PowerLaunch conference.

Registration is mandatory. We look forward to seeing you there.

At our recent WFRUG Meeting the University of Utah gave a presentation reviewing their CAD, BIM and Close-Out Standards.

You can review their presentation by clicking here.

We have an extraordinary meeting planned this month! The U of U Construction and Facilities department is going to give us an Owner’s perspective presentation on BIM. Below is a breakdown.

GSBS Architects and Taft Engineering will be sponsoring the meeting, they have promised a great catered event.

Please invite your project managers and executives, the more the merrier. please RSVP to jennifer@cn3dconstruction.com, I need to know by Tuesday evening. Thank you!

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WHEN:

Thursday, May 14th

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

WHERE:

University of Utah Architectural building

PRESENTERS:

Brendan Duffy – Goal 80% of construction project as-builts delivered in 45 days from substantial completion

Jenn Henry – Design standard changes

Colby Kalian – Design Closeout Specialist and Project Managers as the main contacts

Matt Fetzer – University Campus Map and What’s happening with Revit / G.I.S. at the University of Utah