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Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) Co-Op - Cincinnati, OH

Location: Cincinnati, OH, United States
Company: Messer Construction Co.
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Messer Construction Co. is an award-winning construction manager and general contractor that provides leadership for complex commercial building projects. An employee-owned company, Messer now stands as one of the nation’s leading healthcare and higher education builders. Messer’s footprint has grown to eleven regional offices located across the Midwest and Southeast: Greenville, South Carolina; Charlotte & Raleigh, North Carolina; Columbus, Cincinnati, & Dayton, Ohio; Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky; Indianapolis, Indiana; and Knoxville & Nashville, Tennessee. Messer employees live where they work, resulting in the company’s sustained commitment to building better communities.   

We are seeking a Co-Op to join the team in our Cincinnati region in the Summer of 2024.  

The responsibilities of the Virtual Design & Construction Co-op will vary from project to project but generally would include some or all of the following: 

What You Will Do: 

  • Work in some or all of the following platforms:
    • SketchUp
    • Revit
    • Lumion
    • Tekla
    • Navisworks
    • Recap
    • Synchro Pro
    • ArchiCAD
    • Microstation
    • Rhino
    • 3DS Max
    • Adobe CS
    • AutoCAD
    • Microsoft Office Products (Work, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Working with project teams, business development, estimating, safety, and building systems group departments to develop:
    • Site and building layouts
    • 3D site logistics plans
    • Building models and 3D mock-ups
    • 3D prints
    • Safe plans of work
    • 4D schedules
    • Laser scan/point cloud integration
    • Augmented/ Virtual Reality models and visualizations
  • Document control
  • Quality control
  • Research and Development

What You Will Bring: 

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or Architectural related program with a focus on construction processes/industry/delivery methods/building information modeling/virtual design and construction
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Must have experience with 3D modeling software.

We build where we live, and it shows.  When you take charge of your career through professional growth and collaboration, you can’t help but feel your impact on the community and the industry. And it’s what you can expect at Messer each day. In business since 1932 and employee-owned since 1990, Messer is the commercial construction company committed to building better. Join Messer, where building with purpose is the foundation of everything we do. 

All Messer employees are required to comply with our Substance Abuse Prevention Policy as a condition of employment. Messer may condition offers of employment upon taking and passing of a post-offer/pre-employment drug screen. 

Messer is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.  

Messer is committed to a diverse workforce.