Design, Engineering, and Modeling
OR - Portland

At McKinstry, we’re proud to be a diverse and passionate group of innovators and problem-solvers, builders and engineers, mentors and students. We believe the world needs curious, forward-thinking, solutions-oriented people who want to make our planet better. We are committed to strengthening our diversity through recruiting, developing, and retaining professionals from all backgrounds, and we believe that promoting diversity, equity, and inclusivity is an integral component of our continuing quest To Build a Thriving Planet. If you are looking to leave a purposeful mark on the world, then McKinstry is the place for you.


Here's where you come in:

We are currently seeking a Detailer to join our team.


You're great at:

Project Coordination 

  • Coordinates efficiently and effectively with clients and BIM Professionals to ensure the successful completion of assigned tasks.  
  • Responds to deadlines received by internal and external clients.  
  • Establishes a clear scope of work, hour’s budget, and deliverables each time an assignment is received.  
  • Works with engineers, project managers, and other personnel to create project documents.  
  • Coordinates and performs drafting project duties and responsibilities. Includes HVAC, plumbing, process piping, electrical and detail system drawings.  


Project Development/Design  

  • Works with peers to further develop modeling or drafting skills and to learn more about building systems.  
  • Organizes the BIM environment and maintains all related documents.  
  • Promotes best practices to improve production efficiency in Revit.  
  • Develops positive working relationships with craft foremen and other field personnel assigned to your projects.   


  • Under direct supervision, provides 3D content in Revit based on markups provided. 
  • Performs 2D drafting in Revit.  
  • Updates backgrounds.  
  • Updates Model per schedule.  
  • Use AutoCAD to perform modeling. 
  • Revit Modeling using McKinstry Standards 
  • Utilizes Bluebeam for sessions, markups, projects and stamps 
  • Maintains and enforces current BIM Modeling Standards  
  • Creates riser diagrams 
  • Creates details in modeling software.  


What we would like to see from you:

  • (2) Two years of experience in BIM or in the construction industry and One (1) year of experience in 3D/BIM modeling OR the equivalent in a four-year engineering school. 
  • Working knowledge of Revit, Bluebeam, and AutoCAD.   
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills required.


The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.

McKinstry is a drug-free workplace. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, complying with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act and a Confidentiality Agreement, in addition to successful outcomes of background and reference checks.

Applicants for this role will only be considered if they possess current US Work Authorization, and do not require employer-sponsored VISA support to begin or remain in this role.


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