BIM / VDC Reality Capture Technician

Architectural Resource Consultants (ARC)

Tustin, CA

Job Description

The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of field to office workflows for reality capture. We are seeking an intermediate level individual who is proficient in Revit modeling.  The candidate will possess experience modeling existing conditions from record drawings, photo imagery, and point cloud data.  In addition to modeling in the office, this position will require a willingness to perform field investigation and documentation of existing conditions.  A thorough understanding of architecture, engineering, and/or construction is required.

In addition to experience in field to office workflows, the candidate will possess experience in incorporating laser scan and model data into AR & VR experiences for visualization and for ARC’s internal quality control. 80% of this position will be dedicated to reality capture production, while 20% will be dedicated to innovating new workflows through the use of next generation technologies.

Does the thought of working in a wide range of market sectors and building types appeal to you? Would you like to work on location at a theme park resort in California, Florida, or Hawaii? Would creating a model of the Las Vegas Convention Center, the Beverly Hills Hotel, or the Empire State Building’s antenna mast get you excited to come to work?  Or, does laser scanning the Las Vegas Sign, the Fremont Street Experience Canopy, the Watergate Complex, or the Manzanar War Relocation Center sound challenging and fun?  If you are looking for exciting opportunities such as these and would like to join a growing team of dedicated professionals that specialize in existing conditions Building Documentation, we're interested in meeting with you.

Who we are

ARC is a team of Licensed Architects and highly skilled technicians specializing in providing Professional Building Documentation services nationally from the west coast to the east coast of the United States and beyond.

ARC has specialized in providing high-quality building documentation services since 1997. We believe that owners, designers and contractors do not need to be subjected to unforeseen existing conditions or the associated costs and time delays that often accompany them. During this time, ARC has focused on perfecting the means, methods, and best practices to provide extremely accurate as-built documentation using the latest in technologies such as HDS (High Definition Survey) 3D Laser Scanning and advanced photo imagery.

Our Mission is to assist those who recognize the complexities of existing conditions and wish to minimize their risks by proactively seeking to document such conditions in advance of them becoming an issue.  By uncovering the unknown with regards to existing conditions, we save our clients both time and money while reducing their risk and liability.

Responsibilities and Duties

You will report to our Director of Operations and routinely interface with our Director of Reality Capture. This position will perform the following functions on a regular basis:

  • Creation of Revit Models from point cloud data, photo imagery and record drawings

  • Model analysis

  • Field survey and documentation including assisting with laser scanning and photo imagery

  • Quality Assurance

  • Producing visualization through renderings, animations and AR/VR technologies

  • Assist in developing client facing web platform to access and view reality capture data

  • Communicate with ARC’s internal team, Clients and Consultants

Qualifications and Skills

  • Advanced communication skills and English proficiency

  • 2 – 4 years’ experience working hands-on with Revit

  • 2+ years’ experience working hands-on with AutoCAD

  • 1+ years’ experience working hands-on with Twin Motion and/or Enscape

  • High proficiency and experience in Revit: content creation, modeling, and documentation

  • Point cloud modeling experience in Revit

  • Experience with the following programs is preferred:

  • FARO Scene, Leica Cyclone, and Recap Pro

  • Navisworks

  • BIM360

  • ARC GIS Pro

  • Intermediate level of understanding of architecture, building construction and materials

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction or related field

  • Familiarity with the BOMA Method of Measure standard

  • Familiarity with operating DSLR and 360 cameras

  • Must be willing and able to travel

  • Must be willing and able to climb ladders to access rooftops.

  • Must have a driver’s license and access to a vehicle for field assignments

  • Must be able to obtain security clearance at governmental facilities

Other skills and qualifications that are considered a plus

  • Computer programming & experience with Unity

  • Experience in historic preservation projects

  • CAD Drafting

  • Space Accounting and area take-offs using the BOMA Method of Measure

  • Surveying and field layout


  • Health Plan (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life) - You choose between HMO, PPO, and a mix of options.

  • 2 weeks paid vacation annually (3 weeks after ten years)

  • 8 paid holidays annually

  • Retirement plan with company match

  • 4 ½ day work week

  • Flexible schedule

  • Company gym

  • Professional development allowance and ongoing skills training program

  • Fun company events

How to Apply

Please submit your resume by clicking on the Apply button below and reference which position you are applying for. Resumes submitted without attention to proper grammar, spelling and punctuation will not be considered, as this tells us a lot about your attention to detail and your ability to communicate clearly.