Robins & Morton, one of the country’s leading general contractors, share how they introduced BIM to their bidders. Learn the benefits of communicating scope through 3D visualization earlier in the process and understand the benefits Robins & Morton realized and steps they took to help their subcontractors navigate this change in their process.
Key take-aways for you:
- How, and why, you should introduce BIM to bidders earlier in the process
- What’s in it for you … and why your subs should care
- Tips for limiting the subcontractor learning curve
About the presenters:
Raul Gomez leads a team of VDC leaders and technology champions, Integrating Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) methods through the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) at Robins & Morton. Raul’s main objectives are to use model based estimating, construction information through tools such as Assemble Systems to enhance and streamline construction communications, scope visualization, quantity take-off, facilitating coordination and establishing collaboration between designers, and subcontractors, and owners.
Blake Sayers is part of the preconstruction team at Robins & Morton. His primary focus is on large healthcare projects. Blake is passionate about finding new ways to deliver the owner a better product, Assemble & 3D modeling software has played a large role in making this happen for Blake.
Tim Kelly is the Product Manager at Assemble Systems, responsible for working closely with customers to develop the product strategy and roadmap. Tim has a wealth of experience within the construction industry, having spent the last 7 years innovating with BIM in design and construction from the general contractor and construction management perspective. Tim earned his BS in Construction Science from Texas A&M University and prior to joining Assemble Systems served as BIM Manager at Satterfield & Pontikes Construction.
Tom Switzer is a Product Manager at iSqFt, a ConstructConnect company. Working closely with customers and prospects, Tom has driven development of industry-leading bid solicitation and prequalification tools for General Contractors for the past eight years. He is passionate about increasing value to users through the addition of cutting edge application integrations through partnerships and a fully functional APIs.