Revit TechnicianJob Description, Salary, Career Path, and Trends

Construction Revit technicians use computer modeling software to create technical drawings and three-dimensional building designs. They work closely with architects and engineers to develop plans for clients. Revit technicians need to have excellent artistic, technical, and computer skills.

Sample job description #1

In this role, you will perform technical and graphic tasks assigned by the Licensed Professional, Design Engineer, or supervisor in our (City, State) office!

Job responsibilities:

  • Conceptual Design
  • Produces preliminary drawings and other design information at the Group Lead or Design Engineer’s direction
  • Understand and adhere to the basis of design for assigned projects
  • Detailed Design
  • Analysis Ability
  • Detailing
  • Performs dimensional, interference, and basic design checks on layouts and sketches as requested
  • Designing for Safety incorporated into drawings
  • Detailing
  • Participates in coordination review sessions
  • Uses ABC Company standards and procedures
  • Corrects drawings from annotated mark-ups
  • Coordinates and checks own work carefully to minimize all deficiencies, errors, and omissions
  • Maintains discipline project drawing files for assigned projects
  • Construction Documents
  • Produces well-organized, finished drawings of good appearance, accuracy, clarity, and correctness from layouts, sketches, and verbal and/or written instructions
  • Construction Support
  • Produces field order documents at the direction of Group Lead or Design Engineer
  • Planning, Scheduling, and Profitability
  • Meets scheduled key dates
  • Discusses progress regularly with Licensed Professional of Record
  • Utilizes time efficiently
  • Advises Design Manager of changes
  • Participation in BID issued revisions to confirm project scope compliance with drawings
  • Project Management
  • Records notes of meetings and telephone conversations and reviews with AE Project leadership
  • Adheres to established company standards and policies


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Technical associates degree preferred
  • Technical training in applicable discipline design

Specific knowledge, skills, license, certifications:

  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD and Revit
  • Able to organize information received, thorough in addressing tasks, and organized in the presentation of information
  • Able to visualize verbal directions in 3D

Environmental factors and/or physical requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, this position is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, and arm, hand and finger dexterity, including the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment, and read application/form information. The associate frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear.

Sample job description #2

Want a dynamic, fast-paced, fun experience? ABC Company is looking for an experienced Revit Technician to join our future-forward retail team. Work with iconic clients on a range of projects – from ground up to remodels and everything in between. You will be translating great consumer brands into shopping experiences, assisting on projects from schematic design through construction. Specific responsibilities include preparation of construction documents using Revit, communication with the Project Team and BIM coordination across disciplines. Joining our team means that you do not take yourself too seriously, work hard/play hard and are equally comfortable leading as well as doing.

What ABC Company is looking for:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with a strategic, big-picture perspective
  • Ability to both multitask and be organized
  • Master of architectural drafting
  • Working knowledge of building codes
  • Working knowledge of building design and detailing
  • Ability to mentor staff and work independently
  • Ability to create BIM content
  • Commitment to team success

What ABC Company has to offer:

  • Opportunities to work hybrid/remote
  • A Historic building with a modernized office environment
  • A casual and energetic office environment
  • A talented, playful, and inclusive team
  • Flexible hours with a focus on work life balance (and the team to support it)
  • Competitive compensation packages


  • Technical, Associate, or Bachelor of Architecture Degree
  • Autodesk Certified Professional in Revit for Architectural Design is a plus
  • 5+ years professional experience in an architecture firm preferred
  • Master in Revit
  • Proficiency in BIM 360 is a plus
  • Proficiency in Bluebeam is a plus

Sample job description #3

Since 1983, ABC Company has provided total design solutions for commercial, retail, religious, automotive, and industrial clients. We are currently seeking an innovative and productive individual to join our team.

Successful candidate will be required to:

  • Transform conceptual/schematic designs using Revit into working construction documents
  • Be able to review drawings to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards, as well as perform routine drafting and technical tasks as required throughout the project duration
  • Participate in the preparation of schematic design, design development, construction documentation, and any additional drawing
  • Maintain quality standards, format special requirements, etc. as mandated by office production standards
  • Coordinate working drawing information with related outsources and consultants
  • Create 3D perspectives
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of architectural drafting/design experience within the commercial or retail industries is preferred
  • The job requires a high level of proficiency with Revit

Average salary and compensation

The average salary for Revit technician is $56,400 in the United States. Position salary will vary based on experience, education, company size, industry, and market.

LocationSalary LowSalary High
Phoenix, Arizona$56,050$75,850
Los Angeles, California$63,250$85,600
Denver, Colorado$52,700$71,350
Washington, DC$64,250$86,900
Miami, Florida$52,450$71,050
Orlando, Florida$48,400$65,500
Tampa, Florida$48,850$66,150
Atlanta, Georgia$51,250$69,400
Chicago, Illinois$58,950$79,750
Boston, Massachusetts$63,750$86,250
Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota$50,800$68,750
New York City, New York$67,100$90,800
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania$54,650$73,950
Dallas, Texas$53,200$71,950
Houston, Texas$52,950$71,650
Seattle, Washington$61,350$83,000
National Average$47,950$64,850

Sample interview questions

  • What do you expect you will like about working as a Revit technician?
  • What qualities does a good Revit technician have?
  • Where do you see your career heading in the next five years?
  • Do you like working with professionals across other disciplines? 
  • What do you like about working as a Revit technician?
  • What do you not like about working as a Revit technician?
  • What are the advantages of using Revit software for architecture?
  • How can you define level in Revit architecture?
  • How can you create a floor and structural columns in Revit architecture? 
  • Tell me about a time where your actions didn’t line up with your core values.
  • What is your ideal workspace environment?
  • Can you explain work sharing? 
  • Why do you need to be cautious when deleting levels in Revit?   
  • Tell me about a time you made a mistake. How did you handle it? 
  • You will need to be good at communication in this role. Describe a time you used excellent communication.

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