Darren Y.

Construction Technology | Manufacturing | Virtual Design & Construction

United States of America

I guide the digital transformation of technologies specific to Manufacturing and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) to align with business goals and objectives. Reducing waste, creating scale-able ...see more

  • Construction & Infrastructure


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Director of Construction Technology

2 years
Current position
Jan 2021 - Present
UMC helps clients solve the complex challenges of built environments and their systems. Originating 100 years ago to serve the Pacific Northwest as a mechanical contractor, the firm has...see more

Advisory Board Member

2 years
Current position
Dec 2020 - Present
PypeServer extends the digital manufacturing workflow from the design office down to the shop floor. CAD and BIM operators can export their pipe spool designs directly into PypeServer,...see more

Construction Technology Committee Member

2 years
Current position
Dec 2020 - Present
The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association is an international trade association with more than 4,500 contributing contractor members in 103 chapters through...see more

Advisory Board Member

BWG Strategy LLC
2 years
Current position
Jul 2020 - Present
BWG Strategy LLC organizes roundtable events to bring senior professionals together. The Company's events provide opportunities for attendees to network and debate business and industry...see more

Director of Operations Technology

Hermanson Company
4 years
Jan 2017 - Jan 2021
Provide oversight and management of operations related technologies specific to Virtual Design and Construction and Manufacturing operations. o Design, Estimating, Detailing and Manufac...see more

AEC Applications Manager

Southland Industries
1 year
Sep 2015 - Jan 2017
Provide leadership, vision, strategy and mentoring to the AEC Applications team who oversee all AEC related technology infrastructure and software configurations across the enterprise. ...see more

Systems Integration Manager

Southland Industries
7 years
May 2008 - Aug 2015
Technical management of all AEC applications across the Enterprise. o Manage 125 servers across multiple offices nationwide o Communication & configuration of 20 NC machines o Integrati...see more

Mechanical Application Engineer

1 year
Apr 2007 - Apr 2008
Application engineer specializing in installation, implementation and consulting for Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Vault, AutoCAD Electrical and AutoCAD. o Software installation and confi...see more

Manufacturing Engineer

Custom Caseworks, Inc.
1 month
Mar 2007 - Apr 2007
o Technical Support of CAD/CAM and CNC systems o Product design o Manufacturing documentation o Product specification development o Production scheduling o Materials selection and procu...see more

Contract Writer - Inside AutoCAD

Eli Research
3 years
May 2005 - Sep 2008
Selected topics alongside editorial staff and wrote articles for the monthly publication 'Inside AutoCAD' o June 2005 - Should You Upgrade To AutoCAD 2006? o July 2005 - Solidify your D...see more

Technical Editor

John Wiley and Sons
9 years
Dec 2000 - Dec 2009
Technical editor for... o AutoCAD 2002 Bible (by Ellen Finkelstein) ISBN: 978-0764536113 o AutoCAD 2004 Bible (by Ellen Finkelstein) ISBN: 978-0764539923 o AutoCAD 2005 Bible (by Ellen ...see more


Minnesota CADWorks, Inc.
13 years
Jul 1994 - Mar 2007
o Train, Mentor and Manage production for full and part-time staff o Sales and Business development o Project estimating o Proposal development o Project management o Accounting, Payrol...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Construction & Infrastructure


  • Project Planning
  • Contract Management
  • Operations Management
  • Modeling
  • Integration
  • Coordination
  • Revit
  • Construction Drawings
  • Navisworks
  • .NET Framework
  • Submittals
  • MEP
  • Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP)
  • Autodesk Software