Siobhán is BIM Director for T. J. O’Connor & Associates and has over 23 years’ experience in all aspects of the preparation for and execution of civil and structural engineering projects for both public and private Clients. After completing her degree and MSc in Engineering in 1997, Siobhán began her career as Structural Design Engineer, gaining experience on mid-scale residential and waste water treatment plant projects. Since joining T. J. O’Connor’s in 2000, Siobhán has gained extensive experience acting as Structural Project Engineer/Manager on a variety of structural and civil engineering projects including retail, healthcare, leisure, residential and infrastructure developments.
In 2015, Siobhán began her move towards specialising in Building Information Modelling. As a Chartered and ACEI Registered Consulting Engineer, Siobhán has applied her experience to successfully implementing, managing and promoting the use of BIM within the firm and across projects. Siobhán qualified with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Collaborative BIM from TU Dublin in 2017 and is a BRE ISO 19650 and BIM Level 2 Certified Practitioner.
Representing the ACEI, Siobhán provides expertise and technical advice to the Build Digital Project Team and SME Focus Group, working under the Construction Sector Innovation and Digital Adoption Sub-Group. She also supports the Liaison Committee for the Construction Industry on the topic of BIM for the ‘Code of Practice for Tendering’ and Guest Lectures on the topic of ISO 19650 implementation at post-graduate level in TU Dublin.