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Project Modeler

Date:  Sep 11, 2022

Chicago, IL, US, 60631

Req ID:  24975
Onsite or Remote:  Partial Remote Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including TimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

To specialize in 3D Modeling and the associated skills that accompany Job-File Creation, manipulation and consultation.  In addition, this position will provide phone support for both internal and external customers for all Topcon and other manufacturer products sold and supported by Komatsu.  This position will partner across company lines to develop and implement a successful 3D modeling solution to the construction industry catering to all manufacturers of 3D systems, including: Topcon, Trimble, Carlson, Caterpillar and Leica.


The scope of this position is requests from distribution, along with, existing and future customer; including but not limited to: construction project take off; 3D model creation from existing, approved for construction plans supplied by the customer. This scope also includes various portions of the project to be elevated to surface creation. 

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Create a sustaining 3D Modeling business throughout KAC’s territory and partner with sales staff and Komatsu customers to provide a source for 3D Job-File creation, manipulation and consultation.
  • Become skilled with the various design software, i.e., Terramodel, Microstation, Topcon, Civil 3D, Agtek, Carlson, Bentley required to provide a complete solution for our customers both internal and external.
  • Develop relationships and network throughout the industry to monitor and participate in all product activities.  Be recognized as a solutions provider and a source of expertise for our customers.
  • Maintain and organize work on a shared server for access throughout the department. 
  • Provide coaching both internal and external to other members of the department and/or organization. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required – bachelor degree preferred. 
  • 5+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Language Skills
    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos
    • Ability to write simple correspondence
    • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situation to customers, clients and other employees
  • Mathematical Skills
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
    • Ability to compute rate, ratio and percentages
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, area, circumference and volume
    • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Computer Skills
    • Knowledge of database software, Internet software, manufacturing software and order processing systems
    • Proficient knowledge of 3D design software commonly utilized in the construction industry
  • Flexibility to work various schedules and to travel as require. 


The Following is a list of additional skills: 

  • Analytical Skills
  • Uses intuition and experience to complement data
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Responds promptly to customer needs
  • Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Speaks and writes clearly and informatively
  • Teamwork Skills
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities
  • Planning/Organizing Skills
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities
  • Professionalism
  • Reacts well under pressure; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments
  • Quality
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; monitors own work to ensure quality
  • Quantity
  • Meets productivity standards; completes work in a timely manner
  • Safety
  • Observes safety procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions
  • Adaptability
  • Adapts to changes in the work environment; able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events

Additional Information

This position is based remotely from home. If local to a Komatsu facility, offices are potentially available.


Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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