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ARCHITECTURAL SPECIFICATION WRITER

Masis Professional Group is currently working with a Pittsburgh regional based design firm providing Architecture and Interior Design to primarily Healthcare and Educational clients.

Our client is seeking a collaborative and energetic person to join our team as an Architectural Specification Writer. The candidate should be passionate about contributing to project teams, maintaining a high level of quality control, and learning to be a technical resource to the office. The person should be an effective communicator and a self-starter. Our client is looking for a candidate who is motivated to be mentored into the role of specification writing for projects. We currently have in-house specification writing capabilities and we are willing to train younger candidates.

This position requires a specification writer to provide support for the discipline of architecture and coordination support with civil engineering, structural engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and plumbing. Position includes learning to be responsible for preparation of project specifications in conjunction with project managers and maintenance of the architectural specific master specifications.

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Prepare project specifications
  • Develop three part specifications from narrative as the project develops
  • Work with project teams and review plans to prepare specifications
  • Review specifications against drawings for completeness
  • Assist project teams in resolving problems related to the use and installation of building materials and products that arise during design and construction
  • Attain a broad knowledge of building codes, structures, basic construction law and materials standards to others. Stay current on product development, new materials, and industry trends
  • Maintain and update office master specifications
  • Assist with quality control and quality assurance processes

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Architecture preferred
  • Architectural specification writing experience preferred.
  • Progressing toward CSI certification, experience with MasterSpec Software will be needed
  • Interest in construction products, materials, and processes
  • Construction experience a plus
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Our client offers a competitive benefits package, including but not limited to: flexible work hours, medical, dental, vision, paid time off, holiday pay, and Profit Sharing Plan.


    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Pittsburgh
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:$60000 - $70000