Market/Service & Location(s)
Peanut butter and jelly. S’mores and campfires. Ice cream and sprinkles. Some things are just better when they’re paired together. The same is true of designers and spec writers.
We’re looking for an experienced specification writer who can partner with our design teams to research and prepare materials lists and offer guidance on best practices and procedures. In this role, you’ll develop project manuals to include bidding, contracting, general requirements and requirements for selected materials and products.
Interested in being the spec writing macaroni to our design cheese? Read on and apply!
Essential Job Functions
Assist design teams with product and material research and selection
Develop and maintain office master specifications
Prepare architectural specifications and oversee the assembly of Project Manuals
Analyze product substitution requests during the procurement period; answer specification-related questions during the construction phase
Educate team members on specification-related best practices and procedures
Ability to both understand product and material properties and integrate those products and materials into building assemblies
Apply codes and reference standards to project specifications
Education & Experience
Degree required: Architectural, Construction or other related degree
Ideal years of experience: 10+ industry experience
Experience in specific market/industry: 5+ years of specification writing
Ideal software knowledge: Microsoft Suite, Bluebeam, Procore, Revit
Ideal Certifications: CDT and/or CCS
Electronic cover letter and resume submission only: APPLY ONLINE
RDG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.