Specification Writer - Architecture
Company: Sizeler Thompson Brown Architects
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: January 14, 2019
Job DescriptionSizeler Thompson Brown Architects, a 30+ person architectural design firm in New Orleans is seeking a full-time SPECIFICATION WRITER with 5 years of architectural specification writing experience. Individual must also be proficient in specification software programs, i.e. MasterSpec, Speclink-E.Job Description:This position works very closely with our architects, designers and consultants to complete projects. The candidate must have a strong knowledge of architectural design, engineering coordination, design trends, products, construction methodology, building systems, material application and manufacturer-supplier appropriateness.REQUIRED SKILLS:
- Strong knowledge of building envelope components and material requirements of all building and facility types.
- Strong knowledge of building codes and ability to research and apply/incorporate into technical documents.
- Proficiency in specifications software programs (i.e. MasterSpec, SpecLink-E), MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
- Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and produce results within deadline.
- Strong organizational skills and management style appropriate to responsibilities.
- Working knowledge of professional practice issues and documents relating to specifications, including special requirements for complex front-end specifications
- Ability to work effectively on a team, as well as independently.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- Registered Architect with current license.
- Minimum 5 years in architectural practice with prior experience in specifications development.
- Construction Specifications Institute certification (CDT) is a plus.Salary commensurate with experience. Company offers a competitive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, basic and voluntary life, LTD, STD, 401k. etc.) and paid holiday, sick and vacation.Applicants should apply with cover letter, résumé and three professional references.Company DescriptionDesigning Excellence for Nearly 40 YearsFor decades, Sizeler Thompson Brown Architects has been creating environments that foster work, play, healing, and learning. Committed to sustainability and technological innovation, we are always seeking opportunities to improve our world through inspired, purposeful design.Based proudly in New Orleans, we've grown along with our city, making our mark on the skyline along the way. We've designed sporting complexes, libraries, schools, retail spaces, offices, and public buildings in the Greater New Orleans Area.With our talented team and our broad base of capabilities, we are able to provide full-service design from inception through completion. Our dedicated healthcare studio specializes in creating world-class healthcare facilities, drawing on decades of combined expertise.Selected as one of the 2018 TOP WORK PLACES in New Orleans. Recipient of the City Business "Best Places to Work 2019" award.
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