770.988.0400

*Specification Writer

Location: Atlanta, GA
Type of Job: Full Time
Education Level: Licensed Architect/Engineer preferred
Years Experience: 5 Years Experience


To Apply for this job, please contact sherry.snyder@edtinc.net by email.

This job was last modified on: 2021-11-29 11:03:21

Qualifications:

 

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or a related field is required.

  2. Five years of professional level technical writing experience is require

  3. Experience in developing and creating technical project specifications for new construction and rehabilitation projects in accordance with the Construction Specifications Institutes' guidelines is preferred. 

  4. Highly effective planning, verbal, writing, analytical, and problem-solving skills required. 

  5. Advanced skills in personal computer applications required.

  6. Licensed Professional Architect or Engineer is preferred; licensure may be in any state, but a Georgia license is preferred.

  7. Professional Membership in the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) is required.  CSI certification as a “Contract Document Technologist” (CDT) or the ability to obtain certification within two years of being hired is required.

  8. In lieu of a degree, directly related experience may be substituted on a year for year basis; transit system experience is preferred.



Responsibilities:

 

  1. Researches, develops, prepares, and implements Project Manual technical specifications for projects.

  2. Coordinates the preparation and assembly of project manuals and preparation of addenda and revisions.

  3. Manages, develops, and implements Guide Specifications.  Maintains and updates Guide Specifications.  Creates new technical specification sections for projects when required.

  4. Updates and maintains documents in the procurement and contracting portion of the project manual as required.

  5. Reviews and coordinates specification edits prepared by engineers and architects for accuracy, product information, and proper applications of products.

  6. Researches, investigates and advises designers and consultants on the use of new construction and rehabilitation materials, products and systems.

  7. Disseminates new information to other departments as necessary.

  8. Assists in organizing materials used in seminars sponsored by manufacturers.

  9. Performs other duties as assigned.



Requirements:

 

Licensed Professional Architect or Engineer is preferred; licensure may be in any state, but a Georgia license is preferred.

Professional Membership in the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) is required.

CSI certification as a “Contract Document Technologist” (CDT) or the ability to obtain certification within two years of being hired is required.


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