Architectural Specifications Writer

Post Date: Friday, January 17
Job Title: Architectural Specifications Writer
Organization: Pope Architects, Inc.
Description: Responsibilities include: - Review drawings and interact with project teams to develop and assemble specifications for the firm. - Coordinate with consultants, clients and contractors to incorporate their requirements into project manuals. - Perform material, product and building systems research for project teams and assist project teams with shop drawing and product substitution review. - Assist with reviewing and preparing proposals, contracts, and legal documents. - Provide ongoing improvement of the office Master Specification Library, including its customized sustainable and project type content. - Research and assist with planning educational opportunities for the firm. - Foster a culture of excellent external and internal client service. Skills and Competencies: - Ideal candidates will have a diverse knowledge of architectural principles and practices including extensive knowledge regarding architectural materials, products, contract relationships, and building systems. - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines. - Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook. - Familiarity with ARCOM MastersSpec. - Proficiency in AIA Contract Documents and Bluebeam a plus. Education and Experience: - Bachelor degree in architecture, registered Architect a plus - or equivalent in education and/or experience. - 5 + years in architectural practice with preferred prior experience in specifications development. - LEED AP or LEED AP with specialty preferred - Construction Specifications Institute CCS credential preferred.
Salary:
Contact Information: Sam Buehler
Contact Phone: Please email Resume
Contact Email: Sbuehler@popearch.com
Misc. Info: Located in St. Paul, MN we are an architectural and interior design firm focused on the design of Healthcare, Senior Living, Corporate Office, Mission Critical, Industrial, Retail, Education and Worship projects. We are unique, fun, hard-working and energetic, and we enjoy making our environment a welcoming place for clients to visit and an enriching place for staff to work. We believe in doing great work and having fun while doing it. To learn more about our firm please visit our website. AA/E.O.E