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Specs Writer

Job Opening

Full Time

Job Reference

AR160601

Location

Middle East, Lebanon, Beirut

Description

  • Write, edit, and coordinate architectural specifications and related documents
    including master specifications.
  • Prepare outline specifications for design development phase; assemble project
    manuals for construction documents phase; and prepare addenda during bidding
    phase.
  • This position will share responsibility for maintenance of a technical resources
    library and research of methods, materials, and systems.
  • Must be able to coordinate, oversee, and review specification writing by other
    consultants.
  • Participate in project design development, providing knowledge about sustainable
    product and material possibilities.
  • Incorporate LEED and sustainable design philosophy into the company's master
    specifications, and work with individual project teams to select materials and products
    that support this design philosophy.
  • Stay current on green architectural materials and products, and assist product
    librarian in keeping vendor binders current.

Requirements

Knowledge of:

  • A thorough knowledge of the AIA MASTER SPECS and CSI Manual of Practice
  • Current with Green materials and LEED
  • 10+ years of experience writing specifications for the architectural profession and
    the construction industry.
  • LEED accreditation – preferable.
  • Candidate will be skilled in AIA Master Spec software.
  • Auto CAD / Revit
  • MS Office (Excel – Word).
  • Certified Construction Specifier (CCS) – preferable.
  • A licensed architect and member of CSI – preferable.