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Architectural Specifications Writer

NAC Architecture Spokane ,WA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 NAC Architecture’s mission is to create exceptional places for learning, healing, and human development. We are seeking an Architectural Specifications Writer to join our talented and collaborative medical and educational studios in the Spokane office. NAC is a national firm with 180 employees working in offices in Los Angeles, Seattle and Spokane, WA.  We have projects in states throughout the west region and international work in China. Your contributions will elevate the design excellence of the public environment.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare project manuals, consisting of architectural/engineering specifications and bidding & contract documents
  • Coordinate BIM/drawing and specification content
  • Develop and maintain firm-wide master specification content
  • Interdisciplinary document coordination
  • Research products/materials
  • Research standards and regulatory requirements governing bid and contract documents
  • Quality control review of documents prepared by other design team members
  • Collaborate with team members to efficiently document design intent through all phases of design
  • Collect and document clients’ standards and best practices for design and construction
  • Technical resource to design and production staff, mentoring and educating on both project-and specification-related subjects
  • Collaborate efficiently with peers in multiple offices
  • Remain current on products/materials and regulatory requirements
  • Develop and maintain relationships with industry and trade resources such as vendors, consultants, and contractors
  • Assist Project Managers and Construction Administrators with reviews of submittals and substitution requests

 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ full-time experience writing specifications (preferred) OR 8+ years’ experience combined as Project Manager or Project Architect and writing specifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture (preferred) OR Bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management
  • Registered Architect (preferred) OR CSI Construction Document Technician (CDT) or Certified Construction Specifier (CCS)
  • Experience with SpecBuilder Cloud, e-SPECS Linx, and/or BSD SpecLink
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, Newforma, and Bluebeam
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Experience with large, complex architecture/engineering projects for multiple clients and client types
  • Experience with public works bidding and contracting requirements, preferably in Washington state
  • Broadly experienced with multiple project types, construction types, and project delivery methods
  • LEED credentialed
  • Collaborative with excellent interpersonal and team-building skills

 We offer competitive salaries and full benefits packages including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; a 401(k)/profit sharing plan, paid holidays and personal time off, training and development opportunities, and more. NAC is a great place to work—come join us!

 Application Process

For consideration, please submit cover letter, resume, and work sample in PDF format to hr@nacarchitecture.com

 

Company Description
NAC Architecture offers a dynamic work environment with intelligent, high energy contributors. We work collaboratively to design/create projects that benefit the community we live in. We offer a comprehensive comp/benefit package and flexible work environment. Let us know if you're interested in joining NAC! We'd love to hear from you!

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NAC Architecture offers a dynamic work environment with intelligent, high energy contributors. We work collaboratively to design/create projects that benefit the community we live in. We offer a comprehensive comp/benefit package and flexible work environment. Let us know if you're interested in joining NAC! We'd love to hear from you!

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Spokane, WA
USA