Architectural Specifications Writer


Firm Name: 
Pfluger Architects
URL: 
http://www.pflugerarchitects.com/

Progressive Architectural firm looking for hard-working, self-motivated experienced Specifications Writer. Project types include K-12 Education, Higher Education, Fine Arts, Religious and Municipal.  Great long-term opportunities and benefits. Email cover letter with salary requirements and resume in PDF format to resumes@pflugerarchitects.com. No Phone calls, please.

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: 
•    Provide Quality Control and development of Pfluger Master Specifications
•    Develop project specifications and review all projects at specified phases of development 
•    Develop solutions and recommendations for identified technical and design issues 
•    Oversee compliance of project documents with existing codes, regulations and laws
•    Consult with Project Architects to ensure Pfluger standards are upheld
•    Maintain current information on new technology, products, and systems
•    Attend client and consultant meetings as needed

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION
•    5+ years of experience in specification writer role. Educational or commercial experience on large projects preferred
•    Bachelor’s degree in architecture or engineering, or equivalent in education/experience

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:
•    Computer conversant and proficient in Microsoft Office programs, Bluebeam and Adobe Acrobat. Revit experience a plus
•    Construction Specifications Institute Certification preferred
•    Have knowledge of LEED and sustainable practices 
•    Attention to detail and grammar in written work, and in all other areas of responsibility
•    Must be highly organized, motivated, self-starter with an aptitude for learning
•    Able to deal within the framework of a large organization and work with others as a team player
•    Ability to perform multiple tasks, demonstrate adaptability by often changing assignments on short notice
•    Strong knowledge of architectural design, engineering coordination, design trends, products, construction methodology, building systems, material application, and manufacturer-supplier appropriateness
•    Travel within Texas to three office locations is anticipated