Specification Writer IV

Posted on 6/4/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Provides architecture and design solutions

Social Impact


Los Angeles, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction or a relevant field
  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience in the architecture, engineering, or construction industry with at least 5 years of specifications writing experience
  • Current Architectural license, Engineering license, or CSI certification
  • Previous experience on projects based in California
  • Advanced knowledge in discipline and focused areas including project delivery methods
  • Detailed understanding of Contracts and relationship to Division 00 & 01
  • Knowledge of building codes and construction techniques
  • Advanced technical knowledge
  • Experience with Engineering Specifications
  • Business acumen
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, teamwork, collaboration, and conflict resolution skills
  • Critical thinker
  • Highly analytical
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of programs
  • Ability to utilize electronic platforms for organizing project information and communicating with project teams
  • Familiarity with Autodesk Construction Cloud and MS Lists
  • Familiarity with specification editing software; proficiency in e-SPECS for Revit
  • Authoring Architectural sections for Project Manuals
  • Managing multiple projects and deadlines
  • Mentoring less experienced Specification Writers and Coordinators
  • Coordinating the Project Manual for all other disciplines
  • Reviewing and providing revisions to project-specific Keynotes
  • Reviewing in-progress drawings for technical specifications
  • Proposing continual development and improvement of master specifications
  • Maintaining awareness of industry reference standards and resources
  • Participating in progress meetings for assigned projects
  • Assisting project teams during CA Phase
  • Collaborating with peers to develop best practices
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with vendors
  • Supporting Sustainability goals
  • Acting as a mentor to others
  • Performing other duties as required

CannonDesign specializes in Living-Centered Design, which strategically uses building solutions, immersive experiences, and data-driven facility solutions to improve human life and address complex issues. This approach not only leverages sustainability and resilience but also considers growth and impact in all their projects. Working at this company offers an opportunity to be part of a team that values thoughtful, impactful design work that leads to tangible advancements in various environments, making it a fulfilling place for professionals passionate about making a difference through design.

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New York, New York



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