Full-Time

Specifications Writer III

Updated on 4/25/2024

CannonDesign

CannonDesign

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides architecture and design solutions

Consulting
Social Impact
Education

Senior

New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Bachelor Degree in Architecture, Construction, Engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience in the architecture, engineering, or construction industry with at least 3 years of specifications writing experience
  • Current Architectural or Engineering license preferred
  • Knowledge of building codes and construction techniques
  • Advanced technical knowledge
  • Experience working on projects in the state of California is a plus
  • CSI certification preferred
  • Business acumen
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, teamwork, collaboration, and conflict resolution skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite of programs
  • Familiarity with Autodesk Construction Cloud and MS Lists preferred
  • Familiarity with specification editing software; proficiency in e-SPECS for Revit preferred
Responsibilities
  • Authoring architectural sections for Project Manuals
  • Managing multiple projects and deadlines
  • Coordinating Project Manuals for all disciplines
  • Reviewing and revising project-specific Keynotes
  • Reviewing in-progress drawings for technical specifications
  • Proposing development and improvement of master specifications
  • Attending industry conferences
  • Educating less experienced staff on specification content
  • Assisting with shop drawing and product substitution review during CA Phase
  • Collaborating with peers to develop best practices
  • Maintaining relationships with vendors
  • Supporting Sustainability goals
  • Acting as a mentor to others

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.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

$2.7M

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

1945

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

3%

2 year growth

6%