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Nathan Woods, CSI, CCCA, LEED AP
Senior Member
Username: nwoods

Post Number: 594
Registered: 08-2005

Posted on Tuesday, September 02, 2014 - 12:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostPrint Post

I saw this on LinkedIN today. Gensler is looking for a Spec Writer in their Dallas office. Here is a link to the add: http://linkd.in/1vJ40X6. I must admit, what they are looking for sounds a lot like what you guys all wish your job was like :-)

Here is the gist of the ad:
Gensler’s Dallas office is seeking a Specifier. The Specifier's primary responsibility is to support specification production on projects within the office.


- Prepares Project Manuals for select projects.

- Oversees the preparation of Project Manuals.

- Assists trained Project Team members to prepare project specifications.

- Collaborates with Project Managers, Architects, and Designers.

- Coordinates scheduling and production of Project Manuals.

- Collaborates with Project Teams.

- A resource for technical questions and construction administration issues.

- A resource for material and product selections.

- Participate in Firmwide monthly specification liaisons conference calls.


- 10 years in architectural profession.
- A minimum of 5 years dedicated specification writing.
- Bachelor of Architecture (5 year degree).
- Must be a team player.
- Excellent verbal and written communicator.
- Superior organizational skills.
- Ability to work in a deadline-driven work culture.
- Positive "can do" attitude.
- Use of Arcom Masterspec.
- Familiarity with International Building code.
- Experience with sustainable projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Registered Architect.
- Certified Construction Specifier (CCS) and/or Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA).
- Active member of Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) or Specification Consultants in Independent Practice (SCIP).
- Familiarity with e-specs and Specs-Intact.
Lynn Javoroski FCSI CCS LEED® AP SCIP Affiliate
Senior Member
Username: lynn_javoroski

Post Number: 1891
Registered: 07-2002

Posted on Tuesday, September 02, 2014 - 12:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostPrint Post

All those who think Wisconsin in winter is bad should be applying - Dallas in summer should be right up your alley.

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