The Specification Writer/ Resource will be responsible for creating the project specifications from the project narratives and maintaining the master specifications. A secondary role will be to participate and support project team effort in drawing development. Can be structured as part or full-time position. Some office time will be needed, but can be largely remote.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES Quality Standards
Develop, research and update standards for all aspects of master specifications suitability for inclusion in our standards.
Monitoring and consistency of drawings and specifications.
Contribute to the professional growth of the firm through specification writing aspect
Lead firm in evolving products and maintenance of contacts with product vendors
Facilitating the firm’s ongoing dialogue about design and technical quality.
Coordinating specification efforts of project consultants
QUALIFICATIONS (in order of priority)
Strong knowledge of constructability and products
Strong experience in project delivery
Demonstrated ability to produce high quality work within project defined schedule and budget
Strong design sensibilities
Demonstrated ability to nurture and develop others
Working knowledge of Revit and AutoCAD preferred
Certified Construction Specifier preferred
Strong communication skills
Alignment with the firm’s values
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work collaboratively
Gains gratification through nurturing and guiding others to succeed rather than needing to control
Able to handle multiple priorities simultaneously
Capability as a manager and as a doer
Calm demeanor, even during times of organizational and personal stress
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Johnson Johnson Crabtree Architects
JJCA, located in Nashville, Tennessee, was founded in 1991 and our major emphasis has been community and behavioral health hospitals. Our firm's expertise in community healthcare is extensive and includes the design of more than $2 billion in healthcare facilities in 47 states. Our experience in developing master plans grounds us in an approach of asking the right questions on the front end to ensure the resulting design truly meets the needs and desires of the client.
JJCA has been involved in over 500 healthcare projects including:
• 250 Master Plans • 47 Critical Access projects
• 11 HUD-242 projects • 34 MOBs
• 9 USDA projects • 95 Tenant Build-outs
• 7 Planetree projects • 4 Free-Standing Eds
• 200 Behavioral Health