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Specifications Consultant
Job Location :

Nationwide, Georgia
United States





3565 Piedmont Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
United States
Employment term : Full Time
Travel : Yes
Job level : Mid Level 2-6 yrs.
Work Authorization :
  • Authorized to work
  • Specification Consultants at Avitru can wear many hats

    • Partnering with Architects/Engineering firms to develop project specifications

    • Working with manufacturers to develop specifications for their emerging products and systems

    • Updating and expanding our SpecText library (technically correct, reliable specifications for infrastructure projects)

    Day-to-Day may require:

    • Writing technical descriptions specifying material qualities and properties

    • Leveraging knowledge of material standards, construction processes or manufacturing procedures

    • Conducting quality reviews of products, sections, and construction documents

    • Interpreting architectural, engineering and interior design plans

    • Writing nonproprietary master specifications according to the Avitru Master Guide Writer's Manual and following CSI specification writing principles and formats

    • Respond to technical & editorial reviews and questions, and provide rationale for rejecting comments and answer questions

    • Help guide evaluation and final disposition of requests from building product manufacturers on the suitability of the product inclusion based on strong technical argument grounded in expertise

    • Working from startup checklists to prepare construction specifications to be used by contractors related to building construction activities

    • Analyzing plans and details or diagrams, observing and making notes on materials to prepare specifications for construction activities

    • Preparing project manuals with acute familiarity with contract documents that can be easily interpreted and used by contractors

    • Coordinating and tracking progress/bid set submissions and assuring that documents are ready for printing/distribution

    Required Skills/Experience

    • 2+ year's experience in engineering, architecture or another construction-related field is preferred

    • Must have experience working in prior building construction settings, including but not limited to architecture firms, architecture-engineering firms, construction management or specification consulting, or program management firms

    • Excellent interpersonal skills, working with others in a team setting, communicating directly with customers

    • Must have the ability to juggle multiple projects at the same time

    • LEED AP and/or any CSI level of certification is preferred

    • Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, and familiarity with AutoCAD/Revit

    • Masterworks or e-SPECS experience & BIM-related background also preferred

    • Prior experience with public clients and their projects is also a plus

    Avitru Profile:

    You’ve known us for years as ARCOM. You have come to rely on us for MasterSpec®17 , the most trusted and comprehensive building specification system in the industry. With the addition of InterSpec, the creator of e-SPECS, we increased our talent, technology, and scale, accelerating the delivery of our mission. Leveraging the best of ARCOM and InterSpec, we have come together to create Avitru. Avitru enables the exchange of expert knowledge and ideas, allowing the AECO community to explore and realize their creative vision. We are fortunate to have some of the most highly regarded experts in the industry on our  team , available to you. We are committed to constructing a world where better building inspires better lives. We honor that commitment to the industry by harnessing the collective wisdom of the AECO community to design, build, and operate a better built environment. The Avitru name is inspired by the Vitruvian principles of architecture, where durability, utility, and beauty are balanced to create architecture of enduring value for humanity. With these principles in mind, the team members of Avitru are committed to providing support from project conception to construction and delivering a trusted platform in which the AECO community can design and build with the advantage of collaboration and collective wisdom. Avitru’s mission is to enable intelligent decisions that lead to constructing a world where better building inspires better lives.


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