Architectural Specification Writer

Position Description

INVISION is seeking a specification writer to join our team. The specification writer will participate in the preparation and editing of commercial and institutional architectural specifications and project manuals for full-service architectural firm. Review drawings for quality control and coordination with specifications. Work with project architects in product and material selection. Provide specification support through construction administration. Meet product representatives and lead specification related best practices for INVISION. Assist in research and become resource for new and changing building products.

Position Responsibilities

  • Ability to work concurrently on multiple projects

  • Knowledge and experience with construction processes and architectural materials

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a team setting

  • Specification writing experience

  • Desire to engage in the office and community

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, architectural technology, construction management or other construction related field

  • Familiarity with CSI MasterFormat

  • Experience with architectural drafting and specifications writing software — our office primarily uses Revit and Speclink

  • CSI / CDT credentials preferred

Company Profile

INVISION is a progressive and award-winning 80+ person, planning, architecture, and interior design firm with two offices in Iowa – Des Moines and Waterloo. We are large enough to work on almost any project type but small enough to give our staff the opportunity to become involved in projects from concept through construction. We are state, regional, and national design awards recipients which speak to the quality of work at INVISION. We are conscientious toward sustainable design and work hard to understand how design impacts the places we touch. We work in a collaborative studio environment that embraces flexibility, communication, opportunity, creativity, fun and smart thinking. We know that it is INVISION’s culture that is our key differentiator and encourages the spirit from which great architecture and architects are made.

Contact us to learn more and to schedule a virtual or in-person studio tour and conversation on this opportunity.

INVISION is an equal opportunity employer.

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If you have questions, contact Callie at callier@​invisionarch.​com.

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