ISG
  • 23-Nov-2018 to 22-Mar-2019 (CST)
  • Architecture
  • Des Moines, IA, USA
  • Full Time

SPECIFICATION WRITER + MATERIALS SPECIALIST

 

LOCATION  

Des Moines, IA

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Coordinate procurement, Contracting Requirements, and General Requirements with Project Manager.
  • Work with Architects/Designers/Technicians to identify required project Specification Sections for Division 00-14.
  • Identify where additional product info is necessary.
  • Work with Architects/Designers/Technicians to assemble product info for required specifications.
  • Review Architectural and Structural Drawings and provide comments and redlines as necessary.
  • Complete Specifications for Divisions 00-14.
  • Coordinate and update Table of Contents for all specification divisions.
  • Combine final specifications manual after project completion.
  • Printing and assembling of all specifications sections.
  • Set up and upload bidding documents to QuestCDN.
  • E-mail each project Advertisement for Bids to the Builders Exchanges.
  • Assist during bidding and construction administration when necessary.
  • Assist with submittals like product substitutions and shop drawings when necessary.
  • Archive Speclink Projects Older Than 3-6 Months.
  • Review and maintain Master Specifications.
  • Review and maintain Project/Owner/State/etc. specific Word Document checklists.
  • Review and incorporate past project specifications into master specifications.
  • Maintain weekly updated Specification project list.
  • Maintain a list of past used Specification sections.
  • Manage Speclink links for user added content.
  • Manage, maintain, and archive project related e-mails.
  • Stay relevant with current codes and standards.
  • Take general calls from product reps in regards to products and specifications.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of experience in an Architectural/Engineering firm, though able to conform to ISG standards.
  • Experience in the construction industry.
  • Knowledge of architectural and structural products.
  • Familiar with AIA documents.
  • Experience in writing specifications but not required.
  • Skilled computer operator, specifically Microsoft Office, Speclink-E, Adobe Acrobat, Bluebeam
  • Internet navigation skills for researching products, manufacturers, codes & standards, and rules & regulations as related to writing specifications.

WHY ISG?

Here at ISG, every position plays an integral role within the firm's multi-disciplinary team. With a rich 45+ year history of providing innovative architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning services, we are proud to serve 12 markets and clients nationwide, with local significance and leadership throughout the Midwest. Our firm is 100% owned by employees, spans across four states, and has a staff of 270+ professionals. ISG prides itself by focusing on our five key values that are instilled in each professional and relayed to clients, guiding our everyday operations and interactions; Responsiveness, Creativity, Ingenuity, Eagerness, and Accountability. Our internal motto, "All In" is reflected daily by employee owners fostering in collaboration, ingenuity and a positive work environment. At ISG, you are part of an organization ranked as a top 500 firm by Engineering News Record and also recognized as a Hot Firm and Best Firm to Work for by the Zweig Group. For further information about ISG please visit us online at www.is-grp.com

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