1+ months

Architecture Specifications Manager

New York, NY 10007

Company Description

At AECOM, were delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether its improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. Were one global team 47,000 strong driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether youre working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and lets get started.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Senior Specifications Writer to be based out of our New York Metro office. The selected individual will be responsible for researching and recommending product solutions and have a good working knowledge of construction materials and techniques. Effective communication to both senior staff and clients is essential to this role.

The Senior Specifications Writer will be responsible for the following items:

  • Leads the specifications writing and management for multiple projects and offices for transportation, commercial and federal projects

  • The applicant will need to demonstrate the ability to review CADD and PDF files for system design analysis and office quality control standards

  • The applicant must have knowledge of LEED and be aware of other sustainability measurement methods

  • The applicant should have experience in supervising a group of up to five specification writers

  • The applicant must be a team player and be able to supervise and assist staff in the preparation of contract documents

  • The applicant must be able to assist other disciplines in formatting and assembling contract specifications

  • The applicant will need to demonstrate good working skills, the ability to interact with the teams in multiple offices

  • May include all engineering disciplines over time

  • Has full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating technical assignments

  • Requires multi-disciplinary knowledge of architecture

  • Maintains liaison with units within the organization and individuals inside and outside of the organization

  • Responsible for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to the field

  • Work at this level usually requires extensive progressive experience

  • Works under minimal supervision. Supervision received is essentially administrative with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent plus eight (8) years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidate to have a degree in architectural science or equivalent

  • 9 years of experience in specification writing

  • Must have good working knowledge of building science

  • Must have a good working knowledge of recent contract law as it applies to construction

  • Must have knowledge of specification formats Masterformat, Uniformat and narrative approaches

  • Must have adequate computer skills in MS office software

  • LEED AP Certified

  • Proven experience with Federal, State and any local agency template specifications.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $150,000 - $170,000

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and theres never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and youll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. Were the worlds trusted global infrastructure firm, and were in this together your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each persons potential, and well help you reach yours.

Join us and lets get started.

ReqID: J10070202

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Design


Posted: 2022-12-07 Expires: 2023-06-17
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