Specifications Writer
Madison, WI  / Columbia, MD  / Minneapolis, MN 
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Job Description
Mead & Hunt, a nationally recognized architectural and engineering firm, is experiencing unprecedented growth. As a result, a full-time position is available for a specifications writer. Responsibilities include creating project manuals for vertical construction projects; preparing and assisting with writing specifications for Divisions 00-14 and interdisciplinary coordination of the entire project manual; assisting with product research, evaluations and selection; developing and updating master specifications and providing leadership for formatting of specifications across disciplines; participating in educational opportunities related to building products, materials, technologies and standards; providing mentoring for staff. Travel will be required.

The successful candidate must have all of the following: 
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in construction management, architecture or engineering
  • At least eight years of relevant experience

The ideal candidate will have any/all of the following:
  • Experience leading the specification writing process for Divisions 00-14 while meeting schedules and quality expectations
  • Knowledge of current products, materials and standards including those specified in Divisions 03-14, ICC Codes, and Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC’s)
  • Experience with the following specifications software: MasterSpec, SpecsIntact, BDS SpecLink
  • Professional licensure as an architect or engineer
  • LEED AP, WELL Accredited Professional, or Guiding Principles Compliance Professional
  • Experience developing and maintaining master specifications for vertical construction projects

If you have strong communication and organizational skills, are self-motivated, and can work well both independently and as part of a team, complete the online application process for this job posting at www.meadhunt.com/careers OR submit your cover letter and resume (and the pdf application if possible) to the address below. The deadline to apply for this position is Wednesday, May 19, 2021. Interviews are awarded on our review of your ability to meet the qualifications in the paragraphs describing the “successful” candidate and “ideal” candidate, so be sure to explain where indicated in the online application (or in your COVER LETTER, not just in your resume, if you are applying by mail) how you meet each qualification listed in the paragraphs above. Mead & Hunt will not sponsor a visa (H-1B, etc.) for this position.

Attn: Req. # 2021-3911
2440 Deming Way
Middleton, WI 53562

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8+ years
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