NY - Intermediate Architectural Specifications Writer

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Aug 4 '17Posted on:

SOM, one of the most influential design firms in the world, is seeking innovative, creative, independent, and critical thinkers who aspire to the highest standards of excellence. Join our collaborative design practice as an Intermediate Specifications Writer for the opportunity to build a strong and thriving career.

Desired skills and expertise:

  • Completion of four year B.Sc. degree in architecture/ architectural technology
  • Three or more years of  experience in all phases of architecture and experience in the preparation of construction documents, with an emphasis on material and product research, and construction specifications
  • Demonstrates knowledge of architectural design, documentation, detailing, building materials, building codes, construction techniques and cost analysis, as well as building material compatibility and characteristics
  • Demonstrates proficiency in word processing and building information modelling (BIM)
  • Demonstrates knowledge of industry standards, current product development, and architectural practices

SOM offers opportunities to work on transformational projects, competitive salaries, health insurance, wellness, retirement and financial and other work/life plans.

At SOM, we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We believe an inclusive environment benefits our employees, our firm, and our community, while also enriching and challenging our own thinking about design. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Visit this page to learn more about SOM's employment policy and how to apply offline:  

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Portfolios must be submitted for all design positions (Architecture, Interiors, Planning, etc). Applications without work samples will not be reviewed.  Portfolios should be one PDF attachment, 10-20 pages, maximum 5 MB. Submit portfolios as part of your application in the section where the application asks you for your Resume or CV.


To Apply:

Please complete an online application via the SOM Career Center at

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