Specifications Writer

Goshow Architects Goshow Architects Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Dec 4 '18Posted on:

Goshow Architects seeks a Specifications Writer to join our team in New York City. 

Does the practice of architecture excite you?  Do you thrive on creative collaboration, helping your co-workers and clients to achieve their best?  Are you looking to have an impact on a team of smart, talented, and super fun people?  If so, we want to meet you!  

Our Specifications Writer will apply their knowledge of construction products, materials, and methods to write specifications for a variety of complex projects and diverse building types for a variety of public sector clients.


  • Produce project specific Project Manuals utilizing Goshow standards.   
  • Manage multiple projects and deadlines - phases, milestone deliveries and various project delivery types.
  • Coordinate the Project Manual efforts of all disciplines and consultants.
  • Review in-progress drawings, ensuring complete and coordinated technical specifications and offering modifications and improvements when appropriate.
  • Participate in the on-going development and improvement of master specifications including specialized content for project type or conditions as well as sustainable content, based on project work.
  • Maintain awareness of industry reference standards and resources.
  • Participate in all project progress meetings.
  • Self-check work for accuracy, omissions, and legibility.
  • Collaborate with Goshow team members to develop best practices and share knowledge.
  • Support the sustainability mission of the firm.


  • Bachelor Degree in Architecture, Construction, Engineering or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of related industry experience required.
  • Knowledge of building codes and construction techniques is essential.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication, teamwork, collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Must be proficient in MS Office.
  • Proficiency in specifications software programs such as e-SPECS preferred.


Goshow Architects is made up of a team of people who are passionate self-starters with a strong sense of integrity. We are committed to solving problems and thrive on working collaboratively as a team. Our team embodies these values and our practice exhibits them each and every day.  

Goshow Architects is a New York based architectural firm founded on the principle that architects have a social responsibility to design healthy and sustainable environments to work, learn, and live in.  


To apply, e-mail your cover letter and resume to  

Please put SPECIFICATIONS WRITER in the subject line.

**Local candidates within the NYC metro and surrounding region only**

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