Deltek+Avitru, is seeking an experienced civil engineer, wastewater engineer, or similarly qualified professional to direct the continued growth and development of SpecText, our industry- leading master guide specification library for infrastructure projects.
As a Senior Infrastructure Specification Writer, you will help ensure the quality and integrity of more than 800 SpecText sections, concentrating primarily on MasterFormat Divisions 30-35 and 40-46.
In this capacity, you will have the following responsibilities:Set priorities for growth of the SpecText library, based on knowledge of industry trends, new technologies, and customer needs.
Develop and maintain SpecText sections (including supporting documents) and write new sections by researching relevant sources including: product literature, manufacturers' websites, industry standards, trade association and professional society publications, reference materials, and model building codes.
Recruit and guide the work of external consultants contributing to the development of SpecText sections, defining their scope of work, conducting technical review of consultant work, and assuring all elements of agreed-upon work are completed.
Help guide evaluation and final disposition of requests from building product manufacturers on the suitability of the product inclusion based on strong technical knowledge, subject matter expertise, and specification writing norms and conventions.
Collaborate with other Deltek+Avitru departments on initiatives such as enhancement of cloud-based specification writing and delivery platforms, providing input as requested.
Respond to questions and comments from external customers including SpecText subscribers and manufacturers, as well as internal customers such as sales and marketing staff.
Adhere to internal writers’ template and CSI specification writing principles and formats, as well as internal processes for technical and editorial review of content.
Make presentations and write thought leadership pieces related to the subject matter of assigned specification sections.
Work Location US, Remote
Licensed Professional Engineer with Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or other related engineering discipline.
10+ years of experience required in building or infrastructure construction; experience with water and wastewater projects desired.
Minimum 5 years’ experience editing or writing specification sections. CCS and CDT preferred.
Must be collaborative, open to working in new ways, and eager to provide constructive feedback.
Experience working with others in a team setting and managing projects.Must have the ability to juggle multiple projects at the same time and the ability to professionally deal with manufacturers, manufacturer representatives, Avitru staff, and consultants.
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel required.
Familiarity with content management and project management platforms desired. Knowledge of Revit, BIM and other tools of the trade desired.
Better software means better projects. Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services, management and IT consulting, architecture and engineering, marketing and advertising agencies, government contractors and other project-based businesses. More than 23,000 organizations and millions of users in over 80 countries around the world rely on Deltek for superior levels of project intelligence, management and collaboration to research and identify opportunities, win new business, recruit and develop talent, optimize resources and streamline operations. Our industry-focused expertise powers project success by helping firms achieve performance that maximizes productivity and revenue.
For more information, visit www.deltek.com.
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