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Senior Technical Architect/Specifier

Seattle

Mithun seeks a Senior Technical Architect/Specifier to provide full range of services associated with construction specifications including outline specifications, bridging documents, office masters and design guidelines, along with serving as a senior strategic, technical resource for our firm.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop specifications in close consultation with project teams including formatting and file assembly
  • Drawing set review and coordination with the project team
  • Write architectural specifications in outline and/or full-length format, and as bridging documents
  • Research and recommendations for materials and systems being considered for inclusion into the specifications
  • Prepare and coordinate specification revisions issued during bidding and construction
  • Provide assistance in resolving problems relating to use and installation of building materials and products arising during design and construction process
  • Attend coordination meetings with clients as needed
  • Function as a technical resource to the entire firm on materials, reference code updates and technical issues as they relate to specifications and ratings systems such as LEED and ILFI
  • Continually maintain specification templates up to date as needed including codes standards, reference standards and product identification
  • Assist with development of best practices for quality assurance and quality control on issues such as consistent terminology and coordination of drawings and specifications
  • Coordinate closely with internal teams responsible for firm-wide standards and best practices, including sustainability, technical and QA/QC

Qualifications:

  • Professional Architecture degree
  • At least 10 years of experience in architecture, including at least five years of writing specifications
  • CSI CCS Certification preferred
  • CSI membership preferred
  • LEED® accreditation preferred