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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

At Mithun, our design has purpose—to create positive change in people’s lives. We are an internationally recognized leader in sustainability, combining exemplary design with a focus on building and site performance, human health and social equity. Since the inception of the practice in 1949, our work has been recognized with hundreds of peer and industry awards including six AIA Committee on the Environment Top Ten project recognitions. Mithun is ranked among the top firms in the nation by Architect magazine.