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Nyle Gardiner

Nyle Gardiner

Recruitment Consultant

Construction Specifications Writer

  • Listed: 20 Jun 2024
  • Civil/Structural Consultancy
  • Ontario - GTA

We are partnered alongside a reputable engineering and environmental consulting firm in their search for a skilled individual to take on the role of Construction Specifications Writer as part of their expanding team. This position offers the chance to collaborate with a group of professionals dedicated to impactful projects across Ontario, fostering teamwork and client engagement for long-term project success.

The ideal candidate will possess a post-secondary education in engineering technology, civil engineering, or construction engineering, alongside extensive Canadian experience in construction specification writing. As a self-starter with excellent communication and organizational skills, you'll provide crucial support in construction contract specification writing to the contract administration and construction project management team.

They offer a hybrid and flexible work environment, with occasional visits to the office as required. If you meet the following qualifications and are ready to contribute to meaningful projects while enjoying a positive work/life balance, we encourage you to apply:

Requirements:
  • Completion of post-secondary education in civil engineering, construction engineering, or a related field, accompanied by professional experience.
  • At least 8 years of relevant work experience in construction specification administration/management.
  • Thorough understanding of Ontario design and technical specifications, standards, and guidelines (e.g., OPS/CCDC/NMS).
  • Proficient knowledge of engineering materials and construction principles.
  • Strong analytical abilities with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication capabilities.
  • Effective time-management and organizational skills, demonstrating a proactive approach to meeting project deadlines and budgets.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite Programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) and Adobe Acrobat (PDF).
Responsibilities:
  • Analyze architectural and engineering blueprints to formulate specifications and material inventories for contractors and subcontractors.
  • Create technical descriptions detailing material quantities and characteristics.
  • Develop construction tender specifications for diverse projects such as water/wastewater treatment enhancements, road construction, and institutional/commercial building endeavors.
  • Verify the precision of construction activities in accordance with engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Revise and enhance tender and contract specification documents, following OPS and CCDC guidelines.
  • Ensure timely project completion by organizing tasks and collaborating with team members to meet deadlines.
On offer is a competitive compensation, flexible working hours, and a comprehensive benefits package including dental, extended health care, and wellness benefits. Additionally, they foster a positive and inclusive work environment, organizing yearly company events and supporting local communities through various initiatives and sponsorships.

Apply now to start shaping the future of engineering and environmental consulting in Ontario..
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