The Haskell Company

Architectural Specification Writer

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Are you ready to move your career forward, and start the BEST job of your life? Haskell is committed to providing you with the resources to help you grow and discover your potential. We promote an environment that encourages innovative ideas and allows you to develop the best “how” to get the job done.


Haskell’s Design & Consulting Team unites architecture, engineering, and consulting professionals from across industries and geographies. Our diverse and innovative team allows Haskell to serve our clients with multiple project delivery methods including design-build, engineer-procure-construct, fee-for-service, or consulting services. These services allow our team to form a strong rapport with clients, marshalling them as they grow and helping them address industry and market challenges. The Design & Consulting Team serves a diverse set of markets including food and beverage, consumer products, aviation and aerospace, civil infrastructure, healthcare, and Federal Government projects. As a team member at Haskell, you’ll have the opportunity to work on impactful projects that will challenge your creativity, innovation, and expand your skill set.


In this role, you will be responsible for preparation of and writing of architectural specifications for projects and Haskell/client masters. You will prepare and assemble full project manuals when requested.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Works with Design Project Managers (DPMs) and Project Architects (PAs) in the preparation of specifications and development of complete scope Project Manuals.
    • Leads the specification effort for the architectural discipline (CSI Divisions 00 thru 14).
      • Leads specification kick-off meetings with the DPM and the PA.
      • Coordinates subsequent specification meetings with project teams as appropriate.
      • Supports research of new materials / products / assemblies / systems needed for project.
    • Participates in project design reviews during Schematic Design, Design Development, and Construction Document phases, as appropriate.Oversees specification research and development, assuring coordination and compliance with drawings, for accuracy and completeness.
    • Confirms schedules for deliverables (interim and final) with DPMs.
    • Coordinates with project Construction Contract Administrators and PAs to ensure the appropriate formatting and inclusion of specifications from other disciplines in-house and third-party consultants, as well as the securing of necessary professional seals.
    • Works with DPMs and PAs to prepare narratives for new and/or modified specifications for addenda.
  • Works with Construction Contract Administrators, Project Directors and/or DPMs in the preparation of new and/ or revised specifications in support of changes to the Contract.
  • Mentors Haskell team members in their growth as design professional regarding specification development. Reinforces the role of specifications as the other half of the “instruments of service” for FFS (Fee-for-Service) projects and as key component of design-build projects.
  • Participates in the Haskell Specification Council by contributing to its movement towards common practice (Including, but not limited to processes, formats, and templates).
  • Travel as required.
  • Other duties which may be assigned as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • 10+ years producing architectural design documents with a minimum of 3 years of experience responsible for project manuals.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, License, Certifications:

  • CCS certification and/or CDT certification with active membership in the Construction Specification Institute (CSI).
  • Knowledge of Specification Software: MasterSpec, SpecLink, and/or SpecsIntact, with an emphasis on Speclink
  • Architectural license desired, but not required.
  • Previous specification writing, and/or extensive construction administration experience required.
  • Strong ability to proactively communicate with design team members both verbally and in writing.
  • Proficient with Microsoft products (Office, Teams, 365), Bluebeam Studio, and Procore.

Haskell offers a very robust and comprehensive benefits package! Some of our offerings are:


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Company provided hospital indemnity, accident and critical care plans
  • Retirement savings plan (401k) with company discretionary matching contributions
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Paid time off and nine company holidays
  • Professional development and training opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career
  • Flexible work hours and remote work options
  • Employee assistance programs for physical and mental well-being
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement within the organization

Environmental Factors and/or Physical Requirements:


While performing the duties of this job, this position is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, and arm, hand and finger dexterity, including the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read application/form information. The associate frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities:


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, or protected veteran status.

Haskell will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.  The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessities. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.


Haskell is a Drug-Free Workplace.






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