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Friday, August 15, 2008

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Thursday, August 7, 2008

Technical Specifications Writer

Technical Specifications Writer

Green Valley Consulting Engineers is seeking a Technical Specifications Writer to lead in the development of construction specifications and other documents as part of the design services we offer our clients. The ideal candidate will have a civil engineering background and be experienced with editing and writing specifications using Word and other Microsoft office programs as well as be sensitive to the expanding technology trends of document production and delivery methods. Although specifications are usually prepared in the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) format, our clients may dictate other formats on a case by case basis.

We are very flexible with our hours and this position can telecommute, work weekends and evenings. We prefer this position to have a civil engineering background however for the right candidate we will train.

In addition to being a dog-friendly employer, Green Valley has a very hands-on office environment and offers a great opportunity for the right person to utilize his/her expertise in producing quality documents on a variety of award winning projects.

Green Valley benefits package for part time employees includes:
• Very competitive salary;
• Flex-time and teleworking options;
• Accrued paid vacation and sick leave on a pro-rated basis;
• Employee tuition reimbursement program

If you are organized, efficient and reliable, send a cover letter with your desired start date and salary requirements along with your resume to melissam@gvalley.com by August 20th.
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Responsibilities:
• Prepare specifications including technical specifications, measurement and payment and other administrative specifications, modifications to clients standard general conditions, and other related work required to provide written contract documents for construction projects;
• Develop and maintain specification standards and documentation templates;
• Participate in discussions to formulate the nature of specification deliverables, such as the degree to which specification requirements will be prescriptive or performance based;
• Provide quality control on specifications prepared by design staff;
• Provide instruction to design staff relating to the preparation of specifications.

Requirements:
• 3 Years experience writing construction specifications for a civil engineering firm;
• Expertise in writing and editing, developing and maintaining uniform writing style and format standards, and organizing written material;
• Familiarity with integrating citations from reference standards such as ASTM, ACI, and ASME;
• Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills;
• Strong Microsoft Office skills in Word, Excel and Outlook
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Green Valley is a civil engineering, land surveying and landscape architecture firm passionate about enriching and enhancing the communities in which we live, work, and play. We continually strive to implement innovative design solutions that minimize the environmental footprint we make on each of our projects as well as provide our clients with realistic solutions, coupled with exemplary project management. Our clients include public agencies, utility companies, school districts, contractors, wineries, and developers. To learn more, visit us at www.gvalley.com.
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Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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