Construction Specification Writer

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Job Description:

T4 Program Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 (T4) to Parsons as the prime contractor. This $1.3 billion+ contract has a 4-year base period with two 3-year options. The statement of work includes a variety of activities that support the FAA’s Capital Investment Plan (CIP) modernization efforts: Site selection and engineering, construction, environmental and fire/life safety, equipment installation and testing, CAD, and other technical services as required. Work is performed across the nation in each of the FAA’s nine regions as well as the Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey and in several U.S. territories. An average staff of 400-500 with a peak staff over 650 supports this contract, in addition to those subcontractors who perform construction work.


  • Work with the national engineering team to ensure the quality of design project specifications and contract documents.
  • Analyze architectural and engineering design documents to determine the scope and content of projects at various stages, including conceptual descriptions, reports, design-build requirements, intermittent submittals, and bid and contract specifications.
  • Develop construction specifications using input from architects and engineers, using SpecsIntact software.
  • Make sure that the specifications, drawings, and other project documents are all aligned.
  • Attend and actively participate in project meetings, and contribute to the development of the design.
  • Write technical specifications that meet industry standards, client requirements, and various guidance specifications such as UFGS, NAVFAC, FAA, and Parsons.
  • Convert specifications written in Word to SpecsIntact format.
  • Ensure the quality and coordination of specifications across all engineering disciplines, meeting project milestones and quality standards.
  • Quickly learn about Parsons and Federal government requirements, as well as FAA orders and guidance’s.
  • Serve as a knowledge resource for project teams and mentor staff as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in SpecsIntact, MS Word, MS Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively in a team and manage multiple projects.
  • Familiarity with building codes, industry standards, and materials.
  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, or construction management.
  • Experience in building construction environments, such as engineering or architecture firms, facilities, institutions, FAA, or DoD consulting firms.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience writing construction specifications.
  • Prior Federal government experience is a plus.
  • Certified construction specifier (CCS) or construction document technician (CDT) certification is preferred.
  • Must be able to pass government background check.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:Not Applicable/NoneThis position is part of our Federal Solutions team.Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation’s most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range: $68,400.00 – $119,700.00We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!