Specification Consultant - Military veterans preferred

2019-12-02
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Manchester
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Greater Manchester, Manchester

Job Summary

Production of robust Architectural Specification documentation for both internal (AECOM) and external Clients which accurately reflect the project and contractual requirements using our own specification baseline data base.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare Architectural Specifications that reflect detailed project requirements.

  • Advise Clients on Design Responsibility issues and how the form of Contract and procurement route affects the Specification format/ deliverables.

  • Advise Clients on material usage.

  • Coordinate Architectural Specifications with Contract Conditions/ Preliminaries and Specifications prepared by other disciplines e.g. Structures and MEP.

  • Develop and keep up to date with technical standards, products and innovation as they relate to our Consultancy business.

  • Attend internal and external meetings to obtain project briefing information and provide consultancy service as necessary to prepare project specific documentation.

  • Familiarise oneself with the Clients brief and scope of our service such that deliverables are aligned with agreed project scope.

  • Maintain a working knowledge of project finances and raise potential financial issues with Line Manager/ Team Lead.

  • Carry out projects in line with AECOM QA/ QC and Health and Safety requirements.

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues on multiple projects under direction of Team Leader.

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the responsibilities of the role.

  • Experience in preparation of Architectural Specifications.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English Language).

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and database applications; NBS Create experience is desirable.

  • Ability to understand and work to and agreed scope and project budget.

  • Flexible attitude to new ways and methods of working.

  • Knowledge and understanding of UK Construction procurement methodologies and how these relate to Specification Documentation.

  • Ambitious and enthusiastic with a good understanding of the design & delivery

  • structure and process.

  • Good understanding of BIM.

  • Familiar with researching, preparing and presenting technical presentations and

  • Reports.

  • Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to build good relationships at all levels.

  • Punctual and reliable.

  • Ability to take the initiative in response to direction// instructions and demonstrate a pro-active approach to daily tasks.

  • Ability to prioritise and manage work load.

  • Act in a professional and diplomatic manner.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree qualified in Architecture or Architectural Technology.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity,The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 228477BR

Clearance Required No

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