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Senior Architecture Specifications Writer

  • Job reference: NA-002676
  • Sector: Construction
  • Location: Austin

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.  Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.


Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Architecture Team in Austin as a Senior Architecture Specifications Writer.


Under general direction, provides technical in specification writing and quality assurance for  diverse architectural projects throughout the assigned area of responsibility and/or company- wide. May function as lead architect or consultant.


  • Work involves planning and developing architectural projects concerned with unique or controversial problems which have an important effect on major company programs.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Master’s degree in Architecture.
  • This level may be achieved by Architect with ten years’ experience since Bachelor’s degree or nine years’ experience with Master’s degree. 
  • Typical incumbent has fifteen or more years’ experience.  


  • Strong technical writing and communication skills are expected at this level, proven through technical presentations, technical papers and/or participation in technical committees. 
  • May be eligible for project management training.



  • Registered as a licensed architect is required.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


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