Specification Writers

  • Full Time
  • Dubai

Job Reference

Job title

Specification Writers

Salary & Package

Rough Start Date

Years Experience

Job Description

We are looking for:

  • 2 x Senior Architectural Specification Writers
  • 1 x Senior Structural Specification Writer
  • 1 x Senior Mechanical Specification Writer
  • 1 x Senior Electrical Specification Writer
  • 1 x Senior Telecom Specification Writer
  • 1 x Senior Geotechnical Specification Writer
  • 1 x Senior Landscape/Environmental.Transportation Specification Writer


  • Possess thorough familiarity with British and/or European Specification formats and standards.
  • Well-aware of the UAE & GCC codes and regulations i.e. Dubai Municipality, Trakhees, Dubai Civil Defense, Sa?afat, Estidama, etc.
  • Ability to review and analyse construction drawings and documents while also developing and maintaining office-wide quality control standards.
  • Demonstrate exceptional knowledge in his are of specifications, materials and construction methods.
  • Have significant prior experience with LEED certified projects and an awareness of both regional and local sustainability standards. The ideal candidate will be LEED-AP qualified.
  • Team players, capable of supervising and supporting design and technical staff in the preparation of contract documents.
  • Have knowledge of master specification compilation and updating


  • Degree from a well-recognised university or institute relevant field.
  • 15+ years specification writing experience, with at least 5 of those spent in the UAE using NBS or European equivalent formats.
  • Previous specification writing experience with a large Architectural/Engineering firm, preferably in the MENA region, is very desirable.
  • Excellent working knowledge of building materials and construction technology.
  • Good working knowledge of current contract law as it applies to construction.
  • Good computer skills with MS Office software suite.
  • Knowledge of NBS, BS American, French etc.

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