We are currently hiring for the position of Specification Writer, based in our Mississauga location.  Qualified candidates for this role will have Division 7 knowledge and experience.

The Specification Writer will be responsible for the writing and creation of project specifications. The incumbent of this position will have a strong understanding of architectural and roofing design as well as building systems. 

In return for your talent and effort, IRC offers a dynamic organization with a competitive salary and benefits package, flexible work schedule and opportunities for advancement.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Preparation of roofing specifications using MS Word templates within IRC format guidelines and perform contract administration of roof projects including:

    • (3 part) Technical Specifications for (Division 7), Tender Documents, Addenda’s, contract documents, relevant construction documents (change orders, work order revisions) and close out documents

  • Assisting in the preparation of electronic drawings and details using AutoCAD, including:
    • Condition Analysis Reports, Tender Documents, Construction Sets and As-built drawings
  • Office work including:
    • Reviewing drawings and specifications prior to the production of Bid Sets
    • Editing as required to produce Bid Documents
    • Compiling data and photos into report form
    • Preparing a schedule for required drawings
    • Assisting with the compilation of written reports as required
  • Site work may include:
    • Travelling to and from project locations
    • Assisting in the retrieval of information from roofs and other building envelope components
    • Photographing, measuring, sketching, surveying projections and identifying deficiencies, etc.
    • Design meetings with clients and/or other consultants
    • Review of construction work in progress

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Completion of post-secondary degree or diploma in Engineering or Architectural Technology or other related field
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in specification writing
  • Must have proficiency with AutoCAD 2012 or higher, primarily 2D environment
  • Good general construction knowledge (i.e. how residential and large buildings are assembled)
  • Knowledge of Canadian roofing system design; system types, components and installation methods
  • Ability to read Architectural drawings and specifications
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills in English; French is also an asset
  • Able to work individually and as part of a team
  • Must be well organized and a detail-oriented person
  • Self-motivating, able to multi-tasks and focused on meeting deadlines
  • Ability to act with business integrity 

How to Apply:

To express your interest in this position, please click here to submit your resume:


Note that while all submissions will be reviewed, only those that are to be considered for an interview will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available for applicants selected for an interview.