Location: Kitchener, Hamilton or Toronto

Practice: Architecture

Posted: 05-27-2022

Expires: N/A

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Role At A Glance

WalterFedy is seeking a Junior Specification Writer to assist in preparing project manuals for a variety of complex building and project types in our collaborative, multi-disciplinary firm.


You’ll Love This Role If

  • You are relentless in your pursuit to be the best.
  • You are a big picture thinker who understands how to effectively listen to clients and build consensus.
  • You sweat the details in your commitment to meet our client’s high expectations.
  • You embrace progressive change, out of the box thinking, and working in a high-energy environment.
  • You are proactive, constant, and consistent in your communications with clients and our project team. 

What You Will Do

  • Work under the direction of Senior Specification Writer and assist in the preparation of project manual for projects covering all industry sectors.
  • Review architectural drawings and collect materials information necessary for preparing architectural specifications. 
  • Assist with materials and construction assembly research. 
  • Assist with preparation of specifications packages for different phases of projects. 

What You Bring to the Table

  • Post-secondary education in Building Science, Architectural Technology/Technician, or equivalent is required.
  • Organized technical thinker, with a willingness to learn.
  • Knowledge of CCDC contracts, the Ontario Building Code and the Act. 
  • Advanced computer literacy and strong typing skills. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. 
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment. 
  • Ability to read and provide accurate materials descriptions from architectural drawings. 
  • Willingness to take Constriction Specifications Canada spec writing courses.
  • A member or willing to become a member of CSC.

Life at WalterFedy

As one of Southwestern Ontario’s leading integrated architecture, engineering, and construction firms, WalterFedy and our sister company, AEC, both play a leading role in shaping the way our communities feel and function – it’s an amazing responsibility.   

Our ambition goes beyond great design – we’re here to enhance the world around us. To make it happen, we need a team of agile, ambitious, and big-picture thinkers who share our drive to harness our collective talents to do something bigger.

Our team is made up of some of the industry's best. We share a common commitment to questioning the ordinary, infusing  everything we do with creativity and challenging our industry to redefine what’s possible.

Join us as we move past working for a living, and toward building better communities with smart, influential design.


How to Apply

Please apply with your resume and cover letter using the link on this page. You will be redirected to our internal application platform.

WalterFedy strives to create a culture of inclusivity and diversity. We strongly encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including those from groups traditionally underrepresented in the workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity hiring practice and will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, creed, national origin, citizenship, status, age, sex, gender identity/expression, marital or domestic partnership status, or disability.

Should you require any accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact hr@walterfedy.com or call 519-576-2150.

Thank you for your interest in WalterFedy!