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Hillsborough County Government

Senior Specification Writer (#SRSCWRGENQ) GENQ
$22.23-$35.30 Hourly / $3,853.20-$6,118.67 Monthly / $46,238.40-$73,424.00 Yearly




JOB OVERVIEW

Performs advanced level duties writing technical descriptions specifying material qualities and properties, utilizing knowledge of material standards, industrial processes, and manufacturing procedures. May have supervisory responsibilities over lower level personnel.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from an accredited four year degree granting college or university; and
Two years of experience writing technical specifications for the acquisition of materials and equipment.

Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Extensive knowledge about purchasing procedures and guidelines.
  • Considerable knowledge of the materials and equipment used by the agency/department to which assigned.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze plans and diagrams.
  • Ability to write technical descriptions.
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
  • Interprets architectural or engineering plans and prepares material lists and specifications to be used as standards by employees or purchasing personnel in material and equipment requisition.
  • Analyzes plans and diagrams, or observes and makes notes on material processing, to determine material and material processing specifications, or specifications for manufacturing or construction activities.
  • Writes technical descriptions specifying material qualities and properties, utilizing knowledge of material standards, industrial processes, and manufacturing procedures.
  • May draw rough sketches or arrange for finished drawings or photographs to illustrate specified materials or assembly sequence.
  • May supervise lower level personnel.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: SRSCWRGENQ; EST: 9/7/2005; REV: 1/23/2012;