What is SCIP?

Specifications Consultants in Independent Practice is an international technical resource organization which assists design firms, owners, and manufacturers in acquiring professionally written construction specifications from qualified independent and employed specifiers, who advance excellence in preparing construction specifications, promote their special services and expertise to potential clients, share their knowledge, experience, and resources through discussions, conferences, and educational programs, network for mutual benefit.

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Nominate Recipients of SCIP Education Award

August 16, 2018

A longtime SCIP member has proposed and funded a SCIP annual award for education. Nominations are now open for the second annual award, to be announced at the 2018 membership meeting. View the article to see the complete qualifications and download the nomination form.

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Job Opportunity: Senior Specification Writer

July 19, 2018

Avitru is looking for a full time Writer to maintain and create base MasterSpec and SpecText sections. Registered architect, licensed practicing engineer, or CSI certified professional. CSI CDT required with CCS and/or CCCA certification(s) preferred. LEED AP certification is preferred. 10+ years of experience required in building or infrastructure construction.

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Job Opportunity: Engineering Product MasterSpec

July 19, 2018

Avitru is looking for a full time professional to administer (client contact) and edit Product MasterSpecs for engineering sections. A minimum five years of experience preparing engineering specification sections and 10+ years of experience required in MEP or HVAC engineering technology is required. PE licensure is preferred but not required. CSI CDT required with CCS and/or CCCA certification(s) preferred. LEED AP certification is also preferred.

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SCIP Election Results

June 4, 2018

Votes are in! The two resolutions, one to create an Emeritus membership classification and the other to stagger the board terms required two thirds of the voting members approval.  Both passed overwhelmingly with well over 95 percent of the votes. Read on for full election results.

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