Vice President of Engineering Specifications
“In my 20 plus years with the MasterSpec program, I have enjoyed the challenge
of generating master specifications for use by the profession in general. Most
enjoyable is the opportunity to discuss design and construction issues with a
wide variety of professionals as well as working closely with an ever-changing
committee of professional engineers who share my interest in making MasterSpec
the best design tool available.”
Mr. King has been with the MasterSpec program for over 20 years and is the Vice President of Engineering
Specifications for ARCOM. Mr. King has 41 years' experience in HVAC design, specifications, and contract
administration in Indiana, District of Columbia, and Virginia. He also worked nine years with MasterSpec at
American Institute of Architects.
Mr. King’s experience includes the development of office master specifications for two large
architectural/ engineering firms, plus a master specification system for the Northeast Corridor Improvement Project,
a $1.75 billion program to rebuild the railroad from Washington, DC to Boston, MA for high-speed train service.
Other projects include Roanoke Memorial Hospitals, which includes five major medical facilities in Southwestern
Virginia; Montgomery County Courthouse; Bank of Virginia office building; Pittsylvania County Jail and Sheriff's
offices; Augusta County Jail; and numerous school buildings for several counties in Southwestern Virginia.
As a student, Mr. King studied Calculus and English composition at Indiana University/Purdue University and
Business Law and Accounting - Roanoke College
Certifications include: Certified Construction Specifier (CCS), 1978 – 2005; Certified Insulation Energy Appraiser
(National Institute of Insulation), 2002 – 2005; MasterFormat Accredited Instructor (MAI), CSI, 2005.
As a former military aviator, Mr. King likes pictures of aircraft and is fascinated with birds of prey, such as
eagles and hawks. He also enjoys getting out on the golf course for a round of golf whenever he has the opportunity.