Aerospace

Facilities Architectural Project Planner

1 month agoEl Segundo, CA

The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space.

At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves.

The Facilities Architectural Project Planner will be responsible for conceptual architectural programming and planning through design development of facilities projects in a busy transitioning corporate environment. Project sizes range from thousands to multi-million dollars in value. Projects include renovation of offices, laboratories, SCIFs, auditoriums, conference rooms and development of interior finishes. The project planner willbe capable of developing on-the-spot sketches of verbal concepts into understandable and executable options. The project planner will be responsible for organizational block planning based upon corporate guidelines for office square footage and be capable of taking the conceptual ideas through execution for multiple/concurrent projects.

Strategic Planning:

  • Interface with multiple customers and stakeholders to identify and document workplace requirements
  • Reconcile and transition business program requirements into physical space design with an emphasis on activity-based workplace strategies, collaboration and space optimization
  • Prepare conceptual 2-D and 3-D solutions in response to complex program requirements
  • Develop options into executable block plans that fulfill the determined relevant requirements and functional goals
  • Prepare Rough Order of Magnitude cost estimates for proposed solutions
  • Understand new workplace environment methods and adapt to corporate cultures
  • Provide technical expertise to the Facilities Planning Office in formulating strategic and tactical corporate and campus plans as they relate to space resource allocation and workplace behavioral patterns
  • Review and recommend project approval at various phases, with particular emphasis on master planning, pre-schematic and schematic phases of individual projects
  • Prepare and make presentations to Facilities and Corporate Management of strategic planning initiatives

Space Planning
  • Prepare strategic stack planning and block planning scenarios using a Computer Aided Facilities Management program (CAFM)
  • Aptitude in management of personnel moves, space request and swing space utilization

Design Support:
  • Assist the Designand Engineeringteam in thedevelopment of space planning, preliminary design and construction documents in meeting customer requirements while maintaining compliance with applicable codes, regulations and Corporate standards
  • Engage with agencies as needed to ensure code compliance measures are reflective of code requirements
  • Experience in preparation of color and material boards and other presentation materials

Leadership
  • Provide leadership for change management
  • Maintain professional currency and credibility at all times
  • Demonstrate good faith in business dealings

RequiredII:
  • 2 or more years' experience with a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or related field
  • Experiencewith Corporate Facilities Construction Project Management,Design or related field
  • Experience with corporate office programming/planning
  • Knowledge of building, fire, electrical, mechanicalcodes
  • Experience in Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Project
  • Experience with CAD software such as AutoCAD
  • Experience with construction cost estimating
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, to self-initiate activities, and to work within timelines
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational needs
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple and concurrent tasks and projects
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills with internal and external organizations
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to obtain and maintain security clearance issued by the U.S. Government and U.S. Citizenship is required.

RequiredIII:
  • 5 or more years' experience with a Bachelor's Degree or 3 or more years' experience with a Master's Degree in Architecture or related field
  • Experiencewith Corporate Facilities Construction Project Management,Design or related field
  • Experience with corporate office programming/planning
  • Knowledge of building, fire, electrical, mechanicalcodes
  • Experience in Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Project
  • Experience with CAD software such as AutoCAD
  • Experience with construction cost estimating
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, to self-initiate activities, and to work within timelines
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational needs
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple and concurrent tasks and projects
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills with internal and external organizations
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to obtain and maintain security clearance issued by the U.S. Government and U.S. Citizenship is required.

Preferred:
  • Licensed Architect or Engineer
  • Experience with Sketch up, Photoshop, Rhino, 3D Studio Max, V-Ray, In-Design or other imaging, rendering or 3D modeling software
  • Experience with coordinating AV media, security and access control, modular/systems furniture, and network systems
  • Familiarity with dry laboratory design
  • Experience with Archibus or similar CAFM program
  • Experience withplanning and implementation of DOD Closed & Collateral Secret in accordance with NISPOM design and construction requirements.
  • Experience withplanning and implementation of Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) in accordance with ICD 705 design and construction requirements.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENTS
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to use a computer to complete assignments.
  • Ability to communicate with individuals and groups in person, by phone and telepresence.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may visit locations with varying temperatures and floor surfaces, and may be exposed to seasonal elements.
  • Intermittent travel to gain access to work areas and buildings.
  • Frequent on-site inspections which may include climbing ladders and removing raised floor tiles.
  • May involve exposure to construction noise.

Ways We Reward Our Employees

During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.

Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
  • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
  • Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
  • 401(k) Plan - Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
  • Education assistance programs
  • An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect

We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion,genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email atieo.mailbox@aero.org. You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law andthe supplement, as well as thePay Transparency Policy Statement.