Chenega Corporation Space Planner in Washington, District Of Columbia
The Space Planner position will work closely with USAID’s M/MS/HMD Space Planning and Design Supervisor, Team Lead, and team assisting in all aspects of space planning projects.
Assist the Interior Design, Supervisor, and Senior Space Planner Team Lead with performing the full range of space planning work and managing multiple facilities related projects, new construction, and refurbishments
Utilize the principles of Interior Design, Interior Architecture, and Project Management
Through assigned projects the Space Planner will do the following:
Work directly with the POC in gathering the scope of work
Survey the space as needed
Create a Scope of Work and document the project plans
Develop Design Intent Drawings and optional solutions for the project
Present the design options to the POC and project team
Create Construction Documentation (CD) packages with all related paperwork necessary for each project
Assist in maintaining project records utilizing the HMD/Space Planning Division established procedures and USAID policy, like the following:
Balance required resources and budgets per assigned projects
Work with the HMD team in assessing risks
Develop appropriate mitigation strategies for each project
Assist in acquiring and working with the required 3 rd party services of multiple disciplines, like construction, design, IT, telecommunications, and interior furnishings, etc.
Coordinate the work with the project team
Assist the Senior Space Planner Team Lead with the following:
Estimate the amount of time a project will take
Schedule appropriate resources
Evaluate project methodology
Develop corrective solutions as required
Interface with vendors, various contractors, system specialists, and Bureau managers
Assist the Space Planning and Design Office with the Space Allocation Program
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Other duties as assigned
BS/BA in Interior Design, Architecture, or related discipline preferred
5+ years of professional experience
Background check with the ability to obtain a secret clearance
The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of the FM Systems software and the modules of Space Planning, Move Management, Assets Management, and Strategic Management is encouraged, but not essential.
Ability to utilize the space planning division product standards and procedures is essential.
Ability to travel locally.
Strong creative and leadership qualities.
Knowledgeable in the use of Microsoft Office and its programs, including AutoCAD and related programs.
Knowledge of FM Systems or CAFM related program is a plus.
Ability to show respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.
Ability to educate others on the value of diversity.
Ability to promote a harassment-free environment and build a diverse workforce.
Ability to treat people with respect.
Ability to keep commitments.
Ability to inspire the trust of others.
Ability to work with integrity, ethically, and uphold organizational values.
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