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Chenega Corporation Space Planner in Washington, District Of Columbia


Space Planner

Washington, DC

Are you ready to enhance your skills and build your career in a rapidly evolving business climate? Are you looking for a career where professional development is embedded in your employer’s core culture? If so, Chenega Military, Intelligence & Operations Support (MIOS) could be the place for you! Join our team of professionals who support large-scale government operations by leveraging cutting-edge technology and take your career to the next level!

Articus Solutions, LLC is a certified ANC 8(a), Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado. We provide world-class Engineering, Integrated Hardware and Software, Advisory & Assistance Services (A&AS), Program & Project Management, Subject Matter Experts, Financial & Administrative Services, and Records Management Services. Articus has extensive experience supporting customers throughout the US and around the globe and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Chenega Corporation.

In this important role, you will support the US Agency for International Development (USAID). USAID is the world's premier international development agency and a catalytic actor driving development results. USAID's work advancesU.S. national security and economic prosperity, demonstratesAmerican generosity, and promotes a path torecipient self-reliance and resilience.

Chenega Worldwide Support (CWS) is a premier provider of Architecture and Engineering support services to federal customers around the world. Founded in 2016 to support federal operations OCONUS, CWS holds true to its mission that no matter the location, we are there to get the job done.

The Space Planner position will work closely with USAID’s M/MS/HMD Space Planning & Design team and Facilities Building Managers and assist in all aspects of space planning projects.


Work you’ll do

As a Space Planner within our USAID team, you will:

  • Assist the Space Planning and Design Supervisor, Team Lead, and the HMD Team by performing the full range of space planning work and managing multiple facilities-related projects, new construction, and refurbishments.

  • Utilize the principles of Interior Design and Project Management.

  • Through assigned projects:

  • Work directly with the POC in gathering the scope of work

  • Survey the space, as needed

  • 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 and Design established procedures and USAID policy such as:

  • 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 such as construction, design, IT, telecommunications, interior furnishings, etc.

  • Coordinate the work with the project team

  • Assist Team Lead in:

  • Estimating the amount of time, a project will take

  • Scheduling appropriate resources

  • Evaluate project methodology

  • Develop corrective solutions as required

  • Interface with vendors, various contractors, system specialists, and Bureau managers

  • Assist the Space Planning & Design Office with the Space Allocation Program

  • Assist the Space Planning & Design Office and the Office of Civil Rights and Diversity with a knowledge base of reasonable accommodation, utilizing the space planning division product standards and procedures

  • 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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability for local travel.

  • Strong creative and leadership qualities.

  • Knowledgeable in the use of Microsoft Office and its programs; AutoCAD and related programs.

  • Knowledge of FM Systems or a CAFM-related program is a plus.

How you’ll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their careers to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.


At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits.

Learn more about what working at Chenega MIOS can mean for you.

Chenega MIOS’s culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our team members, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

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