Facilities Construction & Space Planning EngineerSunnyvale, CA

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Start your future with a new mission, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, located in Sunnyvale , CA has an immediate need in Facilities for a Facilities Construction & Space Planning Engineer.

Position Summary:

Plans, designs and oversees the construction of new or expanded facilities, reconfiguration, and alteration of equipment, machinery, buildings, structures, space planning and other facilities . Prepares architectural, engineering, and cost estimates, functional studies, construction plans, specifications, and schedules. Obtains and supervises outside contractors. Recommends architectural and engineering design procedures and standards for the planning and design of facilities. Supervises the detailed design, budgetary costing, standardized construction, and final inspection of facility projects. Conducts construction surveillance to ensure adherence to contractual requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Actively involved in space utilization planning for the site consistent with the requirements of organizational efficiency, available facilities and funds

  • Work as primary point of contact to manage and solve space requests

  • Schedule and attend meetings with requestors to discuss, analyze and document space requirements and layouts

  • Create phased relocations/reshuffle plans

  • Maintain floor plans in AutoCAD, Revit, Bluebeam, Archibus, AgilQuest, and other tools

  • Under general supervision, work from the design of others and perform routine architectural assignments

  • Coordinate and participate in the preparation of construction documents with team members

  • Assemble plans, construction documents, and other information for permitting

  • Assist and support the Facilities Project Management team as required

  • Oversee architectural and engineering design procedures and standards for planning and design of facilities space and utilization

  • Review design costs including equipment, installation, labor, materials, preparation and other related costs

  • Maintain contact with and directs contractor representatives and assists in resolving discrepancies in design specification and ensure proper submittals are received

  • Respond to urgent and time sensitive requests. Some weekend work may be required

  • Proactively seek out and plan improvements for buildings and overall campus

  • Communicate with internal customers, site leadership, other functional teams: EH&S, IT, Security

  • Establish milestones and monitor adherence to master plans, budgets and schedules

  • Identify problems and develop solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing project scope

  • Encourage, lead, and/or participate in staff training and development.

Experience Requirements:

  • Extensive Architecture and Space Planning experience

  • Project Management, Construction with city planning and permitting experience

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

  • Good analytical ability to recognize deviations from accepted practice

  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization and external representatives

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills and problem solving ability

  • Ability to update As-Built drawings by performing site visits and field measurements as needed.

  • May require walking long distances, climbing stairs, visiting non-air-conditioned spaces, and/or standing for long periods of time

  • Proficient with Revit, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office

  • Ability to advocate a safe, secure and ethical working environment that maintains compliance with federal, state and local government regulations (OSHA, EPA, ISO, DOT, permits, etc.) in addition to company policies

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years experience with Bachelors in Architectural, Civil Engineering or Construction Management; or 3 years experience with Masters in Architectural, Civil Engineering or Construction Management; or an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of Bachelors Degree.

  • Prior Design experience

  • Space Planning experience

  • Project management experience

  • Must be a US citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting a large-scale industrial manufacturing facility

  • Experience working with various construction trades

  • Experience using common construction materials in design

  • Demonstrated knowledge of California Code and Regulatory requirements

  • Experience working with the city of Sunnyvale Planning Department

  • Familiarity with wood design including large timber

  • Familiarity with NFPA and ADA requirements

Salary Range: $97,500 - $146,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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