Space Planner #36218

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Space Planner #36218


Seattle, WA 

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Space Planner #36218
​1-Year Contract
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Space Planner
Our client is seeking a full-time contract Space Planner to join their team in Seattle, WA. This position will support the internal company organization by providing expertise and operational support in performing space planning, design and coordination of day-to-day moves and small space reconfigurations encompassing small group moves primarily in support of field locations. This position has a pay rate of $19 - $25 / hour.

For this role, Travel may be required (overnight), up to 30% for local and to field locations and a valid driver’s license is required. Up to 2% overtime may be required. Additionally, First Aid/AED/CPR Certification required within 30 days of assignment start as well as Personal Protective Equipment (ArcFlash clothing, white hard hat; eye protection; hearing protection; ASTM F2413-11, Class 75EH rated footwear, etc.). 

Responsibilities of the Space Planner
Coordinate day-to-day moves, workstation adjustments, and furniture changes.
Plan, design and closeout completed work in accordance with standard policies and procedures, including using automated systems (e.g. Microstation design tool, Projectwise, Bentley Facilities Planner workflow connection and furniture inventory systems).
Participate as a member of Space Services teams, coordinating and communicating individual assignments with management and other team members.
Participate in various space management and facilities projects and initiatives in support of program, service delivery, and process improvements.  Participation may be as a project team member, subject matter resource, project coordinator, etc.

Perform the following Space Services responsibilities:
Complex office moves and reconfigurations
Coordinating space related support for Facilities projects (e.g. temporary furniture removal in support of carpet and paint upgrades)
Various research efforts, such as furniture inventory
Coordinating the necessary maintenance activities with the manager when leases are started, expire or need to be terminated to see the entire process through to completion. 

Qualifications of the Space Planner
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Associates Degree in CAD and Drafting Technologies or interior design with CAD-related college coursework is highly preferred.
Minimum experience Requirements:  ½ to 4 years previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required.
Knowledge of drawing/CAD standards, building codes (e.g. fire/life safety, path of egress, ADA, etc.) as it relates to space plans and design is beneficial.
Experience working with MicroStation design tool, ProjectWise, Bentley Facilities Planner and Workflow Connection is preferred.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite Software including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook; (MS Office 2010 proficiency required).

Technical Requirements
Proven skills in space planning, design and coordination of day-to-day individual office moves, small space reconfigurations or small group moves.
Experience in managing commercial leases and communicating with landlords, as well as coordinating service providers that perform facility maintenance activities (e.g. custodial, heating & cooling, electrical, lighting, plumbing, etc.)
Some demonstrated experience in office space design drafting and plotting. 
Microstation experience preferred, but Auto CAD or other design software experience will be considered.
Ability to coordinate across service provider groups/functions (e.g. movers, phone, network, IT desktop, facilities) to complete moves and workstation adjustments and reconfigures.
Experience working with floor plans and able to create proposed workstation/workspace layouts and to discuss space layouts with clients.
Ability to learn furniture systems for designing and laying out workstations.
Ability to learn space design systems and procedures including ability to follow standard layout designs and drawing standards (as set by the Space Management group).
Ability to learn service request and workflow management systems.


General Requirements
Must be self-directed, punctual, have an excellent attendance record, and pay close attention to detail.
Ensure proper identification of self as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, etc.
Locally founded, women-owned, and nationally certified with WBENC, VanderHouwen is a premier staffing provider of technology, engineering, finance and accounting professionals. Our unique family-owned company offers individualized staffing services and solutions to our clients and candidates, creating value for everyone. Our President’s work ethic not only serves as the foundation of our company, but drives the commitment to individual attention which infuses our culture. VanderHouwen values building meaningful, professional relationships with each client as well as developing in-depth knowledge of their staffing needs and workplaces. We offer our eligible employees competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, long/short term care, 401k, and life insurance.

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