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Stantec Junior Facilities Planner in Denver, Colorado

The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!

Your Opportunity

The primary role of the Facilities Planner is to identify and define a client's operational, cultural, and strategic requirements and translate those into short and long term space needs and recommendations as part of facilities program plans, and master plans. This process typically involves data collection through surveys, observations and interviews, development of space needs data and written narratives, development of strategies to meet those needs, and documentation of all findings and recommendations. This may also include production of drawings (2D/3D), data graphics to support the analyses, space planning and test fits, concept development, stack and block plans, and other graphics. Collaboration is often required between different disciplines on the project team including site planners, architects, interior designers, and subconsultants. The role can also include presenting information and ideas to the internal team and the client, assisting in facilitating workshops and running meetings.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Works with defined project scopes, budgets, and schedules.

  • Conducts collection of data through research, surveys, interviews, review of existing documentation, drawings and reports, conducting walk-throughs of existing facilities, attending user group interviews, and workshops.

  • Develops survey forms and other data collection tools, and analyzes data collected.

  • Documents findings with a combination of written narrative, graphics, data analysis, and other communication methods.

  • Assists in conducting assessments of existing conditions.

  • Produces data graphics, planning diagrams and supporting graphics, block, stack and space plans.

  • Researches concept, benchmarks, materials, typology, and precedents.

  • Creates databases in excel, and deliverables in Word or InDesign.

  • Supports the planning PM and other team members to prepare for, and conduct interviews, meeting, workshops and presentations.

  • Coordinates with all other team members to develop the planning approach, solutions and documentation.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Basic knowledge and application of accessibility codes, applicable building codes.

  • Basic knowledge of space use standards, benchmarks such as SF/person, circulation factors, efficiency factors and SF terminology and definition (USF, NSF, GSF etc.)

  • Ability to check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule outlined by Project Manager.

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in a project team setting through all phases of interior design document production and to engage in creative and critical thought.

  • Ability to interpret sketches, drawings, project program and other similar material.

  • Strong understanding and familiarity with using Excel, Word, InDesign, Illustrator, most recent design software.

  • Strong understanding of what space needs programming is, what facilities planning is, workplace strategies, data analysis and benchmarking and some experience in each of these areas.

  • Strong understanding and some experience with space planning, block, stack and test fit planning.

  • Strong writing and report organization skills.

  • Strong verbal and presentation skills.

  • Requires understanding of and experience with Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Revit and/or AutoCAD; some experience with Adobe Creative Suite and InDesign preferred.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in planning, architecture, interior design, business, project management or any similarly related field. Minimum of 2-5 years of experience.

Typical office environment working with computers. Some travel may be required such as delivering plans or documents to reviewing agencies or clients or to attend meetings. May occasionally visit study areas, construction sites and/or be exposed to outside elements and inclement weather conditions.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Community/Regional Planner

Primary Location: United States-Colorado-Denver

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 19000049