Space Planner

Eversource   •  

Berlin, CT

Industry: Energy & Utilities


5 - 7 years

Posted 53 days ago

Job Description Summary:

The Space Planner carries out complex technical assign¬ments associated with the development and implementation of architectural space planning and interior design for new or modifications to general building facilities throughout NUSCO facilities.

The Space Planner:

• Develops conceptual designs for architectural solutions based upon defined programs, as a basis for finished drawings for general building facilities.

• Performs field surveys and “as-built” investigations, including architectural and electrical disciplines, to ensure accurate layouts.

• Develops finished drawings (construction documents) of space plans and conceptual designs.

• Reviews and incorporates designs of related disciplines such as HVAC, Electrical, Structural and Telecommunications to ensure overall project document compatibility.

• Develops total project cost estimates for architectural layouts including related disciplines of HVAC, Electrical, Structural and Telecommunications.

• Assists in the development of cost estimates and the conduct of technical studies involving projects and alternative solutions to architectural layouts.

• Specifies project materials, furniture, fixtures and equipment and assists in the review of technical evaluations of material quotations to ascertain confor¬mance with specifications and project objectives.

• Assists in the qualification of prospective suppliers' materials, technical competence, and production capabilities.

• Provides technical assistance and contract administration during the construction phase of architectural projects.

• Provides direction on office rearrangement projects by monitoring and reporting the cost, cash flow, and schedule status, and initiating corrective action as required.

• Coordinates with other company personnel, consultants, contractors, manufacturers' representatives, and others in connection with assigned design responsibilities.

• Coordinates the work of assigned drafters, lower level designers and consultants in the development of architectural project plans.

• Serves as team leader on complex architectural layout projects.

• Identifies, evaluates, and implements applications of new architectural design concepts and components such as systems furniture and green building technology.

• Provides technical guidance and assistance to other system departments.

• Assists in the development and updates of Facilities office standards manual, space guideline policies and procedures and space finish schedules.

• Conformance of architectural layouts and materials to NU, governmental, and industry codes, regulations, standards and practices.

• Timely completion of design assignments to meet established in service dates.

• Proper coordination of design assignments with other areas of NU, outside consultants, vendors and contractors.

• Economic and reliable solutions to unique architectural layout problems.

- Performs limited project management of Moves, Adds, and Changes in conjunction with in-house Project Managers.

- Programs office fit-outs, working directly with stakeholders, providing options for solutions.

- Manages moves of employees, including processing move requests and on site supervision overseeing movers through their physical move of employee office contents.

Required Skills:

  • 5 years related experiencerequired, including proficiency using AutoCAD software.


  • Knowledge of architectural layout techniques.
  • Experience with commercial interior office construction, furniture, and finishes.
  • Knowledge of federal and state regulatory codes (CT Building & Life Safety Codes, etc.) and industry standards pertaining to the architectural layout of general building facilities.
  • Knowledge of construction procedures and practices pertaining to the architectural layout of general building facilities.
  • Proper standardization of materials and design methods.
  • AutoCAD technology and Adept drawing management software and have experience with Commercial office building project design and management.