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Facilities Capital Project Specialist IV

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Filter by Date: Dec 30, 2018

Filter by Location: El Segundo, CA, US, 90245

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 43381 

All Locations: El Segundo, CA (California)  

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation.  A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves.  When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators.  Are you ready to launch your career?


Facilities Planning manages the allocation of all Aerospace owned and leased space including all personnel moves and changes within that space. Requests for additional space or change of usage is handled through this department. Space planning is also responsible for employee head counts and updates our internal systems on a daily basis. Facilities Planning evaluates, monitors and forecasts the maintenance of all buildings and infrastructure and manages Aerospace’s Sustainability & Energy Management (SEM) and Business Continuity programs.   
The Facilities Planning specialist is responsible for various aspects of corporate facilities planning, such as development of 5-10 year facilities plans, space management plans, major project and infrastructure renewal plans, business continuity plans, move plans, and energy management/sustainability plans.
Key Functions:
  • Collect, vet, formalize and track potential facilities projects for Aerospace Corporation owned and leased buildings (12 locations nationwide, approx. 40 buildings, 2.1 million sf). 

This includes:

  • Manage short and long-term budget forecasting of facilities projects
  • Meet with requestors to determine the need, scope and funding of facilities projects
  • Work with Facilities Planning, Design & Construction to finalize scope, schedule and budget
  • Assure that requests are complete with cost estimate, schedule and proper justification
  •  Prioritize facilities projects as determined by objective project scoring, available budget and overall corporate goals
  • Arrange all facilities projects by dollar type, construction/work type, location, etc.
  • Maintain the facilities project database, including approval flow, cost and schedule
  • Analyze and track forecasted costs vs actual project costs to derive pertinent metrics  


  • Manage the findings of periodic facilities condition assessment reports for Aerospace owned and leased buildings.

This includes:   

  • Create a long-term strategy for making repair and replacement decisions for various building infrastructure and/or systems based upon their graded condition.
  • Prioritize repair and replacement based upon the report findings, available/forecasted budget and mission criticality with input from the Facilities Planning, Design & Construction department
  • Track the history and cost of building repairs, replacements and modifications and update the facilities condition assessment report accordingly
  • Identify building elements or systems that are approaching "end-of-life" and provide a long-term spending profile to address those risks before failure
  • Gather data on completed facilities work orders through an existing CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) and utilize that data to update the facilities condition assessment report
  • Forecast long-term building maintenance and improvement costs by utilizing data from both CMMS and completed capital projects   





• Bachelor's Degree.  
• Eight (8) or more years of increasing skills and responsibilities in facilities/construction management or related field
• Demonstrated strengths in organizational skills, interpersonal skills, conflict resolution, and effective verbal and written communication 
• Demonstrated ability to acquire new skills and to be self-motivated, innovative, a team player, and flexible with job assignments and responsibilities
• Strong background in facilities cost accounting and financial accounting 
• Ability to solve problems using a balance of technical competence, creativity and pragmatism
• Ability to work on multiple projects or issues simultaneously
• Demonstrated proficiency in MS Excel, Power Point, and Word
• Experience with Archibus IWMS Software
• Experience with MS Excel Pivot Tables 
• Experience with MS Access 
• Experience with Space Planning software

Transcript Requirement



Additional Requisition Details

Clearance Requirement: None 

Access: None 

Polygraph: None 

Relocation Available:  Yes 

Employment Type: Regular 

Work Schedule: Full Time 


Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

All Aerospace employees working in organizations with technical responsibilities are required to apply for and maintain at least a Secret clearance.  U.S. citizenship is required for those positions.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you’re an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement

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