Facility Project Planner

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Oct 22, 2021
Oct 29, 2021
Full Time


Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) has multiple vacancies for those who are dedicated to the responsibilities of management oversite for multiple aspects in the planning, design, budget, renovation, and installation processes in NEXCOM's Facilities Division for new and existing projects around the world on various military installations.
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Licensed architect or engineer serving as facility project planner in the Facilities Division (Planning and Programming Branch). Provides professional architectural/engineering support including the development of concept project floor and site plans, project cost estimates, development of project programming documents, site approval request and space assignment requests. Collaborates with Navy Exchange and Navy Lodge program HQ and field managers and local/Regional installation representatives to identify project requirements and develop project details staffed for installation and Facility Planning Board review/approval.

Key Requirements
  • Candidate must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
  • A one-year probationary period will be required upon selection.
  • Social Security Card must be presented at time of appointment.
  • If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS E-verify system. Federal Law requires verifying eligibility of all new hires. The Navy Exchange Service Command is an E-Verify Participant.
  • Incumbents of this position must be U.S. Citizens.
  • Candidates/Incumbent must be eligible for and obtain a Secret Clearance.
  • Major Duties
    • Acts as primary interface with store and Regional Facility Maintenance Managers, base staff civil engineering personnel, and store/lodging/regional/NEXCOM Operations Managers in development of renovation proposals including preparation of space program plans, detailed definition of facility project scope of work and construction and equipment cost estimates.
    • Prepares request for project site approval, installation approvals and applicable construction programming documentation.
    • Supports development of Navy Exchange, Navy Lodge and Navy Gateway Inns & Suites (NGIS) project detailed scope of work including development of concept floor and site plans (developed through interface with Command operations personnel), and project total investment cost estimates. Develops design and construction contract documents and managing projects.
    • Initiate projects into the facility department's project management information system and asset management systems.
    • Coordinates preparation of regional Navy Exchange capital investment masterplans.
    • Coordinates participation of necessary NEXCOM local store merchandising and operations specialist required to evaluate existing operations, identify opportunities for expansion or development of Exchange retail, and service operations.
    • Coordinates development of draft sales forecasts and estimation of gross profit, operating expense and potential net income for alternatives identified.
    • Evaluates project-siting alternatives and develops concept site and project floor plans to validate viability of locations under consideration.
    • Develops initial project investment cost estimates, draft economic analysis required to estimate project ROI, IRR and NPV.
    • Interfaces with installation, major commands, and facility planning counterparts in other DOD NAF instrumentalities for the development of cooperative facility maintenance, design and construction initiatives.
    • Prepares point papers, project scope of work documentation, reports, letters and other correspondence as directed. Prepares and presents executive level briefings and oral presentations when required.
    • Provides Technical support to external real estate specialists maintaining current and new real estate instruments.
    • Performs other related duties as required.
    • Other duties outlined on the https://www.mynavyexchange.com/nex/work-for-us website.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 25% travel required.

    Supervisory status

    Promotion Potential
    4 - NAF-04, Staff.


    Conditions of Employment

  • Must be able to obtain a secret clearance.
  • The incumbent of this position must file a Financial Disclosure Report (OGE) Form 450, as required.

  • Qualifications

    In combination of education and experience -

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Four years of responsible experience that demonstrated a knowledge of all architectural/engineering aspects of construction/renovation projects including coordinating and developing building design, specifications and cost estimating; or similar work which provided the knowledge and abilities to perform architectural or engineering work. And a valid architecture or engineering license.


    GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Degree in architecture or engineering or related field that included 60 semester hours of course work in architecture/engineering or related disciplines of which at least (1) 30 semester hours were in architectural/engineering design, and (2) 6 semester hours were in each of the following: structural technology, properties of materials and methods of construction, and environmental control systems.

    OR COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: College-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the arts and sciences underlying professional architecture, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the architectural/engineering principles, methods, and techniques and their applications to the design and construction or improvement of buildings.

    Additional information


    2021 Open Enrollment Video: https://www.nafhealthplans.com/video-library

    Retirement Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dxeYoK8As4&feature=youtu.be

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your qualification will be evaluated on the Minimum Qualification Requirements as described in your profile and resume. Credit will be given for appropriate paid and unpaid experience or volunteer work.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Drug test required

    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application package which includes:

    a) Your Resume.
    b) Completion of Automated Application.
    c) Any documents you wish to be reviewed.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.