IPS – Integrated Project Services, Inc.

US-CA-Irvine
ID
2017-2814
Department
Construction
# of Openings Remaining
1
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
US-CA-Irvine

Position Responsibilities

IPS is hiring! We are looking for a talented PreConstruction Manager to join our industry leading Construction team at our growing Irvine, CA office. Strong estimating, procurement and bid / proposal experience is essential for this role. Our clients are primarily in the life sciences (pharmaceutical, biotechnology, etc.) so experience in this area is essential. 

 

The PreConstruction Manager will work as a front end leader planning projects while supporting the Chief Estimating Manager.  They will directly report to the Director of Construction Operations and must demonstrate sound business sense, technical knowledge, strong leadership, organizational ability, time management, communication skill and professional client service technique. 

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prequalification of trade subcontractors and vendors for the local Business Unit.
  • Work within Avetta software to maintain and update contractor qualifications.
  • Develop procurement documentation, source, de-scope and evaluate long lead equipment and or subcontractor trade work.
  • Conceptual ROM cost estimating to support design projects and potential Design Build (D/B) opportunities.
  • Generate detailed +10% and or $GMAX estimates to support the Construction Management (CM) department's build opportunities.
  • Support continuous benchmarking cost initiatives utilizing Modelogix software.
  • Provide PreConstruction management for build opportunities that include project planning, Full EPCMV Integrated scheduling, developing Construction Execution Plans, Site Logistics and Project EHS plans, Initial Cash Flow and Spend forecasts, Procurement planning and Sourcing support, Procurement and Proposal / Bid Development Support and sub /vendor prequalifications.
  • Support special projects and tasks as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a related discipline or an equivalent technical degree.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in Construction, 8 of which must be related to PreConstruction activities including estimating and procurement. Successful work within pharmaceutical/ biotech marketplace is required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software with extensive knowledge in Excel, Word and Project.
  • Must have Avetta (formerly PICS Auditing) and Modelogix software experience.
  • Able to maintain a maximum travel expectancy of 20%.
  • Experience with database estimating and project management software, although not required, is highly desired.

Company Overview

About Us

 

IPS-Integrated Project Services is a global leader in developing innovative and cost effective solutions for the engineering, construction, commissioning and qualification of complex pharmaceutical and biotech research and manufacturing facilities. With technical expertise spanning R&D to pilot-scale to large-scale production, our team specializes in the technology, trends and regulatory environment to successfully deliver capital projects and improve operations. For over twenty years, we have applied unique LEAN methodologies throughout the project life cycle, continually finding ways to do things better and more efficiently, delivering higher quality and controlling costs. Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, IPS is a multi-national company with over 1,000 professionals worldwide and offices in California, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Brazil, Canada, China, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and four locations in India. Visit our website at www.ipsdb.com.

 

Specialties

 

Process Architecture, Process Design, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning, Qualification, LEAN Project Delivery, Strategic Master Planning, Energy Conservation Management, Project Controls, Program/Project Management, Operations/Logistics Strategy and Planning, EPCMV and Staffing Services.

 

IPS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans (M/F/D/V).

 

Attention Search Firms / Third Party Recruiters:  IPS is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for employment opportunities with IPS. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at IPS via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at IPS in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for a specific position will be deemed the sole property of IPS, and no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by IPS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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