IPS – Integrated Project Services, Inc.

  • Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
    ID
    2017-2820
    Department
    Design - Mechanical Engineering
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
    US-CA-Irvine
  • Position Responsibilities

    IPS is hiring! We are looking for a talented Senior Mechanical Engineer with strong HVAC experience to join our industry leading Mechanical Engineering team at our office Irvine, CA office. Our clients are primarily in the life sciences (pharmaceutical, biotechnology, etc.) so experience in this area is essential. This position has an immediate start date. 

     

    The Senior Mechanical Engineer works independently on various projects as assigned by a project manager or group leader. The Senior Mechanical Engineer may oversee the entire HVAC/utilities design process or assist as a technical expert on a specialized design, work on several concurrent projects all pertaining to the pharmaceutical, biotech, other life sciences or laboratory industries.   

     

    Job Duties & Responsibilities

    • Assesses project requirements, breaks projects into tasks and works with project managers to determine scope of work while overseeing budget and staffing.
    • Writes scopes of work for mechanical designs (heating, ventilation, air conditioning and utilities) based on preliminary review and client meetings.
    • Prepares engineering studies and schematic design for new HVAC/utilities systems and analyzes the operation of existing systems. Ability to analyze existing HVAC and central utility plant systems and equipment and determine applicability for use in renovation projects.
    • Works with code officials, and is familiar with Title 24, when an interpretation or exception to building codes is required.
    • Assigns and reviews the work of the project design teams, checks the progress of the work and alerts project managers of scope changes or additional services.
    • Ability to perform target cost design work when projects have initial target construction costs.
    • Coordinates all aspects of project document completion within IPS, externally with clients, and with other relevant design professionals. 
    • Ability to develop mechanical discipline specific construction budgets based on the project scope.   
    • Special projects as assigned.

    Qualifications & Requirements

    • More than ten (10) years engineering experience with a minimum of seven (7) years of proven mechanical designs within the pharmaceutical, biotech, other life sciences or laboratory industries is required.
    • Bachelors of Engineering degree in mechanical engineering from an accredited university.
    • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) is recommended.
    • Minimum three (3) years central utility plant design experience related to chilled water, condenser water, hot water and steam systems.
    • Working knowledge and expertise pertaining to energy analysis and simulation software systems.
    • Working knowledge and expertise in piping analysis and modeling software.
    • Minimum three (3) years design experience related to the design of cleanrooms specific to the pharmaceutical, biotech, other life sciences or laboratory industries.

    Qualifications considered a plus:

    • Professional Engineer license a plus.
    • LEED AP BD+C a plus.
    • Experience in design of LEED related HVAC systems.
    • Design experience with target cost design and ability to offer value engineering solutions on systems and materials.
    • Experience with CFD simulation software for cleanrooms.

    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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