IPS – Integrated Project Services, Inc.

UK-West Midlands-Birmingham
Design - Building Services
# of Openings Remaining
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
UK-West Midlands-Birmingham

Position Responsibilities

IPS is hiring! We are looking for a passionate Graduate Building Services Engineer to join our industry leading Building Services Engineering Team at our EMEA office in Birmingham, UK.


The Graduate Building Services Engineer works on various projects as assigned by a Project Manager or Senior Building Services Engineer. The Graduate Building Services Engineer assists in planning, designing and directing engineering projects within the business unit. The assignments contain specific tasks on project teams and these individuals are expected to use their education, intelligence and common sense to resolve the engineering problems and tasks they are assigned.


Job Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Assists on all HVAC, black utilities, public health services, building management systems, environmental monitoring systems and fire protection systems. 
  • Assists in preparing design computations and quantity estimates and develops probable construction cost estimates for the smaller, less complex projects within the business unit.

  • Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.
  • Modifies reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies and designs for project.
  • Makes calculations, using engineering formulas and skills for design such as heating and cooling loads and equipment sizing.
  • Assists in creating specialised drawings such as plumbing isometrics and risers, Ductwork layouts an Airflow diagrams.
  • Assists in selecting equipment based on recommendations of Project Designer/Engineer and fill out equipment schedules.
  • Provides drawing for own designs and produces sketches to incorporate in drawings by designers.
  • Researches design options and document findings for Project Designer/Engineer.
  • Keeps Project Manager informed of work load and any changes in project scope or additional services.
  • Provides information to Project Manager for incorporation into specifications.
  • Researches code issues and ask general questions of code officials.
  • Organises and maintains project files. Maintains a neat and organised work area which allows efficient access to information required by other team members.
  • Assures that drawings and designs are in accordance with company production and design standards.
  • Special projects as assigned. 



Qualifications & Requirements

  • A passion for the design of BioPharm facilities and associated utilities for the cGMP production of biological and pharmaceutical drugs.
  • Engineering work experience desirable.
  • A BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Experience of computer operation for engineering design programs and computer aided drafting.
  • General knowledge of system design and applicable Building Services codes and standards.
  • Has a demonstrated ability to problem solve, communicate effectively to all key personnel and time manage.

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 specialises 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.




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).


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