IPS – Integrated Project Services, Inc.

  • Job Locations US-NC-Morrisville
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    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
  • Position Responsibilities

    IPS is hiring! We are looking for a talented Senior Construction Manager to join our industry leading Construction Management team at our office located in Morrisville, NCThis position will require Southeast regional based project travel as needed. 


    The Construction Manager leads construction site activities, manages all field operations, and takes primary responsibility for site safety.


    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assumes primary responsibility for all activities on assigned construction sites.
    • Leads field personnel to meet project goals. Assumes primary responsibility for site safety, and above all other objectives ensures achievement of safety objectives on assigned projects.
    • Ensures achievement of corporate goals for assigned projects.
    • Ensures projects meet applicable quality requirements.
    • Manages client interactions at site on assigned projects and promotes positive relationships.
    • Special Projects as assigned.
    • Develops working knowledge of prime contract requirements and applies knowledge to project activities.
    • Supports the Project Manager in the development and maintenance of preconstruction, construction, and closeout execution plans.
    • Supports the Project Manager in the development and maintenance of project schedules, including targeted and actual activities lists, durations, and sequencing logic and communicates this information to the project team.
    • Develops a working knowledge of the project budget and identifies exceptions to the project budget throughout execution of the project.
    • Supports the Project Manager in monitoring and reporting project costs.
    • Supports the Project Manager in the development of change control documentation and related financial documentation. Vigorously protects corporate positions.
    • Develops a thorough understanding of contractually required quality in design and construction, and oversees the work of subcontractors to ensure compliance with quality requirements.
    • Participates in constructability reviews of design documents.
    • Supports Project Manager in the procurement and coordination of all required extracorporate project resources. Writes scopes of work and assists in evaluation of bids and proposals. Works with Project Manager to conduct pre-bid walk-through and descope meetings. Works with Project Manager to select subcontractors and vendors.
    • Supports the Project Manager in the evaluation of vendor and subcontractor invoices. Receives monthly invoices, evaluates requests for payment against actual performance, negotiates payments with subcontractors, and coordinates payments with subcontractors.
    • Manages subcontractor and vendor change requests.
    • Facilitates communication between subcontractors, vendors, and project personnel, and produces documentation of communication between project participants. Leads and coordinates the RFI process.
    • Personally makes periodic site inspections and evaluations and reports on the results of those inspections. Completes daily reports of site conditions, including weather, force levels, and safety issues.
    • Completes job safety analysis documentation and other safety documentation as required by corporate safety program.
    • Conducts periodic coordination meetings with trade subcontractors at site.
    • Accumulates, evaluates, and presents feedback information to Project Manager and/or Project Executive regarding errors and omissions in construction documents and performance of equipment, materials, and systems.
    • Works with Document Control to ensures that all submittals are distributed, reviewed, and stored to meet project and corporate requirements. Reviews submittals as necessary to meet project requirements.
    • Supports the Project Manager in ensuring compliance of project activities with legal and regulatory requirements.
    • Oversees startup activities if included in the project scope.
    • Oversees commissioning activities if included in the project scope.
    • Supports Project Managers and Executives in the preparation of proposals, presentations, and other sales and marketing documents.
    • Maintains personal competency in relevant professional areas.
    • Special projects as assigned.

    Qualifications & Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a related discipline or an equivalent technical degree.
    • A minimum of 15 years of experience in Construction Management.
    • Previous working experience within the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology or BioPharmaceutical industry is strongly preferred.

    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 thirty 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 1,300 professionals worldwide and offices in California, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Brazil, Canada, China, Ireland, 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).


    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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