IPS – Integrated Project Services, Inc.

Job Locations IE-Dublin-Dublin 12
Design - CAD/BIM
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Position Type
Independent Contractor
Location : Location
IE-Dublin-Dublin 12

Position Responsibilities

IPS is hiring! We are looking for a talented Senior Piping Designer to join our industry leading design team at our rapidly growing EMEA office, located in Dublin 12, Ireland.


The Senior Piping Designer works independently on various projects as assigned by a Project Manager or Discipline Manager/Lead Engineer. This position will play a role in the entire design process including but not limited to preliminary assessments, concept creation and design, basic design, detailed design, site support, problem resolution, customer & vendor accessibility.  The Senior Piping Designer may have to work on several concurrent projects and at times may assist as a technical expert on a specialized design. 


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Uses computer aided design technologies to develop sketches, drawings, and construction documents. 
  • Reviews drawings and documents to assure compliance with company design and production standards. 
  • Prepares 3D Models using Revit, AutoPlant, BIM or similar software and extracts design drawings/Isometrics from these models.
  • Prepares/supports Equipment general arrangements, piping general arrangements, Line Lists, Material Take-Offs (MTO).
  • Prepares demolition layouts/schematics, tie-in requirements and translates into drawings.
  • Familiar with all piping systems involved in Pharmaceutical and Petrochemical plants.
  • Develops design concepts and prepares documents during various stages of the design.  Corrects and updates design documents.  Develops solutions to design problems.
  • Initiates squad inter-discipline squad checks and squad checks with client (when necessary) prior to issue of drawings at various stages of projects.
  • Works with equipment suppliers/vendors to obtain the necessary information needed for design completion. Interacts with clients regularly to secure scope and design intent.
  • Ensures acceptable levels of quality and checks the coordination of work to assure documents reflect design intent and necessary coordination.
  • Coordinates design work with related engineering disciplines.  Attends job and construction meetings, site walks, liaise with M&E contractors and participates in the coordination of the M&E work with other disciplines.  
  • Routinely archives and retrieves data from electronic database for support of work.
  • Supports field installation and start-up activities.
  • Provides limited contribution to performance reviews for assigned staff.
  • Is an analytical thinker, ethical and trustworthy, flexible and able to solve problems while working with a team. Able to motivate others and maintain good business relationships.
  • Strong CAD and IT skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Special projects as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Minimum 8 years’ of previous piping design experience working for a contracting/consulting firm.
  • A Technical or Associate Degree in drafting and/or design from an accredited technical institution or college is preferred.
  • Must be proficient in the use of computer for design and understand CAD operations. (Specifically AutoCAD Plant 3D & REVIT)
  • General knowledge of mechanical and electrical system design. Understanding and knowledge of applicable codes.
  • Proven time management skills in order to juggle more than one project at time.
  • Customer Service experience exhibiting strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Process industrial experience, especially in the Life Sciences industries.
  • Has demonstrated experience managing projects, solving problems, communicating effectively with key personnel and effective time management skills.

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 1,350 professionals worldwide and offices in California, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, 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).


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