IPS – Integrated Project Services, Inc.

Job Locations US-NC-Morrisville
Design - Architecture
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Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Location : Location

Position Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision and mentorship of an Architect I,II, or Senior Architect/Designer, the Architectural Designer II works with a team of Designers, Architects and Engineers to assist with the design and development of architectural projects in an effort to help meet or exceed the expectation of the customer (client). This individual may supervise a less senior designer however will primarily work on technical aspects of a project.



  • Assists in the development of the design documentation for the following design phases; master planning, schematic, preliminary, and construction documentation.
  • Assists more senior department personal and Architectural Designers I&II with design solutions by having the ability to interpret drawing mark-up drawings and execute changes on the project based on such mark-ups
  • Uses Revit to develop architectural design documentation that aligns with company BIM/CAD standards. 
  • Reviews drawings and documents to assure compliance with company design and production standards.
  • Ability to work as a team member and capable of interpreting the Project Architect's design requests.
  • Proactively alerting team members of a project design change which may affect time and costs of the project. 
  • Keeps Project Team aware of workload and requests work when needed.
  • Works with equipment suppliers/vendors to obtain the necessary information needed for design completion.
  • Interacts with clients on a limited basis to secure scope and design intent.
  • Ensure acceptable levels of quality and checks for coordination of work to assure documents reflect design intent and necessary coordination.
  • Participate in architectural design work coordination with related engineering disciplines.
  • Supports field visits and site surveys when accompanied by more senior departmental personnel
  • Capable of creating renderings, generate diagrams and special projects as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements


  • Minimum of 4-6 years of previous architectural design office experience.
  • Bachelor Degree; Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) degree with NAAB Accreditation is strongly preferred.
  • Must be highly proficient in the use of Autodesk Revit and possess a strong understanding of BIM workflows.
  • Life Sciences Industry experience preferred however not required
  • General knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing system design. 
  • Having a fundamental understanding of building codes is preferable but not required.
  • The ability to exhibit and develop strong oral and written communication skills.


  • Travel duration, if any, is based on project complexity and location. 
  • This position is a safety sensitive position. The employee is designated for field work and attends activities at client sites where they work in construction, process, packaging, manufacturing, research or other "non-administrative" areas.


  • Must exhibit an entrepreneurial spirit by consistently seeking new opportunities to add value to the organization. Must strive for excellence in all aspects of job performance.
  • Must approach their work enthusiastically with a contagious energy and drive that shows everyone they love what they do.
  • Must be capable and willing for upholding the highest level of professionalism by maintaining the Health, Safety, and Welfare for all their projects and occupants that will inhabit these projects.
  • Must show competency in finding meaningful purpose and maintaining the upmost level of pride in their work.
  • Must display creativity and innovation by continually working to improve solutions, tools, methods and service delivery system.
  • Must conduct oneself with an uncompromising commitment to the welfare of our clients and each other. Must act in an ethical, professional and respectful manner at all times.
  • Must be willing and able to maintain composure under pressure in order to meet schedule deadlines and budgets.
  • Must be willing to keep an open mind and respect co-workers ideas even if disagreeing
  • Must exhibit the ability to build and sustain long term relationships of mutual value through teamwork.
  • Must be driven to succeed and committed to goal attainment.
  • Must be willing to come to the office every day to learn something new, and when possible, teach something new to a co-worker.
  • Must be punctual and capable of putting in the required time for project and office related events and activities.

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 1,100 professionals worldwide and offices in California, Indiana, Kansas, 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).


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