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Lead Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineer

Company: Integrated Project Services
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Position Responsibilities

IPS is hiring! We are looking for a talented Lead Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineer to join our industry leading Engineering team at state-of-the-art office located in Irvine, CA to support our life science clients.

The Lead Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer works independently on various projects as assigned by a Project Manager/Director. This position will play a role in the entire design process including but not limited to preliminary assessments, concept creation, basis of designs, detailed design activities and field related inspection and conflict resolution. The Lead Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer will work on concurrent projects.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assesses the requirements of a project, break a project into tasks and work with a Project Manager to determine scope of work, budget and staffing. Write scope of work for plumbing and fire protection design based on preliminary review and meetings with the client.
  • Develops design concepts; prepares documents during design development phase. Prepare engineering studies and schematic design for new systems and analyze operation of existing systems.
  • Required use of Revit technologies to develop sketches, drawings and construction documents. Reviews drawings and documents to assure compliance with company design and production standards.
  • Works with equipment suppliers/vendors to obtain the necessary information needed for design completion. Interacts with clients regularly 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. Coordinate all aspects of project document completion within company and externally with clients and other design professionals.
  • Attend job and construction meetings and participate in the coordination of the work.
  • Contributes to annual performance reviews for assigned staff. Assists in the education and development of design staff and act as resource for design questions.

Qualifications & Requirements

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Minimum 10 years' of previous pharmaceutical based engineering experience doing plumbing and fire protection design, preferred in CA Marketplace.
  • Technical or Bachelor's Degree from an accredited technical institution or college in engineering design areas.
  • Must be proficient in the use of Revit for design and understand CAD operations.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of plumbing and fire protection systems including Sanitary and Vent Systems, Storm Systems, Process Waste Systems, Lab and Vent Systems, Domestic Water Systems, Process and Lab Gas Systems, Sprinkler Design and Wet/Dry/Pre Action Systems. Must be able to produce designs, flow diagrams, specifications and calculations for the above systems.
  • Able to travel up to 25%.

Qualifications considered a plus:

  • Professional Engineer License a plus.
  • Certification in Plumbing Design (CPD) recommended.
  • LEED AP BD+C a plus.
  • Ability to analyze engineered systems (such as Compressed Air, Vacuum Systems, etc.) develop centralized systems and provide alternative design approaches.
  • Experience in design of LEED related Water systems.
  • Design experience with target cost design and ability to offer value engineering solutions on systems and materials.

Core Value Candidate Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Approach their work enthusiastically with a contagious energy and drive that shows everyone they love what they do.
  • Display creativity and innovation by continually working to improve solutions, tools, methods and service delivery system.
  • Conduct oneself with an uncompromising commitment to the welfare of our clients and each other. Act in an ethical, professional and respectful manner at all times.
  • Exhibit the ability to build and sustain long term relationships of mutual value through teamwork.
  • Driven to succeed and committed to goal attainment.

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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 1,500 professionals worldwide and offices in California, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and four locations in India. Visit our website at


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). IPS will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.

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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