IPS is hiring! We are looking for a talented Manager Plumbing and Fire Protection Design to join our industry leading Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineering team at our Irvine, CA office. Our clients are primarily in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry in Southern California.
The Manager Plumbing and Fire Protection Designer works independently on various projects as assigned by a Project Manager. This position will play a role in the entire design process including but not limited to preliminary assessments, concept creation, design, problem resolution and customer and vendor accessibility. The Plumbing and Fire Protection Manager may work on several concurrent projects and at times may assist as a technical expert on a specialized design.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Attends pre-bid meetings and assists the project team in evaluating commercial proposals.
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. Corrects and updates design documents. Develops solutions to design problems. Prepare engineering studies and schematic design for new systems and analyze operation of existing systems.
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.
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.
Coordinates design work with related engineering disciplines. 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.
Special projects as assigned.
Qualifications and Requirements
Minimum 10 years' of previous design experience doing plumbing and fire protection design.
Technical or Engineering Degree from an accredited technical institution or college in engineering design areas plumbing or fire protection.
Must be proficient in the use of computer 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/PreAction Systems. Must be able to produce calculations for the above systems.
Has a demonstrated ability to manage projects, problem solve, communicate effectively to all key personnel and time manage.
Able to travel up to 25%.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience and education.
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 environme...nt 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.