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  • Location: Somerset, NJ, 08873
  • Date Posted: 2022-03-09
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering
  • Req Number: 2022-6427
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IPS is hiring! We are looking for a talented Design Project Engineer II to join our industry leading Engineering Design – Project Management team at our office located in Somerset, NJ.


The Design Project Engineer II provides technical, managerial, administrative and managerial support to Project Managers and Project Executives.


Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports the Project Manager in the delivery of individual projects, focusing on quality objectives.

  • Supports the coordination of technical design disciplines, including civil, structural, architectural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, process and process automation on pharmaceutical industry projects.

  • Coordinates resources to achieve project goals.

  • Interacts with clients on assigned projects and promotes positive relationships.

  • Special projects as assigned.

Operations & Administrative Duties

  • Develops working knowledge of project scope and applies knowledge to project activities.
  • Supports the Project Manager in the development and maintenance of design execution plans.  Coordinates review and approval from Project Executive and/or Director of Operations, and communicates of this information to project team.
  • Supports Project Manager in the development and maintenance of written project scopes of work and communication of this information to project team.
  • 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 supports quality assurance for the project.
  • Monitors design content and quality and coordinates design revisions for constructability and compliance with basis documents, schedule, and budget.
  • Supports Project Manager in the procurement and coordination of all required project resources, including intradivisional, interdivisional, and extracorporate.
  • Supports the Project Manager in the preparation of subcontract, purchase order, and change control documentation and related financial documentation.
  • Supports the Project Manager in the evaluation of vendor and subcontractor invoices.
  • Supports the Project Manager in facilitating communication between project participants, and produces documentation of communication between project participants.
  • Works with Document Control to ensure that all project documents are distributed, reviewed, and stored to meet project and corporate requirements. Project documents include records of communications, design documents, bid packages and addenda and bulletins thereto, and submittal's, among others.
  • Supports the Project Manager in ensuring compliance of project activities with legal and regulatory requirements.

  • Minimum of 3 years engineering experience.
  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • Expertise in computer operation for engineering design programs and computer aided drafting. 
  • General knowledge of system design and applicable codes in specific discipline related area (Mechanical, Structural, Plumbing, Electrical or Process).  
  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE {formerly known as EIT}) exam completion or Registered Professional Engineer (PE) is preferred.
  • Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology industry experience is strongly preferred.

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, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Brazil, Canada, China, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, Germany, United Kingdom 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).


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