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IPS – Integrated Project Services, Inc. Senior Engineer, Plumbing and Fire Protection in Overland Park, Kansas

IPS is hiring! We are looking for a talented Senior Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineer to join our industry leading Engineering Design team out of our office located in Overland Park, KS.

The Senior Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineer works independently on various projects as assigned by a Project Manager or group leader. This individual 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 Senior Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineer may work on several concurrent projects and at times may assist as a technical expert on a specialized design. Some management responsibility.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assigns and reviews work of project design team. Checks progress of work and alerts Project Manager to change of scope or additional services.

  • 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 designs based on preliminary reviews and meetings with the clients.

  • 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.

  • Minimum 10 years' of previous Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineering and Design experience.

  • Bachelors of Engineering Degree from an accredited University.

  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE).

  • Must have previous experience working for an Architectural and Engineering firm (A&E).

  • 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/Pre Action 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%.

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 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).

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.

ID: 2021-5948

Street: 13200 Metcalf Ave., Suite 400