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Project Engineer I, CM

Company: Integrated Project Services
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Responsibilities

IPS hiring! We are looking for a talented Project Engineer I to join our industry leading Project Delivery and Construction team at our client site located in Portsmouth, NH.

The Project Engineer I provides technical, administrative, and subcontractor management support to Project Managers and Project Directors.


  • Develops working knowledge of prime contract requirements and applies knowledge to project activities.
  • Supports the Project Manager in the development and maintenance of preconstruction, construction, and closeout execution plans. Coordinates review and approval from Project Director 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 facilitating communication between project participants and produces documentation of communication between project participants.
  • Supports Project Managers and Directors in the preparation of proposals, presentations, and other sales and marketing documents.
  • Assists the Project Manager in the preparation of the Monthly Status Report and PSR.
  • Assists Project Manager to prepare, set-up and manage IPS Program Management systems.
  • Supports Project Manager in coordination of safety resources to monitor site safety and correct non-conformances.
  • Participates in Safety reviews and / or Pre-planning / JSA meetings as necessary.
  • Supports Project Manager in the procurement and coordination of all required project resources, including intra-divisional, interdivisional, and extra corporate.
  • 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 development and maintenance of project schedules, including targeted and actual activities lists, durations, and sequencing logic and communicates this information to the project team.
  • Pursues scheduling information from Subcontractors, vendors, and / or design professionals.
  • Develops a working knowledge of the project budget and identifies exposures to the project budget throughout execution of the project.
  • Supports the Project Manager in monitoring and reporting project costs
  • Assist the Project Manager in the management change control systems and policies.
  • Supports the Project Manager or Project Services in the development of change control documentation and related financial documentation. Vigorously protects corporate positions.
  • Supports the Project Manager in the evaluation of vendor and subcontractor invoices.
  • Supports Accounting in preparation of invoices to client.
  • 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.
  • Review of all shop drawings and submittals and ensure that the submittals and shop drawings are in conformance with the design prior to submission to the design professional.
  • Assist with Punch List management.
  • Assist the Project Manager in completing the close-out requirements and Turnover Documents (TOP's).
  • 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.
  • Ensures 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 submittals, among others.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a related discipline or an equivalent technical degree.
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of experience (may be Co-Op or Intern experience) in Engineering, Project Delivery or a related discipline.


  • This position will have 25% travel, or as required by the assigned project. Position may be assigned to client site for an extended period of time. Overnight travel or staying in the city of Client's location is possible depending on assignment. Please review IPS Travel Policy. Position will visit Client sites and will be required to adhere to stated safety rules. Position will visit construction sights and will be required to take site safety training and adhere to site safety rules.
  • This position is a safety sensitive position. The employee is considered a field contractor supervisor and acts in a supervisory role for field work. For IPS employees or subcontractors.


  • 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 be open to learning of new concepts and procedures.
  • Must approach their work enthusiastically with a contagious energy and drive that shows everyone they love what they do.
  • 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 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 actively aspire to become a Project Manager. The Project Engineer is proactive in learning the duties and responsibilities of the Project Manager and seeks to develop his / her Project Management skills.
  • The Project Engineer will keep the Project Manager informed in a timely manner with regard to with any and all perceived problems or issues.
  • The Project Engineer will represent themselves in a professional fashion with all project participants including the client, design professionals, subcontractors, and authorities having jurisdiction as well as any others that are involved with the project.

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).

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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