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Senior Electrical Engineer

IPS - Integrated Project Services, Inc. Irvine, CA
  • Posted: August 21, 2018
  • Full-Time

IPS is hiring! We are looking for an experienced Senior Electrical Engineer to join our Electrical Engineering team at our Irvine, CA office. We design facilities for our life science (pharmaceutical, biotechnology and/or laboratory) clients so experience in this area is preferred; high tech, semiconductor and data center experience will be considered. The position has an immediate start. Relocation assistance is available.

The Senior Electrical Engineer works independently on various projects as assigned by the Electrical Engineering Director. The Senior Electrical Engineer may oversee the entire design process or assist as a technical expert on a specialized design; may work on several concurrent projects; is a recognized electrical expert.

Job Duties & Responsibilities
+ Assesses the requirements of a project, break a project into tasks, and works with a project manager to determine scope of work, budget and staffing.
+ Writes scope of work for electrical design based on preliminary review and meetings with the client.
+ Prepares engineering studies and schematic design for new systems and analyze operation of existing systems.
+ Works with code officials and other design professionals when an interpretation or exception to building codes is required.
+ Assigns and review work of project design team. Check progress of work and alert project manager to change of scope or additional services.
+ Reviews contractor application for payments. Has a thorough understanding of the construction process.
+ Coordinates all aspects of project document completion within company and externally with clients and other design professionals.
+ Prepares and/or reviews construction budgets based on experience and scope of project.
+ Promotes use of and participates in development of company design and production standards.
+ Assists in the education and development of design staff and act as resource for design questions.
+ Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.
+ Creates specialized drawings such as electrical riser diagrams.
+ Provides drawing for own designs and produces sketches to incorporate in drawings by drafters.
+ Researches design options and document findings for project designer/engineer.
+ Assures that drawings and designs are in accordance with company production and design standards.
+ Special projects as assigned.

+ Minimum five (5) years' previous design experience. Pharmaceutical, R&D, biotech, nutraceutical, etc. industry experience is strongly preferred.
+ Bachelors of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering is preferred.
+ Registered Professional Engineer is strongly preferred.
+ Expertise in computer operation for engineering design programs and computer aided drafting (AutoCAD, Revit, etc.)
+ Working knowledge of SKM or similar short circuit, coordination and arc flash software is a plus.
+ Experience with design of building electrical systems, such as: building service, power distribution, generators, lighting, fire alarm, security and other low voltage systems is a must.
+ Must also have a strong understanding of the National Electric Code (NEC), NFPA 70E, NFPA 72, IBC and other related building codes and standards. Familiarity with the California version on the NEC is a plus.
+ Experience with medium voltage systems, electrical hazardous classified areas, and telecommunications systems is a plus.

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 1,100 professionals worldwide and offices in California, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Brazil, Canada, China, 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.

ID: 2019-4262
Street: 2860 Michelle Drive

IPS - Integrated Project Services, Inc.

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