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IPS – Integrated Project Services, Inc. Mechanical Engineer (HVAC / Utilities) in Overland Park, Kansas

At IPS, you’ll apply your knowledge, skills and passion to make a difference in the lives of people, solving complex challenges related to pharmaceutical, biotech, and animal health research and manufacturing facilities. We're looking for an experienced, innovative Mechanical Engineer to join our growing Kansas City area office.

As a Mechanical Engineer, you’ll work independently on various projects concurrently as assigned by a Project Manager or Group Leader. You’ll prepare design computations and quality estimates and develop probable cost estimates for projects. Primary responsibilities will include modifying scopes of work for mechanical designs (HVAC/Utilities) based on preliminary review and client meetings, assisting with preparation of engineering studies and schematic design for new HVAC/Utilities systems, and analyzing the operation of existing systems.

We’ll rely on you to make calculations using engineering formulas and skills for design, such as heating and cooling loads, equipment sizing, etc. You’ll select equipment based on recommendations of the Project Designer/Engineer and fill out equipment schedules. You will regularly review mechanical progress and alert the PM to any changes in scope. Maintaining quality in accordance with company production and design standards is critical.

Knowledge of local codes and industry standard equipment and ability to specify it for proper applications is important. You’ll provide drawings for your own designs and produce sketches to incorporate in drawings by drafters. Regular communication with clients and other design professionals will be necessary as you coordinate project document completion. You may also report on design budgets based on the project scope.

Come join a caring, nimble team that delivers world class designs for our pharmaceutical clients and continue to build upon your successful career. We offer a flexible, hybrid structure, with the ability to work up to 4 days per week locally from home and 1 day in the office. You’ll be expected to travel for occasional meetings and site visits (around 5-15% of your time).

  • Bachelors of Engineering Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university

  • Professional engineering experience in mechanical design related to HVAC and utilities

  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE)

  • Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Life Sciences or Laboratory industry experience is preferred but not required.


  • Travel duration, if any, is based on project location.

  • This position is a safety sensitive position. The employee is designated for field work and attends activities at client sites where they work in construction, process, packaging, manufacturing, research or other "non-administrative" areas.

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. With the newest acquisition of Linesight, IPS has over 2,700 professionals in 45+ offices across 17 countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, Southeast Asia, Australia, and the Middle East. Linesight specializes in cost, schedule, risk, program, and project management services in various market sectors, including datacenters, life sciences, and high-tech industrial.


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: 2022-6767

External Company URL: www.ipsdb.com

Street: 13200 Metcalf Ave., Suite 400