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IPS – Integrated Project Services, Inc. Sustainability Engineer III in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

The Sustainability Engineer III will leverage opportunities in the project design phase and beyond to reduce energy, carbon, water and waste intensities. Projects are primarily in the life science, biotech and pharmaceutical manufacturing sector, and frequently contribute to larger client portfolio standards and targets around scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions and intensity reductions. This individual must be technically and analytically minded, and able to articulate ideas and concepts, using research of proven strategies and the latest technologies to guide fellow colleagues and partners towards innovative designs. The individual must understand the nature of change management and be prepared to defend ideas and earn buy in, among both colleagues and clients. Some travel nationally may be expected. This position would ideally be based out of our Blue Bell, PA or Irvine, CA office but the position is open to any candidate within close proximity to any IPS office in the US.


  • Collaborate with project teams to identify opportunities for sustainable design, construction and operations strategies.

  • Analyze feasibility for rating systems like LEED and WELL.

  • Collect data and metrics for internal and corporate reporting requirements of frameworks such as CDP and GRI.

  • Research the latest advances in sustainable technologies for both general building design and specialized manufacturing processes. Focus areas include energy, carbon, water, waste and health & wellbeing.

  • Generate reports and presenting of findings.

  • Organize information in a collaborative, knowledge sharing fashion, collecting and developing lessons learned and case studies.

  • Promote the advancement of the green building industry, collaborating with local and national industry groups and participating in conferences and webinars.


  • Minimum of 6 years industry experience in green building design, engineering, consulting or project management, preferably in the life sciences or manufacturing sectors.

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and preferably a Master’s degree or relevant advanced training.

  • LEED AP with specialty is preferred

  • WELL AP and/or FitWel is preferred

  • Experience in energy surveys and analysis

  • Energy modeling experience is a plus

  • Strong written and verbal skills

  • Experience with CAD is a plus; Ability to learn new software and interfaces

  • Enthusiastic and resilient, innovative and technically grounded


  • Travel based on the 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. 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).

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: 2021-5957

Street: 100 Apollo Drive