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.
KEY ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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.
REQUIRED EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS /WORK EXPERIENCE
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
CONTEXT AND ENVIRONMENT AND SAFETY
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.
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).
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