Controls Engineer | PLC | Electrical Engineering Recruiters | BSEE

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago technical recruiting firm that focuses on engineering, manufacturing and operations recruitment. One of our clients in the energy industry seeks a Controls Engineer with PLC programming expertise. The main responsibilities will be to generate P&IDs, wiring diagrams, instrument spec sheets, and do field start-ups. The primary requirement is that they have PLC programming experience, preferably Allen Bradley, GE, and Modicon.


  • Will generate P&IDs, wiring diagrams and instrument specification sheets.
  • Will lead capital projects associated with new controls which will include scoping, sourcing and installation
  • Provide controls engineering support in the installation of upgrades, new equipment installation and troubleshooting
  • Oversee shutdown management, verification of production schedules, change documentation and start up activities
  • Perform electrical controls design changes which could include design, build and install


- PLC programming
- Allen Bradley, GE and Modicon
- Design functionality of systems
- Needs experience with control panels as well
- BSEE, BSME, and/or Computer Science degree are desired