Kappa Search | MEP Recruiters | Structural Engineers | BSME

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing and management recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer with MEP experience.

The incumbent will perform conventional and complex engineering assignments, applying engineering techniques and analyses within accepted mechanical enginering standards. The Mechanical Engineer will be versed in the utilization of standard engineering theories and practices, and company procedures. Some assignments involve CAD & CAE applications.


  1. Will develop engineering designs that meet customer quality requirements. This includes defining the problem, establishing the work scope, preparing the budget and schedule, planning the work, providing technical direction, and reporting the work status.
  2. Will perform detailed calculations, drawings, procurement documents, design and installation packages, proposal evaluations, technical reports, and detailed analyses.
  3. Will provide support for other engineering activities as required. May supervise one or more subordinates and provide input regarding performance.
  4. May be assigned to a project or organizational team, or as a lead engineer for a specific discipline on a small to intermediate-size project.
  5. Provides input and technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and lower-level Engineers working on the same project.


  • AutoCAD
  • Experience working with Architects, Electrical & Civil Engineers on projects
  • Commercial/Retail construction experience


  • Retail store experience is a plus
  • Plumbing experience (piping design)
  • Registered professional engineer preferred