Chicago Recruiters | Chicago Recruiting Firm | Hydraulic Engineering

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago technical recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing and operations recruitment and placement. We currently are working on an outstanding career opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer with hydraulics expertise.

Job Description:

  • Designs and directs hydraulic engineering projects.
  • Develop innovative engineering solutions.
  • Ensure that Hydraulic products adhere to all applicable customer and code requirements.
  • Specifies type and size of equipment, such as conduits, pumps, pressure valves, and tanks.
  • Respond to all documentation, reports and other data regarding hydraulics.
  • Liaise with the certifying authorities regarding equipment failures repairs and renewals.
  • Advise on the preparation of hydraulic technical support.
  • Assist with the preparation of budgets, costs for all surveys, modifications and projects.
  • Direct customer to ensure that all equipment under their control is maintained and operated in a safe manner consistent with current legislation and Company Code of Safe Working Practices.
  • Attend testing and/or installation of company equipment offsite.
  • Work within the other groups of the company to gain experience of company product lines and how to explore new markets with existing technology or combining technologies.
  • Offer support and guidance to junior or less experienced members of the team to aid the growth and development of the company.
  • Provide engineering support for Sales Department.
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment.
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting hydraulic circuits and resolution of design issues.
  • Able to coordinate multiple tasks and supervise design and drafting personnel as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering BSME or related degree with additional years of applicable job experience to qualify.
  • Registered Professional Engineering designation (P.E or P. Eng.) is preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 + years of industry experience.
  • Skill in using Microsoft office.
  • Experience with 3D modeling
  • Elecro-hydraulic experience required.
  • PLC programming experience preferred.
  • Ability to test hydraulic designs in-house.