Mechanical Engineer
SWO Chapter

Established in 1955 as a traditional mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering firm, Kohrs Lonnemann Heil Engineers, Inc. (KLH Engineers) has continuously evolved and enhanced its service offerings in building systems engineering, software engineering, lean practices and alternative delivery methods. In a constantly changing built environment, KLH leverages building information modeling and advanced in-house technology to deliver innovative and value-driven solutions that meet the owner’s needs functionally, economically and environmentally. KLH serves the civic, education, healthcare, hospitality, lifestyle, industrial, retail and workplace markets.

KLH Engineers
1538 Alexandria Pike, Suite 11
Ft. Thomas, Kentucky 41075


Partner Contact

Chris Mehaffie

Chris Mehaffie, PE, MBA, SSGB, is a principal of KLH Engineers and serves as the civic studio director. Chris focuses his expertise on project management, feasibility studies, master planning and large-scale project implementation. His skills range across all services offered by KLH Engineers, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, fire protection and technology, with a focus on inter-trade coordination and general project constructability.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a Master of Business Administration from Capital University.


  • Building Information Modeling
  • Model Sharing – Design and Construction
  • Digital Document Sharing

Team Development

  • Team Selection
  • Team Organization
  • Team Communication Methods
  • Behavior Analysis
  • Cost Control


  • Design Assist
  • Colocation – Construction
  • Colocation – Design
  • Pull Planning
  • Comprehensive Risk Analysis
  • Process Mapping
  • Target Value Design


  • Shared Risk Reward
  • Multi-party Agreements
  • Design-build
  • Speed to Market