Chicago technical recruitment agency seeks HVAC Project Manager

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago technical recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, design, operations and management recruitment and placement. One of our clients, a leading design/build firm in the commercial HVAC industry, seeks a Project Manager for an excellent growth opportunity. 


  • Manage all aspects of HVAC projects;  administration, implementation, and scope of all work assigned from bid process to job profitable execution and completion.
  • Will be responsible for project management of commercial projects ranging from $50,000 to several million dollars.
  • Will negotiate contracts and buy-outs with subcontractors and vendors
  • Assemble and process submittals
  • Track multiple projects to ensure customer satisfaction and company profitability.
  • Oversee construction of HVAC systems to maintain quality and adherence to budget and deadlines.
  • Research and select equipment, supplies and/or materials to be purchased
  • Negotiate competitive prices for equipment and materials.
  • As necessary, will review specifications, drawings, blueprints and schematics
  • Review budgets for validity and accuracy
  • Coordinate manpower/headcount for specific projects with management


  • 2-10 years HVAC engineering, estimating and/or project management experience is required.
  • Prior experience with a HVAC design/build contractor is preferred.
  • Knowledge about mechanical design and engineering with HVAC systems
  • CAD experience is a plus
  • Organizational and delegating capabilities
  • Detail oriented, strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to prioritize objectives based on internal management and customer requirements.
  • Strong communication skills to work effectively with customers
  • Self-motivated to work in a fast paced environment
  • Must have a strong math aptitude, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Requires proficiency with MS-Office products