Chicago energy industry recruitment firm seeks an Energy Manager

Position: Energy Manager

Location: Chicago, IL

Overview: Kappa Search, Inc. is a leading technical recruiting firm based in Chicago that specializes in the placement of candidates into permanent careers. We are currently looking to fill an Energy Manager position for our client situated in the Chicago, IL area. The client specializes in aiding businesses in decreasing the amount of energy they use. The Energy Manager will be responsible for the management of our client’s large portfolio of commercial sites for one of their customers. They will also be responsible for general energy management as well as design.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Communicating and offering support to client representatives
  • Directing a continuing analysis of the energy portfolio, particularly in regards to prices and consumption
  • Giving advice that hones in on decreasing the cost of utilities and consumption
  • Recognizing, expanding, and practicing projects that save energy
  • Researching advanced technology that would better the practices being implemented by the company’s client
  • Supervising energy audits as well as retrofit developments
  • Offering precise and exhaustive updates and evaluations to customer representatives


  • Certified as an Energy Manager or similar qualification
  • Hands-on experience pertaining to utility/energy management for commercial businesses
  • Skilled in analyzing, designing, and implementing energy retrofit developments
  • Working knowledge of HVAC systems, geothermal, cogeneration, etc.)
  • Aptitude in research as well as in directing technical and financial analysis
  • Excellent communication skills in order to present development projects to company clients
  • Strong managerial skills so as to direct multiple projects, do research, meet goals, and manage accounts