Direct Recruiters is an executive search firm that recruits high-impact energy & sustainability employees for top organizations in the industry. For employee recruiting assistance, placement assistance or to be considered for a job within energy & sustainability, please contact our energy & sustainability recruiter, Matthew Cohen at 440-996-0860 or mcohen@directrecruiters.com. Our services include executive search, recruitment & staffing services.

Finding Top Talent

Energy & Sustainability is the proactive, organized and systematic coordination of procurement, conversion, distribution and use of energy to meet stringent requirements and take into account environmental and economic objectives, i.e. avoiding ill effects on humans, nature and the environment.

As a whole, the Energy Industry is undoubtedly an engine of growth. In fact, it’s a force that’s changing the face and future of this country as well as the planet. For example, sustainable energy technologies are being used to generate electricity, heat and cool buildings, and powering transportation. The energy industry and more specifically, Energy & Sustainability, has an incredible potential to create jobs and new opportunities within technology, alternative energy, solar, wind, thermal power and more that has never been seen before.

With the influx of jobs in the industry, organizations can benefit from energy executive search specialists' expertise in hiring top candidates. As with any emerging industry, companies that are able to attract and recruit the best talent will lead the industry. Direct Recruiters energy recruiters provide executive search, recruitment, retained search, and staffing to organizations looking for high-impact talent. In addition, DRI's energy & sustainability executive search specialists are experienced in working with Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Growth Equity firms to recruit their portfolio company leaders and teams.

Energy Recruiters collaborating and reviewing documents on a computer
Energy Executives reviewing alternative energy options such as windmills

Energy Recruiting Areas of Focus

DRI energy executive search delivers the most effective placements and talent solutions for:

  • Energy Management Software
  • Energy Program Management & Implementation
  • Demand Response
  • Performance Contracting
  • Energy Conservation
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Building Automation
  • Smart Grids
  • AMI & AMR Technologies
  • Energy Management Hardware
  • Systems Integration
  • Utility Industry
  • Building Commissioning
  • Energy Auditing
  • HVAC/R
  • Geothermal
  • Energy Storage
  • Lighting Control
  • Smart Building Technology
  • Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG)
  • EV Charging
  • Clean Transportation​
  • Energy Analytics
  • Solar Energy
  • Wind Energy
  • Battery Storage Technology
  • Renewable Energy 

Energy & Sustainability Roles We Place

DRI energy recruiters' goal is to help you stay competitive and keep pace with this quickly growing industry by recruiting Energy & Sustainability professionals who can make a difference to your organization.

The DRI energy executive search team is comprised of Senior Recruiters and Research Associates who have a thorough understanding of how to recruit for the Energy & Sustainability industry, current job market, and what it takes to fill open Energy & Sustainability positions. On a daily basis, we are in contact with executive management and hiring authorities looking to recruit and hire top energy industry professionals including:

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Get in Touch with Our Team

To Fill a Position or Discuss a Recruiting Assignment in Energy & Sustainability or HVAC/R, contact Matthew Cohen, Partner, Energy & Sustainability Practice Leader & Energy Recruiter, at 440-996-0860, mcohen@directrecruiters.com. Connect with Matthew Cohen on LinkedIn.

Matthew Cohen | Partner | Practice Leader of Energy & Sustainability and HVAC/R | Energy & Sustainability Recruiter | 440-996-0860 | mcohen@directrecruiters.com

Ryan Lange | Managing Partner, Government, Energy & Security | 440-996-0593 | rlange@directrecruiters.com

Aaron Kutz | Practice Leader, Security | 440-996-0869 | akutz@directrecruiters.com

Tess Lepore | Energy & Sustainability Executive Recruiter | 440-261-4322 | tlepore@directrecruiters.com

Tyler Manning | Energy & Sustainability Executive Recruiter | 440-627-2645 | tmanning@directrecruiters.com

Amy Ruddle | Energy & Sustainability Executive Recruiter | 717-731-8550 | aruddle@directrecruiters.com

Kayla Mackenzie | Energy & Sustainability Executive Researcher | 717-683-8722 | kmackenzie@directrecruiters.com

Erin Shepard | Energy & Sustainability Executive Recruiter | 440-971-1207 | eshepard@directrecruiters.com

Read more about hiring top talent in the energy & sustainability industry:

Employment Opportunities in the Energy & Sustainable Industry...Matthew Cohen interviewed by Bob Hetherington, AltEnergyMag.com
Thought Leader Interview with Roderick Morris, Opower
Careers in Alternative Energy