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Document Controller (M&E)

To £45k PAYE or Day Rate (Ltd Co)

I am looking to recruit an M&E Document Controller to work for a leading Building Services Contractor who have delivered high profile projects continuously enabling them to be perfectly situated  moving forward with a steady pipeline of secured work running into 2024/25.

Their London office is modern and conveniently situated in The City allowing easy access from all directions. Projects are scattered around London; your initial Projects will include a Data Centre and an Investment Bank.

You should be able to demonstrate a good working knowledge as a Document Controller within Building Services Engineering and be conversant with Procore and 4projects software.

This role is immediate and permanent and can be paid either PAYE or via a Limited Company.

M&E Estimator (Service & Maintenance)

£45/50k & Excellent Benefits Package

An excellent opportunity has been created for an M&E Service & Maintenance Estimator to work for an extremely stable and productive Building Services Contractor conveniently situated in The City.


Independently owned Building Services Contractor boasting a healthy pipeline of secured projects including a high portfolio of repeat business from Clients who have returned for over 50 years.
The Directors and shareholders are visible daily and play an integral role with developing and maintaining a highly successful and profitable business.
The office is modern and owned outright providing extra stability where staff average over 15 years’ service.
Training and CPD is strongly supported, many individuals within the business have progressed from Apprentices to fulfil their career paths.


Working alongside a Senior Estimator, reporting to the Commercial Manager assessing new business opportunities, preparation of responses, onward negotiation, mobilisation & handover of successful tenders within Building Services M&E Service & Maintenance. Also, ongoing review of existing contracts.

Duties & Responsibilities to include:

  • Working closely with the Commercial team on a day-to-day basis managing all aspects of M&E pricing / cost modelling for each bid opportunity.
  • Collaborating with others articulating ideas and viewpoints to resolve issues
  • Prepare data and costings for the tender submissions working alongside the Commercial Manager
  • Site visits as needed to compile accurate info for proposals
  • Ensure the timely delivery of compliant and commercially sound bids
  • Complete all relevant bid paperwork including creation of Method statements, risk/issues register and other Bid documents.
  • Deliver fully costed roadmap of the service line to operations through the mobilisation process
  • Prepare submissions in the agreed format consistent with the company branding
  • Manage handover of successful bids to the Operations team
  • Provide feedback and responses for the delivery team to assist with any post tender queries
  • Preparing the cost components of the proposal, including understanding of the scope, planning and personnel in partnership with the Commercial Manager
  • Attend meetings with Clients, Management team and relevant stakeholders as required
  • Manage the supply chain to ensure competitive quotes are obtained
  • Ensure supply chain quotes are checked to ensure compliance with the tender documents
  • Manage tender clarifications throughout the bid process
  • Ability to be able to labour load Service Contracts in accordance with SFG20 or similar industry standard
  • Visit site as required to conduct and complete a full asset Dilapidation report
  • Support and chair the handover of the successful bid to the Operations team as part of the Mobilisation process
  • Support and lead the PQQ process as issued by Clients


You will have 2-4 years’ experience within the M&E Maintenance sector, within a similar Estimating role.
Proven track record with bid estimating and project management delivering technical projects.
Strong financial and commercial acumen with ability to analyse complex data and an ability to present proposals both internally and external.
Proven track record of profitable / winning bids and good time management and experience of working to tender deadlines.


  • Salary circa. £45/50k.
  • Pension.
  • Option to join the Private Healthcare Scheme.
  • 23 Days Holiday progressing to 26 after 1 years’ service.
  • Life Assurance / Death in service.
  • Flexible / Hybrid working – Office / Work from home.
  • Annual Bonus (Regularly paid).
  • Training / Support / CPD.

Senior Electrical Design Engineer

£43000 - £55000 per annum Probably the best benefits package around

Senior Electrical Design Engineer - To £55K

Want the very best?

This building services consultancy understands that in order to attract the best talent; they need to provide the best of everything.

That's why they offer up to 38 days leave, a CIBSE Approved training and development program, flexible working hours, the option of a 9 day fortnight, a cycle to work scheme, an annual bonus, 8% pension as standard, childcare vouchers, ongoing technical and non-technical CPD.

And it's not just their benefits that are great, their projects win CIBSE and RIBA awards and their Directors remain personally interested in the health and well-being of every employee.

Rather than getting bogged down filling in spread sheets and trying to account for every 15 minutes, you'll be trusted to just get on with what you do best. Ie working with architects and clients and then designing, planning, managing and delivering exemplary buildings that use the most suitable range of renewable energy options.

For a confidential chat about their team structure, current projects, culture and plan for 2021 please get in touch with me on 07505 071 303.

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Mechanical Project Manager

£ Salary / Day Rate

  • Mechanical Project Manager
  • Reading (Site Based)
  • £65-75k / Day Rate

Working for a progressive, privately owned M&E Sub-Contractor who are undergoing steady and structured growth boasting a pipeline of secured work running into 2025.

As Project Manager, you will be site based on a Commercial Shell & Core and be responsible to the delivery of this “cut & carve” valued at £1m.

Further opportunities will follow in London & The Southeast, working on high profile projects alongside key Clients, you will be supported and encouraged by the owners for continued career development.

The business prides itself on staff retention, you should be able to provide a stable employment history with a good track record of delivering projects from inception to handover.

Mechanical Project Manager - London

£ Excellent Salary / Day Rate

This Client has demonstrated their resilience during a tough 2020. They did not make any redundancies, remained active and continued to deliver projects within Healthcare and Commercial.

Privately owned, the Directors and owners are visible on a daily basis playing an integral role in the development of the business where turnover is stable and profit margins are increasing. They offer Clients an excellent and thorough service, this is backed up by the consistency of repeat business.

With a healthy pipeline of recently secured work, they are keen to appoint a Mechanical Project Manager to take the full P&L on Projects in London typically up to £10m. You will be fully supported and encouraged to further your career.

You will have a stable employment history demonstrating the delivery of Projects circa. £5/10m.

Your rewards will include a salary (PAYE) or a day rate could be made available.

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

£38000 - £45000 per annum Interesting projects, freedom and support

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Manchester

As one of the true early pioneers of Sustainable design, this highly admired building services consultancy has consistently set new standards when it comes to building performance engineering.

Despite Covid they didn't made anyone redundant, kept everyone on full pay and even went ahead with promotions, pay rises and paid out bonuses too.

As a privately owned practice, you'll enjoy working for a company where engineering and staff well-being come first; and bottom line comes second.

Reporting to a very supportive Mechanical Director, you'll be responsible for designing, managing and leading projects from feasibility to construction.

Current projects range from Net Zero Carbon Masterplans, LEED Platinum HQ's for global Tech firms, ultra-low energy universities and mixed-use developments.


  • Ongoing training and development
  • 37-hour week with an early finish on a Friday.
  • Private medical insurance
  • Flexi-hours
  • Free health and well-being / mindfulness activities
  • Collaborative working environment
  • Freedom to just get on with your role, rather than being micro managed
  • No probation, ie you have full rights from day one of your employment
  • Opportunity to work on UK and international projects
  • Opportunity to work or do secondments in other global offices in Australia, US or SE Asia.


  • Able to work closely with architects and clients.
  • Comfortable acting as a main point of contact for all HVAC matters.
  • Confident discussing the environmental (Sustainability) aspects or strategies of all the projects under you control.
  • Able to work from the Manchester office as few days a week as required.
  • Able to work in the UK without the need to be sponsored.

For a more discreet discussion please call me on zero seven five nine five, zero seven one, three zero three or send me a private message via LinkedIn.


Candidate Attraction Consultant

£28,000 for a 5 day working week, pro rata for 3/4 days

Human Capital Solutions are a specialist Recruitment Agency for the built environment, building services engineering and sustainability sectors.  Due to growth, we would like to meet a potential Candidate Attraction Consultant to join the team as soon as possible to support two very busy hybrid Permanent and Contract desks.  

Ideally, you'll be the type of individual who doesn't need to, or want to be micro managed and can achieve against expectations and targets. As a business we value a hard-working attitude, consistent integrity and perseverance, we are looking for someone who can confidently display these qualities. We are seeking an individual who is excellent at building and maintaining relationships and is able to manage their own time. Working closely with the two Directors, as our first dedicated "permanent hire" we are looking for someone who wants to build a long term career and work with us, rather than just working for us.

The office is based in the City of London, however as a team we split our working time between the office and home. Although you will be expected to work from the office at times, your working week will be largely based at home and we can support a 3, 4 or a 5 day per week basis with flexible working hours.  

In addition to a generous basic salary, you'll also be rewarded with a quarterly and annual bonus (objective focussed), ongoing training and development, an annual overseas trip (when it's safe to do so), regular team building and social activities (pre-pandemic this included all sorts of activities such as escape rooms, team meals, mini-golf, curling, pool/darts, cocktail making, and trips away etc). 

As the Candidate Attraction Consultant, you'll work with the Directors to manage and deliver candidate resourcing projects, developing and collating lists of candidates suitable for specific vacancies,  which would include using LinkedIn, job boards and our internal database to identify potential candidates, conducting the initial telephone screening of candidates, interviewing the shortlisted candidates online and then providing a short overview to the Directors along with your opinion as to whether the candidates suitability to our current job opportunities. 

Responsibilities will also include all referencing and on boarding of candidates, posting job adverts, assisting with our social media presence and generating candidate referrals.  This will also entail updating candidates CV's on our database and ensuring all their information is up to date and compliant and also making suggestions in terms of how we can improve our "Candidate Experience" which is something at the heart of our business. 

- Salary £28,000 (for a 5 day working week, pro rata for 3 or 4 days).  
- 28 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays), again pro rata for a 3 or 4 day working week. 
- Flexible working hours 
- Quarterly bonus and annual bonus 
- Annual Salary review 
- Ongoing training and development
- Laptop and phone will be supplied
- Genuine opportunity to make a difference into the overall success of the company

Experience & Attributes:
- Previous Agency Recruitment or Internal Recruitment experience 
- Self-motivated and reliable
- Used to working to deadlines created by demand 
- Confident telephone manner 
- Comfortable Interviewing individuals either over Teams / Zoom and in person. 

If you have read this and feel excited by the prospect of joining the team, we would love to hear from you. Please email your CV along with a short covering email telling us a little bit about yourself to


M&E Project Engineers / Managers

To £60k & Excellent Benefits Package

Great to see the Residential space continuing to flourish.
My Client boasts an excellent pipeline of recently secured work.

They are looking to appoint M&E Project Engineers and Managers who can demonstrate good experience within the Residential sector.

You will become part of a business who have been active for over 100 years. They pride themselves on retaining their staff for many years and results show they deliver high profile Residential schemes.

Team building days and social events are strongly encouraged and supported along with CPD and any training and courses.

Salary - £46/60k
Car Allowance - £4-5k
Pension - 4-5%
Healthcare (BUPA)
25 Days Annual Holiday

Senior M&E Quantity Surveyor

To £80k & Excellent Benefits Package

Senior M&E Quantity Surveyor – Flexible working - £75/80k & Excellent Package

YES!!!!! Someone who will support flexible working – London – Berkshire – WFH.

The owners of this practice genuinely value each member of staff and offer all employees full benefits from day one.

With mental health and wellbeing as a top priority, they offer an enhanced Healthcare plan providing 24/7 access to a GP via video, and a dedicated App connected to this offering counselling, Mental Health awareness and dietary / fitness plans.

They also offer pension, Life assurance, Mobile, Laptop, Car or Car allowance and an annual bonus which has consistently paid out for the past 25 years even through this pandemic.

As a Senior M&E Quantity Surveyor, you will report to the Commercial Manager, working closely with the Project team administrating Projects typically up to £20m (M&E).

As a market leader within UPS, Critical Power this Client have maintained incredible growth over the past few years with a 40% increase on turnover with structured plans put in place where they achieved breaking a £100m turnover as their pipeline continues to grow with recently secured work throughout The UK, Ireland, Mainland Europe and potentially The Far and Middle East.


  • Stable employment history gained with Building Services Sub-Contractors.
  • Previous experience working as a Senior MEP Quantity Surveyor demonstrating a thorough knowledge with all post contract duties including Valuations, Bills of Quantities, Final Accounts, Variations and NEC Contracts.
  • Experience in Mechanical & Electrical Services including Generators, UPS and Critical Facilities.
  • Flexibility to travel.

Electrical Supervisor / Junior Engineer

To £50k & Excellent Benefits Package

  • Electrical Supervisor / Junior Engineer
  • Cambridge
  • £40/50k & Excellent Benefits Package

How would you like the opportunity to be involved on a prestigious New Build, Sustainable Residential Development that is making the news for the right reasons?

This build seeks to create and improve links between existing and developing areas to North and South Cambridge including the town and University. The development will set a new standard for sustainable urban lifestyles.

Supporting the Project Manager, you will add strength to the team playing an integral role on this project from inception, through build to handover and work with a Client offering stability, a strong pipeline of secured work locally and the support and encouragement from the Directors for you to achieve career success.

  • You will live locally (Cambridge).
  • Ideally have a trades background coming off the tools.
  • You could be a Junior Engineer who is not being trained or guided in the right career direction, this Client boasts excellent staff retention.
  • The role will consist of toolbox talks and generally overseeing all the Electrical Trades and Labour.


Immediate position - contact me for further information.

Recruiting Building Services Professionals since 1988.

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