Paul Bartlett

Director (Building Services Contracting)

Paul has been recruiting within Building Services Engineering since 1988, offering over 30 years’ experience fulfilling the staffing requirements of leading Building Services clients in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia, typically recruiting M&E Site Engineers, Supervisors, Project Engineers, Project Managers, Estimators, Quantity Surveyors and Commercial Managers.
Paul joined Human Capital Solutions in 2018 to establish the M&E Contracting division. Many of Paul’s clients who have experienced his high standards and work ethic return to him year after year to satisfy their staffing requirements.

 
 
 

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Project Director (Electrical Building Services)

To £140k & Excellent Benefits Package including Bonus

  • Project Director (Electrical Building Services)
  • London
  • £125/140k & Package including Bonus

Opportunities do not come through like this one very often!!!

This role has been created due to this Clients success in securing yet another high-profile Commercial Project in London circa. £50m to join 3 other recent project awards ranging from £40-80m within various sectors that will run into 2027 and beyond.

You will join a safe and steady business, highly recognised by Clients who regularly award repeat business where they are known to deliver to the highest standard, within budget and on time. Career progression is fully supported and demonstrated where the opportunity to become an Operations Director is clearly mapped out.

Overseeing this project from inception, the site is fully resourced by a competent MEP Engineering team. This business demonstrates excellent staff retention, you will be left to run the project without being micromanaged but knowingly have the support of the Board if required.

In a nutshell, if you are an Electrically biased Project Director with Tier 1 MEP experience who can demonstrate the capabilities required to deliver a scheme circa. £50m with a stable employment history call me so we can meet and discuss this role and Client further.

Your rewards will include a good basic salary and the usual package with an option to build in an excellent bonus circa. 10-15% to cement your confidence in delivering this innovative build.

Mechanical Project Engineers x2 (Building Services)

To £70k & Excellent Benefits Package

Mechanical Project Engineers x2 (Building Services)
London
To £70k, Pension, 25 Days Holiday & Bonus

You will become part of a reliable and committed Building Services Contractor who demonstrate a proven history of retaining exceptional staff.

Respected by Clients who consistently award recurring high-profile projects, this business champions a constant dedication to delivering top-tier results. Their commitment to supporting career advancement is unwavering, with a track record of advancing Project Engineers to Project Managers and paving the way to Project Director.
Your success will be actively encouraged and supported throughout your journey.

With a choice of 2 landmark schemes in London you will be predominately site-based, working as part of an experienced MEP Project Team, assisting the Project Manager in the successful delivery, including Commissioning and Handover.

Projects include:

A development comprising of 3 highly sustainable buildings targeting net zero carbon and a BREEAM “Outstanding” certification. Coupled with healthy, green areas and terraces to inspire creative collaboration and social interaction.

A pioneering mixed-use development in the Heart of The City providing flexible accommodation for a mix of uses including over 300,000 square feet of Retail space arranged around a new Retail arcade over four levels, and 375,000 square feet of new Commercial Office space above.

You will be a Mechanical Project Engineer with 6-10 years experience showing a stable employment history working ideally with a Tier 1 Building Services Contractor on Projects circa. £5-30m (M&E).

Mechanical Project Engineer (Retro Fit / Fit Out)

To £80k, Travel, Pension & 25 Days Holiday

Mechanical Building Services Engineer (Retro Fit / Fit out)
London
£65/80k, Travel, Pension, 25 Days Holiday

You will be a Mechanical Project Engineer who can demonstrate a good understanding within the Retrofit / Fit-out space, having a good portfolio working on Projects typically around £100k - £1m covering all aspects of the job from inception to completion.

You will support a Mechanical Project Manager, predominately site based in London, should you possess the hunger and desire to develop your career then the next step to Project Manager will be on offer.

Projects are predominately within the London Commercial Fit-out space and the “sweet spot” is circa. £500k, although some Projects have previously been delivered at £1.5m (Mechanical & Public Health) and there could be opportunities to potentially be involved in some around the £1m mark.

Other sectors have included Education where during the “Summer Shutdown”, Heating and Boiler replacements have been common in schools around The South-East.

The Directors of this Contractor offer a wealth of Building Services knowledge, this is clearly demonstrated by the repeat business regularly secured from key clients who they have previously delivered on time and within budget.

Mechanical Building Services Project Manager (Fit out)

To £90k, Pension, Travel, 25 Days Holiday

Mechanical Building Services Project Manager (Fit out)
London
£75/90k, Travel, Pension, 25 Days Holiday

The Directors of this Contractor offer a wealth of Building Services knowledge, this is clearly demonstrated by the repeat business regularly secured from key clients.

You will have full autonomy and accountability for your Project, predominately site based supported by your Engineering / Site Team and Directors in the background should you need further support.

Allowing you to take full ownership, career opportunities and development are high, you will be strongly supported to progress.

Projects are predominately within the London Commercial Fit-out space and the “sweet spot” is circa. £500k, although some Projects have previously been delivered at £1.5m (Mechanical & Public Health) and there could be opportunities to potentially be involved in some around the £1m mark.

Other sectors have included Education where during the “Summer Shutdown”, Heating and Boiler replacements have been common in schools around The South-East.

You will be a Mechanical Project Manager who can demonstrate a good understanding in delivering Retrofit / Fit-out Projects typically around £100k - £1m covering all aspects of the job from inception to Hand over / Commissioning.

Senior Mechanical Project / Contracts Manager (Building Services)

To £90k, Car Allowance, Travel, Pension, Healthcare, 25 Days Holiday

Senior Mechanical Project / Contracts Manager (Building Services)
London (City)
£85/90k, Car Allowance, Travel, Pension, Healthcare, 25 Days Holiday

High End Residential Scheme in the heart of London, landscaped and sustainably built within private gardens with restaurants, luxury spa, squash courts and gym facilities. Project is due to run into 2025, following on from this, there are other schemes already secured in a healthy pipeline.

Boasting a presence of over 90 years, this Client has been distinguished in delivering M&E Projects successfully within time and budget, a good mixture of repeat business and new Clients adding to an impressive portfolio. With recently appointed Directors, specifically targeted to bolster existing Client relationships whilst developing new business this business shows great signs of career development.

They champion CPD, this is clearly demonstrated in their impressive numbers connected to staff retention which ranks in the top 5 within the industry. Testament to their in-house training / Apprenticeships where many staff have exceeded over 20 years’ service.

You will be a “seasoned” Mechanically biased Project / Contracts Manager offering a solid Residential portfolio who can strongly demonstrate a “Firm but Fair” approach.
Client facing, you will represent this Contractor in meetings with this new Client, ownership of the meeting will be needed.

With full autonomy, you will lead a £16m scheme, Mechanically lead (£10m) supported by 2 Project Managers (1xElectrical & 1xMechanical) and a full site team, delivering this Project within time and budget.

M&E Supervisors (Building Services)

To £65k, Free Parking, Pension, 25 Days Holiday

  • Mechanical & Electrical Supervisors (Building Services)
  • Heathrow, West London / Middlesex (Night Shifts)
  • Permanent - £ JIB / PAYE salary, Parking, Pension, 25 Days Holiday
     

You will work with a progressive and stable Tier 1 MEP Contractor boasting an excellent pipeline of secured M&E Projects running beyond 2027. Working within a business that prides itself on staff retention, testament to the ongoing development and support offered and encouraged by the Directors.

Site based at Heathrow initially working Night Shifts (8:30pm – 5am) on an ongoing Framework scheme that can keep you occupied for over 5 years offering Free Parking.

Attending nightly Pre-start meetings with the Main Contractor, you will read and understand the scope of works, drawings and project documents, demonstrating good communication skills with a positive team attitude and ability to motivate labour.

Taking control and making on the spot decisions during the night shift whilst carrying out Health and safety inspections and delivery Toolbox talks.

HSE Advisor (Building Services)

To £45k, Car Allowance, Pension, Healthcare, 25 Days Holiday

Health & Safety Advisor (Building Services)
£40/45k, Pension (4%), Healthcare, 25 Days Holiday
Early finish Fridays (4pm)

This business is in an extremely steady position with a healthy pipeline of secured work including recent Project wins within the Residential space with both new and existing Clients. Recent Senior appointments have added to the stability where the future looks bright with Projects running into 2026.

Demonstrating an impressive track record in staff retention, many have been supported and grown developing their careers from Apprenticeships.

They are keen to appoint a Health & Safety Advisor who will report to the Line Manager (HSE Group Manager) where training and support is strongly supported within the business and a career path mapped out for HSE Manager.

The role is primarily London based, typically working across specialist M&E projects.

You will demonstrate excellent communication skills to be able to liaise with people on all levels, have a natural ability to influence others and have a high level of personal integrity.

You will need to be IT literate and be a competent Microsoft Office User.

Ideally with 2-3 Years H&S experience with a comparable M&E / Construction company in the industry and a recognised qualification (NEBOSH Construction Certificate or similar as a minimum)

A knowledge of ISO systems and their implementation is desirable.

Typical duties will include:

  • Carrying out Health & Safety Audits, inspections and write reports on H&S performance
  • Collate H&S data, statistics and implement various H&S initiatives at a site level to help develop performance and cultural improvement
  • Check on all safety and quality calibration compliance
  • Ensure compliance with H&S legislation, industry standards
  • Create suitable and sufficient Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • Review suitability of Sub Contractor Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • Receive client H&S reports and attend internal and client’s safety meetings and communicate & implement any actions required

MEP Building Services Manager

To €130k & Excellent Benefits Package

M&E Building Services Project Manager
€120/130k & Full Overseas Package
Amsterdam – Netherlands

You will work with a Data Centre Champion who possess an extremely healthy pipeline of Turnkey Projects within the Mission Critical space throughout Europe running into 2027.

The Directors have remained “hands on” from day 1 ensuring staff are fully backed certifying smooth and efficient project delivery within time and budget.

Covering CSA and MEP Building Services, this Client delivers the whole package from inception to completion and will often work as a Principal Contractor.

Based in the vibrant city of Amsterdam you will take complete ownership ensuring efficient and effective engineering and innovation performance shaping of the program and delivery of this prominent Data Centre.

Duties will include:

  • Developing Project Planning Strategies - collaborating with the project teams to manage and motivate them.
  • Manage, track and develop plans for project costs, budgets, project labour, commissioning procedures and project performance.
  • Direct the set up for the project, making sure that best practice meeting and reporting documentation and schedules are implemented from the outset.
  • Continuous engagement with key project stakeholders such as Client and Design Teams to ensure project performance.
  • Oversee ongoing client satisfaction with the project, especially in terms of cost, scope, and timescales.
  • Proactively monitor the project's health & safety processes as well as the team's culture and behaviours
  • Monitor and ensure the quality targets are achieved and exceeded on the project.

You will be rewarded with a good basic salary circa. €120/130k, you will also be provided with return flights following a work rotation of 2 weeks on, accommodation on sole occupancy, weekly living allowance of €160.

Working in The Netherlands, you will also be included in the 30% ruling working where you can reimburse certain costs by receiving part of your salary tax-free.

Senior M&E Quantity Surveyors (Building Services)

To £100k & Excellent Benefits Package

Senior M&E Quantity Surveyors (Building Services)
London (City)
£85/100k, Bonus, 25 Days Holiday, Pension

Newly created roles based on the success of this Client adding to an impressive pipeline of secured work already running into 2027. They partner Clients where repeat business is frequent working as both Sub and Principal Contractor.

They boast high staff retention, this is strongly demonstrated as individuals are fully supported and encouraged to progress within the business. This role will lead to Commercial Manager.

Your initial projects are 2 leading landmark schemes in The City of London. A new-build specialised Laboratory and Commercial building for the Life-Sciences sector and a sustainable, adaptable and healthy new workplace offering high end Commercial space, on prominent sites in the heart of the city. Both circa. £40-50m (M&E)

There is no “micro-managing” here, you will take full ownership but also have the support of the Directors if required. Typical duties include Final Accounts, Variations, Valuations, Bills of Quantities and Financial Reports.

You should be able to demonstrate a stable employment history working as a Senior Building Services MEP Quantity Surveyor with an established Building Services Contractor.

Mechanical Estimator (Building Services)

To £85k & Excellent Benefits Package

Working with a prominent and progressive Tier 1 M&E Building Services Contractor who have continued to be successful securing high-profile schemes in London including Commercial Developments, Mixed-Use Schemes Data Centres adding to their impressive pipeline of secured Projects running well into 2025 that will increase their turnover by 60%. Staff retention is extremely high, this position has been created on the back of recent successes and their structured growth.

You will be a Mechanical Estimator with circa. 5-12 years experience preparing and submitting tenders ideally up to £25m. Taking full ownership of the tender with the full support of the Estimating & Bid Director a career path is mapped out to achieve Estimating Manager.

You will have the opportunity to work within a diverse portfolio of sectors including Commercial Developments, Life Sciences (Pharmaceutical / Laboratories / Healthcare) Mission Critical, Mixed-Use, Residential and Education.