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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Senior M&E Quantity Surveyor

To £75k & Excellent Benefits Package

Senior M&E Quantity Surveyor - Berkshire

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 year 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 secured work throughout The UK & Europe.


  • 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.

PA / Marketing Assistant

To £40k & Excellent Benefits Package

PA / Marketing Assistant

Hampshire - £30/40k

I am keen to speak with a PA / Marketing Assistant based in Surrey / Hampshire.

  • Do you feel undervalued?
  • Stuck in a rut within a mundane business.
  • Seem to being doing the “same old, same old” on a daily basis?
  • Have ideas that you want to put forward but feel you won’t be listened to?

Allow me to get you away from that negativity and introduce you to an extremely successful Client working within Construction and Engineering.

Reporting to 3 Directors / Owners, each remain visible on a day to day basis taking pride in moving the business they built forward, sustaining steady growth and boasting an excellent secured pipeline of work running into 2023. . . THEY NEED YOU!!!!

They have identified improvement within the business branding, they need someone to assist with this, their day to day businesses and managing and developing the Social Media Platform.

Below is a more comprehensive outline to your responsibilities.

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft applications including Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
  • Devising / Maintaining office systems, including data management and filing
  • Managing diaries and organising meetings and appointments
  • Booking and arranging travel, transport, accommodation, events and conferences
  • Helping identify marketing trends and key opportunities for innovation.
  • Managing and updating Social Media Platform
  • Understanding company product and brand.
  • Organizing market research.
  • Creating marketing materials such as white papers, case studies, and presentations
  • Writing reports and analysing data
  • Acting as a first point of contact: dealing with correspondence and phone calls
  • Liaising with staff, suppliers and clients
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • High level of organization and attention to detail.
  • Comfort with multi-tasking in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Understanding of basic business and marketing concepts.


Mechanical Project Engineer

To £55k & Excellent Benefits Package

Cambridge - New Project Award

I can offer you the opportunity to work on a New Build, Sustainable Residential Development that seeks to create and improve links between existing and developing areas to the North and South including the town and University.

If you are a Mechanical Project Engineer please get in contact.

Supporting the Project Manager, you will play an integral part on this project from inception, through build to handover, working with a Client offering stability, a strong pipeline of secured work locally, currently into 2023 and the support and encouragement from the Directors for you to achieve career success.

Senior Electrical Estimator


Come and work with this Client who are in the news for all the right reasons!!

Having an extremely impressive and healthy pipeline of secured work stretching into 2024, this progressive M&E Contractor have steadily increased their turnover and profit margins.

Throughout 2020 they have continued to work from the safe environment of the office, pivoting into prime spaces including Mission Critical & Healthcare where they have successfully been awarded various sizeable Project awards.

Keeping this momentum moving forwards, they are keen to appoint a Senior Electrical Estimator who can demonstrate a track record of producing tenders up to £20m.

Boasting excellent staff retention, you will work within a vibrant environment where no one is “micro-managed”, you will take the lead and responsibility for your work knowing you have the back up and support if required.

Internal promotions are mapped out for those seeking to develop their career

Project Manager (Building Services)

To £80k & Excellent Benefits Package

How would you like to take full ownership of a £10m Project offering longevity?
Would you like to work for a Contractor that boasts an impressive pipeline up to 2024 where they have already been awarded several new projects this year.
This Project starts in April 2021 and will run through until 2024.
I am looking to speak with a Project Manager (M or E) who can demonstrate delivering “Multi Unit” schemes. You will have an impressive Residential Portfolio and will have worked with Contractor or Client.
You should live within an easy commute to West London as the majority of your time you will be site based.

Junior Mechanical Engineer

£30/40k & Excellent Training & Support

Junior Mechanical Contracts Engineer – To £30 to £40K

Career going nowhere?

As a qualified Pipe Fitter on the tools or HVAC Technician with 2-4 years experience within Building Services Engineering, perhaps your career needs a change of direction, moving you towards Project Management.

This turn-key M&E Contractor has always adopted an employee first approach to business where they continue to invest heavily in ongoing CPD and training and development for their employees and believe that a business is only as good as the people they employ and the values their employees believe in.

This employee first mindset has allowed them to continue to grow, and despite Covid they didn’t make anyone redundant or place anyone on furlough.

Now entering their next phase of planned growth, they are looking for train individuals into Mechanical Project Engineers where you will be mentored and supported within the business into a Contracts Engineer.

Supported by a Mechanical Contracts Manager with over 30 years’ experience, you will get involved in landmark projects across London, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire. You’ll see these projects through from inception, through build to handover which will ensure you progress quickly from a Junior / Assistant into a Contracts Engineer as quickly as possible.

Please get in touch for further information.

Senior M&E Quantity Surveyor

£ Excellent Salary / Package

I want to speak to an M&E Quantity Surveyor who can work on their own initiative, who would like to join a practice that will present quality projects, ensuring your success and elevating and furthering your career.

If you want to move away from a regimented workplace, not being given the freedom or feel you are stuck in a rut and not progressing then this role is for you.

Reporting to the Commercial Director you will take full ownership of your work but have daily access to the Owners and other Directors who really will give you their backing and support.

You will have worked within Building Services ideally with an established Building Services Sub-Contractor and be familiar with Projects up to £15m (M&E). Claims, Variations, Bills of Quantities, Variations and Final Accounts will all play parts in your role.

The office is modern, staff retention is at the forefront of the business confirming you will not just be a number but an integral part of the business from day 1 where your career path will totally depend on what route you want it to take.

With a wealth of experience spanning over 50 years the Directors have developed an excellent relationship of delivering Projects well within timescale with good margins and have built an excellent relationship with Clients where repeat business and referrals form a majority of their work. Due to selected tendering and the firm relationships that have been established with Clients and Management Contractors, they are on the cusp of securing 4-6 new awards so what better time is there to be a part of this growth.

Electrical Project Manager (Residential)

To £60k & Excellent Benefits Package

Walking to the office for the first time this year, I have always admired my "neighbours" in Sun Street and amazed to see how quickly they have taken shape and it made me think about the Residential space. . . .


I appreciate this is a mixed-use development with Commercial and Hotel facilities but largely it will comprise of Residential, offering amazing apartments overlooking fantastic views of our great city.


If you are an Electrical Project Manager with Residential experience, I would like to talk to you about an opportunity to work with a Client who has delivered M&E Projects throughout The UK for over a century.


Staff retention is high, internal promotions are frequent as they treat and value all their staff highly by arranging various social events, fully funded where it goes to prove it's not all work and no play.


Due to recent project awards and a steady pipeline of work this position has been created. If you can show a track record of delivering Residential Projects, this opportunity could be for you.

Electrical Project Manager

To £60k & Excellent Benefits Package

Working with an award winning M&E Contractor, you will be an Electrical Project Manager who is seeking the rewards with no glass ceiling as this business strongly encourages and recognizes internal promotion as current Board Directors have started as Managers.

Privately owned where the owners continue to be ever present with their hands on approach, this business has gone from strength to strength. This specialist division remained fully active during the whole of 2020 and continued to deliver high profile M&E Projects including a Victorian warehouse into amazing new office space. Projects are typically up to £3m either full turn-key solutions or acting as a Main Contractor.

You will demonstrate a stable employment history validating the delivery of individual or multiple Electrical Projects ranging from £200k - £3m within a fast track / Fit-out sector. Experience working alongside industry leaders such as MACE, ISG and Overbury will be advantageous.

Along with a basic salary circa. £60k, further rewards include car allowance / travel, pension, healthcare and you will be handed full autonomy with the backing and support of a Commercial team. This opportunity allows you to focus on your job running and handing over the project successfully illustrating good profit margins and not being tied down with other responsibilities.

Call me for a chat and further information as there is a start for you immediately or within 4 weeks should you have to work notice.

Assistant / Intermediate M&E Quantity Surveyor

To £55k

Building Services M&E Quantity Surveyor To £45/55k

Would you like to see yourself working within a business that values their staff?

Be given the opportunity to take responsibility but also have the full backing and support from a Technically astute Commercial and Project Team.

Working on existing and challenging Fast-track fit out schemes predominately in London but having a base conveniently based inside the M25.

As a qualified Quantity Surveyor, you should be able to demonstrate ideally 4-6 years within Building Services where previously you have supported a Senior QS / Commercial Manager on Projects up to £5m.

This privately owned Sub-Contractor offers a steady pipeline of secured Projects. The majority of work is from repeat Clients, a testament to the quality of work handed over.

With the above in mind, there is a need to strengthen the Commercial team, if the above sounds like you then this role could have your name on it.

Typically, you will be involved with Estimating, Cost Planning, Procurement, Contracts Administration and Cost Control. Providing advice on contractual claims, final account preparation and the allocation if work to Sub-Contractors.

You will be supported and encouraged on career development which will see you grow into a Senior Quantity Surveyor

Please get in touch ASAP as interviews will be held immediately.

Electrical Project Managers

£60/75k & Excellent Benefits Package

Electrical Project Managers    -     Have your cake and eat it!!!

The owners of this contractor truly 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.

They fully support CPD, training and career development and many of their Senior Management team have been promoted internally which promotes an excellent staff retention rate.

And when things start to return to normal again; they will arrange social events and pay for the overnight accommodation as they actively promote networking and team building.

As an Electrical Project Manager you’ll take full ownership including the P&L for the delivery for multiple Electrical Projects typically between £1-6m.  

Unlike so many businesses that put you on “problem jobs” that are running at a loss where you are “fire fighting” and having to salvage the project from day 1, here you’ll work on new projects from day one.

As a market leader within UPS, Critical Power they have maintained incredible growth over the past few year with a 40% increase on turnover with structured plans in place to achieve £100m potentially this year as their pipeline continues to grow with secured work.


·      Stable employment history with a Building Services Sub-Contractor.

·      Previous experience delivering the Electrical Package up to £5m on budget and on time.

·      Experience in Diesel Generators, UPS and Critical Facilities.

Electrical Estimator

£50/55k & Package

As an Electrical Estimator you will be able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of IT and Data Infrastructure. These sectors will include Fibre and Copper Cabling, IP / Analogue CCTV, Data Centre Services, Access Control, Racking, Stacking and Cable Containment.

You will be given a free rein with the full ownership of the Estimating division within a business where encouragement, support and CPD is strongly encouraged where internal promotions are a regular occurrence starting from Apprentices / Juniors all the way to Senior Management.

You will assist the team by setting up the projects for costing, taking off, documenting Electrical Drawings, downloading and breaking down of tender files, distribution of service packages for pricing both internally and externally.