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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MEP Project Engineers & Managers (Building Services)

To £125k & Excellent Benefits Package

As we approach the final month of the first half of 2024, the Building Services sector is experiencing a robust and positive momentum. I have the privilege of working alongside a market-leading client in Building Services, renowned for their dual roles as Sub and Principal Contractor on landmark projects. This company is a beacon of stability and growth, with an impressive 10% of their staff having over 10 years of service.

Are you a Mechanical or Electrical Project Engineer or Project Manager with a stable employment history?

This is your chance to be part of a thriving team and contribute to high-profile Mission Critical, Life Sciences, Commercial, and Mixed-use developments. Here, your career path is clearly defined, supported by Directors who champion continuous professional development (CPD).

Join us in shaping the future of the Building Services industry. Contact me to embark on a rewarding career journey with unparalleled opportunities for growth and success!

Electrical Project Manager (Building Services)

To £110k & Excellent Benefits Package

As an Electrical Project Manager, embark on a journey through a fast-paced, exhilarating, and dynamic project slated to continue well into 2027 and beyond. Become an integral part of a revered business renowned for delivering top-tier projects across Europe.

The Electrical Package is circa. £75m and will increase to in excess of £100m over the next phase. This is an excellent opportunity to you to develop your career on one of the largest Hyperscale Data Centres in London.

As an Electrical Building Services Project Manager, possessing a reputable industry qualification (HND/Degree) and a track record in handling projects upwards of £10 million, particularly in Mission Critical, Healthcare, or Life Sciences sectors with esteemed Building Services Contractors, you'll find yourself perfectly positioned for success.

Proficiency in Commissioning and a knack for navigating EPMS/BMS Systems will be highly advantageous, complemented by your adeptness in all facets of Electrical Engineering Services.

Under the guidance of a Project Director, your responsibilities will span from delivering an Electrical Package circa. £10-20m overseeing the Electrical team involving Engineering and Design Development to crafting and presenting Technical Submittals for approval. Engage in seamless collaboration with Vendors, Suppliers, Sub-Contractors, and Specialist Designers to ensure the seamless specification, validation, and value engineering of products and equipment destined for the project's success.

Electrical Project Engineer (Building Services)

To £50k, Car, Pension, Healthcare, 25 Days Holiday

Electrical Project Engineer
Berkshire (Site Based)
To £50k, Car, 25 Days Holiday, Pension, Share Incentive Plans.

Are you an Electrical Engineer ready to take your career to electrifying heights? Look no further than this leader in Building Services Engineering and Construction. This Client doesn’t just build infrastructure; they sculpt the future. From powering cities to illuminating communities, their projects shape the landscape of the UK's national infrastructure, dedicated to bringing buildings to life and making a positive impact on many lives every day.

Joining this team means more than just a job – it's a journey towards excellence with a package tailored to suit your life:

Smarter working where you will enjoy flexible working arrangements with up to 40% remote working opportunities and hours to suit you.
Take advantage of a generous 25 days paid annual leave.
Benefit from 28 weeks full pay for maternity / adoption leave and four weeks full pay for paternity / partners leave.
Topped off with a range of benefits including Company Car, Pension, Share Incentive Plans, volunteering leave, recognition schemes, and much more.

As an Electrical Project Engineer, a pivotal member of the team, you'll be site based on a high-profile project in Berkshire where you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the Senior Project team in implementing engineering strategies.
  • Efficiently managing resources to ensure safe and effective project delivery.
  • Facilitating effective communication of design information and procedures.
  • Providing technical support and ensuring quality standards are met.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with customers, consultants, and suppliers.
  • Acting as a Main Contractor overseeing Sub-Contractors.

You will demonstrate experience across mid-large-scale building/infrastructure projects.
Eligibility to obtain high-level security clearance (BPSS/SC Clearance).
Relevant engineering qualifications and previous electrical engineering experience.
Up-to-date knowledge of industry best practices and CSCS card.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
A passion for innovation and engineering excellence.

MEP Building Services Quantity Surveyors

To £100k & Excellent Benefits Package

Join a prestigious team with the initial option to work on 2 groundbreaking projects in London.

Delve into the heart of The City of London with a leading landmark scheme, featuring an innovative all-electric and smart-enabled commercial office-led development comprising of 2 towers and over 700,000sq ft of cutting-edge new office space. Additionally, embrace the challenge of a state-of-the-art Hyperscale Data Centre project slated to continue until 2028, with an approximate value of £100m.

These roles are freshly minted, a testament to our client's triumphs, with a secured pipeline of projects stretching into 2028. We pride ourselves on cultivating enduring partnerships with clients, fostering a culture where repeat business is the norm, whether operating as a Sub or Principal Contractor.

High staff retention isn't just a buzzword – it's a way of life. They are committed to nurturing talent, providing unwavering support for your professional growth. For those with ambitious career aspirations, advancement opportunities abound, with the potential to ascend to the role of Commercial Manager.

There's no stifling "micro-managing" – instead, you'll be entrusted with full ownership of your responsibilities, with the reassurance of directorial support whenever needed. Your day-to-day tasks will encompass a range of duties including Final Accounts, Variations, Valuations, Bills of Quantities, and Financial Reports.

We are seeking individuals, Intermediate and Seniors with a proven track record as an MEP Quantity Surveyor within the realm of established Building Services Contractors. Our client values stability, with an impressive 10% of current staff boasting a decade of service to the business.

Administration Support (Building Services)

To £55k & Benefits

Administration Support (Building Services)
Hertfordshire (Site Based)
To £55k, 25 Days Holiday, Pension

A unique opportunity to work within an innovative working environment on a cutting-edge Hyperscale Data Centre, one of the first of its kind. It will be powered by Renewable Energy; this Client is fully supportive and has pledged to source Renewable Energy for its Data Centers and offices around the clock by 2030.

You will join the project from day one, be site based providing Administrative support to the Directors of a leading Tier 1 Building Services MEP Contractor playing an integral part of this £500m+ build that will keep you busy into 2027 and beyond.

Duties will include and not be limited to:

  • Overseeing Document Controllers ensuring all paperwork is up to date and accurate.
  • Front Desk Operations managing calls and greeting and assisting visitors.
  • Facility Coordination, monitor and maintain office supplies, ensuring adequate stock levels, oversee cleanliness and organization of common areas.
  • You will be conversant with BIM 360
  • Organising and managing Director’s diaries

Joining this admired Building Services Contractor means becoming an integral part of a trustworthy and dedicated team. With a demonstrated track record of retaining exceptional staff, this company is highly regarded by clients who repeatedly entrust them with prestigious projects. The business is committed to consistently delivering top-tier results and unwaveringly supports career advancement.

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.