Job Description

Graduate Property Services Engineer – Electrical Graduate

Summer 2021

Competitive Salary + Benefits


We are looking for more great talent to join us, if you would like to work on exciting projects whilst developing your knowledge and career further with our leading accredited training scheme, then we are interested to hear from you.

Hoare Lea Property Services is a specialist group focusing on the post occupancy of buildings. The group provides technical advice to landlords, property agents and building managers about their engineering systems, how to comply with legislation and undertake forward planning and refurbishment.

We ensure that modifications and change of use to a building all respect the original design concepts. Our project coordination skills minimise disruption to the core business operations during refurbishment and plant replacement projects.

The London office is home to over 250 engineers, consultants and business support staff. The office space has been designed to enable a creative environment, and staff wellbeing and maintenance of a healthy work / life balance is a key part of the Hoare Lea ethos.

The Role

As a graduate engineer, your day-to-day tasks will vary, as we’ll expose you to all aspects of our work. You could produce detailed designs and drawings, use the latest computer modelling software, undertake site surveys, or research ground-breaking technologies. Communication is a constant feature of the role – we regularly liaise with project teams, meet clients or end users, and attend collaborative meetings.

As a graduate you will be an active fee-earning member of our team.

You will work on projects across all sectors, and with all members of a project team, from client to contractor.

A combination of training, mentoring, supervision and commercial experience will help you gain the skills you need as your career develops. Supporting you towards Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status.

You will learn to understand and interpret our clients’ design requirements and to manage their building projects to ensure the best possible outcomes.

You’ll get the chance to make a valued contribution in delivering our projects, allowing you to quickly gain a variety of experience.

What can we offer you?

As a leading international firm of consulting engineers, we didn’t build a 150-year legacy by standing still. The built environment is where our design-led work can carve out a better future for the planet and its people. For us, it’s about putting heart, soul, innovation and sustainability into the buildings we work on. You will receive the best training and development through our Initial Professional Development scheme, which is accredited by all three of our governing bodies in the industry. We recently won the IET long running scheme award recognising 25 years of continuous accreditation. We are committed to the ongoing professional development of our graduates and support you towards achieving Chartered Engineer or incorporated Engineer status.

About You

  • A friendly, ambitious and confident individual with a flexible and resilient approach, as no day is the same at Hoare Lea.
  • An expected or achieved 2.1 or above IET, IMechE or CIBSE accredited degree or equivalent qualification in Electrical Engineering or similar. A masters or other relevant post graduate qualification is an advantage.
  • Previous placement or work experience in a similar industry is a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent communication, analytical and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently and to your own initiative.
  • About Hoare Lea

    For over 150 years, we have been at the forefront of engineering design for the built environment. We specialise in mechanical, electrical and public health (MEP) engineering, offering a full range of design services, and as an independent partnership, we’re the largest firm of consulting engineers of our kind in the UK. We’re focused on growth, both in the UK and overseas, and have an impressive project portfolio covering everything from simple feasibility studies to some of the biggest schemes in the world.

    We stick to what we’re good at and encourage all of our people to influence the way things are done. We’re large enough to provide stability and opportunity, and small enough to recognise our people as individuals; this has led to a culture of flexibility, individualism and organic growth. We have high levels of employee retention because our people like working for us, and many of them are the most skilled and experienced in the industry.

    Why Work For Us

    To reward your hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary and both core and flexible benefits including. These include:

  • Private medical scheme
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing to 30 with length of service
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Exposure to a variety of sectors, disciplines, opportunities and clients
  • Active support towards further professional accreditation
  • Friendly and dynamic team working environment
  • Collaboration with specialist groups, with strong commitment to quality
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Flexible working
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    More information will be available at interview

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