Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Public Health Engineer 2021


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Are you an aspiring design engineer looking to make a difference to the world around you? Do you want the chance to grow, learn, and be supported by industry leaders? This ever-changing world will be shaped by the buildings put into it; and we know it’s often the newest minds who have the brightest ideas.

You will be working as part of the largest consulting engineering firm of its kind, involved in a variety of ‘live’ construction projects from day one as a fully-integrated member of one of our project design teams, where you can benefit from their experience and expertise.

Hoare Lea | Life changing design

When we embark on a project journey, we are making a commitment to the client and each other.

The Role

As part of one of our specialist areas of expertise, you’ll provide detailed, coordinated and cost efficient public health design advice to our varied client list.

This will mean tailoring a comprehensive service of specifications, calculations and reports. Specifically, you will produce designs for above and below ground drainage systems and hot and cold-water services to standard, budget and deadline.

Your duties will see you working across all projects and sectors, including education, healthcare, retail, residential and commercial, so you’ll always be challenged and stimulated to make the most of your skills.

You will be encouraged to work in our Public Health team specialising in Public Health (MEP) Engineering Design.  You will work alongside our Mechanical/Electrical teams and specialist such as Acoustics, Lighting, Sustainability, Utility Infrastructure or Fire Engineering, which allows us to offer a full range of design services to our Clients.

You will be working as part of the largest consulting engineering firm of its kind, involved in a variety of ‘live’ construction projects from day one as a fully-integrated member of one of our project design teams, where you can benefit from their experience and expertise.

This is your opportunity to develop as an Graduate Engineer in Public Health; and improve your skills in aspects such as CAD and Revit. The work will include the production of calculations, drawings, reports, specifications, attending meetings and visiting construction sites.

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

  • An expected or achieved 2.1 or above IMechE or CIBSE accredited degree or equivalent qualification in Building Services, Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • A masters or other relevant post graduate qualification is an advantage
  • Previous placement or work experience in a similar industry is an advantage
  • An understanding of CAD or Revit or similar modelling software is an advantage
  • Excellent communication, analytical and organisational skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently
  • A friendly, ambitious and confident individual with a flexible and resilient approach.

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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