Hoare Lea is an award-winning engineering consultancy with a creative team of engineers, designers and technical specialists. We provide innovative solutions to complex engineering and design challenges for buildings.
Irrespective of the scale or complexity of a project, we provide a full range of MEP, environmental and sustainability services, bringing buildings to life and ensuring that they perform in operation as well as they look.
Hoare Lea | Life changing design
When we embark on a project journey, we are making a commitment to the client and each other.
Innovative fire design can even add benefits over and above fire safety: making cost savings, adding value through space and people-centred design, and increasing flexibility for architects. We pride ourselves on always finding the best possible solution; one that meets – and often exceeds – safety standards.
Why Work For Us?
You’ll collaborate with the industry’s best, working with a wide range of built-environment specialists.
You’ll be part of progressive and exciting projects, able to experience innovative schemes across all sectors.
You’ll advance your career, your way, thanks to our structured Career Paths framework.
In addition, we will provide you with structure support to achieve Chartered Engineering status if you so wish.
As a graduate engineer, your day-to-day tasks will vary, as we’ll expose you to all aspects of our work so you can discover what suits you. You could be;
Working on live projects from day one
In a variety of sectors from healthcare to hotels
Producing detailed designs and drawings
Using the latest computer modelling software CAD and Revit
Undertaking site surveys
Researching ground-breaking technologies
Continuous CPD and learning opportunities
You will review building designs to assess its compliance whilst also designing solutions to bespoke fire engineering problems, as part of the overall design team, alongside the architect and Statutory Authorities.
You will undertake calculations for smoke and temperature spread, as well as more complex smoke and evacuation modelling (CFD simulations), detailed fire dynamics and structural assessments. In addition, you would undertake analysis of potential fires, by researching into problems areas and develop advice based on the outcome. You will also provide recommendations in relation to life safety systems for buildings and assist the production of fire strategy reports for buildings.
Communicating will span all of these, as we regularly liaise with project teams, meet clients or end users, and attend collaborative meetings.
You will receive a dedicated mentor and supervisor and you will receive the best training to support you through your development with us.
What We Are Looking For
An expected or achieved 2.2 or above in an Engineering Council accredited degree, ideally Fire Safety Engineering or equivalent qualification (such as Building Services, Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering) or Science based degree (such as Maths, Physics)
A masters or other relevant post graduate qualification is an advantage
Ideally a grade B or above in A-Level Maths or a Science related subject
Previous placement or work experience in a similar industry is an advantage
An understanding of CFD 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
To reward your hard work and commitment we offer both core and flexible benefits, a competitive salary and industry leading training and development to support you throughout your career.
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