You’ll make a difference from day one.

You’ll work on the most exciting, progressive projects.

You’ll get the best training in the industry.

Helping you shape the future.

Joining our firm is the chance to play your part in the future of engineering design. Our projects span scales, styles, and geographies. We’re committed to sustainable design, innovation, and collaboration with forward-thinking clients. Straight away you’ll experience working on live projects, so you’ll be making a difference from day one.

Make a difference from day one - Graduates at Hoare Lea

Hoare Lea graduates talk about their experience working for us.

Award-winning training

Our IPD (individual professional development) scheme gives you the best training and development in the industry. It recently won the IET long running scheme award, recognising 25 years of continuous quality. This means if you want to excel in our industry, you’ll get the best level of support working for us. You get a dedicated mentor and supervisor to guide you through your development, combined with our comprehensive learning and development programme, and support towards achieving Chartered Engineer or Incorporated Engineer status. The very best graduates on the IPD scheme also receive a prize at our annual mentor rewards.

Technical development

  • Design integration with architecture and structures.
  • Design skills.
  • Bespoke computer tools.
  • Construction site visits – including installation and system commissioning.
  • Attend work tests for specialised equipment.
  • CIBSE online study modules.

Personal development

  • Presenting your proposals.
  • Personal development plan.
  • Participate in design team meetings.
  • Secondment opportunities.
  • Graduate Exchange Programme (working with renowned architects across the country).
  • Online E-learning modules.

Personalised benefits

  • Private medical scheme.
  • 25 days' annual leave, increasing to 30 with length of service.
  • Holiday buy and sell scheme.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Active support towards further professional accreditation.
  • Flexible working hours.

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We work in the following sectors

  • Construction
  • Engineering Consultancy
  • Infrastructure

Employee Profiles

Samantha Carlsson – Sustainability Graduate

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Matthew Marinaccio - Mechanical Placement

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Over half of our current Partners joined the firm as graduates.
Our graduate exchange scheme grants you wider industry knowledge.
Our new flexi-time policy gives you control of your time.
We have 19 specialist groups spanning fire engineering, sustainability, and lighting design.
Our award-winning training scheme is accredited by CIBSE, IMECHE and IET.
Our firm was founded in 1862, that’s over 155 years of knowledge.
We work closely with Article 25, the largest architectural charity in the world.
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