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2022 Placement Opportunity - Acoustics Engineer

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About Hoare Lea

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.

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.

We play a major role in driving sustainable development. We help create some of the most innovative low-carbon buildings, pushing the limit on what’s possible. Our projects cover almost every sector – from healthcare, residential and retail, to defence, arts & heritage and education – ranging from small studies and reports to large-scale developments valued at more than £4billion.

Hoare Lea | Life changing design

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

What you’ll be doing

You’ll work within a design team gaining a valuable insight into engineering systems design, improving your practical application of engineering theory and gaining an introduction to the fast-moving world of construction and consultancy. By the end of your placement you should be able to make a more informed decision about your career path.

Start your journey in a career that counts! Our summer placements typically last between 8-12 weeks and can provide an excellent opportunity to secure a permanent position with us once you graduate.

Acoustics

The Acoustic Group within Hoare Lea is one of the largest acoustic consultancy in the UK with a wealth and breadth of experience in design and research. We are experts in engineering the best acoustic solutions across a variety of projects from schools to museums, music studios to wind farms.

What do you need?

Applications are welcomed from students that are currently studying towards a degree or masters degree, related to Acoustic Engineering, preferably in their penultimate year.

A genuine interest in developing a career within the sector, with fresh ideas, enthusiasm, confidence and an entrepreneurial, creative spirit.

Our Benefits

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. 

  • Hybrid working policy
  • Right now we are piloting a 9 day fortnight policy
  • Active support towards further professional accreditation
  • 25 days' annual leave, increasing to 30 with length of service
  • Holiday buy and sell scheme
  • Private medical scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Additional benefits of your choice

If you are looking to develop your skills and experience in the industry whilst on your summer break, then apply for a placement opportunity with us! Working on live projects, you’ll have a chance to make a real impact.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • 8-12 weeks
  • London, Bristol and Manchester
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Acoustics
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Environmental Science
  • Materials Science
  • Physics

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