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2024 Graduate Mechanical Engineer

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Hoare Lea

Sep 27

💼 Graduate Job


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  • The candidate must have a 2.1 or above IMechE or CIBSE accredited degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent, with preference given to those who also have a post graduate qualification. Previous work experience and knowledge of CAD or similar software are advantageous, along with strong communication, analytical, and organizational skills. The candidate should be able to work effectively in both team and independent settings, demonstrating a friendly, ambitious, and confident attitude with a flexible and resilient approach.
  • The 2024 graduate mechanical engineer will have the opportunity to work on live projects, produce designs, conduct site surveys, research new technologies, and collaborate with project teams and clients at Hoare Lea.

Graduate Job



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.


  • What We Are Looking For:
  • An expected or achieved 2.1 or above IMechE or CIBSE accredited degree or equivalent qualification in 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 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

Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities



  • 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
  • Mechanical – your typical work might include helping design, create and solve Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Control Systems
  • You will produce designs for above and below ground drainage systems and hot and cold-water services to standard, budget and deadline.
  • 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.


Work type

Full time

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