Careers with
Hoare Lea

Standing in a building, knowing you helped craft solutions that made it what it is: how it feels, how it functions, how it looks… That’s the moment great design comes to life.

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.

Live roles are updated daily by our external partner,

View all positions on our job portal

Our values

Personal commitment.

When we take on a project, it becomes personal. We are pledging our commitment to doing the best we conceivably can. This means taking ownership from start to finish: each of us working not just to protect our hard-earned reputation, but to grow it.

Creative diligence.

To achieve success, we must rely on human relationships and teamwork fuelled by bold and confident dialogue. Consistently engaging in open and honest conversation ensures we add value in all that we do.

Courageous collaboration.

As an independent, partner-led practice, we use our 150 years of accumulated experience and knowledge to assess every problem. The solution might be ingenious, innovative, unorthodox, even obvious… all that matters is that we achieve the right outcomes for our client. That is, and always will be, our priority.

Pride in performance.

We know that the best results come when everybody takes pride in doing their best. While it’s our duty to solve problems and deliver project outcomes with a combination of determination and humility, we should take time to recognise our achievements, whether collective or individual. To this effect, we are immensely proud of each other, who we are, and what we do.

Project Spotlight

Featured Content Section

Featured careers story

Featured Content Section

Our People: Eimear Moloney.
Read more

Featured Role

Senior or Principal Electrical Engineer

We have exciting opportunities for a Senior or Principal Electrical Engineer to join our firm, based in Glasgow.

Working alongside the Project Leader, you will be facing clients, responding to our clients’ needs, developing designs and producing reports, specifications and guidance or overseeing testing and commissioning activities. We work closely as a team to ensure we achieve the best results and deliver a consistent high-quality service for our clients.
Hoare Lea has joined Tetra Tech’s High Performance Buildings Group, a global alliance of MEP firms, which consists of Cosentini Associates and Glumac in the US, and NDY in Australia, UK, and Asia Pacific. This combined resource of around 2,500 like-minded people is unique, providing leading expertise in almost every building type.

  • Category: Electrical
  • Duration: Full-Time
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

Featured Content Section


All you need to know about our graduate programme in one place.

Discover more