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.

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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.

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Featured Role

Senior Mechanical Engineer

We have an exciting opening for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our team in Oxford.

Situated in the city centre with excellent commuter links to the Cotswolds and M4 corridor, you will join a talented, dynamic and diverse team of designers, engineers and technical specialists with a unique working culture. Our team is large and works on world-leading national schemes and is yet flexible enough to service local niche markets allowing significant talent growth and career progression.

  • Category: Mechanical
  • Duration: Full-Time
  • Location: Oxford
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

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