Graduate Acoustics Engineer

Hoare Lea

We are 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.

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Bristol or London, UK ⚠️

**Acoustic Opportunities – Graduate Engineer

London & Bristol

Competitive salary + benefits**

Are you passionate about shaping the soundscape of tomorrow? Do you dream of pushing the boundaries of acoustic design to create unparalleled experiences for clients creating a better more sustainable world? If so, we want you to join our team!

We are seeking the brightest minds in acoustics to collaborate with us in further advancing our position as leaders in the field. At Hoare Lea, we pride ourselves on delivering world-class projects that redefine what’s possible in acoustical engineering.

As a member of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects that span sectors. From music venues to modern workplaces, every project is an opportunity to showcase your talent and creativity.

What sets us apart is our commitment to technical excellence, innovation and whilst we venture into an ever increasing digital world of AI, our people and their satisfaction remain most important. We foster a collaborative environment where ideas are valued, and each team member has the support they need to thrive. Together, we’ll continue to push the boundaries of acoustical engineering and deliver extraordinary results for our clients.

If you’re ready to take your career to the next level and be part of something truly special, we want to hear from you. Join us in shaping the future of acoustics and making a lasting impact on the world stage.

Why work for us?

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.

Hoare Lea has joined Tetra Tech’s High Performance Buildings Group, a global alliance of MEP firms.

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.

The role

We have fantastic career opportunities for a Graduate Acoustic Engineer to join a passionate team of award-winning professionals at Hoare Lea. The role is based in our London office, with close working with our connected teams based around the UK.

This is an exciting time to join Hoare Lea as we position ourselves in a fast-changing industry, where we as acoustic engineers have a vital role in developing healthy, attractive, and valuable places for future generations. We are large enough to provide stability and opportunity, and small enough to recognise our people as individuals; this has led to a culture of flexibility, individualism, and organic growth.

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 as part of a project team to collaborate in developing designs on large-scale projects.

•    Measuring sound inside and outside buildings using the best tools available.

•    Undertaking calculations and analysis using in-house developed programs and commercial software.

•    Liaising and attending meetings with clients and project teams.

•    Producing clear advice in written documents, sketches, presentations, audio demos, and interactive media.

•    Contributing to a culture of creativity and innovation, influencing improvements in acoustic quality.

What we are looking for

•    A bachelors or master’s degree related to Acoustic Engineering.

•    A degree in another discipline will be considered if complemented with an IOA Diploma.

•    Excellent communication, analytical and organisational skills.

•    Ability to work both in a team environment and independently.

•    A friendly, ambitious, and positive individual with a flexible and enthusiastic approach.

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.

Core benefits

•    Private medical scheme

•    Life Assurance

•    Income protection

•    Electric car salary sacrifice scheme (Senior Engineer)

•    Travel Allowance (Principal Engineer)

•    25 days annual leave, increasing to 30 with length of service

•    Contributory pension scheme

•    Employee Assistance Programme

•    Enhanced Paternity, Maternity & Shared Parental Leave

•    Season Ticket Loans

•    Professional membership subscription

•    Flexitime

Flexible benefits

•    9-day fortnight – the firm offers all employees the option to work a 9-day fortnight

•    Hybrid Working – activity-based approach

•    Employee stock purchase plan – a voluntary program which allows eligible employees to purchase Tetra Tech common stock at a 15% discount

•    Holiday buy & sell up to 5 days

•    Study Assistance

•    Cycle to work scheme

•    Employee Referral Scheme

•    Sabbatical Leave

•    Other flexible benefits include gym and retail discounts, travel & dental insurance and GAYE (Give as you Earn)

•    Flexible working - We’re happy to discuss flexible working.  There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to.  Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage

Apply now and let’s create something extraordinary together!

To apply simply complete a CV profile and submit your application, or for further information please contact [email protected]

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Leading independent engineering consultancy specializing in MEP, environmental, and sustainability services.

Working Week

We work a 9 day fortnight. That's 9 slightly longer days over 2 weeks (80 hours total), with every second Friday off.

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer 30 days of PTO, includes annual leave and additional flexible leave options

Remote Working Policy

We offer hybrid working environment with flexible location options.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Opportunties for Sabbaticals
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 1.2k across 17 departments:

  • engineering
    555
  • education
    122
  • consulting
    117
  • finance
    31
  • +13 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Communication
  • Analytical
  • Organisational
  • Teamwork
  • Independent Work
  • Flexibility
  • Enthusiasm

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