Senior Electrical 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 Manchester, GB ⚠️

Senior Electrical Engineer.

Manchester.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our firm, based in Manchester.

Working alongside the Team Leader, you will be facing clients, responding to our clients’ needs, developing 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.

This is a great time to join Hoare Lea as we are focused on growth, both in the UK and overseas. 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.

About 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.

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.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • You will be working on a varied portfolio of projects both in the UK and Internationally.
  • You will have the opportunity to lead electrical services design on large projects and lead overall MEP on small to medium sized projects within the office.
  • Responsible for dealing successfully with Clients and other professionals.
  • Awareness of consultant appointment conditions.
  • Define and agree brief with Client.
  • Competently represents Hoare Lea at project meetings.
  • Manage and prioritise the workload of a project team including specialist groups.
  • Host and chair internal project team meetings.
  • Contribute to the professional development of individual team members.
  • Actively leads self and identifies opportunities and providing support for career development of others.
  • Ensure quality standards and technical accuracy is delivered.
  • Reporting cost and resource requirements to the team leader on a regular basis.

What We Are Looking For

  • Excellent technical knowledge in Electrical Design Engineering Thorough understanding of Building Services Engineering and interdisciplinary design through all stages of the design process.
  • Previous consultancy experience: you will appreciate the importance of complementary specialisms such as acoustics, fire engineering and computer modelling in the design of buildings.
  • Autonomous approach: able to lead small to medium sized projects and able to take a brief from the project lead on large projects and deliver & control the tasks required.
  • Responsible for the quality of our outputs.
  • Appreciation of client needs, with ability to face clients.
  • Ability to identity when outsourcing is required e.g. design & CAD work.
  • Understand and identify resource needs.
  • Mentor and supervise junior members of staff.
  • Chartered engineer or close to.

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

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

How to apply

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

Diversity, equity and inclusion

We are committed to being a place where underrepresented individuals and communities are not just included, but where marginalised knowledge and experience is valued, amplified, and harnessed. So, we strongly encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, including women, people of the Global Majority, LGBTQ+ individuals, disabled people, neurodivergent people, and those from all other underrepresented or marginalised groups. To learn more about our approach to diversity, equity and inclusion, see our DEI strategy.

Adjustments and accommodations

If there are adjustments or accommodations that we can put in place to ensure you can participate and give your best at any stage of the recruitment process (whether relating to disability, neurodivergence, or anything else) please let us know.

Flexible working

We are committed to enabling a healthy work-life balance for all employees. So, we welcome applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements to suit their particular needs and lifestyle, including part-time, term-time-only, and remote working.

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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
  • 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

  • CAD
  • Resource Management
  • Electrical Design
  • Building Services
  • Consultancy Experience
  • Client Facing
  • Project Management
  • Technical Accuracy
  • Chartered Engineer
  • Mentoring

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