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Hoare Lea
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Graduate
Category: Graduate Jobs
Job Title : Graduate Vertical Transportation Designer

Location : Bristol - Bristol, BS32 4UB UK (Primary)

Organisational Unit : Hoare Lea -> Graduate and Placement

Job Type : Graduate

Job Description : Graduate

Vertical Transportation Designer


Competitive Salary + Benefits

Job Advert

Are you a designer looking to make a difference to the world around you? Do you want the chance to grow, learn, and be supported by industry leaders? This ever-changing world will be shaped by the buildings put into it; and we know it’s often the newest minds who have the brightest ideas.

Vertical Transportation is one of our specialist groups, providing lift, escalator and moving walk expertise to ensure the efficient movement of people in buildings using the best traditional and modern technologies for new, refurbished and occupied premises. As modern buildings and their uses become ever more demanding the design becomes an increasingly challenging process. Our efficient Vertical Transportation designs provide the ideal solutions for complex projects.

The Role

We look at the building as a whole and are involved in every stage, from initial client discussions right through to construction and even the building’s ongoing performance. We collaborate with colleagues, architects and other construction professionals, playing a critical role in every building’s design.

As a Vertical Transportation designer, 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 produce detailed designs and drawings, use the latest computer modelling software, carry out traffic simulations, define Vertical Transportation strategies for new or existing building developments to allow efficient transport of occupiers, or research ground-breaking technologies. Communicating will span all of these, as we regularly liaise with project teams, meet clients or end users, and attend collaborative meetings.

What can we offer you?

As a leading international firm of consulting engineers, we didn’t build a 150-year legacy by standing still. The built environment is where our design-led work can carve out a better future for the planet and its people. For us, it’s about putting heart, soul, innovation and sustainability into the buildings we work on. You will receive the best training and development through our Initial Professional Development scheme. We recently won the IET long running scheme award recognising 25 years of continuous accreditation. We are committed to the ongoing professional development of our people and support you towards achieving your goals.

About You

An expected or achieved 2.1 or above degree or equivalent qualification in Design Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Building Services, Architectural Engineering or any discipline with a real understanding or interest in mechanics and analysis.

A masters or other relevant post graduate qualification is an advantage

Previous placement or work experience is an advantage

An understanding of BIM 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

About Hoare Lea

For over 150 years, we have been at the forefront of engineering design for the built environment. As an independent partnership, we’re the largest firm of consulting engineers of our kind in the UK. Our group specialises in Vertical Transportation and Façade Access design, offering a full range of design services. We’re focused on growth, both in the UK and overseas, and have an impressive project portfolio covering everything from simple feasibility studies to some of the biggest schemes in the world.

We stick to what we’re good at, and encourage all of our people to influence the way things are done. We’re 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. We have high levels of employee retention because our people like working for us, and many of them are the most skilled and experienced in the industry.

Why Work For Us

To reward your hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary and both core and flexible benefits including:

Private medical scheme

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

Contributory pension scheme

Exposure to a variety of sectors, disciplines, opportunities and clients

Active support towards further professional accreditation

Friendly and dynamic team working environment

Collaboration with specialist groups, with strong commitment to quality

Opportunities for career progression


Any offer of employment will be conditional upon you providing evidence of your right to work in the UK indefinitely


More information will be available at interview

We have updated our terms and conditions for candidates.

Please visit our careers page for our graduate programme. This role is available across a number of locations.

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