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With ambitious plans for the future, HBS Group Southern are serious about careers and apprenticeships. When you join us we’ll invest in your professional and personal development, providing opportunities for you to progress in a positive and rewarding working environment.

At HBS Group Southern we’re always keen to hear from talented professionals and highly-skilled engineers with a wealth of experience working on projects in building services within the construction, commercial and public sectors.

Our structured training and development programmes offer exciting opportunities for apprentices, undergraduates and graduates. We help the future experts of our award-winning building services group start a career in construction with strong foundations.

Can you help turn our vision “to be the contractor of choice for the construction industry, facility managers and public sector organisations” into a reality?. Read on to discover more about the latest vacancies and our undergraduate, graduate and apprentice training schemes.


Current vacancies

To show your interest in any of the vacancies, please click the apply button below and attach your CV and covering letter.


Mechanical Contracts Manager

HBS Mechanical are looking to recruit a highly experienced and proven Mechanical Contracts Manager to lead and manage the delivery of projects across the division’s mechanical new build housing operations. Reporting to the Operations Director you will work within all levels of the new build management team. We are offering a competitive salary of up to £45k + incentives circa £50k + vehicle + fuel provision.

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New Build Plumbing and Heating Engineers (Sub Contract)

HBS Mechanical are looking to expand their workforce and recruit the very best in new build experienced plumbing and heating engineers to work on housing developments that have been secured across the South and home counties for the UK’s leading housebuilders. We offer guaranteed long term work alongside potential earnings of £55k+.

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New Build Electricians (Sub Contract)

HBS Electrical are recruiting fully qualified electricians with new build experience to work on housing developments that have been secured across the South and home counties for the UK’s leading housebuildersWe offer guaranteed work alongside potential earnings of £55k+.

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We’re always looking for talented individuals who want to join HBS, if there are no vacancies of interest, please send your CV for future consideration.

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Start your career with a HBS Apprenticeship


We believe taking on apprentices improves productivity, strengthens workforces and improves motivation among our people. It also increases the amount of skilled labour available to work on our projects as the group continues to expand.

Our successful apprenticeships provide an exciting opportunity for young people wishing to pursue a career in mechanical, electrical and renewable energy services. We offer fully comprehensive hands-on training which many employers and young people can benefit from.

As a leading integrated building services provider we have the experience and expertise to harness young talent, and train them to learn and work to the highest standard. We continually invest in developing our apprenticeship scheme as part of our commitment to improving learning, education and development, whilst helping to reduce the shortage of skilled engineers in the South.


What we offer our apprentices


The HBS Apprenticeship Scheme is delivered in partnership with a local network of colleges, delivering the best training in the industry. We currently have over fifty apprentices working for us across our mechanical, electrical and new energies divisions. Many of our apprentices remain with HBS Group Southern once they have completed their training and progress further within the company.

All apprentices will attend college one day per week in term time for up to four years. Outside of college apprentices will spend valuable time accompanying one of our qualified engineers on site learning their trade of choice.

  • Trained by our own qualified engineers who have a wealth of experience and are experts in their field
  • Gain a City and Guilds NVQ qualification levels 2 and 3 when they have completed their apprenticeship
  • Competitive rates of pay on offer and all associated employment costs, on the job training are covered by HBS
  • Provision of all personal protective equipment
  • Age dependent, all college fees are paid for by the college that the apprentice attends, with HBS making a contribution as necessary
  • Career progression opportunities within the group
  • Opportunity to purchase premium quality tools and equipment through HBS at discounted rates

Our Apprentice vacancies for 2017 are now closed. Please submit your CV to register interest for future opportunities on the HBS Apprentice Scheme. 

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