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Our people are at the centre of everything we do. It’s their expertise, experience and commitment that continues to drive our success.

At HBS we’re always keen to hear from talented professionals and highly-skilled engineers who possess wide-ranging expertise and a strong record of delivering high-quality building services within the construction, commercial and public sectors.

Our structured training programmes offer exciting opportunities for apprentices, undergraduates and graduates to make the most of their abilities and gain valuable hands-on experience. We help nurture our industry’s future experts and ensure they start a career with strong foundations.

If you’re interested in working for HBS, read on to discover more about our latest opportunities.

 

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 Aftercare Engineer

We’re looking for a Gas Safe Registered Aftercare Engineer with a building services background to join our M&E team. The Mechanical Aftercare Engineer’s role will be to carry out plumbing maintenance across new build sites, including gas works, to a safe, clean and well-presented manner. You’ll work to a strict programme where punctuality and quality of workmanship is key. If you are Mechanical Maintenance Engineer with experience working within the New Build sector and looking for a new opportunity then this could be the role for you. The permanent role comes with a competitive salary of between £34,000 up to £38,000 DOE plus overtime, ‘Out of Hours’ call out payments and a range of benefits. A company van, fuel card and mobile phone is provided.

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Mechanical Estimator

Due to continued growth, we’re looking for an experienced Mechanical Estimator to join our fast-paced commercial team. In this role you will be responsible for securing new plumbing and heating contracts within the new build housing sector. You will be tasked with producing accurate mechanical estimates on time and hand over successful tenders to the project delivery teams. This is an excellent opportunity to join HBS and play a key role in helping achieve the company’s future targets. If you have a proven track record as a Mechanical Estimator within the M&E building services and looking for a new opportunity, we want to hear from you.

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Graduate Project Manager

We have opportunities for high-calibre graduates to take a hands-on role as a Graduate Project Manager working within our M&E team. In this role, you will receive a broad range of experiences supporting mechanical & electrical projects throughout their life cycle, from design, engineering, planning, health & safety, construction, quality control through to handover and evaluation. You will help ensure projects are completed to a high-quality standard in line with compliance standards, production targets and HBS’s in-house quality management system.

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Assistant Project Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Project Manager to join our M&E team. In this role, you will lead and support in managing the efficient delivery of multiple mechanical, plumbing and heating contracts on sites secured across the South. You will ensure projects are completed to a high-quality standard in line with compliance standards, production targets and HBS’s in-house quality management system. The permanent role comes with a competitive salary of £30,000 up to £35,000 DOE, plus a range of benefits.

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Health and Safety Compliance Officer

We have an exciting opportunity for a Health and Safety Compliance Officer to join our team. You will be responsible for the compliance and management of health and safety across our building services operations to ensure new build housing contracts are managed and completed to the highest standards. The permanent role comes with a competitive salary of £32,000 up to £38,000 DOE plus a range of benefits.

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New Build Plumbing & Heating Engineers (Sub contract Site Supervisor)

Due to new long-term residential housing contracts secured with national and regional housing developers, HBS is looking to expand its skilled sub-contract M&E workforce and recruit Gas Safe registered new build plumbing and heating engineers with site supervision experience. 

For this Site Supervisor role, we are offering long-term and consistent work on major housing projects across Hampshire, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Surrey, West Sussex and Dorset with potential earnings of £1500-£2000 per week plus incentives.

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New Build Plumbing & Heating Engineers (Sub contract)

Due to new long-term residential housing contracts secured with national and regional housing developers, HBS is looking to expand its skilled sub-contract M&E workforce and recruit Gas Safe registered plumbing and heating engineers with new build site experience.

We are offering long-term and consistent work on major housing projects across Hampshire, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Surrey, West Sussex and Dorset with potential earnings of up to £1500-£2000 per week.

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New Build Electricians (Sub contract)

Due to new long-term residential housing contracts secured with national and regional housing developers, HBS is looking to expand its skilled sub-contract M&E workforce and recruit fully qualified electricians with new build site experience.

We are offering long-term and consistent work on major housing projects across Hampshire, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Surrey, West Sussex and Dorset with potential earnings of up to £1500-£2000 per week.

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HBS Apprenticeship Scheme

Thinking about an apprenticeship? HBS has exciting apprentice opportunities available in both plumbing and heating and electrical disciplines.

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We’ve been training apprentices for over 50 years

 

We believe taking on apprentices improves productivity, strengthens and future proofs workforces and improves motivation among our people. It also increases the amount of skilled labour coming through to deliver projects and support our continued growth.

Our successful apprenticeship scheme has been running for over 50 years. It provides an exciting opportunity for young people wishing to pursue a career in plumbing and heating, electrical and renewable energy services. We offer fully some of the best comprehensive hands-on training in the industry 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 programme as part of our commitment to improving learning, education and development in the community, whilst helping to close the gap on skilled engineers.

 

Start your career with an apprenticeship at HBS

 

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 and electrical 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

The HBS Apprentice Scheme is now closed for 2022/23.

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