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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 and deliver industry leading results for clients.

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.


Junior Project Manager – Residential

HBS New Energies has an exciting opportunity for a Junior Project Manager to join its New Homes Team, one of the UK’s leading solar PV and EV charging specialists for major housebuilders. The role will provide vital support to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and to the highest quality. Competitive salary DOE. 

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Mechanical Contracts Manager – Residential

Due to new long-term contracts secured HBS Mechanical is looking to recruit a highly experienced and proven Mechanical Contracts Manager. You will manage the delivery of multiple mechanical contracts across the division’s new build housing operations for the UK’s leading housebuilders. Salary of up to £55k p.a. DOE + vehicle + fuel provision.

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Electrical Contracts Manager – Residential

Due to new long-term contracts secured HBS Electrical is looking to recruit an Electrical Contracts Manager with proven high-volume residential project experience. You will manage the delivery of multiple electrical contracts across the division’s new build housing operations for the UK’s leading housebuilders. Salary of up to £55k per annum (DOE) + vehicle + fuel provision. 

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Industrial Placement – Undergraduate Project Manager 

HBS New Energies is offering year out placement positions for undergraduate Project Managers starting this Summer 2020. The programme offers exposure to all aspects of the renewable energy division’s operations throughout a project life cycle and will provide an important step in learning about the role of a project manager. Suitable for undergraduates who have a year-out in the industry and are currently studying project management, construction management or an engineering related degree.

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New Build Electricians (Sub Contract)

HBS Electrical are recruiting qualified new build experienced electricians to work on residential housing developments across the South for the UK’s leading housebuildersWe offer long-term priced work on high-volume projects, with potential earnings of £55k+ per annum.

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New Build Plumbing and Heating Engineers (Sub Contract)

HBS Mechanical are looking to grow their workforce and recruit the very best in new build experienced and fully qualified plumbing and heating engineers to work on large-scale residential housing developments across the South for the UK’s leading housebuilders. We offer long-term priced work with potential earnings of £55k+ per annum.

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We’re always keen to hear from talented individuals who want to join HBS, 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


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 2019 are now closed. Please submit your CV to register interest for future opportunities on the HBS Apprentice Scheme. 

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