Come and join Foreman Roberts

We consider our staff to be our most important asset and they are therefore at the very heart of what we do. Our commitment to recruiting, nurturing, investing in and retaining great talent is what has made us successful and it remains at the forefront of our future plans.

We have an enviable staff retention record with 23 years average at senior level and 12 years average across the practice.

If you are looking for your next career move and are interested in being a part of our 2025 vision, please send your CV or LinkedIn profile to Caroline Hooper at chooper@foremanroberts.com.

New Positions

Listed below are the current roles for which we are actively recruiting.

For anyone joining the company we offer a competitive salary and an opportunity for personal development as we grow and expand.

  • Mechanical Principal/Associate – Oxford
  • Mechanical Associate/ Technical Director, Data Centre – London

If you are interested in applying for any of these roles please forward your CV, along with a covering letter to Caroline Hooper at chooper@foremanroberts.com.

All CVs received will be treated in confidence.
Foreman Roberts is an equal opportunities employer.

We are not accepting CVs from recruitment agencies for these roles.

Why Join Foreman Roberts?

Determined to use the changing face of the workplace during the pandemic, Foreman Roberts have set about in using the opportunity to create a new working culture that differentiates us from our competitors. We have been hard at work crafting new ways of working and introducing initiatives to support those working for us.

We are calling this new working culture our ‘FRESH Lifestyle‘, which stands for:

  • Foreman
  • Roberts
  • Encouraging (&)
  • Supporting
  • Healthier Lifestyle(s)

Our FRESH Lifestyle is made up of 50 initiatives, all of which are intended to improve our team’s life-work balance, job fulfilment and mental health/wellbeing.

Listed below are a few of the key principles of our FRESH Lifestyle grouped together to give you a sense of the values that make up our FRESH working culture:

Flexible/Hybrid Working

Along with introducing bespoke flexible arrangements, we have implemented a hybrid-working policy. We are asking our team to work at least two days a week from one of our high-quality modern collaboration workspaces and choose where the work from the other three days.

Physical & Mental Health Support

We are proud to have an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) providing confidential support to our employees and their families for mental health, family and health worries. They also provide guidance on legal, financial or dependent care issues. Internally, we have an i-ACT trained Mental Health Ambassador.

In recognition that time off is important, apart from encouraging everyone to take their full holiday entitlement, we give an additional holiday day for birthdays and have an annual wellbeing day where we get together outside the office and do a healthy, fun activity together.

We have signed up to a cycle-to-work scheme and offer subsidised gym membership to encourage good physical health. To promote a healthy lifestyle, our collaboration workspaces are stocked with fresh fruit and filtered water units.

Personal Growth

We are fully committed to the continued personal development of each and every one of our team at Foreman Roberts. Along with actively encouraging both the mentoring and training of employees, we have two-way performance reviews creating a cyclical feedback loop that encourages constructive support.

We provide a confidential virtual staff suggestion box in order to make Foreman Roberts one of the ‘Best Places to Work’ and to ensure everyone of our team has the chance to have their voice heard. With our detailed 2025 Vision, everyone within the company will have equal opportunities to grow and develop.

Giving Back

We have developed a high-level plan to become carbon neutral and have fully committed to achieving net-zero, either through direct implementation within our works or through offsetting. We have started a ‘Foreman Roberts Forest’, where we are planting trees to celebrate anniversaries and ‘long-service’ milestones. We encourage everyone within the company to take action to help improve the environment.

Outside of this, we will continue to support those raising funds for charities as well as widen our reach into helping local communities support those less fortunate than ourselves.

Investing in Our People

All of our employees are covered by our life assurance policy and can choose to be members of our private healthcare scheme. On top of this, we have made substantial investments into new software and technologies giving all of our team the tools to be successful as our industry modernises.

In the near future we are planning to implement FRESH Perks, an online platform through which we will provide benefits, perks, initiatives, recognition and rewards to our team.

Our History, Our Vision

With 65 years of history, Foreman Roberts are a long established multi-disciplinary building services consultancy with a reputation for high quality design and delivery on a variety of high profile projects across a number of sectors. We work with a range of clients on projects across many industry sectors.

In line with our 2025 vision, we are actively planning to grow the practice and are looking for enthusiastic, creative and talented Design Engineers, BIM Technicians and Support Staff to join our dedicated teams in our London, Oxford and Manchester offices who can keep us at the forefront of the building services industry. The roles mentioned above are the start of our growth plans; we are also interested to hear from others who would like to be part of our future.

“My time with Foreman Roberts has benefitted my professional development considerably. As well as this, I have received continued support during my time at university which has not only allowed me to complete my undergraduate degree, but to also pursue my masters in building services which I am currently undertaking. The learning culture and experience sharing within the business allows a high level of both professional and educational development.”

Tom O’Gara - Electrical Engineer

“Joining Foreman Roberts was a great move for my career. They have allowed me to work on a variety of different projects across all sectors and given me the opportunity to lead my own projects. With many experienced engineers within the company, they also offer great support for my professional development.”

Alex Fuge - Electrical Engineer

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