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Acoustical Consultant

Downtown Chicago-based consulting firm seeks senior acoustical engineer to complete our team. Professional Engineering license preferred.

We offer equity ownership to the right individual. You will be managing a wide range of projects related to sound isolation, room acoustics and mechanical system noise and vibration control. Your writing, communication, and collaboration skills will be central to your success. Our Associates must be able to present technical information in clear language and engage in creative and effective problem solving.

As an industry-leading firm we consult on a variety of buildings including high rise multi-family residential, educational facilities, hotels, hospitals, offices and power plants. Many of our projects are constructed in noise-impacted areas.

Your Capabilities and Credentials:

• At least a Bachelor of Science degree and experience in one or more of the following: Mechanical Engineering, Architecture, Acoustics.
• Demonstrated success interacting with clients, including business development.
• Proficient with sound and vibration measurement equipment and techniques, acoustical modeling software and analysis.
• Must have working knowledge of building systems and construction methods and be able to communicate with architects, engineers and contractors.
• Ability to interpret construction drawings.
• Background in the energy industry, including power plants and related systems preferred.

Contact
Brian Homans
bhomans@shineracoustics.com

Shiner + Associates, Inc.
http://www.shineracoustics.com
225 W. Washington St. - Suite 1625
Chicago, IL 60606
United States
312-849-3340 x315

When responding, reference ad number 1182
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Acoustician & A/V Designer: Greenbusch Group

ACOUSTICIAN & A/V DESIGNER
The Greenbusch Group is stable, 27 year old Audio/Video, Acoustics and Mechanical Engineering firm based in Seattle, Washington. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, and an IRA Plan.
Our projects types include Education, Corporate, Civic and Transportation facilities throughout the US. We encourage visiting our website at www.greenbusch.com. We are seeking an individual to support both our Acoustics and Audio/Video consulting departments. This position will be based in Seattle, Washington and is available immediately.

Responsibilities will include:
 Acoustics
o Review building plans and analyze acoustical characteristics such as reverberation, sound isolation, HVAC system noise and vibration, structure borne sound transfer, etc.
o Develop acoustical recommendations to satisfy design criteria.
o Develop design narratives and coordination memoranda to support the design process.
o Assist with field measurements of acoustical properties, such as general background noise levels, ASTC, AIIC and T60.
 Audio-Video
o Design of complex AV systems.
o Preparation of systems drawings and specifications in CSI format.
o Coordination with Acousticians, Architects, Engineers, and Contractors.
o Assistance with Construction Administration during construction.
o Assistance with on-site testing, measurement, and commissioning of AV systems.


Minimum Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, mathematics, physical science or related field.
 Minimum 5 years experience in related field.
 Strong organizational and communication skills, both oral and written
 High appreciation for quality customer service.
 Self-motivated, able to manage own schedule, coordinate multiple projects, and reliably meet deadlines.
 Proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel.
 US Citizenship or appropriate work visa is required.
This is a permanent full-time position.


Submit resume and cover letter to The Greenbusch Group, Inc. info@greenbusch.com
We thank all candidates who apply, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.
No phone calls or agency solicitations please.

p) 206.378.0569
toll free: 855.476.2874
f) 206.378.0641
1900 W. Nickerson St., Suite 201 Seattle, WA 98119
Franklin, OH | La Quinta, CA

www.greenbusch.com

Contact

info@greenbusch.com

The Greenbusch Group, Inc.

When responding, reference ad number 1181
Posted:


Principal- Field Services

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: Principal – Field Services
POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for the Field Services Discipline
RESPONSIBLE TO: Albert Maniscalco, Partner

Cerami & Associates is excited to expand their Field Services department, which is focused on field related work that involves short duration trouble shooting projects, noise & vibration monitoring, and field support for internal clients. We are looking for an experienced individual who is well versed in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry and enjoys problem solving. This position will be responsible for managing the people and resources of the group, oversee the development of new technologies and methodologies as the department grows, managing group profitability goals, managing team performance with metrics, staffing, and ensure all quality controls/assurance measures are taken on all projects.
RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary Role
 Manage the people, resources and workflow of a group
 Provide technical and logistical leadership from marketing to final testing of project.
 Ability to relate and work well with people at all levels within the team and within the wider office, as well as externally with clients
 Responsibility for the financial success of projects.
 Ensures the company goals are achieved.
 Ability to further develop expertise and create new operational processes.

People Development
 Responsible for staff development- creating development plans for each employee which aligns with the firm’s goals.
 Responsible for technical education and training of junior staff
 Responsible for staff retention and recruitment.
 Responsible for mentorship and outside program development.

Client Development
 Maintain client relationships and penetrate existing clients.
 Evaluate and approve RFPs and proposals.
 Assist in marketing and business development processes

Financial Management & Administration
 Establish and maintain project and/or group profitability goals.
 Oversee project billing, approve project costs and fees.
 Determine and oversee staff performance and development standards, responsible for team productivity and morale.
 Determine staffing requirements, interview and approve additions to staff.
 Resolve employment issues to support positive work climate and minimize legal risk.
 Responsible for outstanding invoices. Document all client contacts. Work with accounting to create documentation for additional services and outstanding invoices.
 Maintain technical and process manuals and provide technical input to Cerami database.

Experience

Education & Experience
• At least 10 years in the Architecture, Construction & Engineering industry.
• Bachelor of Science degree and/or experience in one or more of the following – acoustical, mechanical or architectural engineering involving noise and vibration analysis
• Must be proficient with sound and vibration measurement equipment including sound pressure level meters (preferably Bruel & Kjaer or NTi), multichannel analyzers (preferably National Instruments), FFT analysis, dynamic signal analysis, etc.
• Proficiency in programming languages such as Matlab and Labview, and other analysis software is helpful.
• Must have a working knowledge of Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing devices commonly found in building construction.

Contact
Trish Muench
tmuench@ceramiassociates.com

Cerami & Associates, Inc.
http://www.ceramiassociates.com/
404 Fifth Ave., 8th Floor
New York, NY 10018
US
212-370-1776

When responding, reference ad number 1180
Posted:


Senior Architectural Acoustics Consultant

Work at Jaffe Holden
We want to hire a Senior Architectural Acoustic Consultant who is skilled in client relations and experienced in the design and specification of a variety of acoustic solutions. This person will work full time in our Norwalk, CT office and join our team of passionate acoustic, audio/video and IT infrastructure consultants. Attention to detail and great communication skills are required. If you are a team player and passionate about designing aural solutions for complex projects, we want to hear from you! The position can be in Norwalk, Connecticut or Houston, Texas.
Our ideal candidate will have a college degree and at least six years of experience as an acoustic designer working in a consulting firm. The ideal candidate has the following:
• Experience working on and managing projects related to room acoustics, sound isolation, and mechanical system noise and vibration control
• Experience with various acoustics measurements
• Experience with acoustic modeling software, AutoCAD and/or Revit, and the Microsoft Office Suite
When you work at Jaffe Holden, you work with and learn from the very best in the industry. We encourage employees to develop a work-life balance and proudly offer benefits including a collaborative working environment, flex time, company-paid life insurance, company-paid health insurance that includes all premiums for employees, spouse and family, a company-funded health reimbursement account to cover out of pocket medical expenses, company-paid long and short term disability insurance, 401(k) plan with company contribution of three percent of an employee’s salary, company-paid dental care up to $1000 annually, flexible spending plan, and a great compensation package. Jaffe Holden is an equal opportunity employer. Great Place to Work awarded Jaffe Holden a "Great Rated" review!
Jaffe Holden is a full service acoustic, audio/video, and IT infrastructure consulting firm with a desire to exceed client, end-user and employee expectations. The firm provides consulting services for facilities of all types including academic learning environments, performing arts centers, houses of worship, museums, auditoriums, residential and corporate facilities, and convention centers. Since 1968, we have provided clients with the technical services and project management expertise that is essential to the successful completion of world-class projects.
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter including salary expectation to:
Paige Williams, Director of Marketing
PWilliams@JaffeHolden.com
www.JaffeHolden.com
www.facebook.com/JaffeHolden

Contact
Paige Williams
pwilliams@jaffeholden.com

Jaffe Holden Acoustics
http://www.jaffeholden.com
114A Washington St
Norwalk, CT 06854
USA
203-838-4167 x164

When responding, reference ad number 1156
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Consultant and Senior Consutant

With offices in San Francisco and San Jose, California, Salter Associates is an acoustical consulting and low-voltage systems design firm (AV, telecom, security). We have full-time acoustical consulting positions for recent college graduates (consultant), as well as for people with about five years of experience in the acoustics field, preferably at a consulting firm (senior consultant).
We consult on a variety of buildings, including multi-family residences, educational facilities, hospitals, performing arts facilities, and offices. Our services include sound isolation, room acoustics, HVAC system noise and vibration, environmental noise analyses, and vibration studies. We work with architects, building owners, and other consultants to address issues relating to sound and vibration in buildings.
These positions offer opportunities for self-starters to quickly contribute to the firm and work on a wide variety of projects. Job functions include:
• Analyzing project drawings, such as architectural, mechanical, and structural plans
• Developing recommendations for architects and other consultants
• Conducting measurements and analyzing data for environmental noise and vibration, HVAC noise, reverberation times, reflection patterns, and sound isolation
• Presenting technical information in clear language and graphics
We will train and provide direction, but also expect a high degree of independence. We are looking for people who can take on tasks and think critically about next steps. These positions require attention to detail, report writing, and interaction with clients.
Qualifications:
• Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in acoustics, engineering, architecture, or related field
• Ability to work independently
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Familiarity with standard office suite software (e.g., Word, Excel)
• CAD experience a plus
For the senior consultant position, additional qualifications include:
• About five years working in the acoustics field
• Experience interacting with clients, including business development
• Professional Engineering license a plus

Contact
Phil Sanders
philip.sanders@cmsalter.com

Salter Associates
http://www.cmsalter.com
130 Sutter Street, Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
USA

When responding, reference ad number 1179
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