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Acoustical Consultant - Grand Rapids, MI

Position Summary
Working under the supervision of the Senior Consultant, the Acoustical Consultant is responsible for designing and engineering acoustical solutions for optimizing acoustical performance as well as controlling, isolating, and mitigating vibration and structure-borne, HVAC, equipment generated, and environmental noise.
The Acoustical Consultant will work independently as well as collaboratively with staff to learn the fundamentals of solving acoustical challenges in a wide variety of projects including healthcare, education, industrial, religious, corporate, outdoor, and more.
If you like working in collaborative environment where you can put your acoustical knowledge and expertise to practice and you have the following qualifications and experience, send your cover letter and resume to Marci Boks,

About Us
ABD Engineering & Design is one of the nation's leading independent acoustical consulting and AV design firms. Our offices in Grand Rapids, MI and Portland, OR allow us to serve our clients across the country, and around the world.

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• Bachelors Degree in Architectural Acoustics, Engineering, Physics, or related field with emphasis on acoustics.
• Two to five years of experience in acoustical consulting, acoustical engineering, or related occupation.
• Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to think creatively.
• Excellent time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills.
• Experience with sound and vibration test equipment, preferably Larson-Davis.
• Solid understanding of acoustic principles and real-world application of building and environmental acoustics.
• Aware of sustainable design principles – preferably LEED AP certification.
• Experience in AutoCAD systems and acoustical modeling software including EASE, AIM, CATT, SoundPLAN, Cadna-A, or equivalent.
• Rigorous data processing and analysis skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and outstanding teaming skills.
• Willingness to be flexible, performing responsibilities not specifically identified in the job description and assuming new responsibilities as ABD’s needs change.
• Ability to travel as needed.
• Ability to relocate to our office in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Marci Boks

ABD Engineering & Design, Inc.

When responding, reference ad number 1230

Join our SAC Team as a subconsultant!

Want to collaborate but not sure how?
Want to take on larger projects as part of a team of consultants?
Want to use your expertise with less admin hassle?
Want an opportunity to do or learn something different?
Want to get to work with some of the cooler tools?
Want to have work to fill in the holes in your other projects?
Please join our subconsultant team! We are expanding our team of regulars, and I want to invite you to join us!

Joseph F. Bridger

Stewart Acoustical Consultants
7330 Chapel Hill Rd., Ste 201
Raleigh, NC 27607
9198580899, ext 77

When responding, reference ad number 1228

Come Join Our Team in North Carolina!

Would you like the chance to work closely with, learn from, and share with a team of acoustical consultants who collectively have over 200 years of experience?
Interested in working and living in the North Carolina area?
->Raleigh, Cary, Durham, and RTP all have a lot to offer and frequently top places to live and work.
Want to learn something new or different?
Looking for a place to grow?
Looking for a firm willing to invest in you?
Want to work with people who really like working together?

Requirements: Passion for acoustical consulting. Desire to build something together. Strong fundamentals. Experience preferred. This post is for a full time position, with the level (principal, senior consultant, down to analyst) commiserate with experience. What is most important, is someone excited about the opportunity. If you are truly happy where you are, then please stay put!

I want to invite you personally to consider joining our team! - Joseph F Bridger, Managing Principal

Joseph F. Bridger

Stewart Acoustical Consultants
7330 Chapel Hill Rd., Ste 201
Raleigh, NC 27607
9198580899, ext 77

When responding, reference ad number 1227

Professor of Architectural Acoustics

University of Florida School of Architecture

Tenure-Track Position in Architectural Acoustics and Design
The School of Architecture at the University of Florida invites applications for one tenure-track position in Architectural Acoustics at the rank of assistant or associate professor.

The graduate program in architectural acoustics at the University of Florida offers a course of study that leads to Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees. The focus of the program is to address the theories, research, teaching and practice of acoustics in architectural settings. Successful applicants for this positon will be instrumental in shaping the future direction of the architectural acoustics program and, therefore, must demonstrate a strong research agenda with a record of scholarly achievements and are expected to establish an internationally-recognized, externally funded research program, demonstrate their ability to be an enthusiastic, effective building technology and design studio teacher as well as be able to teach and conduct research on architectural acoustics in integration with other vital building performance subjects such as building structures and lighting within the greater context of architectural design integration. Responsibilities will include teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, advising M.S., M.Arch., and Ph.D. graduate students, curriculum development in the areas of technology and design, and service to the institution and the profession. The ability to inspire and engage students as well as attract students to study with you is expected.

The UF School of Architecture is known for a rigorous and coordinated curriculum and a strong design culture that includes substantial international opportunities and academic concentrations. The SoA program has more than five hundred students with twenty-four tenured/tenure-track faculty and offer the following degree programs: Bachelor of Design, Master of Architecture, Master of Science in Architectural Studies, as well as a Doctor of Philosophy. The School is one of five units in the College of Design, Construction and Planning’s active, interdisciplinary environment that seeks to contribute to the University’s goals for pre-eminence. Situated within the north Florida landscape of forests and springs, Gainesville is home to a vibrant intellectual community with diverse cultural and educational resources.

Required: Professional or post-professional graduate degree in architecture, and an articulated research agenda in the area of Architectural Acoustics.

Preferred: a Ph.D. and/or professional license are desirable; previous peer-reviewed scholarship and funded research, previous teaching experience in environmental technology, architectural acoustics and/or design studio, design studio teaching, and/or professional experience will also make up strong applications.

The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida’s “Government in the Sunshine” and Public Records laws. The University of Florida is ranked at #8 among public institutions with a strong commitment to equal opportunities and achieving diversity among its faculty. We encourage applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Review of completed applications will begin January 7th, 2019 with the intention of filling the position prior to Fall Semester 2019. Interested individuals should apply online at with the following materials: a detailed curriculum vitae, a 1-page statement of applicant’s teaching interest and vision, a 1-page statement of applicants research plans, a portfolio of creative, scholarly, professional and/or teaching work, full length copies of three example papers; copies of books or monographs; and at least three references with contact information. Inquiries may be sent to:

Nancy M. Clark
Chair, Faculty Search Committee -Architectural Acoustics University of Florida, School of Architecture
P.O. Box 115702, Gainesville, FL 32611-5702 Tel: 352-294-1471

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Gary Siebein

Siebein Associates, Inc.
625 NW 60th Street Suite C
Gainesville, FL 32607
United States

When responding, reference ad number 1226

Metropolitan Acoustics - Acoustic & Vibration Consultant

Metropolitan Acoustics, LLC is a nationally-recognized consulting firm specializing in acoustics and vibration. Established in 1990, our core services include architectural acoustics, noise and vibration control, sound and vibration monitoring, sound masking and sound modeling design. For the past two years, Metropolitan Acoustics has been a recipient of the Philadelphia 100 Award, a distinction given to the top 100 fastest growing companies in the Philadelphia area. We are seeking talented professionals to join us as we grow.

Position Title: Acoustic and Vibration Consultant
Position Type: Full-time
Start Date: ASAP

• Performs field testing including SPL, reverberation time, STC, IIC, vibration.
• Consults with clients providing guidance and expertise in acoustical and vibration design.
• Manages acoustic and vibration projects.
• Coordinates with team members inside and outside the company to produce design details.
• Performs acoustic studies using off-the-shelf software as well as Metropolitan Acoustics’ licensed and proprietary software.
• Composes high-quality reports with recommendations.
• Works with the acoustics and vibration team to refine our tools and develop new ones.
• Participates in professional development opportunities such as authoring technical papers, attending conferences, and participating in committees.

• 0-20+ years of experience in acoustics consulting or related field.
• Bachelors or Masters Degree in Acoustics, Physics, or relevant engineering field.
• Detail-oriented, organized, and highly motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Proficient with MS Word, MS Excel, Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Acrobat or Bluebeam.
• Experience with EASE, SketchUp, INSUL, and HVAC noise modeling software.

Compensation and Benefits:
Employee-owned and conveniently located in Center City Philadelphia above Suburban Station, Metropolitan Acoustics offers competitive salaries commensurate with each candidate’s qualifications. Benefits include health and dental insurance, health flexible spending account, 401K/profit sharing, professional development, generous paid time off, bonuses, and stock options.

Metropolitan Acoustics provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Please email resume to

Felicia Doggett

Metropolitan Acoustics, LLC
1628 JFK Blvd,, Suite 1902
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

When responding, reference ad number 1225