Acoustical Consultant (Salter, Bay Area offices)

Acoustical Consultant (Salter, Bay Area offices)


With offices in San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, Honolulu, and Seattle, Salter is an acoustical consulting and low-voltage technology (audiovisual, telecommunications, security) systems design firm. We work with architects, building owners, and other consultants on issues relating to sound and vibration in a variety of building types.


We are looking for entry-level or early-career acoustical consultants for our San Francisco and San Jose offices. Working at Salter offers opportunities to quickly contribute to the firm and to work on a wide variety of projects. We provide mentorship and on-the-job training for new consultants, but also expect them to have a high degree of independence. Job functions include:

  • Analyzing project drawings and specifications
  • Working with architects, other engineering disciplines, contractors, and owners to develop project‑appropriate and cost‑effective acoustical designs
  • Conducting acoustical measurements and analyzing data for environmental noise and vibration, HVAC noise, reverberation times, reflection patterns, and sound isolation
  • Using acoustical software modeling tools
  • Presenting technical information to clients in concise clear language and graphics

Our work includes field visits to construction sites, use of ladders, and occasional off-hour measurements. There is also the occasional need for travel out of the area.


  • Full payment of insurance premiums (for the whole family, not just the employee)
    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
    • Life and disability insurance
  • 5% 401k contributions (independent of any employee contributions)
  • Public transportation subsidies
  • Reimbursement of professional licensing fees
  • Generous paid vacation days and holidays

After the first year, consultants are eligible to participate in an individual bonus program (based on individual performance, separate from any company-wide bonuses).


  • Bachelor’s degree in acoustics, a field related to acoustics (e.g., mechanical engineering, architecture), and/or a demonstrated serious interest in acoustics
  • Ability to learn and work independently
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with standard Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel) software
  • CAD experience a plus

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Acoustics and AV Design Consultant – Geiler & Associates

Acoustics and AV Design Consultant – Geiler & Associates

Geiler & Associates, LLC located in Aurora, Colorado has an opening for acoustical/audio & video system designer.  Candidates should have a B.S., or B.A. in architectural, mechanical, electrical engineering, or related fields and at least 1 year experience in acoustics and audio & video design.  Responsibilities would include consulting on projects involving room acoustics, sound isolation, environmental noise control, HVAC noise & vibration control as well as audio & video system design.  Good written and oral communication skills, ability to manage multiple projects and a proven record of being able to work independently are essential.  Candidates should be proficient in Revit, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office with experience with 3-D acoustic modeling (Cadna & EASE) and acoustic measurements a plus.

Information on our firm can be found at

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Acoustics Consultant – Arup

Acoustics Consultant – Arup

Dedicated to sustainable development, Arup is a collective of designers, advisors and experts working globally. Founded to be humane and excellent, we collaborate with our clients and partners using imagination, technology, and rigor to shape a better world.

Our Boston Acoustics, Audiovisual, Theatre, and Experience Design team is growing and we are seeking candidates with experience focused on acoustic consulting.

You will collaborate within our dynamic regional multidisciplinary acoustics, audiovisual, theatre and experience team, on project sectors ranging from arts and culture, entertainment, sport, urban design, transportation, science, healthcare, education, and corporate environments.

Responsibilities of this specific role will include, but not be limited to the following:

Project Impact

  • Thoroughly explore technical solutions, and also take time to ensure the technical analysis are aligned project needs
  • Consider commercial aspects of a project – contracts, financial performance, resourcing – and consider them in your approach to project delivery
  • Have an eye for detail in all written, visual, and verbal communication
  • Strive to deliver innovative acoustic and design solutions
  • Understand the multidisciplinary nature of acoustic consulting work, and can coordinate design with design team members
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the architectural design and construction process

Personal Impact

  • You are passionate about acoustic design and architecture, and their effects on people, cities, and health
  • You thrive within a team environment in collaboration with team members at all levels and can take direction to work autonomously
  • You communicate technical concepts clearly and in an organized manner
  • You are motivated to stay on top of industry trends and best practices
  • You stay organized and calm under moments of high pressure, finding productive ways to prioritize and thrive
  • You understand your strengths and how they can be applied to teams, projects, and clients

Team Impact

  • You contribute to overall team success through project management, technical delivery, and client care.
  • You are proactive in project delivery and achieving deadlines
  • You develop others by sharing technical experience/knowledge, provide guidance, and feedback

Your experience/qualifications:

  • Degree in acoustics or architectural engineering OR a degree in architecture, music, physics, engineering, computer science, sound reproduction, sound recording, with strong demonstrated experience in acoustics
  • 4+ years of relevant experience in acoustic design
  • Strong grasp of fundamental of acoustics, fundamentals of vibration, engineering acoustics, noise control, digital signal processing, electroacoustics, human responses to acoustics and vibration
  • Proficiency with specialist technical equipment and software such as B&K, CATT, EASE, Odeon, Max/MSP, AutoCad, Revit, Rhino, Grasshopper, Sketchup
  • Candidates with additional experience in music, composition, electronic music, recording, 3D sound, live sound, production are particularly encouraged to apply

Benefits that Work – At Arup, we have a comprehensive and valuable benefits program that works for our employees and their families while keeping costs low. These benefits provide health and welfare security for you as well as paid time off for rest and renewal. Our Global Profit Share Plan (paid bi-annually) provides an opportunity for you to share in the success of the Firm. As a valued employee of Arup, you can also choose to participate in our 401(k) plan with up to 10% company match to help you save for your future.

Flexible Working – We believe that flexible arrangements create a more inclusive way of working that supports our diversity and the wellbeing of our people. Options for alternative schedules and the ability to work outside of the office for a portion of your workweek are available.

Arup is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of national origin, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or other status protected by law. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please contact us at

Interested candidates should apply here.


Acoustical Consultant – SLR International Corporation

Acoustical Consultant – SLR International Corporation

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SLR International Corporation is seeking an entry to mid-level Staff Consultant to join our Acoustical Consulting operations in Houston, Texas; Portland, Oregon; or Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our preferred candidate will have a very strong academic background, and 0-2 years of experience working in either the architectural or engineering field, or as an acoustical consultant. In order to succeed in this position, candidates must be resourceful, intelligent, flexible, and willing to learn. This full-time role is an excellent opportunity to join a team that is focused on client service, technical excellence, and a solutions-oriented approach to each project.

About SLR

SLR is a professional consulting and advisory firm that has been advising clients for over 20 years. Starting as a UK business, we now operate as a global company with more than 2000 people delivering client solutions across five regions.  In the United States, SLR has nearly 500 employees located throughout 35 offices. Our team represents a broad and diverse range of technical and environmental capabilities. SLR’s professionals offer a blend of experience incorporating engineers, geologists, toxicologists, hydrogeologists, remediation specialists, regulatory and compliance specialists, and environmental scientists.  We work for clients throughout our six primary business sectors: Energy, Mining, Industry, Infrastructure, Built Environment and Power.

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, orthodontia, vision, flexible spending account, generous PTO accrual, 10 paid holidays, 401(k) retirement account with company matching program, company paid life insurance, short & long term disability insurance, and employee assistance program.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are at the core of who we are and want to be.

SLR is proud to be an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity / Veterans / Disabled Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, civil union status, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or veteran status. Applicants may obtain a copy of SLR’s Dissemination policy upon request and are eligible to use the resolution process contained therein.

At SLR, we embrace diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within and outside our organization. We respect and celebrate differences and want to ensure that we continuously strive to build a place where everyone feels included and is encouraged to be their authentic self.

We are committed to these values, and our SLR Culture & Diversity Team works to actively promote diversity, equity, and inclusion across our people and talent processes, operations, and client work around the world. If you have a disability and need reasonable accommodations at any point in the application or interview process, please contact us at careers-us@slrconsulting.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Physics
0-2 years of work experience in Engineering, Architecture, or Acoustical Consulting
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office software suite
Demonstrated ability to learn and use design and engineering software
Willingness and ability to travel by airplane and car, including overnight travel
Valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications
High GPA, academic achievements, and academic recognition
Working knowledge of acoustics
Familiarity with use of acoustical instrumentation
Experience in architectural/industrial acoustics or engineering practice
Willingness to participate in and cross-train for environmental, industrial, and other engineering projects as needed
INCE Bd. Cert., LEED, AIA, and/or PE certification or pathway
Experience with software programs such as SoundPlan, Cadna/A, CATT, INSUL, and EASE

Personal Attributes/Traits

Proficient in organizational, interpersonal, analytical, and client relations skills
Eager and willing to learn on the job
Able to develop rapport and credibility with clients and coworkers
Able to work well independently and as part of a team
Excellent time management skills
Capable of meeting budgets and deadlines
Independent with little need for oversight on common tasks
Responsible and self-motivated
Detail oriented, but able to see the big picture and long term project goals

Key Responsibilities

Work with a diverse group of clients, in various locations inside and outside of the United States
Perform field work
Help in preparing project reports and presentations for clients
Assist with aspects of measuring, quantifying and analyzing sounds, noise and vibration
Attend meetings with clients
Work alongside SLR engineers and specialists, assisting with work in a variety of disciplines
Contribute to project deliverables, multi-tasking and working concurrently on different projects

Acoustician – Seattle, WA

Acoustician – Seattle, WA

Acoustician – ( 220003P2 )


The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!

Your Opportunity

  • Stantec’s West Coast buildings group is looking for an Acoustician to join their growing team. This position will be located in Stantec’s Seattle, WA office.
  • Your Key Responsibilities
  • Coordinates with architects, engineers and other disciplines in the built environment.
  • Partners with the design team on architectural acoustics, mechanical systems noise and vibration control, and environmental noise control.
  • Builds and maintains client relationships.
  • Meets financial performance targets and delivers projects within budget.
  • Handles acoustic design development and document preparation.
  • Researches, prepares, and presents coordinated design options.
  • Reviews drawings and researches code issues to comply with city, state, and county regulations.
  • Communicates with manufacturers, design team, and contractors to address challenges and develop practical design options.
  • Provides input on the creation and editing of technical specifications for acoustical products.
  • Understands the technical background behind his/her own work
  • Wiling and capable to communicate designs and design requirements with clients.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Professional experience specific to acoustical design and vibration control in a wide variety of project types, including, but not limited to, educational facilities, theatres for drama and music, healthcare facilities, commercial spaces, high-end multifamily residential, and environmental noise.
  • Ability to produce, project-related documents, including sketches, memos, and reports to appropriate standards.
  • Knowledge of applicable codes and standards applicable to the industry.
  • Familiarity with and ability to apply sustainable design principles within projects, including LEED and WELL.
  • Knowledge of related engineering standards.
  • Experience in the construction industry and/or in-depth knowledge of construction processes is preferred.
  • Ability to review detailed drawings.
  • Ability to research and present design options.
  • Ability to learn or basic familiarity with recent versions of AutoCAD; in particular, AutoCAD MEP and Revit MEP preferred.
  • Familiarity with SoundPlan, EASE, and sound and vibration measuring equipment preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of office software.
  • Ability to learn and deftly navigate customized in-house database and software applications.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and act upon information included in specifications, submittals, RFIs, etc.
  • This position will report to and be required to work within the Seattle, Washington offices five days a week to start for onboarding. Presence in the Seattle, Washington offices is required a minimum of three days per week after onboarding.
  • Regional and out-of-state travel is required on occasion.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors’ degree in related field plus minimum of 5 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. The related experience should predominantly be in building acoustics.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best!

Primary Location : United States-Washington-Seattle

Organization : BC-2048 Buildings-US Northwest

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Oct 28, 2022, 12:57:50 PM

Req ID: 220003P2

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

Apply online here.

Acoustical Consultant

Acoustical Consultant

About Thorburn Associates Inc:

Thorburn Associates is a professional service firm providing acoustical consulting, technology system engineering, and lighting design for the commercial, corporate, leisure, public, residential, and retail Industries. Thorburn Associates provides integrated collaborative designs for both new construction and renovations.


Job Summary:

We are looking for a full-time Acoustical Engineer at the Associate or Senior Associate rank to join us working remotely from home in the Charlotte metro. In this position you will consult on a range of project types using your expertise in room acoustics, sound isolation, HVAC system noise, and vibration control to enhance the design and solve unique acoustical challenges. This role is ideal for an acoustician interested in working on a broad range of architectural projects.


Primary Responsibilities:

    • Serve as clients’ main point of contact
    • Develop acoustical criteria for projects
    • Prepare reports with acoustical analyses and solutions
    • Review submittals during project construction
    • Conduct acoustic measurements
    • Estimate time required for project proposals



    • Bachelor’s degree in acoustics, mechanical engineering, or related field
    • Excellent written communication skills
    • Good verbal communication skills
    • Must be self-directed
    • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
    • Experience in project management
    • Experience in Bluebeam, AutoCAD, and EASE preferred
    • Previous consulting experience preferred



    • Benefits start day one
    • Medical insurance fully paid by company
    • Dental and Vision coverage
    • Short term disability insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Simple IRA with 3% employer match
    • Paid time off and holidays


Equal Opportunity Statement:

Thorburn Associates is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and seek to create an inclusive environment. Our team represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. A diverse workforce is central to our success as the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

Please apply here.