Acoustical Consultant

Acoustical Consultant

Wrightson, Johnson, Haddon & Williams, Inc. (WJHW), a nationally recognized design and consulting firm, has an opening for an Acoustical Consultant.

We are looking for an experienced acoustician with at least 5 years of consulting or similar experience; however, we welcome and encourage inquiries from recent college graduates.

Responsibilities Include:
The successful applicant will interact with clients, work with a group of acoustical consultants with varying degrees of experience, learn to manage projects from schematic design through completion, make acoustical measurements, and prepare test reports. The selected applicant will also work with other technical systems designers on a variety of projects, including sports venues, education, corporate office, civic buildings and environmental. The position includes the development and implementation of acoustical design, as well as, testing/analysis/modeling of acoustic systems.

Qualifications and Experience:
This position requires application of the principles and techniques of physics, engineering, and mathematics to the assessment, design, testing, and development of acoustical plans for architectural room acoustics, architectural sound isolation, mechanical noise and vibration control, and environmental noise.

• A degree in Engineering, Architecture, or other audio related field
• Experience in sound acoustical design, et. demonstrating a strong interest in the field
• Desire to perform acoustical consulting and design at a high level

WJHW offers a competitive salary as well as a generous benefit package which includes employer-paid health insurance premiums for employees, 401k, and profit-sharing plan, etc.

Submit resume by email to employment@wjhw.com. WJHW will contact selected applicants to complete an application and schedule a formal interview. All applicants must be United States citizens or otherwise be legally allowed to work in the United States without our sponsorship (legal green card status, etc.).

WJHW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. WJHW does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, disability, sex, age, ancestry, medical condition, marital status or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

WJHW is a drug-free workplace. The manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, sale, purchase, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana on company or clients’ property is prohibited, including the use, possession or selling of drug paraphernalia. Employees who violate this policy are subject to appropriate disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Acoustical Consultant – Denver, CO

Acoustical Consultant – Denver, CO

CENSEO AV+Acoustics is an acoustical engineering and audiovisual design consulting firm founded in 2012, with headquarters in Kailua, Hawaii and mainland locations in Denver, Colorado and Seattle, Washington. As our firm expands and grows, we seek the ideal candidate to join our team of engineers. We are seeking an experienced Acoustical Consultant in our office located in Denver, CO. The position includes a diverse range of projects including civic, commercial, educational, government, healthcare, military, performing arts, residential, resorts and hotels, worship spaces, and others.

The ideal candidate will have 3 years of experience conducting acoustical analysis, acoustical field tests and measurements, building acoustical and system computer models (such as CadnaA, EASE, etc.), and consulting on a wide range of acoustical and AV design projects.

Our new team member will be responsible for system designs, data analysis, field testing, and client interaction. The Consultant will gather information directly from clients and implement into design drawings. Our consultants are involved with the full Project Management process from proposal to final check-out.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Acoustical Design
  • Prepare reports and communicate directly with clients
  • Analyze and collect acoustic, noise, and vibration data
  • Prepare calculations, design drawings, and system specifications
  • Project management and successful implementation
  • Follow CENSEO’s protocol and quality standards
  • Participate in marketing and business development efforts
  • Commit to working knowledge and small business growth

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the field of Acoustics
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering, acoustics, or a closely related field
  • Passion for AV and acoustics, building/construction, and design
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines and manage projects
  • Desire to contribute to and grow with our CENSEO team
  • Project experience in room acoustics, sound isolation, and noise and vibration control
  • Understanding of acoustics standards and measurements
  • Experience interpreting building drawings and specs
  • Proficiency in Auto CAD, Revit, CadnaA, EASE, other sound modeling software, and Microsoft Suite

CENSEO’s portfolio includes a wide range of project types with local and global reach. Our team has been awarded Pacific Business News “Fastest 50” and has been recognized for leadership, quality, a healthy work environment. We remain involved in many professional organizations and promote a positive work-life balance.

CENSEO affords equal employment opportunities to all individuals according to the U.S. Department of Labor Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policy. We offer competitive salaries and highly desirable benefits including PTO, 401K, medical/dental insurance plans, and many other benefits. Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. For more information about CENSEO, please visit www.CENSEO.design.

Qualified applicants, please submit cover letter and resume to: Todd Beiler, President recruiting@CENSEO.design. 

Acoustical Consultant – Kailua, HI

Acoustical Consultant – Kailua, HI

CENSEO AV+Acoustics is an acoustical engineering and audiovisual design consulting firm founded in 2012, with headquarters in Kailua, Hawaii and mainland locations in Denver, Colorado and Seattle, Washington. As our firm expands and grows, we seek the ideal candidate to join our team of engineers. We are seeking an experienced Acoustical Consultant in our office located in Kailua, HI. The position includes a diverse range of projects including civic, commercial, educational, government, healthcare, military, performing arts, residential, resorts and hotels, worship spaces, and others.

The ideal candidate will have 3 years of experience conducting acoustical analysis, acoustical field tests and measurements, building acoustical and system computer models (such as CadnaA, EASE, etc.), and consulting on a wide range of acoustical and AV design projects.

Our new team member will be responsible for system designs, data analysis, field testing, and client interaction. The Consultant will gather information directly from clients and implement into design drawings. Our consultants are involved with the full Project Management process from proposal to final check-out.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Acoustical Design
  • Prepare reports and communicate directly with clients
  • Analyze and collect acoustic, noise, and vibration data
  • Prepare calculations, design drawings, and system specifications
  • Project management and successful implementation
  • Follow CENSEO’s protocol and quality standards
  • Participate in marketing and business development efforts
  • Commit to working knowledge and small business growth

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the field of Acoustics
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering, acoustics, or a closely related field
  • Passion for AV and acoustics, building/construction, and design
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines and manage projects
  • Desire to contribute to and grow with our CENSEO team
  • Project experience in room acoustics, sound isolation, and noise and vibration control
  • Understanding of acoustics standards and measurements
  • Experience interpreting building drawings and specs
  • Proficiency in Auto CAD, Revit, CadnaA, EASE, other sound modeling software, and Microsoft Suite

CENSEO’s portfolio includes a wide range of project types with local and global reach. Our team has been awarded Pacific Business News “Fastest 50” and has been recognized for leadership, quality, a healthy work environment. We remain involved in many professional organizations and promote a positive work-life balance.

CENSEO affords equal employment opportunities to all individuals according to the U.S. Department of Labor Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policy. We offer competitive salaries and highly desirable benefits including PTO, 401K, medical/dental insurance plans, and many other benefits. Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. For more information about CENSEO, please visit www.CENSEO.design.

Qualified applicants, please submit cover letter and resume to: Todd Beiler, President recruiting@CENSEO.design. 

Senior Acoustics Engineer/Consultant

Senior Acoustics Engineer/Consultant

Stantec Senior Acoustics Engineer/Consultant – ( 240000BQ )

Description

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec Canada seeks motivated individuals with a minimum 10 years of experience to help support and participate in the continuous growth of our services in the building acoustics market. The ideal candidate will have an interest in the technical and client management of complex projects in the built environment, and the integration of acoustics into the design of high performing buildings.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Working directly with the Noise, Vibration and Acoustics (NVA) group’s building acoustic lead to support building acoustic projects for both internal and external clients.
  • Be proactive and motivated to meet agreed deadlines.
  • Manage building acoustics projects ranging from small to large scale from inception to completion; Project deliverables are on schedule, within the scope and budget of the project.
  • Collaborate with project managers to manage acoustic scope and deliverables on multi-discipline Stantec projects.
  • Contribute to growing new building acoustics services annually.
  • Identify and develop new opportunities, prepare effective technical proposals, and take an active role in the development of our business with new and existing clients.
  • Collaborate with clients and expand client relationships that generate repeat business.
  • Undertake architectural acoustic and vibration design, including evaluating, specifying, and designing noise and vibration controls for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) systems.
  • Develop clear recommendations and communicate via written documents and sketches to clients, architects, engineers, and contractors.
  • Lead meetings and workshops with clients, including preparing and carrying out presentations.
  • Conduct and supervise sound and vibration measurements on-site.
  • Conduct and supervise field reviews during contract administration, review shop drawings and support the construction phase of projects.
  • Responsible for financial management of projects.
  • Participate in conducting site visits, undertaking research, data collection/field surveys, data summary, and documenting observations.
  • Maintaining professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of the latest trends, software, and technology.
  • Conducting data collection, desktop based technical analysis and modeling, post processing, interpretation, and documentation of results.
  • Coordinating with project teams (internal and external).
  • Working to assist in streamlining and standardizing methods for data collection and analysis.
  • Overseeing and training junior and intermediate staff in both field work, analysis and report preparation.
  • Collaborate with other Stantec practitioners from multiple offices around the global organization.

Qualifications

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Knowledge of architectural acoustics, mechanical HVAC noise control design and vibration isolation is required. Those with a strong mechanical noise background are preferred.
  • Experience on Design-Build and Public-Private-Partnership (P3) project delivery models would be an asset.
  • Familiarity with noise and vibration data acquisition practices and software.
  • Experience with building acoustics testing, including ASTC, AIIC and NC.
  • Experience with sound and vibration measurement instruments and modeling software (e.g., CADNA/A, TNM, Stamina, STAMSON, INSUL, EASE, ODEON etc.) would be an asset.
  • Demonstrated experience in working in a team environment and communicating with external clients.
  • Working knowledge of software (e.g., Microsoft Office, CAD, etc.).
  • Creative, organized, and able to multi-task while working independently.
  • Excellent communication (written/verbal), strategic thinking, negotiation, presentation, and “people” skills.
  • Diligent and detail oriented with the desire to learn.
  • Flexibility in scheduling required for travel related to site surveys.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Availability to conduct field work during and outside normal business hours, and for extended periods as required.
  • Willingness for occasional travel, within Canada or internationally.

Education and Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited university or college with applicable engineering and/or technical degree.
  • 10 years of consulting in the field of architectural acoustics and/or mechanical noise consulting.
  • Registered or eligible to register as Professional Engineer with the Professional Engineer of Ontario or other Canadian provinces is an asset.

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.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : Canada-Ontario-Mississauga

Other Locations : Canada-Ontario-Stoney Creek, Canada-Alberta-Calgary, Canada-Ontario-Ottawa, Canada-Ontario-Toronto, Canada-Quebec-Montréal

Work Locations : Toronto ON

Organization : BC-1609 EnvSvcs-CA Ontario West

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 24, 2024, 9:29:47 AM

Req ID: 240000BQ

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 here.

Senior Acoustical Consultant

Senior Acoustical Consultant

We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated Acoustical Consultant who will be responsible for performing consulting and design services and is looking for advancement into management. We’re looking for someone who is proactive, self-motivated, and has a willingness to learn. The position will require active participation in managing several projects at one time, while ensuring efficiency, accuracy, and top-quality work is being delivered to our clients.

We are excited to offer an employment opportunity for the right individual in our Kailua office on the island of O’ahu. Oʻahu, the “Heart of Hawaiʻi,” is Hawaii’s political and economic center home to historic Honolulu, the state capitol, and iconic locations and attractions, including Waikīkī Beach, Pearl Harbor, Lēʻahi (Diamond Head) and more. Hawaii has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and its mild tropical climate is considered by many people to be ideal. This is an opportunity to not only enjoy the a near perfect climate and lifestyle but also become a part of a leading Acoustical Engineering, Theatre, and Audio-Video Consulting firm.

Job Description

The successful candidate will have a BS or MS in a field of science or engineering with at least four years of experience in acoustical consulting. The Consultant will conduct field measurements, develop recommendations for room acoustics, airborne and structure-borne sound insulation, and perform HVAC system noise and vibration control engineering. In addition, the Senior Consultant will conduct environmental noise assessment studies, including the development of noise mitigation. Experience in the design of audio-visual systems would be a plus. Additionally, a Senior Consultant is responsible for preparing design documents, participating in project design team meetings, coordinating with other design team members concerning acoustical design details, developing acoustical criteria for different types of facilities, and preparing proposals for new work. A working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or Revit is desirable. Experience in the use of various sound level instruments is essential. Project work includes direct contact and coordination with our clients. Excellent verbal and writing skills are a must. Some travel can be expected, but mostly it will entail inter-island travel.

Salary will be competitive and employee benefits are exceptional. The potential for substantial, performance-based bonuses is great. For more information about D. L. Adams Associates, check out our website at www.dlaa.com.

Send your resume and a letter of interest to kailuajob@dlaa.com,. We want to know why this is the right fit for you.

 Industry

  • Performing Arts Facilities
  • Environmental Noise Abatement and Control
  • Religious Facilities
  • Museums & Art Institutions
  • Hospital & Health Care
  • Multi-family Dwellings
  • Educational Facilities
  • Corporate/Office
  • Military Installations

Employment Type

Full-time

Architectural Acoustic Consultant (3-5 yrs. Professional Experience)

Architectural Acoustic Consultant (3-5 yrs. Professional Experience)

Threshold Acoustics approaches the visual realm of architecture holistically to reinforce the subtlety, power, and delight that sound can bring to the built environment. Our acoustics team delivers aurally rich, clear, and immersive sound for places of gathering where we learn, share wisdom, and pass along culture. We work alongside designers, artists, and administrators to deliver designs that address the needs of end users in the Performing Arts, Cultural, Educational, Worship, and Commercial realm.

Threshold is seeking an individual with 3-5 years of experience in acoustics consulting, architecture or a related field, The ideal candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills, be highly organized with exceptional attention to detail, time management, and follow-through. Experience in live performance is a plus. A bachelor’s degree in Architectural Acoustics, Music Technology, Architecture, Physics, or related field is required. A sense of curiosity and openness to learning more about room acoustics, architectural design, and construction professions are a priority. Interest and experience in multi-disciplinary performing art forms such as music, theatre, or dance are welcome. Areas of responsibility and appropriate skills necessary for success will include all or most of the following:

Essential Functions:

  • Manage day-to-day acoustic design activities, across multiple projects to achieve client’s goals.
  • Maintain awareness of project scope and fee status, monitor schedule, and oversee the execution of deliverables.
  • Contribute to the design process as an active team member and participate in client or user group meetings when required.
  • Provide acoustic analysis to support recommendations and collaborate with design team to further develop and integrate architectural acoustic design in the areas of room acoustics, sound isolation, and building systems noise and vibration control.
  • Coordinate and communicate design work externally with project design teams and client groups and internally with collaborating colleagues in both AV and Acoustics.

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Experience in project-based architectural acoustic consulting or related fields.
  • Experience in acoustic analysis methodologies, supporting software and design strategies to underpin recommendations.
  • Capable of skilled, largely autonomous work under the guidance of senior staff.
  • Familiarity with building design phases and construction process.
  • Architectural mindset focused on functional aspects and spatial requirements of buildings and building systems.
  • Technical narrative writing and communication, especially to non-scientific audiences.
  • Project management experience a plus, including oversight of project scope, fee and deliverables

Experience with the following software

  • Bluebeam, Revit / BIM modeling, AutoCAD
  • MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • 3D modeling: Sketchup, Rhino
  • Bruel and Kjaer meters and software – familiarity is a plus
  • Odeon, Max MSP, SoundPlan, MatLab – familiarity is a plus
  • Architectural or Professional Engineer licensure is also a plus

Environment, Physical demands, and other considerations:

  • The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from multiple people and interact with other staff and, occasionally, with clients
  • The position is primarily in-person, in an office but will include some remote work
  • Ability to travel is expected

Benefits/Work life:

  • Competitive salary and benefits, including holidays, vacation, sick leave, 401K, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), long term disability, and medical, optical, and dental policies
  • Partial reimbursement for tickets to live performances or other events that expand our collective experience with a wide range of
    performing arts outlets
  • Conference attendance is supported according to personal interests and the company’s need to efficiently cover potential markets
  • Relocation expenses negotiable

Threshold as a company works to create spaces we are immersed in each other’s presence and can build authentic human connections. It is with this ethos in mind that we now make a deliberate effort to do our part dismantling the undeniable inequality in our profession and in our society. Our Social and Environmental Justice Mission Statement (found here) is a conscious call to action, both as individuals and as a company.

We look forward to hearing about how your individual skills and experience make you the best candidate for this position.

To apply, submit a Resume and Cover Letter addressed to Constance E. Walker, Managing Principal at info@thresholdacoustics.com.