Senior Acoustical Engineer/Consultant

Senior Acoustical Engineer/Consultant

Noise Control Engineering, LLC (NCE) is seeking a Senior Acoustical Engineer/Consultant to lead our industrial acoustical consulting business.

NCE is a premier engineering consulting firm located in Billerica, Massachusetts. We specialize in industrial and marine noise and vibration control, assisting a diverse range of clients to design safe and comfortable working and living environments that meet a range of acoustic criteria. We pride ourselves on effective and efficient acoustical analyses and in-field testing to assess and solve challenging noise issues.

In this role, you will lead efforts to develop new business relationships, interface directly with clients, identify appropriate analysis approaches for a variety of acoustical issues, and perform modeling and testing to evaluate and solve acoustical problems. You will be responsible for leading NCE engineers to assist you in performing model-based assessments and in-field testing, simultaneously providing a learning environment where NCE employees can succeed and develop. You will create budgets for marketing and business development efforts and attend related trade shows and events to develop and expand NCE’s land-based business portfolio. You will also be required to occasionally assist with marine acoustics projects.

NCE encourages forward thinking and identification of new approaches to data collection and analysis. Travel is required throughout the United States and sometimes abroad.

Please visit our website ( to learn more about our company, our projects and clients, and what is happening at NCE.

Interested applicants should submit their cover letter and resume to our applicant center for review. A writing sample will be requested as part of the evaluation process.

Successful NCE Employees:

  • Are eager to perform acoustical and vibration design assessments, mitigation strategy development, and testing.
  • Strive for excellence.
  • Demonstrate a mutual respect for coworkers in a culture of collaboration, integrity, and innovation.
  • Are willing to take on our clients’ problems as our own, become the clients’ advocate, and cultivate long-term client relationships.
  • Demonstrate excellent written, verbal, and graphical communication
  • Demonstrate a passion for noise and vibration control
  • Are motivated to identify and pursue internal and external professional growth opportunities, including areas outside their specific discipline.


  • BS, MS, or PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Acoustics, or other related field, preferably with coursework in acoustics and/or vibrations.


  • 7-10+ years of working experience.
  • A comprehensive understanding of sound and vibration control in industrial environments.
  • Experience with positive client interaction and business development.
  • Experience in leading and managing noise control projects, individually and with a team.
  • Experience performing acoustic testing for diagnostics and compliance.
  • Acoustical computational modeling experience with demonstrated success.
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office software packages.
  • Travel and fieldwork are required.  Some project assignments may require a valid driver’s license, current passport, and/or TWIC card.
  • NCE works on ITAR and classified projects. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen in order to comply with the requirements of these projects.

NCE offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical/dental coverage, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, bonus and profit-sharing plans, and a 401(k) plan. We are an employee-owned company and we aim to take care of our employees as well as the company.

NCE is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. To provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. NCE does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.

We encourage women, minorities, veterans, disabled veterans, and the disabled to apply for this position.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should submit the following items to our applicant center in order to be considered for the position –

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

Applicants missing any documentation will not be considered.

Sr. Acoustical Consultant -Jaffe Holden

Sr. Acoustical Consultant -Jaffe Holden

Jaffe Holden wants to hire another talented person for our team!
We are hiring a Senior Acoustical Consultant who is excited about working on world-class projects and has approximately seven or more years’ experience working in acoustical design consulting. This person may work remotely from within the continental U.S. or from our Norwalk, CT office and will join our team of passionate acoustic and audio/video consultants.

Our company is a leader in the acoustic design of performing arts centers, higher education buildings, world-class museums, houses of worship, and other buildings where the users are passionate about sound. Our clients look to Jaffe Holden for creative solutions to complex projects, and our team members are the best in the business. If you are a team player, a good communicator, and are passionate about becoming a leader in designing acoustic solutions for complex projects, we want to hear from you!

Our ideal candidate will have a college degree and at least seven years of experience in the field of acoustical design.                  The candidate will work with our team to:
· Assist in conducting client programming/needs analysis and developing basis of design documentation
· Work directly with principals on the design of the acoustics for a wide range of projects
· Prepare reports and diagrams; run acoustic models
· Attend meetings with clients, remotely or on site (mainly U.S. and Canada, but other international travel may be required).
· Conduct CA work including site visits and testing, and attend tuning concerts with live musicians

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 five percent of employee’s salary, with no need for any match by the employee; company-paid dental care up to $1,000 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 and audio/video 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, and auditoriums. 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:
Kristi L. Weierbach, Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM SCP, Human Resources
Jaffe Holden is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Senior or Principal Acoustics Consultant-Southern California – acentech

Senior or Principal Acoustics Consultant-Southern California – acentech

We seek to hire an experienced acoustics consultant to work in our Architectural Acoustics and Mechanical Noise Control Group located in Southern California.

This senior-level position is client-facing, hands-on consulting for the full range of our projects, including commercial, civic, education, worship, residential, healthcare, and performing arts. You will work alongside some of the best acoustical consultants in the country to provide excellent guidance to our clients – architects, engineers, building owners, arts organizations, and other user groups. Our consultants are involved with all aspects of project management – from proposal writing to final construction and project closeout. Acentech’s consultants are actively involved with many professional societies (ASA, INCE, and others), and support the firm’s marketing and business development efforts.

Experience and background well suited to this position include:

  • 10+ years working for an acoustics consulting firm.
  • Proven acoustics consulting project management experience.
  • Providing consulting related to room acoustics, sound isolation, and mechanical system noise and vibration control on a variety of project types.
  • Evaluating community and environmental noise.
  • Reading and interpreting building drawings and specifications.
  • Strong communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Skill and interest in developing business, and an eagerness to be one of the “faces” of Acentech.
  • Passion for their work – for buildings, for sound, for music.

Additional experience that is beneficial (but not required to apply) includes:

  • A working understanding of vibration isolation.
  • Performing acoustics measurements, in accordance with ANSI, ASTM, and ISO standards.
  • Familiarity with acoustical modeling software, noise modeling software, AutoCAD, and/or Revit.
  • A Master’s degree in a field directly or closely related to architectural acoustics.
  • Demonstrated leadership in the field, via speaking engagements, byline articles, blog posts, etc.

Acentech is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm specializing in acoustics, noise and vibration control, audiovisual systems, telecommunications, and security system design, serving a diverse group of clients across the United States from our strategically located offices. With a professional staff of more than 65 consultants, Acentech is one of the oldest and largest organizations of its type. We foster a highly collaborative environment and we actively look for candidates that can further broaden and enrich our experience, perspective, and expertise. Acentech places a high value on a diverse workforce, and encourages applications from all backgrounds. We value our culture and our staff and place a premium on work-life balance. We are extremely proud of being a 100% employee-owned firm.

Acentech is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salaries and outstanding benefits including three weeks of vacation for starting employees, 11 paid holidays, 80 hours of paid sick leave, health and dental coverage that is 80% company paid including reimbursement for 100% of deductible costs, tuition reimbursement, 401(k), and many other benefits. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

Interested applicants can email or apply on our website.