Acoustic and Vibration Consultant

Acoustic and Vibration Consultant

Metropolitan Acoustics, LLC, located on the 19th floor of 8 Penn Center in Center City Philadelphia, 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, and sound propagation modeling design. We are seeking a talented professional to join us as we grow.

Number of Positions: 1

Position Title: Consultant/Senior Consultant

Position Type: Full-time


  • Consult with clients providing guidance and expertise in acoustical and vibration design.
  • Manage acoustic and vibration projects (for higher level consultants).
  • Analyze project documents such as drawings and specifications.
  • Create acoustic computer models.
  • Develop recommendations for clients to achieve acoustical design intent.
  • Coordinate with team members inside and outside the company to produce design details.
  • Conduct acoustical and vibration field measurements.
  • Compose clear and concise reports to present technical information.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities such as authoring technical papers, attending conferences, and participating in committees.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in acoustics consulting or related field.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Acoustics, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Mathematics, or relevant field.
  • Project management experience.
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and highly motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with MS Office.
  • Experience with creation of acoustical modeling in software such as EASE, INSUL, noise3D, HVAC noise modeling software, or similar.
  • Experience with Sketchup, Adobe Acrobat or Bluebeam Revu, AutoCAD, and Revit.
  • Must possess valid driver’s license.

Compensation and Benefits:

Metropolitan Acoustics is employee-owned and offers competitive salaries commensurate with each candidate’s qualifications. Benefits include over four weeks of paid time off, eight holidays, a flexible hybrid work-from-office/work-from-home environment, health and dental insurance, health flexible spending account, 401K/profit sharing, professional development, commuter benefits, 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. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States; however, we are not able to sponsor visas.  Please email resume to Felicia Doggett at Visit our website at for more information about our company.

Acoustics/Vibration Consultant

Acoustics/Vibration Consultant

Acoustics/Vibration Consultant

Acentech seeks to hire an Acoustics/Vibration consultant to work in our Noise and Vibration Group in Cambridge, MA. The position is client-facing, hands-on consulting for the full range of our projects, including science and tech, commercial, civic, education, residential, healthcare, and performing arts. Duties include data analysis and field measurements, modeling, preparing reports and presenting findings, communicating with clients, writing proposals and participating in business development activities.

The ideal candidate has:

  • 1-3 years of experience working in a vibration/acoustics field.
  • Degree in engineering or sciences, with coursework or specialization in vibration and acoustics.
  • Consulting and project management experience.
  • Interested in developing business, and an eagerness to become one of the “faces” of Acentech.
  • Familiarity with vibration/acoustics measurement instrumentation and related data processing and analysis.
  • Strong communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Self-motivation. Ability to work in teams and independently on multiple, simultaneous projects.
  • Passion for their work and attention to detail.
  • Expertise with the MS Office suite of tools.
  • Familiarity with MATLAB a plus.
  • Finite-element analysis a plus.
  • Acoustical/noise modeling software a plus.

Acentech is a nationally recognized multi-disciplinary design consulting firm specializing in acoustics, vibration, audiovisual system, IT and security system design. The company serves a diverse group of clients from its offices in Cambridge, MA; Trevose, PA; Los Angeles, CA; Charlottesville, VA and New York, NY. With a professional staff of more than 55 consultants, Acentech is one of the largest organizations of its type. Acentech fosters a collaborative environment of diverse talent, and we actively look for candidates that can further broaden and enrich our experience, perspective, and expertise.

Acentech is proud to be a 100% employee-owned firm. Through our ESOP, Acentech ownership is widely distributed amongst our employees. Acentech is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salaries and outstanding benefits including three weeks of vacation for starting employees, ten paid holidays, eighty hours of paid sick leave, health and dental coverage that is 80% company paid including reimbursement for 100% of deductible costs, tuition reimbursement, 401K, and many other benefits. Applicants must be able to work legally in the United States.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume online at

Marc Newmark

33 Moulton St
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States