Posted 1 year ago

We are looking for mid or senior level acoustical consultant who takes ownership, enjoys learning in a collaborative environment, and builds trust with coworkers and clients. Our acoustics team addresses noise isolation, HVAC noise and vibration, environmental noise, and room acoustics in a wide variety of projects including healthcare, education, industrial, worship, corporate, environmental, and more.

About Us

ABD Engineering & Design is a woman-owned acoustical consulting and audiovisual design firm with offices in Grand Rapids, MI and Portland, OR. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer competitive salaries based on qualifications.  Benefits include paid time off, nine paid holidays, eighty hours of paid sick leave, health and dental insurance, commuter benefits, a retirement plan, life and disability insurance, and a flexible work schedule.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architectural Acoustics, Engineering, Physics, or related field with emphasis on acoustics.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in acoustical consulting, acoustical engineering, or related occupation.
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.

Duties and Responsibilities (include but not limited to the following):

  • Read and review architectural, mechanical, and structural plans and consult on space design, material selection, and mechanical systems noise.
  • Measure and analyze the impact of noise and vibration on interior and exterior environments and ensure acoustical compliance with noise ordinances, building codes, and standards.
  • Attend meetings, internal as well as with clients and prospects as needed.
  • Write technical reports and explain technical concepts to clients.
  • Manage projects, client expectations, and deadlines.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent problem solving, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Experience with sound and vibration test equipment.
  • Solid understanding of acoustic principles and real-world application of building and environmental acoustics.
  • Experience in AutoCAD systems and acoustical modeling software including EASE, HVAC Noise Modeling software, SoundPLAN, Cadna-A, or equivalent.
  • Rigorous data processing and analysis skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and outstanding teaming skills.
  • Ability to travel as needed.
  • Ability to relocate to our office in Grand Rapids, Michigan or work remote from a location within a 3 hour drive of Grand Rapids.

Please send your resume to Melinda Miller at  For more information, visit our website at


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