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Associate/Staff Engineer

Phoenix Noise & Vibration LLC is an Acoustical Engineering Firm located in Frederick, Maryland founded in October 2004 by a group of professionals with more than 30 years of combined experience in all aspects of noise and vibration control in the building industry. Our goal is to be the first choice for noise and vibration control services in the mid-Atlantic region.

The PNV environment will appeal to the independent, self-directed individual interested in being a part of a small but growing company. Working directly with the existing engineering staff will provide a unique opportunity for individual development in many aspects of acoustical engineering. With a client base predominantly in the DC area, there will be exposure and experience to a larger metropolitan work environment. Located an hour from both Washington, DC and Baltimore in beautiful historic Frederick Maryland, Phoenix Noise & Vibration LLC offers competitive wages and benefits for this full time position.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Associate/Staff Engineer will:
• Conduct a variety of field measurements.
• Perform data reduction and analysis.
• Provide design services using both computer modeling and traditional calculation techniques.
• Write reports documenting the measurement, mitigation, and design results.
• Interface directly with clients.
REQUIREMENTS
• BS Degree: Acoustical, Architectural, Mechanical, Civil, or Electrical Engineering
• Proficient in MSOffice and Adobe Acrobat.
• Experience with CAD (such as AutoCAD, Pro E, SOLIDWORKS, etc.).
• Able to read architectural, mechanical, and structural plans.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Possess problem solving skills with the ability to think creatively.
• Self-starter capable of working independently as well as collaboratively.
BENEFICIAL
• Related study areas: HVAC noise analysis, Building Acoustics (room separation analysis), Transportation Noise Analysis, Vibration, Finite Element Analysis
• Experience in: CadnaA, Sound Plan, EASE, AIM, TRANE, INSUL, and/or FHWA: Traffic Noise Model
• Construction experience
• Ability to interpret architectural and MEP drawing sets.

Contact
Gloria Johannessen
gjohannessen@phoenixnv.com

Phoenix Noise & Vibration
http://www.phoenixnv.com
5216 Chairmans Court
Frederick, Maryland 21703
USA
240-319-7112

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Senior Acoustical Consultant

Position Description: Acoustical Consultant/Senior Acoustical Consultant
BRC Acoustics & Audiovisual Design, a Seattle based acoustical consulting firm, is seeking a mid-to-senior level acoustical design consultant with the following competencies:
• Architectural Acoustics (design for Sound Isolation, Reverberant Sound Control)
• Mechanical Noise Control (including HVAC design to meet background noise design criteria)
• Environmental Noise Control (including noise measurements and monitoring)
• Excellent English language written and verbal communication skills
• Autocad (Revit is a plus)
• MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
The following are required:
• Bachelor’s degree in an acoustics-related field
• Minimum of five years of experience
• Minimum of two professional references
The following are desired but not required:
• Licensed Professional Engineer.
• LEED AP.
• MRI sound & vibration isolation experience.
• INCE board certification
Contact: Send resume and cover letter to randrews@brcacoustics.com

Contact
Roger Andrews
randrews@brcacoustics.com

BRC Acoustics & Audiovisual Design
http://www.brcacoustics.com
1932 First Avenue, Suite 620
Seattle, WA 98101
USA

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AKRF - NYC Office

AKRF, Inc. is seeking to add a senior acoustical consultant to its New York City acoustics, noise and vibration group. Applicants should have 5 to 10 years experience and be self-motivated, innovative, highly driven, and have the desire work on a wide range of acoustics, noise and vibration projects related to environmental sources (e.g., transportation, industry, energy, infrastructure, etc.); construction; architectural, structural, and MEP systems review; and interior design. Responsibilities would be project management, acoustics/noise/vibration field measurements, acoustical computer modeling (TNM, FTA, CadnaA, INSUL, EASE), reviewing architectural/MEP/structural drawings, HVAC ductwork and equipment noise calculations, vibration isolation recommendations, engineering calculations, and recommending practical design solutions. Additional experience with Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements, the CEQR Technical Manual, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development noise standards, and Noise (E) designations with the New York City Mayor’s Office of Environmental Remediation would be beneficial.

Applicant should have a degree in one or more of the following: acoustical engineering, physics, mechanical, electrical or architectural engineering, and/or noise and vibration. In addition, outstanding written and verbal communication skills, well organized/detail oriented, project management and client relationship skills are keys to success in this role. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Contact
Benjamin Sachwald
bsachwald@akrf.com

AKRF, Inc.
http://www.akrf.com
440 Park Ave South, Floor 7
New York, NY 10016-8012
United States
6463889829

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Arup - Senior Acoustical Consultant

At Arup, our innovative spirit compels us to express our ingenuity in unique ways — engineering, planning, designing, and consulting on many of the most renowned projects in the built environment. We aim to deliver technical excellence, innovation, and value to clients, while maintaining our core mission of shaping a better world. The firm opened its first office over 70 years ago and now employs 16,000 people globally. Arup is rising to modern day challenges: by bringing together broad-minded individuals from a wide range of disciplines, investing in research, innovating and creating better solutions for clients and the wider world.

Our San Francisco Acoustics team is growing and we are seeking experienced senior and leadership candidates.

You will collaborate within our dynamic regional multidisciplinary acoustics, audiovisual, and theatre team.

You are a great candidate if:

Project Impact

•You have experience with delivering all aspects of a project – contracts, technical, client care, financial, and team leadership

•You thoroughly explore rigorous technical backgrounds, and also take time to ensure the technical analysis are aligned project needs

•You have an eye for detail in all written, visual, and verbal communication

•You have a track record of delivering innovative acoustic solutions

•You understand the multidisciplinary nature of acoustic consulting work, and can coordinate design with design team members

•You demonstrate a robust 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, working autonomously and getting support when needed

•You communicate technical concepts clearly across many different audiences

•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

Team Impact

•You capably motivate, teach, and mentor junior staff through their own rewarding careers

•You contribute to overall team success through process improvement, setting standards, contributing to resourcing, and building morale

•An ideal candidate will be proficient managing multidisciplinary specialist consulting teams (acoustics, AV, lighting, IT, security)

•You are proactive but tactful in motivating to meet agreed deadlines

•You actively contribute to a building and supporting a diverse team

Your experience/qualifications:

•Degree in acoustics or architectural engineering OR a degree in music, architecture, physics, engineering, computer science, sound reproduction, sound recording, with strong demonstrated experience in acoustics

•For senior consultant positions – 5-7+ years of relevant experience in acoustic design

•For leadership positions – 10+ experience in acoustic design and leading teams

•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, Sketchup

•Candidates with additional experience in music, composition, electronic music, recording, 3D sound, live sound, production are particularly encouraged to apply

Arup offers an outstanding benefits package, including:

•Work/life balance (flexible work schedule) and a great culture

•10% 401K match, 4 weeks of PTO, 9 paid public holidays, good healthcare coverage options

•Profit-sharing bonus paid twice a year

Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Click here for more information.

Dominic Gentile

Human Resources | Talent Acquisition Specialist

Contact

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Associate Acoustical Consultant

Waveguide LLC is an independent consulting and design firm working with clients in a wide range of commercial and institutional markets to develop critical communication technology systems and infrastructure solutions. Our technology expertise includes audiovisual, voice and data communications infrastructure, and smart building controls. Our focus is on creating strategic technology plans, efficient building and infrastructure designs, and effective technology system solutions to drive the success of our clients' organizations.

Waveguide, a part of the FLIK Family-Then & Now. Great Food and Great Service are only possible with Great People behind the scenes. FLIK's steadfast dedication to the training and support of our associates continues to nourish our vision and growth. Dedication, diligence, operational excellence and hands-on expertise are FLIK trademarks – only achievable through the work of our team of professionals. We embark on a relationship with every FLIK associate that provides, demonstrates and cherishes growth, education and ongoing mentoring – today and every day.

Job Summary

Key Responsibilities:
Act as an assistant project manager responsible for coordinating Waveguide's acoustics consulting services as part of the project team. Provide technical support to assist project teams with planning and design for new building construction and renovation projects.
Coordinate project requirements with internal and external teams.
Develop acoustical criteria, acoustical analysis and modeling for different project types.
Prepare acoustical recommendations.
Write reports and specifications.
Provide technical oversight and quality assurance of project deliverables.
Document client processes for consistent application across multiple projects within a standardized environment.
Assist the project team with project delivery, including project set up, meeting preparation and participation, internal and cross-discipline design reviews, report writing, and general coordination.
Build relationships that empower clients. Be responsive to client needs.
Take ownership of projects and the processes. Challenge ideas and find ways to improve work products and processes.
Pursue ongoing professional growth and development of technical skills.

Qualifications
A four-year college degree in engineering, architecture or physics, and three to four years of professional consulting experience as an acoustical consultant in architectural acoustics.
Experience in room acoustics, sound isolation, and building systems noise and vibration control is required.
Ability to produce project-related drawings and documentation to convey acoustic recommendations.
Extensive knowledge of HVAC noise prediction software.
Extensive knowledge of current acoustic standards, building codes and practices.
In-depth knowledge of the construction industry and construction processes.
Ability to apply sustainable design practices to projects.
Strong verbal and written communications skills; ability to write and convey technical information in written reports in a clear, concise manner; ability to present clear and concise recommendations during consultant coordination meetings.
Ability to work independently and proficiency with Microsoft Office software.

Contact
Michael SantaMaria
msantamaria@waveguide.com

Waveguide
http://www.waveguide.com
6060 Center Drive, Suite 870
Los Angeles, California 90045
United States
3106264655

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