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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.

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Dominic Gentile

Human Resources | Talent Acquisition Specialist

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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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Acoustical Engineer - Los Angeles

We are growing our Acoustical Team and are looking for qualified candidates with 2 to 10 years of industry experience to fill available positions (Acousticians, Senior Acousticians) in our Los Angeles office. Looking for motivated engineers who have a desire to interact with clients, manage projects, and effectively communicate information in everyday language. We pride ourselves on pushing the boundaries of content delivery and advancing the field of both architectural and environmental acoustical consulting.
We consult on a variety of building types, including multi-family residential, K-12 education, higher education, hospitals, recording studios, fitness studios, performance arts facilities, houses of worship, and offices. Our services address sound isolation, room acoustics, building systems engineering analyses, and environmental noise monitoring. We work with Architects, Engineers, Building Owners, Developers, and other Consultants on issues relating to sound and vibration in buildings.
Responsibilities include:
• Reviewing architectural, MEP, and structural drawings
• Developing recommendations, details, and comments for the project team
• Conducting measurements and analyzing data for environmental noise and vibration, HVAC noise, room acoustics, and sound isolation
This position requires:
• Experience using AutoCAD, Revit, and acoustical modeling software including CATT-Acoustic, ODEON, AIM, CadnaA, or equivalent software.
• Experience with MS Office and related products
• Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Acoustics, Physics, Engineering, Architecture, or related field with an emphasis on Acoustics preferred.
• Use of ladders and ability to visit construction sites, carry equipment, etc.
• Work occasional late nights or early mornings to conduct measurements
• Potential travel within the western U.S.
• Authorization to work in the U.S. without sponsorship

Contact
Randy Waldeck
jobs@csdadesigngroup.com

CSDA Design Group
http://www.csdadesigngroup.com
889 N. Douglas Street, Suite 100
El Segundo, CA 90245
USA
310-821-9200

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SENIOR CONSULTANT - Acoustics, Noise/Vibration Control, Sound Isolation

SENIOR CONSULTANT
Acoustics, Noise/Vibration Control, Sound Isolation
Kirkegaard Associates is seeking a consultant with senior-level experience in noise and vibration control, and substantial experience in sound isolation and architectural acoustics. The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to work in the performing arts and a willingness to work on a diversity of projects; an interest in developing and maintaining client relationships; and a commitment to being a collaborative, efficient and effective member both internally and externally.
This position will be located in our Chicago office. Responsibilities include:
Acoustics design consulting and project management of noise/vibration control, sound isolation and room acoustics projects
Supervising and coordinating the work of others and coordinating work with architects, engineers, theater consultants and other disciplines in the built environment
Analyzing data and working internally to help solve complex technical challenges and problems
Managing project teams for efficient and effective delivery of consulting services
Working remotely with principals, consultants and specialists in other office locations
Financial forecasting and control of projects to keep them within budget
Building client relationships, pursuing new projects and contributing to proposal and qualifications submissions
Providing technical guidance and mentoring to consultants, specialists and interns
Participating in industry events and conferences to contribute to the business and the technical field broadly
The ideal candidate will have
Seven to 10 years relevant experience in acoustics consulting
Experience in the measurement and analysis of complex noise and vibration projects
A proven track record as a project manager on phased projects from programming through commissioning
High-level thinking and visualization skills with an orientation for design and creative problem solving
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex issues and problems with clarity
A flexible, collaborative approach to work, both within the firm and with members of design teams
Substantial experience communicating with general contractors, sub-contractors (HVAC, Electrical, Drywall and Framing) and client project managers during construction administration process including field visits, submittal review and RFI responses.
Some experience in business development with the successful preparation of proposals for small to medium-sized projects
Proficiency (or ability to readily learn) applications such as REVIT, AutoCAD, Rhino and EASE, CATT, or Odeon; experience with Matlab, Grasshopper and/or Audition desired
Experience as a musician, public speaker, or actor
Bachelor’s degree in architecture, architectural engineering, physics, a related engineering field or acoustics
Master’s degree in architecture, acoustics, physics or mechanical engineering desired.
We offer a competitive salary with outstanding benefits that include health, dental, life, long term care insurance and more.
Our mission is to create acoustically wonderful spaces and AV systems for our clients and a supportive work environment for each other. Our vision is to add beauty to the world. If you share this vision, please apply here:

https://kirkegaard.bamboohr.com/jobs/
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Kirkegaard Associates is a world-renowned, 40-year old architectural acoustics and audio-video systems design firm, specializing in the performing arts, based in Chicago with offices in St. Louis, Houston and Boulder, Colorado. The firm has worked on over 2,800 projects in 24 countries since its founding in 1976. The current staff consists of 12 inspired and experienced individuals with backgrounds in architecture, architectural engineering, physics, audio engineering, theater arts and technical design, information technology and performing arts production, who perform work in room acoustics; sound isolation; noise and vibration control of building services; and design and tuning of audio-video systems.
The firm’s expertise covers a wide spectrum: Performing Arts Centers; Schools of Music, Theater and Dance; Religious Buildings; Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities; Theatres, Concert Halls and Opera Houses; Educational Facilities; Business Facilities; Outdoor Music Venues; Museums and Libraries; Hotels and Conference Centers; and Recording and Broadcast Studios.

Contact
Brian Corry
bcorry@kirkegaard.com

Kirkegaard Associates
https://www.kirkegaard.com/contact
801 West Adams Street, 8th Floor
Chicago, IL 60607
USA
312-441-1980

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CONSULTANT - Acoustics, Noise/Vibration Control, Sound Isolation

Kirkegaard Associates is seeking a consultant with experience in noise and vibration control, and experience in sound isolation and architectural acoustics. The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to work in the performing arts and a willingness to work on a diversity of projects; an interest in developing and maintaining client relationships; and a commitment to being a collaborative, efficient and effective member both internally and externally.
This position will be located in our Houston, Chicago or St. Louis office. Responsibilities include:
Acoustics design consulting and project management of noise/vibration control, sound isolation and room acoustics projects
Coordinating work with architects, engineers, theater consultants and other disciplines in the built environment
Analyzing data and working internally to help solve complex technical challenges and problems
Managing small projects for efficient and effective delivery of consulting services within budget
Working remotely with principals, consultants and specialists in other office locations
Contributing to proposal and qualifications submissions
Providing technical guidance and mentoring to specialists and interns
Participating in industry events and conferences to contribute to the business and the technical field broadly
The ideal candidate will have
Three to 6 years of relevant experience in acoustics consulting
Experience in the measurement and analysis of complex noise and vibration projects
Experience with all phases of projects from programming through commissioning
High-level thinking and visualization skills with an orientation for design and creative problem solving
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex issues and problems with clarity
A flexible, collaborative approach to work, both within the firm and with members of design teams
Substantial experience communicating with general contractors, sub-contractors (HVAC, Electrical, Drywall and Framing) and client project managers during construction administration process including field visits, submittal review and RFI responses.
Some exposure or desire for exposure in business development with the preparation of proposals for small to medium-sized projects
Proficiency (or ability to readily learn) applications such as REVIT, AutoCAD, Rhino and EASE, CATT, or Odeon; experience with Matlab, Grasshopper and/or Audition desired
Experience as a musician, public speaker, or actor
Bachelor’s degree in architecture, architectural engineering, physics, a related engineering field or acoustics
Master’s degree in architecture, acoustics, physics or mechanical engineering desired.
We offer a competitive salary with outstanding benefits that include health, dental, life, long term care insurance and more.
Our mission is to create acoustically wonderful spaces and AV systems for our clients and a supportive work environment for each other. Our vision is to add beauty to the world. If you share this vision, please apply here:

https://kirkegaard.bamboohr.com/jobs/
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Kirkegaard Associates is a world-renowned, 40-year old architectural acoustics and audio-video systems design firm, specializing in the performing arts, based in Chicago with offices in St. Louis, Houston and Boulder, Colorado. The firm has worked on over 2,800 projects in 24 countries since its founding in 1976. The current staff consists of 11 inspired and experienced individuals with backgrounds in architecture, architectural engineering, physics, audio engineering, theater arts and technical design, information technology and performing arts production, who perform work in room acoustics; sound isolation; noise and vibration control of building services; and design and tuning of audio-video systems.
The firm’s expertise covers a wide spectrum: Performing Arts Centers; Schools of Music, Theater and Dance; Religious Buildings; Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities; Theatres, Concert Halls and Opera Houses; Educational Facilities; Business Facilities; Outdoor Music Venues; Museums and Libraries; Hotels and Conference Centers; and Recording and Broadcast Studios.

Contact
Brian Corry
bcorry@kirkegaard.com

Kirkegaard Associates
https://www.kirkegaard.com/contact
801 West Adams Street, 8th Floor
Chicago, IL 60607
United States
3124411980

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