Aviation Noise Analyst

Blue Ridge Research and Consulting, LLC

Asheville, NC


Blue Ridge Research and Consulting, LLC (BRRC) is currently seeking an experienced environmental noise analyst for our Asheville, NC office. This position involves work on a diverse set of projects including preparation of airport/airfield noise analyses for civilian and military customers in support of FAA Part 150, Environmental Impact Analysis, and/or DoD AICUZ studies. Responsibilities include modeling aviation and other transportation noise sources, interaction with commercial and DoD clients, and technical reporting. In addition, contributing to our applied research projects will provide the successful applicant with interesting and rewarding work.

Skills – Applicants must be team oriented, have excellent oral and written communication skills and enjoy working in a high-energy environment. Further, they must apply their strong analytical and computer skills to unique and challenging problems in the military and transportation industries.

Experience – Familiarity with airport environmental studies and data collection is required. Experience conducting aviation noise analyses using the FAA’s Integrated Noise Model and/or the DoD’s NoiseMap program is preferred. Additional experience with GIS analysis, computer programming, or other transportation noise models such as TNM, is preferred. The successful applicant will be encouraged to explore new opportunities as well as expand and improve current lines of work. Explore BRRC Projects at BlueRidgeResearch.com.

Education – B.S. degree or higher with a major in planning, sciences, or engineering disciplines preferred. Degrees in other areas will be considered for more experienced applicants. 

About Us BRRC is a small firm located in the mountains of Western North Carolina. We specialize in aviation environmental noise studies and acoustic research and consulting. Our projects range from environmental noise modeling to large research projects and SBIR programs. BRRC encourages innovation and excellence in its work, and emphasizes professional advancement for its staff. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes healthcare, long-term disability, 401k with matching, and profit sharing benefits. 

Due to the sensitive nature of BRRC’s defense-related projects, U.S. Citizenship or permanent resident status is required.

Please send your résumé and a letter of introduction to JobOpenings@BlueRidgeResearch.com



Date posted: May 01, 2017