Senior Acoustics Engineer/Consultant

Stantec

Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Senior Acoustics Engineer/Consultant – (240000BQ)

Description
Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity
Stantec Canada seeks motivated individuals with a minimum 10 years of experience to help support and participate in the continuous growth of our services in the building acoustics market. The ideal candidate will have an interest in the technical and client management of complex projects in the built environment, and the integration of acoustics into the design of high performing buildings.

Your Key Responsibilities

• Working directly with the Noise, Vibration and Acoustics (NVA) group’s building acoustic lead to support building acoustic projects for both internal and external clients.
• Be proactive and motivated to meet agreed deadlines.
• Manage building acoustics projects ranging from small to large scale from inception to completion; Project deliverables are on schedule, within the scope and budget of the project.
• Collaborate with project managers to manage acoustic scope and deliverables on multi-discipline Stantec projects.
• Contribute to growing new building acoustics services annually.
• Identify and develop new opportunities, prepare effective technical proposals, and take an active role in the development of our business with new and existing clients.
• Collaborate with clients and expand client relationships that generate repeat business.
• Undertake architectural acoustic and vibration design, including evaluating, specifying, and designing noise and vibration controls for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) systems.
• Develop clear recommendations and communicate via written documents and sketches to clients, architects, engineers, and contractors.
• Lead meetings and workshops with clients, including preparing and carrying out presentations.
• Conduct and supervise sound and vibration measurements on-site.
• Conduct and supervise field reviews during contract administration, review shop drawings and support the construction phase of projects.
• Responsible for financial management of projects.
• Participate in conducting site visits, undertaking research, data collection/field surveys, data summary, and documenting observations.
• Maintaining professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of the latest trends, software, and technology.
• Conducting data collection, desktop based technical analysis and modeling, post processing, interpretation, and documentation of results.
• Coordinating with project teams (internal and external).
• Working to assist in streamlining and standardizing methods for data collection and analysis.
• Overseeing and training junior and intermediate staff in both field work, analysis and report preparation.
• Collaborate with other Stantec practitioners from multiple offices around the global organization.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

• Knowledge of architectural acoustics, mechanical HVAC noise control design and vibration isolation is required. Those with a strong mechanical noise background are preferred.
• Experience on Design-Build and Public-Private-Partnership (P3) project delivery models would be an asset.
• Familiarity with noise and vibration data acquisition practices and software.
• Experience with building acoustics testing, including ASTC, AIIC and NC.
• Experience with sound and vibration measurement instruments and modeling software (e.g., CADNA/A, TNM, Stamina, STAMSON, INSUL, EASE, ODEON etc.) would be an asset.
• Demonstrated experience in working in a team environment and communicating with external clients.
• Working knowledge of software (e.g., Microsoft Office, CAD, etc.).
• Creative, organized, and able to multi-task while working independently.
• Excellent communication (written/verbal), strategic thinking, negotiation, presentation, and “people” skills.
• Diligent and detail oriented with the desire to learn.
• Flexibility in scheduling required for travel related to site surveys.
• A valid driver’s license is required.
• Availability to conduct field work during and outside normal business hours, and for extended periods as required.
• Willingness for occasional travel, within Canada or internationally.

Education and Experience

• Graduate of an accredited university or college with applicable engineering and/or technical degree.
• 10 years of consulting in the field of architectural acoustics and/or mechanical noise consulting.
• Registered or eligible to register as Professional Engineer with the Professional Engineer of Ontario or other Canadian provinces is an asset.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : Canada-Ontario-Mississauga
Other Locations : Canada-Ontario-Stoney Creek, Canada-Alberta-Calgary, Canada-Ontario-Ottawa, Canada-Ontario-Toronto, Canada-Quebec-Montréal
Work Locations :Toronto ON
Organization : BC-1609 EnvSvcs-CA Ontario West
Employee Status : Regular
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : Jan 24, 2024, 9:29:47 AM
Req ID: 240000BQ

Please apply to this job posting through our careers page: Stantec Jobs – Senior Acoustics Engineer/Consultant in MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Canada

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans.

Senior Acoustical Engineer/Consultant

D.L. Adams Associates, Ltd.

Location: Kailua, HI

We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated Acoustical Consultant who will be responsible for performing consulting and design services and is looking for advancement intomanagement. We’re looking for someone who is proactive, self-motivated, and has a willingness to learn. The position will require active participation in managing several projects at one time, while ensuring efficiency, accuracy, and top-quality work is being delivered to our clients.

We are excited to offer an employment opportunity for the right individual in our Kailua officeon the island of O’ahu. Oʻahu, the “Heart of Hawaiʻi,” is Hawaii's political and economic center home to historic Honolulu, the state capitol, and iconic locations and attractions, including Waikīkī Beach, Pearl Harbor, Lēʻahi (Diamond Head) and more. Hawaii has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and its mild tropical climate is considered by many people to be ideal. This is an opportunity to not only enjoy the a near perfect climate and lifestyle but also become a part of a leading Acoustical Engineering, Theatre, and Audio-Video Consulting firm.

Job Description

The successful candidate will have a BS or MS in a field of engineering with at least four years of experience in acoustical consulting. The Consultant will conduct field measurements, develop recommendations for room acoustics, airborne and structure-borne sound insulation, and perform HVAC system noise and vibration control engineering. In addition, the Senior Consultant will conduct environmental noise assessment studies, including the development of noise mitigation. Experience in the design of audio-visual systems would be a plus. Additionally, a SeniorConsultant is responsible for preparing design documents, participating in project design team meetings, coordinating with other design team members concerning acoustical design details, developing acoustical criteria for different types of facilities, and preparing proposals for new work. A working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or Revit is desirable. Experience in the use of various sound level instruments is essential. Project work includes direct contact and coordination with our clients. Excellent verbal and writing skills are a must. Some travel can be expected, but mostly it will entail inter-island travel.

Salary will be competitive and employee benefits are exceptional. The potential for substantial, performance-based bonuses is great. For more information about D. L. Adams Associates, check out our website at www.dlaa.com.

Send your resume and a letter of interest to kailuajob@dlaa.com,. We want to know why this is the right fit for you.

Industry

Performing Arts Facilities
Environmental Noise Abatement and Control
Religious Facilities
Museums & Art Institutions
Hospital & Health Care
Multi-family Dwellings
Educational Facilities
Corporate/Office
Military Installations


Employment Type

Full-time

Senior Scientist/Engineer

Epsilon Associates, Inc

Location: Maynard, MA 01754

ABOUT EPSILON

Epsilon is one of the best known and most respected environmental consulting firms in the northeast United States. Epsilon’s client base includes major energy, commercial real estate, aviation, institutional and residential developers, as well as local and state public agencies. As a well-established, mid-sized firm, we are large enough to support our team members professionally and personally, and small enough to keep our focus on project successes and client satisfaction. Epsilon is privately held by its Principals, who are experts in their fields and work side-by-side with staff of all levels on complex, high-profile and interesting projects. A recipient of a Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Award for Business Excellence, Epsilon has also been recognized twice as one of the Boston Business Journal’s Fifty Best Places to Work.

For additional information on the firm, please visit www.epsilonassociates.com.

POSITION SUMMARY

Epsilon is seeking a full-time senior scientist or engineer to work as part of the Epsilon team on a wide range of environmental licensing, permitting and compliance projects. This position will encompass work primarily in the Acoustics Group.

In the Acoustics Group, the candidate will manage multiple projects simultaneously and have the opportunity to represent the company at public meetings. Primary tasks include project management, leading sound level measurement programs, sound level modeling, and report preparation. This position requires periodic fieldwork as well as overnight, out-of-state travel for renewable energy projects.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate will have:

• 7-12 years of experience in a consulting environment,
• B.S. or B.A. in Acoustics, Engineering, Environmental Science, or Physics,
• Experience in using sound level measurement equipment,
• Experience with the CadnaA modeling software,
• Superior written and verbal communication skills,
• Experience in presenting technical material to clients, agency staff, and/or regulatory boards, and
• Ability to work cooperatively as part of a multidisciplinary project team

The successful applicant will also have strong organizational skills, be detail oriented, and have project management experience. Experience in the energy industry, materials handling business, and transportation/FHWA TNM modeling is a plus along with experience in presenting technical material to clients, agency staff and/or regulatory boards. In addition, experience in noise control engineering is preferred.

In addition to the Preferred Qualifications, the Candidate must have a valid driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle for business travel, including proper insurance and registration and have all necessary paperwork to work in the USA.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE JOB

The Candidate must:

• be able to work safely outside in variable weather conditions for an extended period of time, as necessary,
• work on a computer for extended periods of time,
• be able to travel outside of the state via plane or car, for extended period of time, and
• be able to carry approximately 50 pounds on either paved paths, trails, or in fields.

WORKING CONDITIONS IN WHICH THE DUTIES ARE PERFORMED

Epsilon maintains a professional office located in an historic mill in Maynard, MA. Office space is recently renovated, clean, quiet, and friendly.
Our team members enjoy regular opportunities for professional growth, a relaxed and flexible work environment, a competitive base salary, a 401k plan with a generous company match, profit sharing, an annual performance bonus program, and a full benefits package.

Epsilon is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. We ensure a workplace that supports and encourages creativity, professional growth and a company culture that promotes diversity, inclusion and overall employee health and well-being. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws.

TO APPLY
Please visit our career center:
Epsilon Career Center

Or email to:
kpasquarello@epsilonassociates.com
No phone calls please.

Epsilon Associates, Inc. is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer

​​Applicants must have all necessary paperwork to work in the USA.

Architectural Acoustic Consultant

Threshold Acoustics

Location: Chicago, IL

Architectural Acoustic Consultant
​​ (3-5 yrs. Professional Experience)

Threshold Acoustics approaches the visual realm of architecture holistically to reinforce the subtlety, power, and delight that sound can bring to the built environment. Our acoustics team delivers aurally rich, clear, and immersive sound for places of gathering where we learn, share wisdom, and pass along culture. We work alongside designers, artists, and administrators to deliver designs that address the needs of end users in the Performing Arts, Cultural, Educational, Worship, and Commercial realm.

Threshold is seeking an individual with 3-5 years of experience in acoustics consulting, architecture or a related field, The ideal candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills, be highly organized with exceptional attention to detail, time management, and follow-through. Experience in live performance is a plus. A bachelor’s degree in Architectural Acoustics, Music Technology, Architecture, Physics, or related field is required. A sense of curiosity and openness to learning more about room acoustics, architectural design, and construction professions are a priority. Interest and experience in multi-disciplinary performing art forms such as music, theatre, or dance are welcome. Areas of responsibility and appropriate skills necessary for success will include all or most of the following:

Essential Functions:
• Manage day-to-day acoustic design activities, across multiple projects to achieve client’s goals
• Maintain awareness of project scope and fee status, monitor schedule, and oversee the execution of deliverables.
• Contribute to the design process as an active team member and participate in client or user group meetings when required.
• Provide acoustic analysis to support recommendations and collaborate with design team to further develop and integrate architectural acoustic design in the areas of room acoustics, sound isolation, and building systems noise and vibration control.
• Coordinate and communicate design work externally with project design teams and client groups and internally with collaborating colleagues in both AV and Acoustics.

Experience/Qualifications:
• Experience in project-based architectural acoustic consulting or related fields.
• Experience in acoustic analysis methodologies, supporting software and design strategies to underpin recommendations.
• Capable of skilled, largely autonomous work under the guidance of senior staff.
• Familiarity with building design phases and construction process.
• Architectural mindset focused on functional aspects and spatial requirements of buildings and building systems.
• Technical narrative writing and communication, especially to non-scientific audiences.
• Project management experience a plus, including oversight of project scope, fee and deliverables
Experience with the following software
• Bluebeam, Revit / BIM modeling, AutoCAD
• MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
• 3D modeling: Sketchup, Rhino
• Bruel and Kjaer meters and software – familiarity is a plus
• Odeon, Max MSP, SoundPlan, MatLab – familiarity is a plus
• Architectural or Professional Engineer licensure is also a plus

Environment, Physical demands, and other conditions:
• The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from multiple people and interact with other staff and, occasionally, with clients
• The position is primarily in person, in an office but will include some remote work
• Ability to travel is expected

Benefits/Work life:
• Competitive salary and benefits, including holidays, vacation, sick leave, 401K, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), long term disability, and medical, optical, and dental policies
• Partial reimbursement for tickets to live performances or other events that expand our collective experience with a wide range of performing arts outlets
• Conference attendance is supported according to personal interests and the company’s need to efficiently cover potential markets
• Relocation expenses negotiable

Threshold as a company works to create spaces we are immersed in each other’s presence and can build authentic human connections. It is with this ethos in mind that we now make a deliberate effort to do our part dismantling the undeniable inequality in our profession and in our society. Our Social and Environmental Justice Mission Statement (found here) is a conscious call to action, both as individuals and as a company.

We look forward to hearing about how your individual skills and experience make you the best candidate for this position.

To apply, submit a Resume and Cover Letter addressed to:
Constance E. Walker, Managing Principal at info@thresholdacoustics.com.

Postdoctoral Scholar

University of Washington (UW)

Location: University of Washington, School of Oceanography, Seattle, WA

 

Description

The research groups of Shima Abadi and William Wilcock in the School of Oceanography at the University of Washington (UW) are seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar to study the capabilities of Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) to record Southern Resident Killer Whales (SRKW) and other marine mammals’ vocalizations in Salish Sea. This opportunity is part of a growing effort at the UW to explore multidisciplinary applications of fiber sensing for the environmental sciences.

The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary research group responsible for collecting DAS and hydrophone data in Salish Sea. They will develop techniques to detect and locate marine mammal vocalizations using both DAS and hydrophone array data. Additionally, they will analyze the performance of DAS as a passive acoustic monitoring (PAM) technique in comparison to conventional monitoring methods using visual observations or hydrophone array recordings.

The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to interact with a growing community of UW researchers with interests in fiber sensing for a wide variety of applications; participate in the field work and data analysis for additional submarine DAS datasets collected by the UW Fiber Lab (https://psf.uw.edu), and join the UW eScience Institute (https://escience.washington.edu) as a Data Science Postdoctoral Fellow.

This position is full-time (100% FTE), 12- months/year, with an initial term appointment of one year (12 months), renewable depending on funding and/or satisfactory performance for a total period of up to 2 years. The salary for this position will be $5,705 per month, commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. The start date is negotiable, but the position is available from June 1, 2024, with a preference to fill the position no later than September 1, 2024. The review process will commence March 15 and will continue until filled.

How to apply: Please visit https://apply.interfolio.com/139337

Questions: Please contact Dr. Shima Abadi abadi@uw.edu or Dr. William Wilcock wilcock@uw.edu

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