Senior Acoustical Engineer

Phoenix Noise and Vibration, LLC

Location: Frederick, MD

Phoenix Noise and 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 large metropolitan work environment. Located an hour from both Washington DC and Baltimore in beautiful historic Frederick Maryland, Phoenix Noise and Vibration LLC offers competitive wages and benefits for this full-time position.

FUNCTIONS

  • Work directly with principals on the design of the acoustics for a wide range of projects
  • Supervise staff engineers and field technician including work review
  • Manage pojects, client expectations, and deadlines.
  • Monitor the financial and technical performance of project, commensurate with experience
  • Understand with building design phases and construction process
  • Develop and update acoustic models
  • Conduct a variety of field measurements accordance with ANSI, ASTM, and ISO standards.
  • 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
  • Conduct construction administration work including site visits and testing
  • Write technical narratives and communicate with non-scientific audiences

REQUIREMENTS

  • BS in either Mechanical, Acoustical, Architectural, Civil, or Electrical Engineering.
  • 5+ years’ experience with noise and vibration engineering/consulting
  • Proficient in CadnaA/Soundplan, INSUL, HUD Noise Guidebook, FHWA: Traffic Noise Model. EASE/Odeon, 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.
  • Able to work onsite in Frederic, MD(i.e. relocate to DC metro area, within “commutable distance to our office)
  • COVID vaccinated and boosted.
  • Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

BENEFICIAL

  • Licensed Professional Engineer
  • INCE Board Certified
  • Graduate levels of study: Acoustics, noise & vibration control, HVAC noise analysis, building acoustics (room separation analysis), transportation noise analysis, finite element analysis.

Contact Information:  Scott Harvey Phoenix Noise & Vibration 5216 Chairmans Court Frederick, MD 21703 240-319-7111 sharvey@phoenixnv.com

ABOUT PHOENIX NOISE & VIBRATION

Not Arizona! Phoenix Noise & Vibration, located in Frederick, Maryland, provides acoustical engineering services to Architects, Engineers, Land Developers, and Zoning Attorneys to develop feasible solutions to their particular acoustical issue. PNV offers a wide variety of acoustics, noise, and vibration services as they apply to residential and commercial buildings, research and government facilities, healthcare buildings, performance broadcasting spaces, and fitness

Assistant/Associate Professor – Audiology

University of Memphis

Location: Memphis, TN

We’ve Extended Our Deadline! Don’t miss this opportunity to join a motivated and supportive community at the University of Memphis!

We are extending the deadline for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Audiology at the University of Memphis to December 30, 2022. Currently, we are in a rare position to offer opportunities for faculty with varying backgrounds, experiences, and specializing across a range of areas in the hearing sciences to develop programmatic research in their chosen areas of expertise. If you want to join a community that values forward-focused thinking, dynamic interactions, thoughtful discussions, and strives for an environment where everyone is supported and valued, we are excited to support your academic goals.

As a community, we are committed to working together to advance the field through research, student training, and service to the professions. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal, and academic pursuits to support your work-life balance.

The original job posting can be found here: WORKFORUM: University of Memphis Career Opportunities | Assistant or Associate Professor, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Resources for research

As a new audiology faculty member, you will have access to your own laboratory space with a 10x10ft2 double-walled sound-treated room and generous start-up funding to launch your research program at the UofM. In addition, you will have access to shared research equipment and facilities such as a brand-new KEMAR manikin equipped for binaural recording, and a 24ft3 anechoic chamber fully equipped to deliver acoustic stimuli to a 32-loudspeaker array.

Faculty offices, research and collaboration spaces, the Baptist Memorial Health Sciences Library, and the Memphis Speech and Hearing Center (MSHC) all are located within the Community Health Building (CHB). Built in 2015, this innovative space, equipped with state-of-the-art technologies, was designed to encourage a healthy level of activity, social interaction, and environmental stewardship. The MSHC serves individuals in the community, and also serves as a clinical laboratory for students and a source of participants interested in participating in clinical research.

Also located in the CHB are in-house dedicated IT and computer support staff, research support staff, a pre-award grants coordinator, business officer, and resources funded from the Center for Research Initiatives for the Communicatively Impaired (CRISCI). School and campus funding opportunities are available, as well as highly qualified PhD and AuD students, many of whom are employed as laboratory research assistants to support faculty research efforts.

The UofM recently obtained Carnegie 1 status and departmental research efforts are also supported by the Office of Sponsored Programs, Division of Research and Innovation, and the University’s Institutional Review Board.

The Memphis Community

Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is a historic and diverse city with 1.3 million residents and is host to major employers including FedEx, International Paper, AutoZone, and Service Master. A variety of elementary and high school educational options are available in the city including the University Schools at the University of Memphis. University Schools provides a pre-K through high school education on the University’s campus and the Campus Elementary School was a 2019 Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. The University of Memphis provides a generous benefits package including 6 weeks of paid parental leave for new parents in addition to generous sick, annual and administrative leave time. Memphis has among the lowest cost of living in the country and includes beautiful historic neighborhoods. The city is home to a revitalized Downtown, a vibrant restaurant and art scene, and several sports teams including the Memphis Grizzlies NBA team. Memphis boasts attractions including Elvis Presley’s Graceland, historic Beale Street, and the National Civil Rights Museum. Located just outside of the city, at 4500 acres, family friendly Shelby Farms Park offers a host of outdoor activities. Condé Nast Traveler recently named Memphis to the 23 Best Places to Go in 2023 list and the 3 Best Places to Go in the U.S. in 2023 list. The Memphis community also takes pride in numerous annual events including the St. Jude Memphis Marathon and the Memphis in May International Festival.  The Memphis International Airport has just received a $214 million modernization and is a central hub for domestic and international flights. More information about Memphis and all it has to offer can be found at https://www.memphistravel.com/.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this position. Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class.

We will begin reviewing applications January 3, 2023, and will continue to review applications until the position is filled. For questions, contact search committee chair Jani Johnson, jajhns10@memphis.edu or at (901) 678-5848. Interested applicants must upload to the University’s WorkforUM site, https://workforum.memphis.edu/: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching interests (including preferred course assignments) and a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research experience and plans for future programmatic research, three letters of reference, unofficial transcripts for PhD (earned or in progress), and selected publications.

 

 

 

Acoustical Consultant

Design 27

Location: Indianapolis, IN

 

Design 27 is seeking an Acoustical Consultant to join our growing team. The successful candidate should have a minimum of three years of experience in acoustics and noise control acoustics. The position will serve as the primary acoustical consultant on various projects in the markets of education, healthcare, corporate and hospitality. Typical spaces include auditoriums, office environments, gymnasiums, and healthcare facilities. The selected individual should have a Bachelor’s or Master’s in acoustics, architectural engineering, physics, or related field.

The selected individual will work within our team of designers and consultants to address a range of acoustical issues with the appropriate solutions. This includes room acoustics, sound isolation, HVAC system noise, and environmental acoustics. The position will require preparation of reports, utilization of acoustic modeling software, and perform on-site acoustical testing when needed. We routinely have multiple projects running at various phases so the ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaboration with our architectural clients and the overall design team on various projects.
  • Develop solid acoustical recommendations to address the issues related to a specific project.
  • Create clear and concise documentation to support acoustical solutions that are developed.
  • Produce budgetary models to support the recommended solutions for architect/owner consideration.
  • Conduct on-site acoustical testing and noise surveys when needed.
  • Review product submittals and shop drawings.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and project phases.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three years’ experience as a consultant in architectural acoustics or a related field is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering, architectural acoustics, physics or related field of study.
  • Experience with providing acoustical solutions that address sound isolation, room acoustics, HVAC system noise, etc.
  • The ability to manage client expectations and relationships.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills are required.
  • Basic knowledge of audio/visual systems or experience with AV systems design is a plus.

If you feel you have the qualifications and motivation to be a key contributor to our success, we are interested in hearing from you. Please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements. We would like to bring someone on board as soon as possible.

Salary dependent upon experience and other attributes. We offer an excellent benefit package and expense reimbursements. Additionally, we provide ongoing training opportunities that impact overall performance, industry knowledge and future career growth.

Design 27 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

About:

Design 27 is an independent technology design and acoustical engineering firm creating engaged facilities. We have completed planning and design of information and communication technology needs that address very diverse requirements of corporate clients, research & clinical facilities, educational institutions, and critical information agencies.

Design 27 works as an advocate for the owner on each project engagement. Our approach is vendor/manufacturer independence focused on providing solutions that are specific and unique to each client and the end users’ experience. This has resulted in numerous successful projects focusing on workplace, education, healthcare, and civic engagements.

We are designers. We are consultants. We are passionate users and researchers of the rapidly changing fields of technology and acoustics along with the impact it plays in our learning environments, workplaces, public gathering spaces and beyond.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $72,000.00 – $87,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Please submit resume and cover letter to Adam Weber, Partner at adam@design27.com.

Acoustics Consultant

Arup

Location : Boston, MA

Dedicated to sustainable development, Arup is a collective of designers, advisors and experts working globally. Founded to be humane and excellent, we collaborate with our clients and partners using imagination, technology, and rigor to shape a better world.

Our Boston Acoustics, Audiovisual, Theatre, and Experience Design team is growing and we are seeking candidates with experience focused on acoustic consulting.

You will collaborate within our dynamic regional multidisciplinary acoustics, audiovisual, theatre and experience team, on project sectors ranging from arts and culture, entertainment, sport, urban design, transportation, science, healthcare, education, and corporate environments.

Responsibilities of this specific role will include, but not be limited to the following:

Project Impact

  • Thoroughly explore technical solutions, and also take time to ensure the technical analysis are aligned project needs
  • Consider commercial aspects of a project – contracts, financial performance, resourcing – and consider them in your approach to project delivery
  • Have an eye for detail in all written, visual, and verbal communication
  • Strive to deliver innovative acoustic and design solutions
  • Understand the multidisciplinary nature of acoustic consulting work, and can coordinate design with design team members
  • Demonstrate an 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 in collaboration with team members at all levels and can take direction to work autonomously
  • You communicate technical concepts clearly and in an organized manner
  • 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
  • You understand your strengths and how they can be applied to teams, projects, and clients

Team Impact

  • You contribute to overall team success through project management, technical delivery, and client care.
  • You are proactive in project delivery and achieving deadlines
  • You develop others by sharing technical experience/knowledge, provide guidance, and feedback

Your experience/qualifications: 

  • Degree in acoustics or architectural engineering OR a degree in architecture, music, physics, engineering, computer science, sound reproduction, sound recording, with strong demonstrated experience in acoustics
  • 4+ years of relevant experience in acoustic design
  • 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, Grasshopper, Sketchup
  • Candidates with additional experience in music, composition, electronic music, recording, 3D sound, live sound, production are particularly encouraged to apply

Please submit resumes: https://jobs.arup.com/jobs/acoustics-consultant-14222

Benefits that Work – At Arup, we have a comprehensive and valuable benefits program that works for our employees and their families while keeping costs low. These benefits provide health and welfare security for you as well as paid time off for rest and renewal. Our Global Profit Share Plan (paid bi-annually) provides an opportunity for you to share in the success of the Firm. As a valued employee of Arup, you can also choose to participate in our 401(k) plan with up to 10% company match to help you save for your future.

Flexible Working – We believe that flexible arrangements create a more inclusive way of working that supports our diversity and the wellbeing of our people. Options for alternative schedules and the ability to work outside of the office for a portion of your workweek are available.

Arup is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of national origin, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or other status protected by law. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please contact us at americasbenefits@arup.com.

 

Acoustics Consultant

Acoustics Distinctions

Location: Stamford, CT

 

Acoustics Consultant

Acoustic Distinctions has an immediate opening for an entry-level Acoustics Consultant to join our team in Stamford, CT.  The successful applicant may be a recent graduate in acoustics, architecture, mechanical engineering, or other related degree program who is self-motivated, inquisitive, has excellent problem-solving skills, and would like an opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects in a collaborative work environment offering opportunities for professional growth.

Candidates should have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate complex ideas through writing, drawing, and speaking.  The position involves regular interaction with architects, engineers, and other members of the design team; as well as owners, operators, contractors, and prospective clients.

The position requires:

  • Ability to read architectural, mechanical, and structural plans.
  • Proficiency with computer drafting and BIM programs, such as AutoCAD and Revit.
  • Understanding of basic acoustic principles and applications to real-world applications in building acoustics, such as room acoustic design; sound isolation and mechanical noise control
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.  Compensation will include a full benefits package with health insurance, 401K, medical, life insurance, and liberal vacation policy.  Other benefits include Adjusted Work Schedule option, commutation allowance, and generous continuing education allowance.

E-mail resume and letter of interest to join@ad-ny.com.

Acoustic Distinctions, founded in 1991, provides acoustics and performance technology consulting services from offices in New York City, Stamford, CT, Lancaster, PA, and Los Angeles, CA.  We serve projects nationally and worldwide in performing arts, entertainment, sports, worship, broadcast and audio, video and film production. More information about the firm is available at our website, www.acousticdistinctions.com.

 

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