Senior Noise Specialist


Location: Omaha, NE

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About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Acoustical Specialist 3 (Senior Acoustical Specialist), we'll count on you to

  • Be a technical expert with recognized authority in an area of specialization, resolve problems of greater scope and complexity, lead and manage acoustical and vibration assessments, and work on a wide range of projects
  • Plan and develop projects or design activities that have significant impact on major company programs as needed
  • Plan, organize and supervise work of medium to large staff of professionals and technicians as needed
  • Serve as Project Manager on larger projects, though project management is not the sole focus of the position
  • Focus on tasks including architectural acoustics, building or environmental noise, and vibration-related analyses
  • Use state-of-the-art instruments to measure noise and vibrations and to process and analyze that data is required
  • Perform other related duties as necessary


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Acoustics, Math, Physics or closely related field
  • 10 or more years of experience in environmental consulting with a successful track record of marketing, project management, staff management and client satisfaction, business development skills
  • Leadership skills and ability to manage in a team environment
  • Familiarity of local clients and markets
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency with GIS and GPS
  • Proficiency with state-of-the-art software used to process and analyze measurement data
  • Familiar with relevant ISO and related acoustical standards
  • Familiar with current guidance documents for acoustical analyses (FHWA, FTA, FRA, USIBC, etc)
  • May require travel
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree may offset required years of experience


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible.  When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.


Acoustics Performing Arts Specialist

Wenger Corporation

Location: Remote

Wenger Corporation is a privately held, leading manufacturer of high-quality music education, performing arts, and athletic products. At Wenger, we cultivate a positive, passionate, and productive culture that’s felt by every Wenger employee – from top to bottom and wall to wall. We encourage a spirit of open and honest communication that breeds trust and respect for one another. And our supportive environment built on collaboration – not competition – creates a sense of community that says we approach our challenges in the same way we celebrate our success: Together.

Wenger Corporation is seeking an Acoustics Performing Arts Specialist – remote opportunity to join our sales team! As an Acoustics Performing Arts Specialist, you will contribute to Wenger Corporation’s strategy to provide an exceptional customer experience by building key industry relationships and providing technical support and coaching for all field sales representatives regarding Wenger’s acoustic products.

 This is a remote position with an expectation of up to 50% travel. Click on this link to submit your application:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • BS/MS degree in architectural acoustics, or five (5) years of successful experience in a consultative sales environment with primary focus on architectural acoustics
  • Experience in selling environment with multiple decision makers and influences

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Salesforce CRM
  • Experience with active acoustic technologiesand other installed audio systems
  • Experience working on architectural design projects through the construction process

What you will do on a typical day:

  • Provide acoustic product expertise with focus on performing arts (other markets include music education, worship, etc.)
  • Articulate product information and navigate sales opportunities at technical level; products include full stage shells, portable shells, motorized banners, active acoustic systems, modular music practice rooms, acoustic doors, and acoustic panels
  • Manage and strengthen key relationships (acoustic consulting firms and other industry professionals), lead outreach to new firms
  • Conduct periodical meetings, webinars, lunch-and-learns, CEUs, AIAs, etc. (online and in-person)
  • Utilize Salesforce tools and processes for customer relationship management (CRM)
  • Support other sales team members and design teams on new construction projects that include acoustic product solutions
  • Answer day-to-day questions about acoustics and support training efforts for all customer-facing employees
  • Understand internal processes and capabilities to optimize project handoffs for successful order fulfillment
  • Write/review technical documentation (construction documents) to ensure products meets bid specifications and work through exceptions
  • Review project scope of work and project pricing
  • Write/review project case studies and technical product documentation (acoustic data and test results)
  • Understand project stakeholders and expectations; advocate for consultant involvement and protect key relationships
  • Determine if/when/where appropriate for Wenger to provide consultative services on projects (basic acoustic analysis and recommendations); clearly communicate limitations of Wenger’s product offering and expertise
  • Conduct in-situ room acoustic and sound isolation measurements
  • Attend major acoustic and music industry conventions/exhibitions (ASA, NCAC, NoiseCon, InfoComm, NAMM, USITT, ICfAD, etc.)

Benefit offerings include:

  • Paid Time Off
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Profit Sharing
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Spending Accounts – HSA, FSA, DCFSA
  • Company Paid Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • 401k Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Onsite Fitness Center
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program


Put your passion to work in an exciting, rewarding industry that inspires great performances today!

 Wenger Corporation is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

All Qualified Candidates are Encouraged to Apply


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