Acoustical Consultant

Wave Engineering

Location: Littleton Colorado

 

Acoustical Consultant

Wave Engineering is an independent consulting firm specializing in acoustics, noise and vibration. Our clients include architects, contractors, engineers, corporations, school districts, developers, governments, institutions, and individuals.  Wave Engineering is committed to finding practical solutions and ensuring that our clients get the most “bang for the buck”.

Located in beautiful Littleton, Colorado, our office is minutes from a vibrant local downtown with Light Rail access to Denver.  Recreational opportunities abound, including all that the Rocky Mountains has to offer. Home to an award winning school district, Littleton is an ideal place to raise a family.

Job Description:

Wave Engineering is looking for a talented individual to help us continue to grow. We are working on a wide range of projects related to architectural acoustics, environmental noise and vibration. We want someone who is prepared to work collaboratively and offer practical solutions to a variety of problems. In addition to technical capability, we place a premium on creativity, flexibility, resourcefulness and the ability to solve unique problems. Effective communication is key, both with graphics and clear and concise English.  Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities and projects are a must.

Education:

Bachelors or Masters degree in engineering or science – Acoustics, Architecture, Mechanical, Electrical or other discipline with coursework related to acoustics and vibration. Direct experience in consulting is preferred.

Experience:

Acoustical Consultant: (5 – 10 years experience minimum)

Responsibilities include:

  • Acoustics/noise/vibration field measurements. These can require work outside of normal working hours and can require overnight travel, sometimes to other parts of the country. Field work can result in long days and can require climbing ladders, walking long distances over rough terrain, navigating obstacles and carrying equipment that can weigh up to 50 pounds.
  • Experience with ANSI, ASTM and ISO acoustic standards.
  • Review of architectural/mechanical/structural/civil drawings for use in acoustic work.
  • HVAC and mechanical noise calculations.
  • Develop architectural acoustics reports, drawings, details and specifications.
  • Analyze acoustic solutions using computer modeling software, including CadnaA and INSUL.
  • Observe on-site construction to review the implementation of acoustical solutions.
  • Marketing functions, including generating content for social media, blog posts, newsletters, etc.

 

Apply by submitting a resume and cover letter addressing how your skills and experience address the needs of the position. Ability to write effectively is an absolutely critical skill for the successful candidates. Must be able to demonstrate at the time of hire proof of permission to work permanently in the US and a valid driver’s license.

Contact

Jeff Kwolkoski, President

[email protected]

Wave Engineering, Inc.

https://www.waveengineering.us/

1100 W. Littleton Blvd., #420
Littleton, CO 80120

(720) 446-9283

 

Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

University of Michigan

Location: Ann Arbor, MI 

 

Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan

Post doctoral research fellow positions are open at the lab of Dr. Cheri Deng, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Candidates with experience and background in ultrasound imaging and microbubbles are welcome to apply. The positions are with competitive salary plus the University’s standard benefits. 

The positions are for one year with option of extending to multiple years. The duties and expectations of these positions include carrying out research focused on biomedical ultrasound ultrasound imaging, microbubbles, and mechanobiology. Participation in preparation of technical reports and papers related to your research, and collaboration with other members of the research group are also expected. You may also participate in instructional activities, in mentoring and supervising undergraduate and graduate students engaged in research activities.

For more information and to apply, please email Dr. Cheri Deng at [email protected].

 

Environmental Noise Specialist

RWDI AIR Inc.,        

Location: Guelph, ON or Toronto, ON

RWDI AIR Inc., part of the RWDI Group of Companies, specializes in resolving air quality, sound and vibration, climate change, hydrogeological as well as waste management issues for a wide array of architectural, engineering, industrial, commercial and government clients.  With locations and 100+ people strategically positioned throughout Canada, we have worked closely with many different sectors for approximately 40 years to meet measurement, modelling, design, mitigation and regulatory needs.

We are seeking an energetic and motivated individual to join our Acoustics, Noise and Vibration team in Guelph or Toronto as an Senior / Specialist in the Noise, Acoustics, and Vibration group.  The successful candidate will have at least ten years of Environmental Noise experience, with recent experience with regulatory (MECP, MTO) applications in Ontario. 

The role includes but is not limited to:

  • Providing mentorship and technical guidance to more junior staff
  • Helping to resolve challenging environmental noise and vibration problems for a wide variety of clients including industrial, institutional, and land developers
  • Maintaining technical excellence through quality assurance and mentorship
  • Supporting field measurement programs ranging from same day site visits to support of multi-year monitoring programs in a variety of challenging settings
  • Communicating complex technical concepts in straight-forward language that supports client understanding

We are accepting applications from candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable engineering or science disciplines
  • Minimum ten years of experience in environmental noise assessment
  • Demonstrated history of understanding and applying Ontario MECP and MTO noise guidelines
  • In-depth knowledge of Cadna/A, ORNAMENT, and Microsoft Excel
  • A valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Registration with Professional Engineers Ontario is an asset

 

 

 

The Acoustics, Noise and Vibration team is a close-knit, social team where people love what they do.  Team members work independently on a daily basis to contribute to the success of the team’s work.  The successful applicant will demonstrate strong collaboration, people, and teamwork skills as well ability to prioritize and complete work independently.  Individuals within this high-performing team must manage their time carefully, and balance work for several ongoing projects simultaneously.  Problem solving, ability to learn independently, and initiative-taking are key qualities that will contribute to personal success individuals within the team.

 

Please submit your cover letter and resume at the following link:

https://rwdi.mua.hrdepartment.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/search

Thank you in advance for your application.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Salary: Commensurate with experience 

RWDI endorses and practices the principles of equal opportunity employment.   

We are committed to diversity and inclusion. Accommodations are available during all stages of the recruitment process.

Senior Application Engineer

Bruel & Kjaer

Location:  Atlanta, GA

 

Subject:  POSITION DESCRIPTION FOR SENIOR APPLICATION ENGINEER

Support Area:  Americas

Company Information: Bruel & Kjaer is a well-established integrated solution provider specializing in sound and vibration measurement market.  Bruel & Kjaer delivers advanced technological solutions and products of renowned quality. Our products cover the entire sound and vibration measurement chain from a single transducer to a complete turnkey system.

  • Products: Our product portfolio covers all of the components and tools required in the measurement and analysis of sound and vibration. It is unique in the industry that you can source all components from one supplier.
  • Systems: Our products are designed to fit together intelligently as systems. This simplifies the process of creating systems optimized to solve specific customer issues.
  • Solutions: In certain instances, we not only supply the systems, but we actually operate them and supply analysis results, meaning that our customers can focus on their core business and don’t have to worry about operating and maintaining equipment.
  • Services: We offer a full range of services for our products and systems, including installation, training, support, and software updates, calibration, planned maintenance, repair, and rental.

Responsibilities:  The Senior Application Engineer position is part of the Americas Support Group and is responsible for supporting both our customers and Sales Engineers in the sale and use of our products.  The position focuses mainly on the following Post-Sale Support Activities

  • Post-Sale Support
    • Technical Support for internal and external customers
      • Providing general support on sound and vibration theory, system usage and applications
      • Resolving software issues through training, bug reporting and development of work arounds
      • Troubleshooting hardware issues on systems and instruments
      • Providing simple solutions to meet customer needs
    • Supporting the North America Service Center on troubleshooting instrument failures
    • Mentoring Application and Support Engineers to build competencies on Sound and Vibration Theory and Product Knowledge

Additional Responsibilities could include the following Pre-Sale and On-Site Services

  • Pre-Sale Activities
    • Developing and delivering high quality technical presentations to customers on advanced solutions and activities.
    • Executing customer demonstrations of working solutions and instruments
    • Presenting Seminars and Webinars on sound and vibration theory, advanced system applications in areas of engineer’s specialty, and Bruel & Kjaer solutions.
    • Training internal sales and support staff on the theory, benefits and usage of solutions
  • On-Site Services
    • Installation of Bruel & Kjaer systems at customer facilities
    • Performing detailed System and/or instrument training on products, applications and solutions
    • Test Service work – performing contracted testing services work at customer facilities
    • Delivering on-site Seminars specific to customer requirements

Qualifications and Skills Required

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Physics or other technical field
  • Minimum 7 Years experience in noise and/or vibration testing
  • Solid knowledge of Sound and Vibration Principles and how they are applied to Measurements
  • Significant experience in Signal Analysis
  • Strong background in Electronics/Circuits and Instrumentation
  • Skilled in demonstrating and running software applications, working with databases, networking and general pc related skills.
  • Experience troubleshooting hardware and software issues
  • Basic commercial understanding
  • Strong written, communication and presentation skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Ability to work independently
  • Highly organized with the ability to multitask and prioritize in a busy environment
  • Travel required (10% or less)

Apply for Senior Applications Engineer – B&K using the link below:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=e665d24f-bc41-4a89-9fc5-7fe9c8f813a7&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=149016&lang=en_US&source=CC4

 

 

Marine Acoustics Postdoctoral Scholar

Valentine Lab

Location: Santa Barbara

 

Marine Acoustics Postdoctoral Scholar – Marine Science Institute JPF01468

The Valentine Lab at UC Santa Barbara in collaboration with the Weber Lab at the University of New Hampshire seek a Postdoctoral Researcher in the area of ocean acoustics to lead in the development and execution of a state- funded hydrocarbon seep acoustic observatory.

The observatory will be located in a natural oil and gas seep offshore UC Santa Barbara, and will involve continuous monitoring of oil and gas seepage using a high-frequency (150-250 kHz) side-looking echo sounder mounted to an offshore structure. The Postdoctoral Researcher will work closely with the Principal Investigators and other project personnel to design, deploy, and monitor the system, as well as to interpret, present, and publish the findings.

Basic Qualifications: PhD in acoustics, oceanography, ocean engineering, or closely related discipline at the time of application.

Additional Qualifications: A minimum 2 years of academic or applied research experience in analysis of acoustic data.

Preferred Qualifications:

-A minimum 2 years of academic or applied research experience in marine science;
-An interest and track record in publishing in top academic journals;
-Ability to balance a diverse portfolio of responsibilities simultaneously;
-Excellent communication skills to contribute to technical reports and peer-reviewed scientific publications, deliver presentations, and translate scientific concepts for diverse audiences;

-Strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain strong relationships with academic, and government partners; -Record of research at sea.

This is a 100% time appointment. The duration of the initial appointment is 12 months; reappointment for an additional year(s) is possible depending on performance. Start date is negotiable but ideally would be April 2019 or sooner. Salary is competitive, commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications. Postdoctoral benefits are included (http://clients.garnett-powers.com/pd/uc/).

Electronic applications including a cover letter, CV and contact information for 3 references should be sent to:

https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF01468

For primary consideration, please apply by February 19, 2019

Thereafter, position will be open until filled.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

Jet Aircraft Flow Modeling Project Engineer

Patuxent River Naval Air Station

Location:  Lexington Park, MD 20670

Recent Graduate Aerospace / Mechanical CFD Engineer – NAVAIR Propulsion

Job Title: Jet Aircraft Flow Modeling Project Engineer

 

Required:

– BS in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering, Physics or related engineering discipline

– Coursework on transcripts showing study in fluid dynamics, heat transfer, or FEA structural modeling.

– At least 2 years of experience utilizing CFD or FEA tools in a govt., industry, or academic research environment; or compelling laboratory experience such as working with wind tunnels.

 

Desired:

– MS or PhD in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering, Physics or related engineering discipline

– Working knowledge and experience in industry and / or in graduate research project use of Large Eddy Simulation (LES) tools for the modeling of aircraft related flows and / or gas turbine engine flows.

– A working knowledge of at least one industry standard Computer Aided Design (CAD) program, such as Solidworks, Creo, Rhinoceros, or Ansys Design Modeler.

– In-depth knowledge of the detailed mathematical models used in CFD/RANS/LES tools to simulate boundary layers, predict flow separation points, model compressibility effects (shocks), and model turbulence.

– 2+ years of experience utilizing CFD / RANS / LES tools to model real-world gas turbine engine, jet or rocket flow problems.

– Proficient in the generation of high quality, high fidelity, three-dimensional mesh/grids for use in complex geometries, both using structured and unstructured mesh topology.

– Experience using high powered computers (such as the DoD HPC system) to execute programs in a remote shell, or terminal, environment. Knowledge of the Linux environment and basic commands for file transfers, logins, GUI manipulation, and networking is desired.

– knowledge or / experience using the Craft LES and / or CharLES LES tools.

 

Job Description:

The NAVAIR CFD Engineer will be expected to support and enhance current ongoing fluid dynamics analysis projects in the Propulsion and Power organization. The engineer will use in-house tools to develop 3D flow models in support of our customers. Current projects include the need to improve flow separation performance, predict flow induced forcing and heat transfer to inlets and nozzles for current and future Navy aircraft systems. Several projects involve proposing improved inlet and nozzle designs to improve the efficiency and durability of Navy and Marine Corps propulsion systems.  This exciting work includes reviewing failure information from the fleet and providing accurate and rapid results to our customers. It is expected that the engineer will be able to develop well written reports, as well as have an ability to prepare and present well developed PowerPoint presentations to non-expert (in the CFD field) customers explaining the results of research and modeling plans and efforts.  It is expected that this CFD engineer can make contributions to team projects with less supervision over time. An energetic person is sought who can learn quickly, and work well with the Technical Lead and other team members, either independently or as part of tight project teams.

Please note that U.S. citizenship is required, as is the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Navy Contacts:

Brian Frounfelker  [email protected]  (301) 757-3380

Allan Aubert        [email protected] (512)373-3201