Acoustical Engineer

Blue Ridge Research and Consulting, LLC

Location: Asheville, NC

Blue Ridge Research and Consulting, LLC (BRRC) is currently seeking an acoustical engineer for our Asheville, NC office. This position involves conducting research in a wide range of environmental acoustic areas including sound and noise source measurements, general and specialized modeling, soundscape and transportation noise visualizations, and outdoor warning system design. Current research areas include noise source characterization of military aircraft and rockets, long-range sound propagation modeling, and operational noise reduction studies. Responsibilities involve applied acoustical research as well as interacting with clients, noise analysis modeling, and technical reporting.

Skills – Applicants must be team oriented, have excellent oral and written communication skills, and enjoy working in a high-energy environment. Further, applicants must possess strong analytical and computer skills to solve unique and challenging problems for both the military and transportation industries. Computer programming skills, particularly in MATLAB, are required for success. Proficiency in the following programming languages are preferred: FORTRAN, C++, C#, Python, SQL, and VB.

Experience – A minimum of two years of experience (or a Master of Science) conducting acoustical research and consulting is required. A working knowledge of outdoor sound propagation, measurement methods, and signal processing techniques is preferred. Additional experience with industry standard transportation noise models and GIS analysis is preferred. More experienced candidates, who have a desire to lead projects, expand current lines of work, and explore new technical areas are also encouraged to apply. Previous experience interacting with clients, conducting business development, and writing proposals is also preferred for more experienced candidates. Explore BRRC projects at BlueRidgeResearch.com.

Basic Requirements – M.S. degree in physics or engineering disciplines. Due to the sensitive nature of BRRC’s defense-related projects, U.S. Citizenship or permanent resident status is required.

About Us BRRC is a small, dynamic 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 merit bonuses. Learn more about what it is like to join our team by exploring BRRC’s candidate brochure.

Please send your résumé and a letter of introduction to [email protected]

 

Standards Manager

Acoustical Society of America

Location: Melville, NY

Do you thrive in an environment that is both people oriented and self-directed?  Is International travel something you enjoy?

The Acoustical Society of America (ASA) is seeking an experienced Standards Manager to run the operational activities of the ASA Standards Office.

Our ideal candidate is highly collaborative, service oriented and is deeply knowledgeable on consensus building.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate with the ASA Committee on Standards (ASACOS) in the administration, policy-making, and development of ASA standards
  • Interact with a variety of organizations and institutions regarding operational, contractual, financial, and public relations activities, related to consensus standards development
  • Responsible for operational activities including, strategic direction, long-term goals, budget, finance and policy issues
  • Establish plans to improve the standards development process
  • Create and maintain accurate records for audit purposes

 

Must-haves:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher with 10 years of work experience
  • 5 or more years of experience in standards developing organizations and/or professional societies including management, legal compliance, budgeting and contract
  • Must have demonstrated skills in project management, the aptitude to manage and develop volunteers in a structured, rule-based environment with the ability to collaborate with multiple teams in different time zones
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including editing, are required

 

Skills crucial to success in this role:

  • Ability to work independently to achieve goals established in a consensus environment
  • Excellent analytical skills, detail oriented and ability to multi task
  • Advanced MS Office skills in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • International travel and work experience or foreign language skills are desirable

 

This position is located in the ASA office in Melville, NY, but is managed remotely in a matrix structure.  It also requires approximately 40 days of domestic and international travel per year. 

If you feel you have the qualifications and would like to apply for this position, please forward your cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Division of the American Institute of Physics Publishing at [email protected].

 

About us:

The Acoustical Society of America publishes a wide variety of material related to the knowledge and practical application of acoustics for physical scientists, life scientists, engineers, psychologists, physiologists, architects, musicians, and speech communication specialists.

The Acoustical Society of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Acoustical Consultant

SH Acoustics

Location: Milford, CT

SH Acoustics is seeking an entry-level acoustical consultant with 2-5 years of experience for a design and project management role in our Milford, CT headquarters. SHA is an internationally recognized acoustic and audio consulting firm specializing in museum & exhibit-based spaces, luxury residential, and a variety of commercial/institutional projects.

The successful candidate should have an undergraduate degree in acoustical engineering or a related field. Excellent written/oral communication, self-motivation, project management and presentation skills are essential. Candidate must possess strong computer experience including: AutoCAD, MS Office, EASE, etc. Background in audio systems design is preferable. An interest in live music and consumer audio is desirable. Opportunities for growth with the firm are strong.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Room acoustic analysis and modeling of a wide variety of spaces.
  • Preparation of acoustical treatment layouts.
  • Sound isolation and noise control analysis, calculations and design documentation
  • Preparation of recommendations memos, reports and other documentation
  • Project management and coordination.
  • Attendance at design meetings and site inspections.
  • In-lab and in-field acoustic and audio measurements
  • Acoustic optimization of high-end private theaters, multimedia exhibits and performance-based systems.
    SH Acoustics LLC is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter by email or fax to:SH Acoustics LLC
    Attn: Steve Haas, President
    10 Higgins Drive
    Milford, CT 06460
    [email protected]
    www.shacoustics.com
    Fax: (203) 286-1427

Senior Acoustical Consultant

SH Acoustics

Location: Milford, CT

SH Acoustics is seeking a senior acoustical consultant with 5-7 or more years of experience for a position in our CT headquarters. SHA is an internationally recognized acoustic and audio consulting firm specializing in museum & exhibit-based spaces, luxury residential, recording/broadcast studios, and a variety of other commercial/institutional projects.

The successful candidate should have worked in at least one other previous consulting firm as both an acoustical consultant and project manager. Excellent written/oral communication, self-motivation, project management and presentation skills are essential. Background in audio systems design is desirable. An interest in live music and high-fidelity audio is beneficial. Opportunities for continued growth with the firm are strong.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Lead the design and management of a wide variety of projects.
  • Provide design direction for room acoustics, sound isolation and noise control
  • Coordinate acoustic and audio delivery aspects of projects.
  • Acoustically tune and calibrate high-level playback audio systems.
  • Attend critical design meetings and site inspections.
  • Maintain quality control throughout each project.
  • Work with Firm Management Team to promote the Company and to help develop new business.

SH Acoustics is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter by email to:

SH Acoustics LLC
Attn: Steve Haas, President
10 Higgins Drive
Milford, CT 06460
[email protected]
www.shacoustics.com
Fax: (203) 286-1427

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Acoustical Consultant

SH Acoustics

Location: Milford, CT

SH Acoustics is seeking an entry-level acoustical consultant with 0-2 years of experience for a design and project management role in our Milford, CT headquarters. SHA is an internationally recognized acoustic and audio consulting firm specializing in museum & exhibit-based spaces, luxury residential, and a variety of commercial/institutional projects.

The successful candidate should have an undergraduate degree in acoustical engineering or a related field. Excellent written/oral communication, self-motivation, project management and presentation skills are essential. Candidate must possess strong computer experience including: AutoCAD, MS Office, EASE, etc. Background in audio systems design is preferable. An interest in live music and consumer audio is desirable. Opportunities for growth with the firm are strong.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Room acoustic analysis and modeling of a wide variety of spaces.
  • Preparation of acoustical treatment layouts.
  • Sound isolation and noise control analysis, calculations and design documentation
  • Preparation of recommendations memos, reports and other documentation
  • Project management and coordination.
  • Attendance at design meetings and site inspections.
  • In-lab and in-field acoustic and audio measurements
  • Acoustic optimization of high-end private theaters, multimedia exhibits and performance-based systems.

SH Acoustics LLC is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter by email to:

SH Acoustics LLC
Attn: Steve Haas, President
10 Higgins Drive
Milford, CT 06460
[email protected]
www.shacoustics.com
Fax: (203) 286-1427

Senior Acoustical Consultant

D.L. Adams Associates, Ltd.

Location: Honolulu, HI

 

L. Adams Associates, Ltd. is seeking a senior acoustical engineer to fill the position of Senior Consultant in our Kailua, Hawaii office.  A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a field of engineering or science with 5+ years of experience in architectural acoustics and environmental noise is required.

Working under the direction of the Principal Consultants, A Senior Consultant conducts field measurements and develops recommendations for room acoustics, airborne and structure-borne sound insulation, and HVAC system noise and vibration control engineering. The Senior Consultant will serve as Project Manager for many of the firm’s projects and be responsible for preparing design documents, writing reports, 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 acoustical modeling software such as EASE, Cadna-A, AIM, and TRANE is definite plus.  Experience in the use of sound level instrumentation is essential.  The ideal candidate will maintain client relationships and provide efficient design coordination with owners and other design professionals.  Excellent verbal and written skills are a must and exceptional people skills are essential.

Some travel can be expected.  Salaries are competitive, and our 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 together with a letter of interest explaining why you should be hired for this position to David Adams at [email protected].