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

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


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

Employment Type


Postdoctoral Associate

University of Colorado-Boulder

Location: Boulder, CO


A postdoctoral associate position is immediately available with the Department of Computer Science at CU Boulder. This position is part of an NSF CSSI project. The successful applicant will be jointly supervised by Prof. Qin “Christine” Lv in the Computer Science Department and Dr. Carrie Wall in the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) and will have full access to the state-of-the-art laboratories and other resources at CU Boulder.

The successful applicant will investigate the application of self-supervised machine learning for NOAA water column sonar data, and will design and develop cloud-based cyberinfrastructure. The successful applicant will lead the coordination efforts across international research teams for the design and development of the proposed cyberinfrastructure.

What You Will Need

  • D. in Computer Science, Data Science, Oceanography or related field
  • Experience in fisheries acoustic science
  • Experience in applying machine learning methods to a domain science
  • Experience working with cloud-based infrastructure
  • Experience with python programming for big data analysis
  • Interest and demonstrated ability to work in an interdisciplinary team

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  1. Resume/CV (please include a publication list)
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Research Experience/Interests


Acoustical Consultant

Newson Brown Acoustics

Location: Culver City, CA


Newson Brown Acoustics is part of the RWDI Group of Companies. RWDI is a world leader in global climate and environmental engineering consulting, with 700+ employees in over 30 offices worldwide. For the last 50 years, the company has worked on some of the most iconic and defining projects globally.

Newson Brown Acoustics has been in business for over twenty-five years. Consultants at our company provide a full range of acoustical consulting services including architectural acoustics, building services noise and vibration control, community and environmental acoustics and acoustical troubleshooting. The team supports a broad range of project types including television and movie studios, radio and recording studios, corporate headquarters, courts and other civic buildings, educational facilities, healthcare, residential, resorts and hotels, laboratories, libraries, museums, performing arts spaces, screening rooms, theaters, and worship spaces.

We are hiring an Acoustical Consultant, to join the team in our Culver City, California office.

The role includes but is not limited to:

  • Reviewing architectural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing drawings.
  • Providing sound isolation and acoustical finish recommendations.
  • Using software to predict mechanical noise levels and recommending appropriate noise control.
  • Providing vibration isolation specifications for electrical, plumbing and elevator systems.
  • Conducting environmental noise surveys of project sites and predicting exterior noise intrusion.
  • Noise control of emergency generators and other outdoor equipment.
  • Acoustical testing and troubleshooting.
  • Vibration measurements.
  • Analysis of noise and vibration data.
  • Understanding of acoustics standards.
  • Reviewing and responding to requests for information and product submittals during construction.
  • Visiting construction sites to review progress and address concerns during construction.
  • Preparation of technical reports and communicating with clients.
  • Attending meetings to discuss and present reports.
  • Effective time management to meet deadlines on multiple projects.

We are accepting applications from candidates with the following qualifications:

 A Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree (preferred) in acoustics, or a related subject.

  • Acoustical experience an asset, but not required if degree is in acoustics.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with TAP, Odeon, Auto CAD, Revit, Cadna/A and Bluebeam is an asset.
  • Experience with both Bruel and Kjaer and Larson Davis sound level meters and software.
  • Knowledge of common architectural terms, structures, building systems and design practices.
  • Ability to read, understand, interpret, and analyze architectural and technical drawings, specifications, and other related materials.


Professional Skills: 

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities.
  • Excellent writing, listening and verbal communications skills, with a strong commitment to learning.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, work under strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment, interface effectively with management, and address multiple requests.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors.
  • Proactive, conscientious, and flexible, with a strong work ethic.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Passion for acoustics, building/construction, and design.
  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information.


Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary: $60,000.00 – $87,000.00
  • 15 Paid Vacation Days
  • Paid Sick Time
  • 11 Paid Holidays (7 statutory and 4 floaters)
  • 401K Matching
  • Group Benefits
  • Fitness Allowance
  • Learning Spending Account

Please submit your cover letter and resume.  Apply here.

Applicants must be able to work legally in the United States.

Thank you in advance for your application.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

RWDI endorses and practices the principles of equal opportunity employment.

We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Accommodations are available during all stages of the recruitment process.


Intermediate Underwater Acoustic Analyst

Job Title: Intermediate Underwater Acoustic Analyst

Location: Port Moody, BC, Canada

Dynamic Ocean Consulting Ltd. is a boutique environmental consulting firm based in Port Moody, British Columbia. We are a group of multi-disciplinary applied scientists that bridge the realms of regulatory and academic applied scientists, with a focus on the marine environment. We believe strongly in the inclusion of western and Indigenous/Inuit sciences into all aspects of the regulatory life cycle, to support the understanding of existing conditions and effects assessments. Spatially, we primarily work in British Columbia and Nunavut, with a strong interest for expansion to territories and provinces with a coastline.

We are a dynamic organization with multiple business portfolios, and work in a fast-paced environment.     We encourage a healthy attitude toward collaboration and communication within our organization, with clients and external partners. At Dynamic Ocean we are working toward developing a company culture that finds the appropriate balance between work and life, and so we offer a flexible work schedule, opportunity to work from home, and days off in addition to your vacation schedule.

The successful candidate will have the ability to work in a team environment and to function independently. Your personal and professional traits allow you to work effectively in a multi-facetted environment and you have a keen interest to grow and develop with the company.


  • Work with senior staff to design baseline underwater acoustic studies and lead their implementation in the field.
  • Participate in field programs to determine existing conditions, support compliance monitoring or work on research projects.
  • Manage and/or prepare reports including data analysis/interpretation, consolidation of desktop information, and management of field data.
  • Prepare environmental effects documents to target the mandate of the respective regulatory authority.
  • Mentor and support junior staff.
  • Support to the development of construction environmental management plans for impacts related to Underwater Sound.
  • Design and implementation of underwater sound management plans.
  • Understanding of regulatory compliance commitments for acoustic monitoring through Fisheries and Oceans Canada requirements considered an asset.
  • Analysis and interpretation of passive acoustic data, including measurements of sound levels and bioacoustic analyses.
  • Travel as required to support local and remote field programs.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of three years of experience with acoustic analysis software, such as packages and custom scripts in Matlab, Python, or R, and experience using bioacoustic analysis software such as Raven Pro and PAMGuard; five years considered an asset.
  • Experience conducting acoustic propagation modelling for small and large scale projects using either customs scripts (e.g., Matlab or Python) or using propagation modelling software considered an asset;
  • Experience collecting acoustic data in the field, including programming and maintaining acoustic recorders, designing moorings and deployment strategies, and working on deployments and recoveries of acoustic recorders or other oceanographic equipment.
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field (Biology, Ocean Science, Environmental Science, etc), with a Masters preferred.
  • Registered Professional Biologist designation with the College of Applied Biologists (or designated as a Biologist in Training) is considered an asset.
  • Experience in the identification of marine mammals typical in coastal British Columbia, experience with coastal marine mammals of Nunavut is considered an asset. Both visual and bioacoustic identification considered an asset.
  • Experience working in the regulatory environment with specific experience developing acoustic management plans that are aligned with the mandate of Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Fish and Fish Habitat Protection Program (DFO-FFHPP) is considered an asset.
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to conditions in fast-paced environment.
  • A positive attitude and interest to communicate and engage with the team.
  • Communication skills for verbal and written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in statistical analysis programs such as R is considered an asset.
  • Experience in digital mapping programs such as QGIS and ArcGIS is considered an asset.
  • An interest to expand your professional experience portfolio and grow with our organization.

Salary Range

$70,000 to $90,000 depending on experience.

Work Location and Benefits

Our office is Port Moody based and we offer a hybrid work schedule opportunity with two to three days a week in our office. We do have satellite offices in Victoria and Cumberland and for the right candidate, remote work on Vancouver Island could be negotiated.

We offer a competitive benefits program and a flexible work schedule.


Our salary ranges are typically above average and will be based on your unique qualifications and experience. We are interested to support you, and all of our employees, in experiences to expand and develop their professional portfolios. We have a strong interest in Professional Development opportunities and to growing together as a team.


Please submit your CV with a cover letter to and reference your application as being for the ‘Intermediate Underwater Acoustic Analyst’ position.

Vibro-​Acoustic Sales Manager


Job description

Company Description

Scantek, Inc. is the leader in sound and vibration instrumentation sales, service, rental, and calibration. The company sells, services, and rents the finest vibro-acoustic products and provides expert support on their use. The Scantek Calibration Laboratory is accredited for various sound and vibration instruments. Scantek, Inc is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rion-Norsonic, with main office located in Columbia, MD.

Role Description

This is a full-time hybrid role located in Columbia, MD, with flexibility for some remote work. The Vibro-Acoustic Sales Manager will be responsible for managing and growing the sales within a region or product segment of various Acoustical or Vibration related measurement instruments, developing strategic accounts, developing new business development opportunities, developing sales strategies, and identifying business opportunities for vibro-acoustic solutions. The Vibro-Acoustic Sales Manager will also be responsible for providing technical sales support to customers, preparing sales reports, and ensuring customer satisfaction.


Prior success in sales and business development skills.
Technical and product knowledge in vibro-acoustics measurement.
Experience in direct sales and business/key-account development.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, PC literate.
Ability to work independently and remotely.
Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
Bachelor's degree in Acoustics, Engineering, Physics, or related field.
Experience in the sound and vibration industry, building acoustics is a plus.

Employment Type:Full-time

Compensation:Base + Bonus, based on experience level.

Company Contact:Ed Okorn, President, E:




6430 Dobbin Rd. Suite C, Columbia, MD 21045 | T: 410-290-7726 | E: | W:

Acoustical Engineer

Blue Ridge Research and Consulting, LLC

Location: Asheville, NC





Blue Ridge Research and Consulting, LLC (BRRC) is seeking an acoustical engineer for our Asheville, North Carolina, office. This position involves conducting research in a variety of environmental acoustics areas including noise source characterization, propagation modeling, and community noise mapping. Current research areas include measuring and modeling noise sources of military aircraft, rockets, and urban air mobility (UAM) vehicles, evaluating community responses to low sonic booms, mapping ambient soundscapes using machine learning, and characterizing flow fields using acoustical inverse methods. Responsibilities involve applied acoustical research, client interactions, and technical reports.


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 government and industry clients. Computer programming skills, particularly in MATLAB, are required for success. Proficiency in the following programming languages is preferred: Fortran, C++, C#, Python, JavaScript, and SQL.

Experience – A minimum of two years of experience conducting acoustical research and consulting is preferred. A working knowledge of outdoor sound propagation, measurement methods, and signal processing techniques is preferred. Experience with computational fluid dynamics (CFD), transportation noise models, and GIS analysis is a plus. 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 preferred for more experienced candidates. Explore BRRC projects at

Requirements – M.S. or Ph.D. 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 acoustical research and consulting. Our projects range from environmental noise modeling to large research projects and SBIR programs. We encourage innovation and excellence in our work, and we emphasize professional advancement for our staff. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes healthcare, long-term disability, 401k with matching, and merit bonuses. Learn more about joining our team by exploring our Candidate Brochure.

Please send your résumé and a letter of introduction to

Blue Ridge Research and Consulting, LLC | Asheville, NC |

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