LSA Associates, Inc.

Irvine CA

LSA Associates, Inc. (LSA) is a diversified environmental, transportation, and community planning organization with California offices in Berkeley, Carlsbad, Fresno, Irvine, Los Angeles, Palm Springs, Point Richmond, Riverside, Roseville, and San Luis Obispo.  The staff at LSA includes experts in environmental analysis, transportation planning and engineering, biology and wetlands, habitat restoration, resource management, geographic information systems (GIS), community and land planning, landscape architecture, archaeology and paleontology, noise, and air quality.  We are recognized as innovators in the field of environmental impact assessment, and we have developed a reputation among clients and professional peers in both the public and private sectors as being thorough, innovative, and objective.


LSA is seeking a Noise Specialist with 3 to 5 years of professional experience and a B.S./B.A. in an engineering, science, environmental, or urban planning field for its Irvine and Point Richmond offices. The candidate should be able to demonstrate excellent writing, presentation, interpersonal, and time management skills in addition to an active interest in planning issues and environmental review. The Noise Specialist will perform acoustical/noise modeling and field studies, conduct research, and prepare environmental assessments/documents and technical studies.


Knowledge of the following is required:


  • Fundamentals of noise, characteristics of sound, and noise regulatory guidelines
  • Working knowledge of noise models, including Traffic Noise Model (TNM) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) noise prediction model
  • Working knowledge of Microstation, AutoCAD, and ArcMap GIS
  • California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Guidelines, and assessment requirements

LSA’s greatest asset is its employee ownership. LSA offers excellent compensation and benefits, including competitive pay; medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, long-term care, group life and AD&D insurance plans; vacation, sick, and holiday pay; an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP); and a Profit Sharing and Savings Plan (with 401k and company match). LSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.


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