Acoustic EngineerSalary: £40,000 - £50,000 per Year
Here at Highbury Recruitment we are looking for an experienced acoustic engineer to work for an award-winning multi-discipline engineering consultancy company.
Our client is heavily involved in the early planning stages within the construction industry and as such they are being contracted to undertake a wide variety of noise and vibration assessments for new homes, schools, commercial properties, transportation and many more aspects. They are also involved with other forms of noise assessment, such as Noise at Work assessments and architectural acoustic design.
As a consultant, you would be in a client facing position, so personal presentation and interpersonal skills are essential. Efficient report writing would be crucial to this role. A working knowledge of Norsonic sound level meters and the associated software would be advantageous, although not essential.
• Work reliably as part of a technical team to provide high quality service to clients
• Obtain information from third parties: OS mapping; utilities searches; highway boundary plans and train others to do so;
• Take responsibility for delivering more complex tasks, modelling, calculations or drawings to support Project Managers;
• Undertake noise and vibration measurement surveys;
• The consideration of mitigation of noise and vibration from civil engineering, construction, industrial sites, maintenance & operations;
• Calculation and assessment of buildings acoustics;
• Preparation of noise input to environmental assessments;
• Preparation of reports;
• Develop and demonstrate good communication skills, internally to the project team and externally with clients and third parties;
• Draft emails and letters to clients, planning officers, and other third parties;
• Attend meetings as a client’s representative with third parties.
Diploma or similar in acoustics/vibration related field;
Proven technical ability in terms of problem solving and analytical thinking;
Ability to manage time, resources and projects effectively;
Ideally already be working in an engineering consultancy or research company or a graduate from an environmental sciences course;
Experience of transport, industrial and/or buildings acoustics, BB93, NPPF, NPSE, BS8233 and BS4142;
Able to write technical reports;
Acoustic modelling, noise surveys, report writing, use of MS Word and Excel; and
Use of a car and hold a full and clean driving license with business use on your vehicle insurance.