Acoustics Consultant

Fusion People
£28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
16 Oct 2016
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
My client has one of the world's largest specialist Acoustics, Noise and Vibration teams, with approximately 50 full time specialists in the UK and over 200 worldwide. Due to an increased workload they are currently looking to expand the team in their Nottingham office by recruiting an experienced Building Acoustics Consultant. As a member of the clients Acoustics team you can expect to work on a wide range of interesting and challenging projects, from new education and healthcare schemes to some of the biggest, most prestigious projects in the UK. This post offers excellent career and Continuous Professional Development opportunities in a large, friendly and well established Acoustics Team supporting one of the world's largest integrated engineering, construction and technical services organisations. The position will mainly be based in the UK focusing on the Midlands, however, there may be the need to visit sites across the UK and work away from home for short periods, including overseas. The successful candidate will: be expected to support the existing team by contributing to the acoustic input, predictions, modelling and report writing on a range of projects; have a good understanding and practical experience of building acoustics projects in particular, although knowledge of environmental acoustics would also be a distinct advantage; be proficient with a range of software, including noise software such as Insul, CATT, and well as Microsoft Office, Word and Excel; be confident with a range of acoustics and vibration measurement and analysis systems; be conversant with relevant standards and guidance, especially those relating to building acoustics, such as Approved Document E, BB93, HTM 08-01, BS8233 amongst others; have experience of sound insulation testing of buildings; have proven report writing skills and good interpersonal skills; be expected to liaise directly with consultees and clients; and most importantly have enthusiasm, a willingness to learn and a dedication to work as part of a team. Candidate Requirements: Essential skills Previous relevant consultancy experience in the field of building acoustics Proven ability to deliver client expectations to budget and timescale. Excellent technical report writing, personal organization and communication skills required. Client liaison experience and the ability to communicate complex acoustic issues to non-technical people. Candidate must be flexible and willing to undertake out of hours work on occasion and away from home for short periods of time. Experience of acoustic prediction using both spreadsheets and industry recognized software. Full clean driving licence Experience in various types of acoustics and vibration measurements and testing High level of proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel Enthusiasm, a willingness to learn, able to work in a team and the ability to get on with others. Desirable skills Skills in computer-aided design software packages particularly AutoCAD Industrial and environmental acoustics experience also an advantage Preferred Qualifications Ideally MSc/BSc in Acoustics/Noise and Vibration or associated discipline. Preferably MIOA, but AMIOA considered IOA Diploma in Acoustics advantageous For further information on this role or to submit a CV please contact Jack Bartlett on or 0121 616 7187 quoting the reference number ENV605. Fusion People are committed to promoting equal opportunities to people regardless of age, gender, religion, belief, race, sexuality or disability. We operate as an employment agency and employment business. You'll find a wide selection of vacancies on our website.