Senior Acoustic Consultant - Birmingham

Birmingham, West Midlands
£30000 - £45000 per annum
23 Dec 2013
20 Jan 2014
Hannah Meredith
Job Type
Our client, an international, award winning, multidisciplinary consultancy with a network of offices across the UK have a requirement for an experienced Principal/Senior Acoustic Consultant to join their vibrant office in Birmingham. The company is offering a marvelous opportunity for a candidate who has a background in both Environmental and Building acoustics with diverse expertise across all sectors to further develop their skills within the industry. You will have the privilege of working on some of today's most important and challenging infrastructure, environmental, energy and development projects.

Degree in Acoustics or a related discipline with a suitable post-graduate qualification (e.g. IoA diploma)

Salary: £30K - £45K depending on experience

Considerable acoustic consultancy experience preferably in the fields of Building and Environmental acoustics
Experience of relevant legislation, standards and codes for both the UK and a wider international market would be expected.
Ability to effectively communicate and negotiate at all levels
A proven track record in effective project and financial management
Ability to write fluent and intelligible reports, placing a high emphasis on accuracy
Strong project and people management skills are essential.
A proven record of building long term relationships with environmental and planning consultants
Strong background in business development
Proven record in all core areas of environmental impact noise assessment
Previous expert witness experience at public inquiries

Preparing fee proposals for medium sized projects with guidance from senior staff
Writing technically accurate reports
Assessment in accordance with (PPG) 24, BS4142, BS 6472, BS 5228, ADE 2003 with emphasis on BB93
Advice on legislation
Extensive work within the education sector
Training Junior Members of the team
Business development/ Procurement of New Business
Overseeing Noise Monitoring
Providing Technical Input into reports/ Proposals
Completing Project objectives on time and budget
Preparation of Budgets/ Tenders
Liaison with Clients and providing advice in order to meet their needs

Transportation; general industrial; manufacturing; power and utilities; commercial; residential; construction and demolition; minerals and waste; noise and vibration assessment as part of Environmental Statements; noise in the workplace; architectural acoustics; and noise and vibration control.

The company looking to recruit are enjoying increasing success and growth offering market leading training and personal development with advantages comprising of a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package with good further earning prospects awarded to the right candidate.

KEY WORDS Acoustics, Acoustic consultant, Noise, Sound, Vibration, CADNA-A, Noise monitoring, Noise modelling, IOA, sound reduction index testing, amioa, mioa, ppg24, BB93, ppg24, end 2002/49/ce, bs4142, ISO 17025

Interested in this or other roles in Acoustics? Please do not hesitate to contact Hannah Meredith on or call 01792 365101. We have many more vacancies available on our website. Please refer to
This is a permanent role.
Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.