Acoustic Consultant - Sheffield

South Yorkshire
£22000 - £27000 per annum
24 Dec 2013
21 Jan 2014
Hannah Meredith
Job Type
An exciting opportunity is currently available with an independent acoustic consultancy with offices in Sheffield. With expertise in all aspects of noise measurement, assessment and control in both public and private sectors including residential developments, planning, sound insulation testing, transport schemes, licensing, industrial and construction noise issues and retail noise assessments, our client requires a suitably qualified individual with considerable consultancy experience in a broad range of acoustic fields to complement an existing team of highly qualified acoustic specialists.

Salary: £22-27k

Qualified in a recognized technical discipline i.e. acoustics, noise control and or noise and vibration.
Institute of Acoustics Membership
Full Driving License

3 years+ Acoustic Consultancy experience preferably in both environmental and building acoustics
Skilled in sound insulation and measurement
Ability to write technically accurate reports
Good communication and client liaison skills
The ability to manage workload and supervise others.
Commercially aware and team player
Skilled in façade design to control external noise intrusion

Provide advice and research to local authorities, central government and others
Write high quality technical documents
Liaise with clients, respond to enquiries and develop the business within the acoustics sector
Conduct Pre-completion and Sound Insulation testing
Provide Acoustic Design and Advice
Conduct Residential development noise surveys
Noise measurement, assessment and planning
Recommendation and assessment of mitigation measures where required, to provide adequate levels of noise protection

The organization looking to recruit typically works with Residential and Commercial Developers, Architects, Planning Consultants, Local Planning Authorities and Environmental Protection Services.
Projects include
Residential developments
Industrial developments
Construction Noise Assessments
Transport Schemes
Retail Noise Assessments
Public Houses and Clubs

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

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This is a permanent role.
Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.