Graduate Acoustic Consultant - Sheffield

South Yorkshire
£17000 - £22000 per annum
07 Jan 2014
04 Feb 2014
Hannah Meredith
Job Type
Due to consistent growth an excellent opportunity exists for a highly motivated, commercially aware candidate to further develop their career within a leading specialist noise and vibration consultancy with extensive experience in environmental acoustics. You will take up the role of Graduate Acoustic Consultant with the view to develop into a highly trained Consultant joining the client's Derbyshire based team. Within the role you will enjoy a varied client list both in public and private sectors and carryout a range of acoustic related duties over a number of high profile developments and programs including traffic noise assessments, sound insulation testing, building services design, residential developments, EIA projects and entertainment assessments.

Salary: £17-22K

MSc/BSc in Acoustics/Noise and Vibration or
Post Graduate IOA Diploma

Ideally 1 year's consultancy experience in the field of Environmental Acoustics
Technically competent and IT proficient
Commercially aware and team player
Good communication and client liaison skills
Personal experience of Noise Modeling using a recognized software package.
Extensive and detailed understanding of Environmental Acoustics.
Familiarity in using noise monitoring equipment.
The ability to produce technically accurate reports
Specialist understanding of the required standards and regulations
Resourceful and ambitious with the ability to self manage
Full driving license

Measurement surveys and reporting
Assessment in accordance with Planning Policy Guidance (PPG) 24 and BS4142
Advice on legislation
Prediction and measurement of transportation noise
Planning conditions - compliance and negotiation
Noise Impact Assessments (including Environmental Impact Assessment)
Public Inquiries- expert witness presentations
Liaise with consultants, engineers and architects
Writing high quality reports
Façade design to control external noise intrusion
Sound insulation and measurement
Industrial and commercial noise control
Consultation with Environmental Health Officers including advising on appropriate use of planning conditions
Sound insulation testing and advice on remedial treatment
Assessment of internal acoustic performance of buildings
Undertake noise assessment site visits all over the UK

Delivering a number of exciting and substantial projects within the divisions of transportation, construction, manufacturing, retail, waste disposal, recycling and gas/energy.

In-house training
Highly competitive salary
Friendly and flexible work environment
Continuing professional development

KEY WORDS Acoustics, Acoustic consultant, Noise, Sound, Vibration, CADNA-A, Noise monitoring, Noise modeling, 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.