Senior Acoustic Consultant - Manchester

£25000 - £32000 per annum
08 Jan 2014
05 Feb 2014
Hannah Meredith
Job Type
We are currently seeking an experienced and knowledgeable Acoustic Consultant with a background in the Environmental sector to join an international multidisciplinary environmental consultancy in their Manchester based office. You will be tasked with the management and training of a team of enthusiastic specialists and project management on a broad range of developments across the UK and abroad.

Salary: £25,000 - £32,000 dependent on experience

Qualified to degree level in Acoustics/Noise and Vibration

Ideally a minimum of 5 years Acoustic consultancy experience in the Environmental sector
Knowledge of Acoustic equipment, measurement procedures, SoundPlan and CADNA-A modeling experience.
The ability to learn quickly be self motivated and work independently to deadlines
A proven track record in effective project and people management.
An extensive and detailed understanding of Environmental Acoustics
In depth knowledge and experience of using noise monitoring equipment.
Strong project management skills are essential.

Build client relationships, respond to enquiries, communicate with clients to establish their needs and draft fee proposals
Developing management systems for the construction, operation, and decommissioning stages of a project.
Carry out Environmental Impact Assessments
Manage noise issues related to the planning process
Summarise data interpretations and provide conclusions
Supervise and co-ordinate the work of junior specialists
Manage project teams to ensure production of deliverables to agreed timelines
Consulting during the initial project design stages; communicating with regulatory authorities, stakeholders, and the communities
assisting with environmental approvals and permits
Developing and implementing environmental management plans
Preparation of fee proposals

The current client portfolio is varied and the successful candidate will work on a number of public and private sector projects across the UK and worldwide.

Annual discretionary bonus scheme
Private healthcare
Paid membership of appropriate industry bodies (IOA, CEng, etc)
Personal pension scheme
Highly competitive Salary

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.