Senior Acoustic Consultant - Bristol

Bristol, City of Bristol
£26000 - £34000 per annum
16 Jan 2014
13 Feb 2014
Hannah Meredith
Job Type
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Acoustician to join a specialist engineering and environmental consultancy with expertise focused on 3 core areas: Environmental, Water and Asbestos and Materials. Operating predominantly in the UK but with a proven track record of project success across the globe; this highly regarded organisation currently requires a highly skilled Acoustic Consultant to join the environmental team, provide technical leadership and develop and mentor existing acousticians. You will have previous experience in a similar role with a strong background in Environmental Acoustics with proven abilities in providing technical and project leadership.

Qualified to degree level in acoustics/noise and vibration
AMIOA and to have/or be working towards

Significant acoustic consultancy experience at Consultant/Senior level
The ability to demonstrate a proven track record in effective project management.
A proven track record of business development and managing projects through all stages from small planning related property schemes to major power or infrastructure developments
An extensive and detailed understanding of Environmental Acoustics
Previous experience as Project Manager, to include budgeting, submitting proposals to clients, programming and report writing.
The ability to nurture and develop the technical capabilities of a team through effective management.
Strong knowledge of acoustic modelling software

Overall Project Management responsibilities for projects of various sizes
Develop and secure new business, negotiating with clients and contractors in order to develop existing relationships and to forge new business relationships in order to develop the acoustics sector within the business.
Managing project team to ensure production of deliverables to agreed timelines
Responding to enquiries, communicating with clients to establish their needs and drafting fee proposals
Lead on project delivery
Expert advice in inquiries and planning appeals

Project sectors
Education, Health, Energy, Telecoms, large infrastructure, Pipelines, Quarrying and Construction projects, Retail, Leisure, Hospitality, Road and Rail, airport and port

Bonus scheme
Private healthcare
Personal pension scheme
Generous 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.