Graduate Acoustic Consultant - London

London (Greater)
£18000 - £22000 per annum
19 Jan 2014
16 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 multidisciplinary consultancy, as part of their specialist noise and vibration team -with extensive experience in environmental acoustics. You will take up the role of Acoustic Technician with the view to develop into a highly trained Consultant joining the clients London based team. Within the role you will enjoy a vastly prestigious 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 railway assessments, airport developments, construction noise, wind farm noise, residential developments, EIA projects and entertainment assessments.

Salary: £17-22K

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

Minimum of 1 year's consultancy or research 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.