Senior Acoustic Consultant

Hays Construction and Property
England, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough
Closing date
2 Sep 2022

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Your new company

My client's Acoustics specialism has an enviable project portfolio across market sectors including aviation, energy, buildings, maritime, industry and urban development, providing a wide range of career development opportunities. They specialise in resolving environmental noise and vibration issues, whilst also providing clients with advice on building acoustic design, occupational acoustics and industrial noise control. They work on projects in the UK and internationally, often as part of large multi-disciplinary teams.

They have been providing environmental solutions for our clients for over 30 years in the UK, and offer a comprehensive range of environmental services to support all sizes and types of development. From high profile infrastructure projects, to carbon management, climate resilience, locally-driven habitat enhancement and wider biodiversity net gain projects. They combine market-leading technical excellence, across the range of environmental disciplines, with a clear understanding of clients' ambitions, needs and pressures.

Your new role

My client is seeking an enthusiastic and talented person with excellent communication skills and technical ability in most aspects of noise and vibration. In this role, you will apply these skills across a variety of projects, undertaking noise and vibration surveys across the UK, predictive calculations and modelling, technical report writing, building acoustics design, environmental impact assessment, and providing mitigation advice. You will be expected to provide technical support to junior members of the noise and vibration team, contribute towards our continued growth and development, as well as being involved in identifying business opportunities and providing clients with robust and helpful advice.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Bachelors degree in a relevant subject and/or the IOA Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control;
  • Some professional experience in acoustics, with most being in consultancy;
  • Experience of noise monitoring surveys, environmental noise assessment, and planning guidance;
  • Working knowledge of legislation and guidelines relevant to the acoustics sector;
  • Experience in the use of noise modelling software and preferably AutoCAD;
  • Commercial understanding, an interest in securing new business and confidence at the client-interface;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organisational and analytical skills;
  • Project management experience;
  • Corporate membership of the Institute of Acoustics; and
  • Willingness to travel, including possibly to international destinations.

What you'll get in return

  • Competitive package DOE
  • Join an ambitious and lively team working on a wide variety of projects;
  • Flexible working options;
  • Plenty of progression opportunities;
  • Life assurance; dental and health insurance;
  • Childcare vouchers;
  • Sabbaticals;
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay;
  • Learning and Development;
  • Long service awards;
  • Pension schemes;
  • 25 days holiday;
  • More...

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call me now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact me for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Hays Civil Engineering is the UK’s leading recruitment company, with 50 years’ experience specialising in engineering roles. Across the UK, using our national network of 75 offices and teams of expert consultants, we match the right jobs to the right people every day. Highly trained civil engineers are in demand for both temporary contracts and on a permanent basis. We have the breadth and depth of knowledge and scale of operation to help you hire the people that can make a real difference to your bottom line.

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