Senior Acoustic Consultant

Manchester, UK

One of the largest interdisciplinary practices in Europe with a network of busy offices across the UK and abroad currently seeks a Senior Acoustic Consultant to assist with a diverse range of ongoing developments and a prestigious client base spanning the world from high profile performance spaces to libraries and universities.


MSc/BSc Acoustics/Noise and Vibration


  • Commercial experience in acoustics consultancy with a bias towards building and architectural acoustics.
  • A proven track record in effective project and financial management
  • Highly organised and IT literate
  • Exhibit excellent communication skills
  • Ability to write fluent and intelligible reports, placing a high emphasis on accuracy and consistency
  • Personal experience of Noise Modeling using a recognized software package
  • Strong project and people management skills are essential


  • Architectural Acoustics
  • Building services noise control
  • Noise and Vibration monitoring and assessment
  • Acoustic modelling
  • Fašade design to control external noise intrusion
  • Sound insulation and measurement
  • Acoustic Design and Advice
  • Analysing impact of transport infrastructure on masterplanning
  • Providing technical guidance for schools and universities comply with building regulations
  • Critical planning stage assessment and acoustic tests to measure floor and wall performance


  • High profile developments within the education, leisure, retail and health, residential and urbanism sectors
  • E.g. concert halls, libraries, hospitals, apartment blocks, universities and museums


  • 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, Manchester, North West.

Interested in this or other roles in Acoustics? Please do not hesitate to contact Amir Gharaati on or call 01792 365007.

This is a permanent role.

Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.

published: 06 July 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.