Acoustic Consultant – Manchester

Penguin Recruitment
£25000 - £30000/annum
12 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently seeking an experienced Acoustic Consultant to work for a major multidisciplinary consultancy, to be based in their offices in Manchester. Boasting a global team of over 6,000 staff members, across 120 countries and a prestigious client base with market leading technical and commercial expertise, our client is searching for an Acoustician who is looking to maximise their potential and achieve their long term goals into Senior and eventually Principal level roles.

To be considered you need to have a proven track record in commercial acoustics, with demonstrable knowledge of British standards such as BS 4142. You also need to have a minimum of a BSc in an Acoustics related field, ideally from Southampton or Salford University.


Undertaking noise and vibration assessments across the UK

Conducting acoustical calculations and modelling, using modelling software such SoundPlan

Technical report writing and project administration

Providing noise mitigation advice for industrial facilities

Inputting into EIA Chapters and permitting compliance reports

Attending meetings in relation to bid proposals, financial project management and budgeting.

To be successful in securing this role, you need have excellent communication skills and be able to connect well with a wide range of industry contacts. IOA Membership is essential, as well as having up to date awareness of environmental legislation regarding noise issues. This role will also test out your people management skills, and you will be expected to mentor junior staff and develop their skills early in their career.

A client such as this, offers a very competitive salary and flexible benefits, which includes; life insurance, dental cover and private healthcare amongst other remunerations.

KEY WORDS - Acoustics, Acoustic consultant, Noise, Sound, Vibration, CADNA-A, Noise monitoring, Noise modeling, SoundPlan, BS 4142, BS 5228, PPG 24, IOA, sound reduction index testing, amioa, mioa, ppg24, BB93, ppg24, end 2002/49/ce, bs4142, ISO 17025, North West, Manchester.

For more information or for further vacancies within the Acoustic sector please contact Amir Gharaati of Penguin Recruitment directly on (Apply online only). Alternatively you can email your CV in and we'll call you back. Emails to