Senior Acoustic Consutlant

Advance TRS
11 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My Client a leading Engineering and Environmental consultant have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Acoustic Consultant.

About the role

Joining an existing team based in Manchester, Leeds or Newcastle this permanent role will involve delivery of acoustic work within the context of EIA and ESIA and Environmental permitting as well as standalone noise and vibration projects.

The successful candidate will also be involved in management/direction, and acquisition, of projects of various sizes including energy (including nuclear and renewables), industry, port and coastal developments, flood and coastal defence, and general development schemes.

Core deliverables

* Environmental consultancy;
* Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and environmental appraisal;
* Delivery of developments and projects within the UK Consent and Planning system and/or Marine Licensing regime;
* Environmental investigations, monitoring, data analysis and assessment
* support to senior technical specialists and the wider team.

About you

Ideally applicants will have a have a technical background in environmental acoustics with substantial experience of environmental consultancy enabling you to undertake acoustic project work. You will be able to lead and deliver first-class noise and vibration assessment services to both internal and external clients, to undertake survey and modelling work, to contribute to the costing and budgeting of those services, and to be involved in external communication and growth of the team.

Key Requirements:


* Bachelors degree or equivalent (essential) and Masters degree (desirable) in a core science, environmental science, or related discipline;
* experience of noise monitoring surveys, environmental noise assessment, EIA, PPG24, BS4142 and IPPC permitting;
* Full IoA membership
* Experienced in the use of noise modelling software
* Solid understanding of legislative and other drivers, including industry best practice and the EIA process, which form the framework within which noise and vibration work is carried out;
* Excellent written and verbal communication, organisational, analytical and time management skills;
* Substantial experience in consultancy
* Strong network across relevant industry sectors, including both clients and relevant regulators;
* A proactive outlook, and the ability to work constructively on own initiative and within a team;
* Robust project management and financial management skills;
* Excellent written and verbal communication
* organisational, analytical and time management skills
* Ability to work on own initiative and also as part of a team;
* Focused, articulate and professional in appearance and standard of work;
* Commercial acumen and recognition of growth of services;
* Confidence at the client-interface
* Willingness to travel, including possibly to international destinations.


* Building acoustics experience
* Experience of environmental due diligence
* Knowledge of international EIA
* Language skills (European languages, Russian, Arabic)
* Experience outside the consultancy environment (ie as client or regulator)
* Competency with standard CAD/GIS packages


In return my client are offering a competitive salary plus a range of benefits, including a contributory pension scheme, discretionary company bonus, Medical and Dental care, Life Insurance, 25 days holiday and a flexible working policy.

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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