Senior Acoustic Consultant - LIverpool

Posted by Penguin Recruitment 12/10/2020

Liverpool, Merseyside
£35,000 - £40,000/annum
Penguin Recruitment

Following a large increase in workload, a leading independent multidisciplinary company working nationwide providing design consultancy and on site testing services to the majority of the UK's main contractors have a requirement for a Senior Acoustic Consultant with a strong background in Building Acoustics to help grow and shape their Acoustics, Noise and Vibration department. Successful applicants will have a proven track record in consultancy relating to building and engineering projects with experience using BB93, you will also have strong project management and business development skills with a good working knowledge of the building regulations. In return you will have the opportunity to further develop your career within this thriving sector working on exciting building and infrastructure projects in the UK.


Degree in acoustics, physics, mechanical engineering or other related discipline

Corporate membership of the Institute of Acoustics

Chartered status preferred


Proven relevant building acoustics experience gained working in an acoustics consultancy on building projects (including schools, commercial and residential developments)

A full, clean UK car driving license would be preferred

Good written, verbal and presentation skills

Be numerate, literate and familiar with IT and software appropriate to the project tasks

Good working knowledge of all relevant codes of practice and industry standards

Be able to work and travel throughout the UK and occasionally overseas.

Strong technical, commercial, mentoring and interpersonal skills

An ability to communicate effectively

Be keen to identify and develop new work streams/opportunities

Be commercially aware

Be highly motivated, conscientious and diligent with attention to detail

Flexible and prepared to take on a new challenge.

Experience of ODEON modelling will be an advantage


To undertake and manage the acoustic input to our building and engineering projects

Attend design team meetings and advise architects and engineers on design issues relating to acoustics, noise and vibration.

Prepare commercial proposals and project manage the acoustic input to projects

Assist with business development activities and client relationship management.

Resolve complex acoustical engineering issues assuring compliance with statutory bodies

Supervise and co-ordinate the work of others

Manage project teams to ensure production of deliverables to agreed timelines

Financial forecasting and control of projects to ensure that they remain within budget

Contribute to group expansion and develop and maintain business through networking, contact nurturing and presentations


Examples of projects include road schemes, bridges, harbors, schools, sports stadia, offices, hotels, hospitals, tall buildings, buildings for performance, airports, convention centres and high quality residential and commercial developments.

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, LIverpool.

Interested in this or other roles in Acoustics? Please do not hesitate to contact Amir Gharaati on (url removed) or call (phone number removed). We have many more vacancies available on our website. Please refer to (url removed). This is a permanent role. Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.

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