AECOM Acoustical Consultant in San Diego, California

United States of America - California, San Diego

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a full-time team-oriented Acoustical Consultant to integrate into its San Diego, CA Acoustics team. Candidate would be expected to have the following duties:

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Deploy and supervise sound pressure level (SPL) monitoring instruments in the field; conduct and document attended SPL measurements; download and process collected data for report or presentation content inclusion.

  • Perform predictive analyses with spreadsheet-based tools and commercially available software (EASE, CadnaA, TNM, TAP).

  • Report to senior-level acousticians and noise control engineers, providing support in the preparation of standalone acoustical reports and relevant portions of environmental permitting documents and building design technical memoranda.

  • While the position typically adheres to a traditional 40-hour per week work schedule, some night and weekend assignments will be required or expected; and, some travel will be required throughout southern California and, as warranted, at client project site locations (or other needs) across the U.S.

Additional comments:

Appropriate professional behaviors, including pro-active communication, attention to safety, client-focused attitude, integrity, team participation, and active listening are valued, assessed, and expected at AECOM.

Potential project work on or supporting:

  • Support to Del Mar Fairgrounds noise studies

  • CEQA noise sections of IS/MNDs and EIR documents to support AECOM clients across California

  • FERC Resource Report 9 (RR9) noise quality sections (analyses and fieldwork) for AECOM natural gas developer clients

  • HVAC and interior acoustics analyses for new building and renovation projects across the U.S., including performance spaces and sport venues”

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in engineering, physics, mathematics, or acoustical science (or closely related)

  • 2+ years of experience

  • Completed academic coursework and/or relevant professional work experience pertaining to architectural acoustics and mechanical system noise control projects or tasks

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills, including ability to speak effectively in public

  • Familiarity with sound and vibration level measurement/monitoring equipment and procedures

  • Strong Writing skills (samples of work requested for review)

  • Competence with Excel (database manipulation, mathematical analyses, conditional formatting, etc.)

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team (either in-person or remotely)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with CadnaA or SoundPLAN software; and experience with Trane Acoustic Program (TAP) or comparable software and methods for HVAC system noise analysis

  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Revit, or comparable building information model (BIM) tools and software

  • Familiarity with current ASHRAE Handbook – HVAC Applications

  • INCE membership or passed the INCE Fundamentals Exam

  • Familiarity with building construction and reading architectural plans

  • Demonstrated participation on multi-disciplinary team(s) for larger environmental, transportation, or building projects

  • Familiarity with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Park Service (NPS), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), and/or Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulations and guidance with respect to noise

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193752BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.