Senior Acoustician
11h ago


JACOBS is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors.

Our Environment, Maritime & Resilience business provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management.

Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of 1000 staff based predominantly in the UK, but with reach into the Middle East Position Summary To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations we are looking for experienced Acoustics Consultants at various levels within our Acoustics group.

The successful candidates will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities As an Acoustician you will predominately work on environmental acoustics projects (infrastructure, commercial / industrial, renewable energy, etc.

but there are also opportunities for involvement in buildings acoustics projects. Responsibilities will include :

  • Briefing, planning, delivery and technical quality of acoustics assessments
  • Provide advice direct to external clients and internal clients.
  • Build upon and develop relationships with both existing internal and external clients.
  • The development of more junior staff (depending upon experience)
  • Essential :

  • First degree in relevant subject (2.1 Hons minimum), Second degree in a relevant subject
  • Experience of bidding / tendering for internal and external opportunities and strong commercial awareness
  • Excellent verbal and written communications and presentation skills
  • Ability to influence engineers to arrive at sustainable solutions
  • Ability to work effectively in teams to tight deadlines and budgets
  • Ability to coordinate and manage geographically dispersed teams
  • Proven Project Management experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and confidence when interacting with others
  • Engagement and negotiation with statutory agencies
  • Highly developed report writing skills, and excellent communication skills
  • The ability to take the initiative and have the necessary skills to aid the delivery of a variety of projects within a multi-
  • disciplined organisation

  • Strong collaborative skills and experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Commercial awareness with good client facing skills and the ability to price work, evaluate risk and prepare proposals
  • Desirable :

  • Experience in building acoustics to enable involvement in this business stream.
  • Experience at presenting evidence at Public Inquiry or similar formal hearings
  • At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive.

    From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you’ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

    JACOBS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

    Primary Location

    United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Manchester

    Other Locations

    United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Bristol, United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Croydon, United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Glasgow

    Job Posting

    Nov 29, 2018, 9 : 04 : 06 AM

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