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Senior Environmental Acoustics Consultant

Buro Happold

Buro Happold

London, UK · Manchester, UK
Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Senior Environmental Acoustics Consultant

Are you a Senior Acoustics Consultant looking for an exciting new challenge in London or Surrey? Vanguardia, a Buro Happold company, is looking for a consultant with experience in the field of environmental acoustics to join our team. This role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package plus a hybrid working pattern. 


You will join an established team who provide environmental noise impact assessments to a wide variety of clients and industries including commercial, sports and entertainment, residential, industrial, and mixed-use developments. This will include Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects, international projects as well as the potential opportunity to get involved in the other areas of the discipline i.e. building acoustics, events, audio visual, stadium and arena design.    


Key Duties:

  • Preparation of noise and vibration impact assessments and accompanying reports, including environmental impact assessment chapters.
  • Undertaking noise and vibration surveys, acoustic calculations and modelling.
  • Interpretation and application of relevant acoustic policy and standards.
  • Management of projects and resources to ensure effective technical and financial management.
  • Manage, support and mentor others in the team in their career development and technical work i.e. reviewing calculations, survey methodologies and reports.
  • Attend meetings and workshops with clients and other stakeholders. 


Your skills and Experiences: 

  • Relevant consultancy experience, predominately within environmental acoustics but experience of building acoustics also advantageous.
  • Project management experience (scoping, budgeting, change control and project delivery).
  • Effective and flexible communication skills and ability to work with a variety of collaborators.
  • Strong team player capabilities, with potential to line manage more junior team members.
  • Understanding of relevant policy and regulation.
  • Extensive acoustic modelling skills using IMMI, Cadna/A or similar, to predict environmental noise from road, rail (passenger and freight), industrial and construction sources.
  • Knowledge of the limitations of traditional prediction and assessment methods and application of alternatives methods where appropriate.
  • An Acoustics related qualification.
  • A full, clean UK driving licence. 



Interested?   Intrigued?   Inspired? 

Join us to find out what you’re really capable of.

Described by our clients as 'passionate', 'innovative', 'collaborative': Buro Happold is an independent, international engineering practice that for over 40 years has become synonymous with the delivery of creative, value led building and city solutions for an ever changing world. Having worked on every continent, our clients include more than 90% of the world's leading architectural practices and we have collaborated with global organisations such as the United Nations, The World Bank and UNESCO. Through our global community of driven, world leading engineering and consulting professionals we deliver elegant solutions for buildings and cities that seek to address the major problems facing societies today. Follow us @burohappold and find out more at ​

Buro Happold value flexible working as an important part of the way we work. We welcome applications from those who are seeking flexibility in their careers. #LI-JN1 #LI-Hybrid

Be you at Buro Happold

Buro Happold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals. We actively promote inclusivity to enable every individual to reach their full potential, the more inclusive we are the better our work will be.

We are working to change the lack of representation of minority groups in the built environment, and are particularly keen to hear from anyone who feels they are underrepresented in the industry. We have much to learn from one another. Embracing difference allows us to develop the most innovative and elegant solutions.