Acoustic Consultant

Engineering · New York, New York
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

SoundSense is a premier design-build Acoustical Consulting & Design Firm that specializes in noise and vibration measurement & control for residential, industrial, and commercial applications. SoundSense is a small business that has the experience, tools, patents, and innovative ideas to provide cost-effective solutions to all types of acoustical problems. As a complement to the design phase, SoundSense offers Construction Administration consulting services and progress testing to ensure the efficacy of acoustical treatment.

Qualifications:

  • BS or MS in Engineering, preferably Acoustic Engineering, Mechanical or Structural with an emphasis in vibration analysis.
  • Minimum 3 Years Experience, preferably 5 with a P.E.
  • Proficiency with MS Office, CAD software (such as Sketch Up or AutoCAD), Bluebeam, OnScreen Center, and Adobe Pro
  • U.S. citizenship or green card
  • Extensive knowledge of current acoustic equipment and standards

Responsibilities:

  • Engineering and development of design for residential (multi-family and single-family), commercial, industrial, and government projects
  • Construction documentation for sound separation and room environment analysis, inclusive of room modeling, AIIC, ASTC, NC and RT60
  • Project proposals and site coordination for testing and review
  • Construction administration and review for design compliance
  • Outdoor and mechanical noise monitoring, noise and vibration impact studies and associated noise reduction design
  • Vibration, plumbing, and mechanical noise review
  • Construction noise, building, and noise code compliance
  • Communicate clearly with project members/clients and internal team regarding schedule, deadlines, project details

Experience:

  • 3-5 years of intensive work experience in the field of acoustics at an Acoustic Consulting Design, Engineering, or Architectural Firm
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Acoustics with adeptness in vibration and noise control
  • Practical experience with acoustic monitoring, solution set modeling, and noise reduction design
  • Experience in field noise & vibration surveys
  • Data evaluation, acoustical computations, and design
  • Report preparation and presentation
  • Budget analysis and value engineering
  • Proficiency with technical equipment and software for B&K, Larson Davis, Odeon, INSUL, AutoCAD, Sketchup
  • Candidates must have excellent written and verbal skills to communicate a project from the development through to project completion, clearly documenting each stage.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary to commensurate with skills and experience
  • A family work environment with an emphasis on work-life balance and team building.
  • Flexible work from home schedule, ability to work from home 1 day per week after 3-6 month training period, and time management assessment.
  • Full medical insurance, 401K 3% Non-Elective Contribution, (2) weeks of PTO, December 25th – January 2nd, plus Summer Fridays between July 4th and Labor Day, and (5) additional paid holidays.

SoundSense is a Women-Owned Business Enterprise, we are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Applicants should send resume with a cover letter addressed to Dr. Bonnie Schnitta, CEO/Owner of SoundSense.



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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level