Your new company
An excellent opportunity to join a major international interdisciplinary practice of engineers, architects and designers working together to create outstanding places for people. Founded in Preston UK in 1961 your new company has studios across the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Canada, the MENA region, India, and China. The organisation has a leading track record in all major sectors.
Whilst a large international company their offices are small and vibrant where thought leadership and inspirational solutions are practiced. Colleagues are inspired to use engineering ideas to shape design rather than simply implement solutions resulting in projects being delivered with maximum value for the clients and minimum impact on the planet.
Your new role
You will be based in Manchester and exposed to the full breadth of the studio's disciplines helping to deliver the same high standard of comprehensive and integrated design services that has seen the company become a leading practice.
You will be working alongside engineers, architects and designers showing a keen interest in the computational design aspects of engineering to join a dynamic team. You will be undertaking a variety of technical duties on a range of projects across multiple sectors, you will develop your skills and experience in a supportive and friendly environment while making a key contribution to the acoustics team.
You will be taking ownership of your own projects, assisted by, and gaining knowledge from more experienced consultants in addition to working alongside more experienced acoustic consultants assisting them in finding design solutions on larger schemes. You will be taking measurement of noise and vibration on various sites, using precision testing equipment and 3D acoustic modelling software to create both room acoustic and environmental acoustic models.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need to have a degree ideally in Building Services or equivalent discipline and hold membership of the IOA. You will typically have 2 years minimum experience gained within an acoustic consultancy environment on a variety of projects and be enthusiastic about developing your skills in providing acoustic technical services.
You will be able to manage multiple project tasks with differing deadlines and so manager your time effectively. You will be a logical thinker who uses reasoning consistently to provide design solutions. You will have experience of conducting site surveys and producing detailed reports with technical accuracy.
You will need to be able to establish and develop good working relationships with both professionals and clients through good written and verbal communication. Though not essential you will ideally have some experience of working with some or all of the following software packages: Odeon, Cadna, Insul, B&K Software suite, AutoCAD, Microstation, Revit and MS office.
What you'll get in return
In return you will be joining a highly ambitious company with great opportunities for your personal development with exposure to the full range of skills and expertise that the company has built up since its inception. You will be offered a highly competitive package of between £30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience. You will have a flexible pension allowance, private medical insurance, contributions towards professional subscriptions. Along with a stimulating work environment and excellent prospects for career advancement.
What you need to do now
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