Assistant Acoustic Consultant (PAVA)
Atkins, member of SNC Lavalin is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.
We are a close-knit and dynamic team of over 32 acousticians based in 7 locations – one of the largest in UK consultancy. Our team has a strong ethos of technical excellence, innovation and ongoing development and retention of its staff through their professional career. We are proud to combine our passion for Acoustics with flexible family-friendly working practices.
In response to growing work, we are continuing to recruit acousticians to our Acoustics, Noise and Vibration business, with a history of more than 50 years in consultancy.
We look forward to hearing from aspiring acoustic consultants to be based in our Epsom office. Prior experience of acoustic consultancy is not essential but would be desirable.
You will be working on interesting and varied infrastructure, buildings and environmental projects in the UK and overseas, with an initial role (creating great early experience) working in our Public Address / Voice Alarm (PA/VA) team.
Working as an integral part of the Acoustics team, you will be building up your experience and expertise on multi-disciplinary projects and advising clients. Through working closely with an experienced team, you will be mentored to develop your working knowledge of the relevant Design Standards and Guidelines and gain relevant experience of acoustic modelling software and on-site PA/VA system testing.
The ideal applicant would have:
• Qualifications to degree level or equivalent in a relevant field;
• Membership of the Institute of Acoustics at appropriate level;
• Good understanding of analytical methods and relevant assessment standards;
• Strong inter-personal skills to work collaboratively as part of a wider team of professionals;
• Ability to manage own time and workload;
• Demonstrable experience gained in the consultancy environment (desirable)
• Demonstrable experience in audio systems (desirable)
Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you perform to the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving Chartership via relevant institutions.
Rewards and Benefits
Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package.
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.
If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.
ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.