Noise Specialist 2
Noise Specialist 2 (154822)
At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.
We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.
In the role of Acoustical Specialist 2, we'll count on you to
Work on environmental and architectural acoustics assessments including noise and vibration analyses.
Evaluate noise and/or vibration from surface transportation systems including highways, rail, and other forms; also work on noise and vibration studies for industrial and infrastructure projects.
Perform noise monitoring for a variety of environmental acoustics assessments
Serve as an acoustical and/or vibration specialist conducting analyses to develop design options or recommendations and prepare service deliverable documents
Perform acoustical (noise/vibration) assignments requiring application of standard and non-standard analysis techniques and procedures
Complete projects with clear, specified objectives and limited variables
Work independently on projects or assist other staff on larger projects
Give direction to clerical, technical and lower-level professional personnel as needed
Perform other related duties as necessary
Bachelor's degree in Acoustics, Engineering, Math, Physics or closely related field.
Master's degree strongly preferred.
A minimum of 5 years of experience in the field of architectural and environmental acoustics
Leadership skills and strong ability to work in a team environment
Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
Familiarity with GIS and FHWA's Traffic Noise Model (TNM).
Cadna-A experience also preferred.
Proficiency with state-of-the-art with tools used to measure acoustical values, noise, and vibration and software used to process and analyze that measurement data.
Must be familiar with relevant ISO, ANSI, ASTM and related acoustical standards.
Must have some experience with current guidance documents for performing acoustical analyses (FHWA, FTA, FRA, etc.).
Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
Familiarity with REVIT, EASE, INSUL, and Trane Acoustics Program (TAP) or equivalent room acoustics modeling software, sound isolation modeling software, and mechanical noise modeling software.
Proficiency with state-of-the-art with tools used to measure acoustical values, noise, and vibration and software used to process and analyze that measurement data
Familiar with current guidance documents for architectural acoustical analyses (UFC, LEED, FGI, AISC, etc.)
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
Excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work independently are required. Must excel at being a member of a team.
Requires occasional travel and use of measurement equipment in the field.
At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.
At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.
USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.
CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.
AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.
At HDR, health and safety matters.
For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.
If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.