Jacobs Senior Acoustician in Manchester, United Kingdom
JACOBS is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors.
Our Environment, Maritime & Resilience business provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management. Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of 1000 staffbased predominantly in the UK, but with reach into the Middle East
To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations we are looking for experiencedAcousticsConsultants at various levelswithin ourAcousticsgroup. The successful candidates will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities
As anAcousticianyou willpredominately work on environmental acoustics projects (infrastructure, commercial/industrial, renewable energy, etc.) but there are also opportunities for involvement in buildings acoustics projects.
Responsibilities will include:
Briefing, planning, delivery and technical quality of acoustics assessments
Provide advice direct to external clients and internal clients.
Build upon and develop relationships with both existing internal and external clients.
The development of more junior staff (depending upon experience)
First degree in relevant subject (2.1 Hons minimum), Second degree in a relevant subject
Experience of bidding/tendering for internal and external opportunities and strong commercial awareness
Excellent verbal and written communications and presentation skills
Ability to influence engineers to arrive at sustainable solutions
Ability to work effectively in teams to tight deadlines and budgets
Ability to coordinate and manage geographically dispersed teams
Proven Project Management experience
Excellent interpersonal skills and confidence when interacting with others
Engagement and negotiation with statutory agencies
Highly developed report writing skills, and excellent communication skills
The ability to take the initiative and have the necessary skills to aid the delivery of a variety of projects within a multi-disciplined organisation
Strong collaborative skills and experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team
Commercial awareness with good client facing skills and the ability to price work, evaluate risk and prepare proposals
Experience in building acoustics to enable involvement in this business stream.
Experience at presenting evidence at Public Inquiry or similar formal hearings
At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you’ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.
JACOBS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.
Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Manchester
Other Locations United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Bristol, United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Croydon, United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Glasgow
Req ID: BIA0003RM