Senior Acoustics Consultant
An exciting opportunity for an experienced Acoustics consultant to undertake acoustic work within the context of EIA/ESIA and Environmental Permitting as well as noise and vibration projects for a leading consultancy working on projects within the UK and Internationally.
You will have a technical background in environmental acoustics with a minimum of 5 years' experience of environmental consultancy. You must be able to lead and deliver first-class noise and vibration assessment services to both internal and external clients, to undertake survey and modelling work, to contribute to the costing and budgeting of those services, and to be involved in external communication and growth of the team.
You will have contact with project managers, discipline lead and team leaders, and networking within the business group and company as a whole, will be key to the successful execution of the role, both in terms of winning new project work and to ensure continual involvement on current projects within the consultancy.
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and environmental appraisal; ·
Supporting the delivery of developments and projects within the UK Consent and Planning system and/or Marine Licensing regime
Environmental investigations, monitoring, data analysis and assessment and general support to senior technical specialists and the wider team.
To undertake noise modelling using SoundPlan and equivalent packages, and prepare noise and vibration technical reports, EIA chapters and Environmental Permitting compliance reports, applying planning guidance or equivalent, BS4142, Environmental Permitting and other relevant technical guidance
Consult with stakeholders and regulators, and to remain up to date with policy and legislative development in a range of sectors
It will be essential for the candidate to develop and demonstrate a good reputation and network, among clients and regulators. Potential opportunities to generate new work will be pursued through agreement with Advice Group Director, technical specialists, and Business Development Directors.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
The following qualifications, skills and experience are required: Essential: · Bachelors (essential) and Masters degree (desirable) in a core science, environmental science, or related discipline
Can demonstrable experience of noise monitoring surveys, environmental noise assessment, EIA, PPG24, BS4142 and IPPC permitting
Full IOA membership; · Experienced in the use of noise modelling software
Solid understanding of legislative and other drivers, including industry best practice and the EIA process, which form the framework within which noise and vibration work is carried out
Excellent written and verbal communication, organisational, analytical and time management skills;
Excellent written and verbal communication, organisational, analytical and time management skills
Ability to work on own initiative and also as part of a team
Desirable: · Building acoustics experience · Experience of environmental due diligence Knowledge of international EIA
Experience outside the consultancy environment (ie as client or regulator) · Competency with standard CAD/GIS packages.
I look forward to receiving your CV and please call Zoe Payne for an informal discussion on 01202 888 986 Ext 202.