Associate Consultant, Acoustics in Arlington

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Arlington, Virginia View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Associate Consultant, Acoustics in Arlington Virginia. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Arlington.


Position : Associate Consultant, Acoustics

Work location : Arlington, Virginia

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Associate Acoustic Consultant for our Arlington, VA office. Be involved in projects with our Building Acoustics Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. 
Your Impact

Development of initial, project-specific Acoustic design goals/concepts
Development of architectural, mechanical, and structural solutions to achieve project design goals
Calculations of HVAC system noise and Reverberation Time
Periodic review of project drawings & specifications throughout design for incorporation of acoustic design elements
Survey and evaluation of existing acoustic conditions
Three-Dimensional Acoustic Modeling
Construction administration
Attend client meetings
Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies 

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Architectural Acoustics, Audio Technology, or similar degree with coursework in architectural acoustics.
1-3 years’ experience as an acoustic consultant in the commercial design industry 
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an emphasis on the ability to organize and present design information to clients and staff.
Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience in developing relationships with staff and clients.
Client focus, with a commitment to quality and problem solving

Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced (Masters or Doctorate) degree in Architectural Acoustics, Audio Technology, or similar degree.
Strong experience in any/all of the following project types: High-rise commercial projects, including mixed use, residential, hospitality, and office complexes, Healthcare, education, Government Facilities, Cultural/Museum, Performing Arts/Recording/Broadcast
Strong experience in using HVAC noise and/or Sound Transmission modeling software such as V-A Select, Potorff AIM, INSUL, and other proprietary modeling software.
Strong experience using 3D modeling software such as EASE, CATT-Acoustic, Odeon, SoundPlan, CadnaA, etc.
Experience in acoustic field testing, including background noise, sound transmission, reverberation time, and vibration.
Experience using drafting software such as AutoCAD and/or Revit
Experience with creating audio auralizations, including: Audio Engineering/Mixing/Mastering, Understanding of Binaural/ambisonic recording and playback, Understanding of acoustic simulation methods such as raytracing, convolutional reverberation, early reflections, Video Game Audio Design, and Integrating audio plugins into VR scenes

Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: 10%
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: ARLINGTON – N 17TH
All locations: US-VA-Arlington

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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