Graduate Acoustics Consultant

London, West Midlands, North West, South East, Yorkshire and Humber, East Midlands
Manchester, Nottingham, Leeds
Industry Sector:
Acoustics Jobs
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Education Level:
Graduate/Higher diploma
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Start Date:
Immediate Start
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
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Graduate Acoustics Consultant

Business Line: Environment

Locations: Wimbledon, St Albans, Nottingham, Manchester, Leeds

Job Summary

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at and @AECOM.

With well over a hundred technical staff, AECOM’s Acoustic Group is among the largest acoustics practices in the world. From its offices in the UK and Ireland, continental Europe, Australia, America, Canada, the Middle East and Far East, the Acoustic Group advises clients on building, environmental and occupational acoustics, noise mapping, vibration, industrial noise control, audio-visual design and auralisation. In the UK, the Group has sixty members of staff across eight offices. We have an enviable project portfolio across all market sectors, which provide our staff with a wide range of development opportunities. In order to meet the increasing demand for our services, we wish to recruit a number of engaged and talented Graduate Acoustic Consultants to join our team across the UK.

AECOM is a member of the Association of Noise Consultants and a sponsor member of the Institute of Acoustics. If you are self-motivated and capable, can demonstrate enthusiasm, commitment and good communication skills, you will quickly be given increasing responsibility across a broad variety of project types and sizes in order to maximize your learning and professional development. We will provide ongoing management and technical training and a structured programme of professional development, as well as the day to day support you require to develop your skills in acoustics consultancy.

Job Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the acoustic input, measurements, data analysis, predictions, 3D and other modelling on a range of projects
  • Undertake literature searches and primary research
  • Report writing
  • Produce technical emails
  • Attend design team meetings
  • Contribute to scope and fee proposals
  • Undertake STEM activities

Recent and current clients include: High Speed 2, Rolls-Royce, DEFRA, Nestlé and Shell. Examples of recent projects: providing advice to Defra on Noise and Nuisance, building acoustics for the Battersea Power Station redevelopment, acoustic design of BBC studios, design and monitoring for the Thames Tideway Tunnel.


• BSc/MSc degree in Acoustics or related engineering/science discipline (e.g. physics)

• Degree classification of 2:1 or above (or equivalent) is preferred

• Committed to becoming a corporate member of the Institute of Acoustics and ultimately a Chartered Acoustician

• A full driving licence would be beneficial as the role will involve travel for site surveys

• Willingness to travel and occasionally work out of normal office hours

• Strong report writing and Excel skills

• Work experience in the acoustics field would be advantageous

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