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Intermediate Acoustical Engineer/Scientist job in Waterloo

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Job Ref:  WAT00098
Employer:  GHD Pty Ltd
Country:  Canada
County/State:  Ontario
City:  Waterloo
06/10/2016 05:01
GHD is one of the world's leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

Privately owned by our people, GHD provides engineering, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients across five continents and the Pacific region. Focused on creating lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 8500 people delivers projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics. Committed to sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural and social environments of the many communities in which we operate.

We are seeking an Intermediate Acoustical Engineer to join our noise group in Ontario. We are looking for individuals with experience in environmental and/or indoor acoustics.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

• Coordinate and implement field work to conduct noise measurements
• Evaluation of ambient background sound levels
• Conduct noise modeling using Cadna A and STAMSON software
• Architectural acoustics and noise/vibration control engineering within buildings to comply with relevant agency and government requirements.
• Assist with building component acoustic design and measure sound transmission
• Preparation of Acoustic Assessment Reports and Acoustic Audits
• Assist with the design of noise abatement such as silencers, barriers and wall treatment
• Aid senior staff with technical research

Skills, Competencies and Qualifications:

• Bachelors of Engineering
• 3 to 5 years of work experience preferred, however not a firm requirement
• Experience and understanding of any of the following noise guidelines would be an asset:
- Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change NPC-300
- Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change D Series Land Use Compatibility Guidelines
- Tarion Builder Bulletin 19 building acoustic design requirements,
- Ministry of Transportation noise assessment requirements
- Railroad industry noise and vibration assessment requirements
- Municipal land development noise requirements
• Ability to prepare coherent proposals in plain language addressing client requirements
• Attention to detail along with strong organizational skills
• Ability to complete work under tight deadlines when required
• Works well independently as well as a part of a team
• Proficiency using MS Office Suite is essential
• Willingness to travel/work on-site independently completing field work
• No aversions to heights
• Ability to work in high noise areas
• Written and verbal communication skills are essential to this position. Strong emphasis will be placed on your ability to communicate well with others and engage in technical conversations

We offer a professional working environment and culture and believe that work/life balance contributes to the success and happiness of our people. We also offer competitive salary packages based on qualifications, skills and experience.

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