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AECOM Associate - Acoustic Engineer in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM are currently seeking an Associate - Acoustic Engineer to join one of the world’s largest specialist Acoustics, Noise and Vibration teams, with full time specialists worldwide. The Associate would be based in the UAE, providing building and architectural acoustic consultancy services to the construction industry in the Middle East and Africa region.

Our abilities and expertise include:

  • Acoustic Design: façade acoustics, sound insulation, room acoustics (computer modelling and building services noise control.

  • Acoustic Measurements: short/long term noise monitoring, sound insulation (airborne and impact) and room acoustic measurements.

We work across all of the construction market sectors with significant recent project experience in arts culture and media, education, residential, commercial offices, healthcare.

Job Summary

  • Conduct field measurements as needed to document acoustical data

  • Noise and vibration measurement surveys

  • Calculation and assessment of buildings and architectural acoustics

  • Computer modelling predictions and optimisations

  • Preparation/review of reports

  • Project Management use of AECOM Management and accounting system

  • Attend and participate in project meetings


Preferred Qualifications

  • MSc/BSc in Acoustics or a closely associated science or engineering discipline.

  • Membership/ Associate Membership in professional organizations (IOA, ANC, ASA…)

Additional Information

Minimum Requirements

To be successful in the post we are looking for candidates with:

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in the field of building and architectural acoustics,

  • Enthusiasm, self-motivation, a team approach and customer focus,

  • Relevant consultancy experience in the fields of building/ architectural acoustics for a variety of project types and sizes, preferably in the Middle East region,

  • Proven ability to deliver client expectations to budget and timescale,

  • Excellent technical report writing, personal organization and communication skills,

  • Experience of acoustic prediction using both spreadsheets and industry recognized software sur as CATT Acoustics, Cadnaa, Insul,

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10080621

Business Line: Building Engineering

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa

Career Area: Consulting Services

Work Location Model: On-Site