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AECOM Senior Acoustic Engineer in Calgary, Alberta

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AECOM’s Canadian Environmental team is seeking an experienced Senior Acoustic Engineer to be based in Calgary, Alberta to support the growth of our Acoustics practice in Canada. In this role you will be working on projects throughout Mid- and Western Canada, with support and technical review from senior acoustics specialists in other offices in Canada. Also, you will participate in knowledge sharing within AECOM’s global Acoustics Technical Practice Group, our internal network of over 380 AECOM staff who are either working in or have an active interest in Acoustics.

Responsibilities of this role include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Plan, schedule and organize all phases of project work activities

  • Preparation of proposal documents and technical deliverables

  • Lead acoustic engineering impact assessment, compliance reporting, and design projects

  • Assessment of noise and vibration impacts and development of mitigation solutions

  • Noise propagation calculations and software modelling

  • Site work including noise and vibration measurements, logger set up, and site reviews.

  • Building successful business relationships with internal teams and external clients

  • Coordination with Canada region Acoustics practice group

  • Generally requires multi-disciplinary knowledge.

  • Make recommendations on work methods and procedures and technical innovations by devising practical and economical solutions to problems in own discipline.

  • Make recommendations on research requests, objectives, priorities, and timing.

  • Assess need for change and recommends development of standards.

  • Assess work against standards, objectives and specifications.

  • Utilize advanced scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies when working on unusually complex technical problems.

  • Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance.

  • Develop solutions which are highly innovative.

  • Assignments are often self-initiated.

  • Acts as advisor to management and clients.

  • Oversee the work of less experienced scientists. 9

  • Utilizes advanced scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies when working on unusually complex technical problems.

  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance.

  • Develops solutions which are highly innovative.

  • Assignments are often self-initiated.

  • Acts as advisor to management and clients.

  • Oversees the work of less experienced scientists.

Minimum Requirements:

Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering with at least one course in Vibration and 8+ years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) license registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA), or eligibility for Professional Engineering license within 6 months of hire date.

  • 10+ years of related experience.

  • Alberta Driver’s license Excellent technical writing skills and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with others, both directly and remotely

  • Some Field work involved but mostly office based position

  • Ability to travel for field work, including experience with noise and vibration monitoring protocols and equipment

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel)

  • Solid experience with industry software (such as Cadna\A, SoundPLAN, STAMSON)

  • Fluent knowledge of Alberta’s provincial environmental guidelines and federal regulatory requirements


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AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10094676

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: Hybrid