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AECOM Senior Acoustic Engineer in Mississauga, Canada

Company Description

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

Job Description

ECOM has a position available for a Senior Acoustic Engineer specializing in vibration in Mississauga, Ontario. In this role you will be working with a close-knit team of engineers and specialists to prepare analysis and recommendations in a range of fields, such as industrial environmental compliance, transportation planning and design (railways/highways), construction, architectural acoustics and mechanical noise and vibration control. You will interact with multidisciplinary teams within AECOM and with external clients and agencies.

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

  • Lead and perform site work including attended and unattended vibration measurements, logger set up, and site reviews

  • Work independently on projects or in combination with junior staff

  • Vibration calculations, analyses and software based modelling

  • Assessment of vibration impacts and development of specification and design for vibration isolation solutions related to rail (light rail, subway, commuter trains, etc.) based vibration

  • Review of relevant design drawings (e.g., architectural, mechanical, electrical, structural and civil)

  • Preparation of technical documents such as work plans and reports

  • Working with internal teams and external clients

  • Ensuring accuracy and quality of technical information and project documentation

  • Contributing to career development of other technical staff including technical direction, training, and coaching or mentoring

  • Work in accordance with AECOM’s Safety, Health & Environment and Quality Management System policies

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.


Minimum Requirements :

  • BA/BS, M.S., or Ph.D and 8+ years of demonstrated relevant experience or a combination of experience and/or education in vibration

  • Designated Professional Engineer or eligible for designation in Canadian jurisdictions

  • Eligible for driver's license in Ontario

  • Experienced in advanced vibration measurement techniques, data collection and processing, including force transfer mobility testing

  • Experience with vibration assessments and analyses related to rail transportation including all aspects of the FTA’s Detailed Assessment method

  • Demonstrated

  • Client/service focus experience required

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Bachelors degree or higher level of education in science, engineering, or closely related field

  • 10+ years of relevant experience

  • Knowledge of vibration measurement and analysis for buildings, such as dynamic excitation and response measurement, and design for sensitive equipment

  • Familiarity with structural dynamics software such as SAP2000

  • Experience completing noise assessments and familiarity with acoustical modeling software (e.g., CADNA) and standards.

  • A familiarity with national and international regulations and standards pertaining to noise and vibration issues

  • Work experience in a consulting engineering firm

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate with others

  • Excellent technical writing skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel)

  • CAD skills/experience – e.g. AutoCAD, MicroStation

  • Programming skills/experience – e.g. MATLAB, LabVIEW

perience – e.g. MATLAB, LabVIEW

Additional Information

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: J10069029

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering