Senior Acoustics Consultant

Senior Acoustics Consultant London, England

BuroHappold Engineering
Full Time London, England 10.56 - 12.04 GBP Today
Job description

Are you a Senior Acoustics Consultant looking for an exciting new challenge in London or Manchester? Vanguardia, a Buro Happold company, is looking for an Acoustics Consultant with experience in the sports and entertainment sector. This role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package plus a hybrid working pattern.

Type of contract
Associate, Senior
Area of Expertise
Specialist Consulting
Office / Project Location
London, Manchester
Ref No

Our team is responsible for developing high-quality acoustic solutions for large-scale projects around globe. You will be responsible for the acoustic systems design on challenging projects, examples include Everton FC: Bramley-Moore Dock Stadium and Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, as well as major music events across the UK including the iconic Glastonbury Festival.

Key Duties:

  • Sound insulation design.

  • Acoustic surveys, benchmarking and commissioning.

  • Room acoustics design and reverberation control.

  • Venue, performance space and arena/stadium design.

  • Structural vibration isolation and dynamics.

  • Control of external noise break-in and façade & ventilation design.

  • Design and assessment of internal and external building services noise and vibration.

  • Sound system, public address and voice alarm design.

Your skills and Experiences:

  • Experience in job-leading large-scale projects in a timely manner and within budget.

  • A team player who loves to collaborate with fellow acousticians and other disciplines that make up Buro Happold’s multi-disciplinary offer.

  • A good understanding of room acoustic/sound system modelling software such as ODEON, EASE and CATT.

  • Strong team player capability, with the potential to line manage more junior team members.

  • Understanding of relevant policy and regulation.

  • Understanding of architectural studies such as sightlines, structural support, space planning, cableways, power and cooling.

  • A strong understanding of BIM including experience in Revit.

What we offer:

  • Hybrid working arrangements.

  • Discretionary annual bonus.

  • Generous holiday entitlement of 25 days per annum, exclusive of Bank Holidays.

  • International working and flexible holiday

  • 3pm finish on the last Friday of the month.

  • Company Pension Scheme.

  • Life Assurance and Income Protection.

  • Professional subscriptions.

  • Flexible Benefits - including Cycle scheme, Dental insurance, Optical Cover, Travel insurance, Corporate discounts.

Interested? Intrigued? Inspired?

Join us to find out what you’re really capable of.

Described by our clients as 'passionate', 'innovative', 'collaborative': Buro Happold is an independent, international engineering practice that for over 40 years has become synonymous with the delivery of creative, value led building and city solutions for an ever changing world. Having worked on every continent, our clients include more than 90% of the world's leading architectural practices and we have collaborated with global organisations such as the United Nations, The World Bank and UNESCO. Through our global community of driven, world leading engineering and consulting professionals we deliver elegant solutions for buildings and cities that seek to address the major problems facing societies today. Follow us @burohappold and find out more at

Buro Happold value flexible working as an important part of the way we work. We welcome applications from those who are seeking flexibility in their careers.#LI-HM1 #LI-Hybrid

Be you at Buro Happold

Buro Happold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals. We actively promote inclusivity to enable every individual to reach their full potential, the more inclusive we are the better our work will be.

We are working to change the lack of representation of minority groups in the built environment, and are particularly keen to hear from anyone who feels they are underrepresented in the industry. We have much to learn from one another. Embracing difference allows us to develop the most innovative and elegant solutions.

Senior Acoustics Consultant
BuroHappold Engineering
Bath, United Kingdom
Oliver Plunkett
$100 to $500 million (USD)
1001 to 5000 Employees
Company - Private
Business Consulting
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