Stantec System

Senior Acoustics, Noise and Vibration Specialist

Location CA-BC-Burnaby | CA-BC-Sidney | CA-BC-Victoria | CA-BC-Kamloops | CA-BC-Kelowna
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/15/2017 11:24 AM)
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Environmental Services

Your Opportunity

2,500 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Duties

Stantec’s Environmental Services Practice is looking for a senior-level Acoustical Specialist to help grow our Acoustic, Noise and Vibration team. This opportunity is located in our one of our BC offices. Our Acoustical specialists provide specialized services to a wide variety of sectors including industry, government, architecture, transportation, and buildings. Our practitioners offer a full suite of services including permitting, monitoring, modeling, planning, policy studies, design, and control.



  • Managing projects; including budget control, client and contractor interface, final reporting etc.
  • Conducting technical analysis, modeling, and measurement
  • Providing direction, mentorship, and support to staff in areas of your expertise
  • Growing the acoustics and vibration service area, including technical expertise, business development, and client support


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • 10+ years consulting experience in building acoustics, noise control, environmental noise and vibration
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in BC or equivalent would be an asset
  • Masters or Ph.D. in engineering, physics or relevant science would be an asset
  • Expert in acoustical theory, field measurement and monitoring of sound and vibration
  • Familiarity with a variety of sound and vibration measurement instruments and modeling software (e.g., CADNA/A, Predictor, TNM, Stamina, STAMSON, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of Provincial (BC) and Federal regulatory requirements and guidelines
  • Experience with regulatory requirements in other jurisdictions would be an asset
  • Strengths in building and environmental acoustics relating to mitigation selection and design
  • Experience in dealing with industrial, transportation, and environmental noise and vibration
  • Knowledge of applicable measurement instruments (i.e. B&K, Larson Davis, Instantel)
  • Demonstrated ability to obtain new clientele
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Experience with managing medium to large projects in a consulting environment
  • Proven experience in successfully dealing with regulatory agencies on behalf of clients
  • Able to work with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience in providing supervision and mentorship to junior staff
  • A valid driver’s license is required

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