Consultant - Acoustics


Sharjah, UAE

Ref: HP362-2201

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are WSP - Join us and make your career future ready!

We are looking for an acoustics consultant to join our Middle East Acoustic team (Based in UAE) who is keen to further develop a growing and successful business. The candidate should have a degree in acoustics or a related subject. Experience in acoustic design, particularly architectural, building services and environmental work and knowledge of current standards and procedures would be an advantage. Experience in architectural software like Autodesk and Sketchup. Experience with acoustic software would be an advantage (CADNA, EASE, Odeon, Sound Design, Insul). Membership of the Institute of Acoustics or a similar professional body is preferred. Site testing experience for environmental and building acoustic testings.

The candidate will have the opportunity to work on major sector projects including large infrastructure, hospitality, commercial, industrial, and residential. All deliverables produced shall comply with WSP standards and procedures.

Your new role, what's involved?
* Delivering acoustic consultancy projects to private and public sector clients;
* Undertaking acoustic surveys and field measurements, data analysis, and reporting of architectural, building services, and environmental assessment in the Middle East region;
* Undertaking acoustic calculations, and modelling throughout the different project stages;
* Preparing technical reports suitable for submission to clients;
* Providing acoustic inputs to master plans and environmental impact studies.
* Providing acoustic inputs to master plans and environmental impact studies
* Utilize acoustic modelling software to aid the calculation
* Attend to team and project needs as required, and respond within agreed timeframes.
* Ensure that Health & Safety is embedded into all work practices in line with company policies
* Develop expertise and stay abreast of developments in a relevant technical field
* Identify improvements (where possible) to enhance WSP in India ME service to clients


* Excellent oral communication skills in English.
* Excellent English report writing skills
* Willingness to learn
* Ability to work both independently and in a team atmosphere.
* Ability to meet deadlines under pressure.
* Ability to work in a very dynamic and demanding work environment.
* Ability to work independently with minimal oversight.
* Ability to meet deadlines.
* Ability to work on projects with minimal supervision.

Health & Safety

We'd love to hear from you if you have:
* Minimum 3 years of experience working in the acoustic field.
* Knowledge of architectural acoustics, mechanical HVAC noise control design and vibration isolation is required
* Experience with sound and vibration measurement instruments and modelling software (e.g., CADNA, INSUL, ODEON, CATT, EASE, Sound design, etc.) is required
* Knowledge of Autodesk and Sketch Up Software would be an advantage;
* Excellent quantitative and analytical skills, and proven ability to communicate results orally and in writing;
* Bachelor's degree in acoustic or engineering discipline required other advanced degree preferred;
* Membership of the IOA (or similar organisation) is preferred;
* Ability to liaise with a wide range of people - from high-level developers through to site workers;
* Ability to work as a valued team member with architects, MEP and Structural Engineers;
* Able to determine a Client's requirements;
* Ability to work on projects with minimal supervision;
* Be eager and willing to learn new skills and subjects;
* Be able to efficiently plan, prioritise, act, and integrate activities into client and WSP systems, programs, and processes;
* Communicate and work cross-functionally with all levels of management and technical functions;
* Work effectively within a global client organisation, be flexible, diplomatic, and entrepreneurial;
* A willingness to travel to overseas countries within the region; and
* Clean driver's license.

What's in it for you?

What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP - we can!

WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important - be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.

Apply now and be the future of WSP!

As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including first class medical cover, generous days annual leave, and paid professional subscriptions.

Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring. Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

About the Company

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With 36,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

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