RSK Group plc

Acoustic Consultant – Helsby, Hemel Hempstead or Coventry

Category
Acoustics
Contract Type
Full-Time
Coventry, Helsby, Hemel Hempstead
Salary
£competitive salary

Overview

The RSK Group is one of the UK’s largest and most dynamic, multidisciplinary environmental consultancy, servicing a wide range of clients in the oil, gas, property and manufacturing sectors.  We have offices across Britain, Ireland, Western and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  Since 1989, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and retain talented people. Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference.

 

The company now has exciting opportunities for Graduate, Consultant and Senior level Acousticians to join the team to assist the continued growth of this part of the RSK Group portfolio of services. The team are currently working on a number of exciting projects and providing support to the rail and renewable sector, power and energy, and mixed use developments.

 

RSK prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.

 

We are growing fast, providing excellent opportunities for advancement and growth for the right individuals. 

 

Acoustic Consultant – Helsby, Hemel Hempstead or Coventry

 

The Role

 

The role will involve assisting with data collection (noise and vibration surveys), processing and data analysis, computational noise modelling (SoundPlan, CadnaA and CATT), project management, business development and preparation of reports and tenders connected with noise and vibration assessments. You will work on a wide range of projects, taking responsibility for specific aspects of projects and leading and undertaking contract administration on small to medium sized projects.

 

You will work on a wide range of projects involving travel around the UK and potentially overseas. The work will also involve some night-time and weekend tasks (for which time off in lieu would be accrued). 

 

You must be prepared to travel to site regularly to undertake site surveys and supervise works. As such a full driving licence is essential.

 

Desired Skills

 

You will be enthusiastic, willing to take part in a variety of projects and areas of work, and keen to further your career and expertise in a supportive multi-disciplinary practice.  You will also need to be: 

  • Comfortable with using Excel to undertake data processing tasks
  • Numerate, as noise and vibration work will require regular use of mathematical formulae
  • Computer literate and be able to quickly adapt to using bespoke software packages
  • Experience with both building and environmental acoustics would be desirable
  • Experience of using different sound level meters
  • Experience with vibration monitoring would be beneficial
  • Computer modelling experience (preferably with CadnaA, CATT or SoundPlan) 

Person specification 

  • 2-5 years of experience
  • AMIOA or TIOA essential, preferably working towards corporate membership (MIOA)
  • Degree in Acoustics or related subject
  • Good IT and organisation skills are essential
  • Ability to communicate with peers, colleagues, clients and general public.
  • Competent technical report writing skills
  • Ability to operate independently 

Salary and benefits: 

  • £competitive salary
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and career development 

We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.

 

As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.

 

Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, RSK wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.

 

The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential. Having been recently placed within the top10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, December 2016) and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

 

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter.

 

For more information please call Kate Pine, HR Advisor on 01928 728156 or email kpine@rsk.co.uk.

 

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

 

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

 

 

 

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