Employment – Acoustical Consultant - Portland, OR

ABD Engineering & Design is seeking an early-career acoustical consultant for our Portland, OR office. Read more in the position summary and qualifications.

Acoustical Consultant – Portland, OR
Position Summary

We are looking to fill one full-time position. This position is located in Portland, OR. We are looking for an early career acoustical consultant who takes ownership, enjoys learning in a collaborative environment, and builds trust with coworkers and clients. Our acoustics team addresses noise isolation, HVAC noise and vibration, environmental noise, and room acoustics in a wide variety of projects including healthcare, education, industrial, worship, corporate, environmental, and more.

About us

ABD Engineering & Design is a woman-owned acoustical consulting and audiovisual design firm with offices in Grand Rapids, MI and Portland, OR. We offer competitive salaries based on qualifications.  Benefits include paid time off, ten paid holidays, eighty hours of paid sick leave, health and dental insurance, commuter benefits, 401k plan, life and disability insurance, and a flexible work schedule.

More about ABD

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Acoustics, Engineering, Physics, or related field with emphasis on acoustics.
  • 0-5 years of experience in acoustical consulting, acoustical engineering, or related occupation.
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.

Duties and responsibilities (including but not limited to)

  • Read and review architectural, mechanical, and structural plans and consult on space design, material selection, and mechanical systems noise.
  • Measure and analyze the impact of noise and vibration on interior and exterior environments and ensure acoustical compliance with noise ordinances, building codes, and standards.
  • Attend meetings, internal as well as with clients and prospects as needed.
  • Write technical reports and explain technical concepts to clients.
  • Manage projects, client expectations, and deadlines.

Desired skills and abilities

  • Excellent problem solving, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Experience with sound and vibration test equipment commensurate to years worked.
  • Rigorous data processing and analysis skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and outstanding teaming skills.
  • Ability to travel as needed.
  • Availability to relocate to our office in Portland, OR.

To apply

Please send your resume to: Marci Boks, Chief Operating Officer.

Equal opportunity employer

ABD is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.