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Stantec Senior Acoustic Engineer in CALGARY, Alberta

Senior Acoustic Engineer - ( 2300029N )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We are a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities we support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Our Environmental Services Group is dedicated to managing environmental issues professionally and proactively. Our staff of professionals includes specialists in atmospheric sciences, acoustics and vibration, marine biology, wetland science, wildlife biology, soil science, fisheries biology, botany, hydrogeology, hydrology, forestry, habitat and ecosystem restoration, permitting, GIS, and Information Management. We help our clients to identify and respond to opportunities and threats within constantly changing regulatory and corporate environments, through active engagement with the public, stakeholder groups, and governmental regulators.

Stantec’s Environmental Services Practice is currently seeking a full/part-time senior Noise and Vibration Specialist located in our Calgary office. Our Noise and Vibration 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. In addition to noise related work, our Atmospheric Science group provides services such as air quality impact assessments, air dispersion modelling, air emission inventories, ambient air quality data analysis, air monitoring network design, and hazard and risk assessment.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Complete noise impact assessments, conduct and supervise sound and vibration measurements on-site including noise source characterization, data processing and analysis noise modelling, mitigation, and reporting

  • Provide assistance and supervision to other team members in field work and in the preparation of reports, proposals, marketing materials, and/or technical papers, and coordinate with project teams (internal and external)

  • Lead and support the noise/acoustic business development work, including but not limited to client liaison, proposal development, market search, etc

  • Provide quality review and independent review for noise projects technical content and deliverables

  • Excellent communication (written / verbal), strategic thinking, negotiation, presentation, and people skills

  • Lead meetings and workshops with clients, including preparing and carrying out presentations

  • Knowledge of building acoustics, mechanical HVAC noise control design, industrial buildings and vibration isolation is required. Candidates with a strong mechanical noise background are preferred

  • Experience with sound and vibration measurement instruments and modeling software (, CADNA / A, TNM, Stamina, STAMSON, INSUL, EASE, ODEON etc.) would be an asset

  • Registered or eligible to register as a Professional Engineer with the Professional Engineer of Alberta or other Canadian provinces is an asset

  • Willingness for occasional travel, within Canada or internationally


Your Qualifications and Credentials

  • Demonstrated strength in verbal and written communication

  • Strong team player and ability to manage multiple projects

  • Experience conducting field monitoring or data collection

  • Knowledge of sound and vibration measurement instruments (i.e., Larson Davis, B&K) is beneficial

  • Strong analytical skills with noise modelling software (i.e., Cadna/A, Predictor, SoundPlan)

  • Experience with theoretical estimation of equipment sound power level in noise assessment

  • Understanding of provincial and federal regulatory requirements and guidelines

Education and Experience

Post-secondary education in engineering or physics

More than 15 years consulting experience in building acoustics, noise control, environmental noise, and/or vibration

A valid driver’s license is required

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Benefits Summary: Full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

Primary Location : Canada-Alberta-Calgary

Organization : BC-1235 EnvSvcs-CA Alberta

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : May 26, 2023, 11:37:40 PM

Req ID: 2300029N

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans