The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?
Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!
Stantec's West Coast buildings group is looking for an Acoustician to join their growing team of Acousticians. This position will be in Stantec's Seattle, WA office.
**Your Key Responsibilities**
+ Partners with project managers on architectural acoustics, mechanical systems noise and vibration control, and environmental noise control
+ Meets performance targets
+ Researches, prepares, and presents coordinated design options
+ Reviews drawings and research code issues to comply with city, state, and county regulations
+ Communicates with manufacturers, design team and contractors to address challenges and develop practical designs
+ Provides input on the creation and editing of technical specifications for acoustical products
+ Conducts field testing of architectural separation and mechanical system noise
+ Maintains current knowledge of technologies and trends, as they apply to the applicable project and market types, and continually strengthens skills
**Your Capabilities and Credentials**
+ Professional experience specific to acoustical design and vibration control in educational facilities, libraries, theatres for drama and music, healthcare facilities, commercial space, high-end residential, and/or museums
+ Familiarity with, and ability to produce, project-related documents, drawings and documentation to appropriate standards.
+ Knowledge of applicable codes and standards applicable to the industry
+ Familiarity with and ability to apply sustainable design principles within projects
+ Knowledge of standards that are pertinent to acoustic testing
+ Experience in the construction industry and/or knowledge of construction processes is preferred
+ Ability to prepare and review detailed drawings
+ Ability to research and present design options
+ Basic familiarity with recent versions of AutoCAD; in particular, AutoCAD MEP and Revit MEP
+ Familiarity with CATT Acoustic, SoundPlan, EASE, Algor FEA Software, and sound and vibration measuring equipment
+ Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
+ Ability to learn and deftly navigate customized database and software applications
+ Ability to read, interpret, and act upon information included in specifications and contracts
+ Regional travel is required on a regular basis. Out-of-state travel is required on occasion.
+ Valid driver’s license and good driving record as you may be required to drive company vehicles
**Education and Experience**
Bachelors' degree in related field plus 1 to 3 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
_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
Pay transparency laws require employers to provide the following information for positions that may be in the following jurisdiction(s):
69,600 - 83,600 (CA, CO, WA locations only)
The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.
**Benefits Summary:** Full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, 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 family leave. Employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).
Temporary employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.
* Washington state employees are eligible to accrue 1 hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours worked except for Seattle employees who accrue sick leave in accordance with the city’s paid sick leave law._
**Primary Location** : United States-Washington-Seattle
**Work Locations** :
**Organization** : BC-2048 Buildings-US Northwest
**Employee Status** : Regular
**Job Level** : Individual Contributor
**Travel** : No
**Schedule** : Full-time
**Job Posting** : Jun 21, 2023, 10:14:56 AM
**Req ID:** 230002AI
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