Position vacant: Managing acoustics engineer

We are seeking a highly experienced acoustic engineer with hands-on industry knowledge in architectural and building acoustics projects.

The position

We are seeking a highly experienced acoustic engineer with hands-on experience and industry knowledge in architectural and building acoustics projects, and in designing a range of spaces including commercial buildings, hospitals, hotels, performance spaces, educational facilities and residential developments.

The successful candidate will have a broad and deep experience in analysing design elements and in applying fundamental acoustic engineering principles to optimise acoustics parameters including room acoustics, sound isolation, noise and vibration control to meet the design intent and to provide cost effective and practical solutions.

Experience as a subject matter expert to provide guidance on architectural projects and audio visual design would be advantageous.

You will take the lead in acoustic services, engaging with existing clients and developing new opportunities. You will also have a passion for continuous learning and growth, and a vision for and experience in mentoring and managing a team of consultants to boost staff engagement, facilitate team success and deliver excellent service to our clients.

You will be based in our South Brisbane office (Eat, Drink, Shop, Play and Stay – Visit Brisbane); however, your projects may take you from inner city skyscrapers to beaches, from regional areas to busy construction sites, and a whole lot more in between. As part of a global consulting firm, there may also be opportunities for involvement with projects in the USA and in the UK.

We also offer a mix of onsite and work-from-home arrangements to help you achieve your desired work-life balance.

Visa sponsorship may be available for a suitable candidate.

Sound intriguing? Read on and apply today!

The successful candidate

Our successful candidate will have:

  • A degree in engineering relevant to acoustics
  • At least ten years’ experience in acoustics including building acoustics and environmental noise
  • Demonstrated experience in bidding/tendering,and business development including technical presentations to industry and strategic management of services
  • Strong collaborative skills and experience in working within a multi-disciplinary team and to manage teams across geographical boundaries
  • A track-record in engaging with clients and recommending cost-effective and practical solutions to meet design intent
  • Deep understanding of legislation, standards, planning policy and guidelines related to acoustics
  • Experience with noise modelling software such as CadnaA, Soundplan, INSUL, Zorba, Fantech
  • Demonstrated capabilities in managing multiple projects, planning and delivering quality technical reports and in providing peer technical reviews
  • Membership with Engineers Australia and/or the Institute of Acoustics or equivalent
  • CPEng / RPEQ / MIEAust / MAAS certification or similar
  • Willingness to live in Brisbane
  • Preferably, a light vehicle driver’s licence.

Working for Trinity

About us

Trinity Consultants Australia is a merged business from ASK Consulting Engineers, Air Noise Environment, and Vision Environment, three well respected and experienced environmental consultancies with a solid client base and steady stream of interesting work.

Our most senior staff have successfully provided engineering and scientific advice for more than 25 years to the construction, manufacturing, mining, industry, ports and transport sectors.

The company is now part of Trinity Consultants Inc, bringing international support and cooperation from our 1,500 colleagues and giving us opportunities to potentially work overseas. Learn more about us.

What we offer

You’ll join our team of 30+ Australia-based staff, working on some of the most motivating and challenging projects on the go. Examples include Queens Wharf, St Elmo’s vanadium mine and Paramatta Light Rail. Learn more about our projects.

We fund professional development, including conference attendance, and internal and external training, and we have career development programs to maximise your potential in a variety of development pathways.

We have a flexible working hours policy to assist work/life balance. The salaries we offer have been benchmarked against current expectations and we provide generous bonuses for good performance.

Our location

Australia is a land of diverse cultures, beautiful beaches, breath-taking landscapes and unique wildlife. Brisbane is the capital city of Queensland, which boasts a sub-tropical climate where the people are friendly, laidback and welcoming.

Alfresco dining is popular with a variety of street foods, multi-cuisine restaurants and family-friendly casual eateries. Brisbane offers a range of affordable house options from inner city units and charming colonial timber homes to sprawling acreage properties.

The city is also home to three of Australia’s leading universities, international public and private hospital facilities, and the host of the 2032 Olympics. Trinity has completed acoustic designs for many of these facilities.

On weekends, it is a short daytrip to the stunning coastline of Surfers Paradise, renowned for its fine white sand and surfing beaches. To the west, nature lovers can explore the beautiful Hinterland, numerous parks, walking trails and Scenic Rim. Island life is just a short ferry ride away with Stradbroke and Moreton Islands on Brisbane’s doorstep.

If you are looking to join a great team and work on innovative projects, while taking advantage of paid professional development, flexible working hours and an office that is walking distance to West End and the Brisbane CBD, Trinity Consultants Australia may be the company for you.

How to apply

To apply, please email us your CV and cover letter.

If you would like to have a chat about what we can offer you, and what your future with us may look like, then please also contact us via email in the first instance.