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SLR Consulting

Job title Principal Acoustics Consultant
Location Bristol
Sector Consulting
Date posted 03-Feb-21
Apply by 30-Apr-21

Job Title: Principal Acoustics Consultant
Vacancy No: VN343
Employment Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Full-Time
SLR’s established Acoustics and Vibration Team has achieved ongoing commercial and geographical expansion over the past year, with a healthy forward workload and recent hires expanding the teams’ presence into locations including Bristol and London. With a strong pipeline of potential projects, the team is looking to continue this growth through the appointment of an Associate or Principal Acoustician to support our UK Team. 

The team undertakes a range of environmental and buildings acoustics projects across a range of sectors, including built environment, education, mining and quarrying, waste and power; and provide legislative and development planning advice to a wide range of clients; and we are seeking experienced professionals who can complement or potentially add to this breadth of expertise.

As well as playing a key role in the delivery of existing projects, you will have the opportunity to expand, diversify and grow our portfolio of projects and clients and make a real contribution to the Acoustics team - and to help shape the continued growth of the team.  

SLR are global leaders in environmental and advisory solutions helping our clients achieve their sustainability goals. We are a consultancy with over 1650 staff across 5 regions – including over 430 staff across Europe. Listed on The Times’ Top 100 One To Watch list, SLR’s ‘one team’ culture is at the heart of our business; providing a collaborative and supportive environment for professional development. Along with competitive salaries, our staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including a company pension and healthcare offering, travel and life insurance, critical illness cover and a structured career framework with regular reviews offering outstanding opportunities for progression. Alongside 25 day’s annual leave, SLR offer agile working which allows staff to tailor hours worked around core hours, and our family friendly policies help balance the needs of professional and family life. 


To apply for this position please submit your application at: SLR Consulting is an equal opportunities employer but our expectations go beyond just complying with legislation. It is SLR's intention that active steps are undertaken to ensure that opportunities are open to all and that as a business, we continue to strive to promote diversity and inclusion and reduce the gender pay gap.

SLR will close the role when we have received a sufficient number of applications, so please do not delay in applying for the position. 

  • Proven Acoustics Consultancy experience including project management, reporting (BS8233, BS4142, BS5228 for example), tendering/BD; and capable of contributing to commercial/business development activities in the region joined 
  • Experienced in use of Cadna/A software
  • Experienced in use of noise and vibration monitoring equipment
  • AMioA or MioA membership and a relevant degree level qualification
  • Experienced in attending and participating in Client meetings


  • Preparation of fee proposals, report writing and technical review work.
  • Liaising with technical staff and project managers based in other UK offices.
  • Seeking opportunities through business development and networking to expand Acoustic capabilities across the UK, as well as cross-selling other services.
  • Managing projects and advising clients on developments such as mixed use and residential masterplans, quarries, infrastructure and energy.
  • Noise and vibration surveys throughout their local region.

Country: United Kingdom
Office: Bristol