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Senior Acoustics & Vibration Engineer / Specialist

Senior Acoustics & Vibration Engineer / Specialist

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently recruiting for a Senior Acoustics & Vibration Engineer/Specialist to join our team in Mississauga, Ontario.


Key Responsibilities


The successful candidate would be expected to assume the following responsibilities and activities in this position:


  • Developing and delivering complex programs to address client problems or needs utilizing the following tools as appropriate:
    • Noise and vibration measurements and monitoring
    • Noise and vibration data analysis
    • Architectural acoustic modelling / prediction;
    • Environmental noise modeling / prediction (Industrial, Roads, Rail, etc.)
    • Vibration modelling / prediction (Construction, Blasting, Structures, etc.)
    • Technical report preparation
  • Helping to develop junior staff and using such resources to deliver projects by:
    • Mentoring and training junior and intermediate engineers
    • Utilizing junior staff on your projects to the extent possible
  • Assisting with business development and generally helping to further develop the Acoustics, Noise and Vibration practice at Wood by:
    • Writing proposals
    • Delivering internal and external presentations
  • Extensive travel may be required, including travel to remote locations on occasion

Skills / Qualifications

Desired Qualifications and Education


  • A Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in acoustics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics or an equivalent or related discipline
  • Eligibility for registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontario would be an asset

Desired Experience


  • 5+ years of relevant experience

Desired Skills


  • Ability to communicate highly technical matters to clients in a relatable and understandable way
  • Able to prioritize and balance the needs of multiple projects/clients
  • Ability to deliver quality technical work on schedules and on budget
  • Strong understanding of Ontario noise and vibration regulatory requirements and guidelines
  • Excellent English communication skills, both oral and written (competency in French would be an asset)
  • The candidate must have a valid driver’s license and their own vehicle
  • Ability to professionally interact and work with colleagues, suppliers and clients

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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