Environmental Acoustical Consultant: Long Beach, CA

NV5 is seeking an Environmental Noise Consultant whose primary job responsibility will focus on noise assessments/studies. This position requires the ability to perform fieldwork, knowledge of modeling techniques and regulatory requirements, clear writing and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, and may require occasional travel.


  • Perform specialized noise impact studies for industrial projects identifying mitigation measures needed to comply with regulatory requirements and impact thresholds
  • Develop noise mitigation measures and quantification of measure performance
  • Conduct sound level monitoring and environmental noise surveys
  • Prepare noise assessment portion of EIR studies
  • Guide junior senior staff in their technical work
  • Report Writing
  • Attending meetings
  • Site visits, RFI responses, and proposal submittals
  • Business travel expected 20 % throughout North America


  • Post-secondary degree in Science, Engineering, Acoustics
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook software
  • Demonstrated competence in technical report writing
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Focused on details and accuracy, be able to recognize errors and discrepancies
  • Ability to meet deadlines, willingness to put in effort required to get work done on schedule and within budget
  • Self-reliant but also able to work well within a team environment
  • Ability to solve simple technical problems that could arise in the course of a project
  • Ability to work independently and thrive in an environment that provides quality, solution-oriented consulting services
  • INCE Board Certified is a plus.


  • + 5 years of experience in acoustics consulting
  • High level comprehension of noise and vibration regulations and their relationship to CEQA/NEPA assessments
  • Experienced with appropriate noise modeling and impact assessment methods recommended by the FHWA, FTA, FAA, Caltrans, etc.
  • Experienced with noise modeling software such as FHWA TNM, FHWA RCNM, and CadnaA/SoundPlan
  • Ability to perform fieldwork
  • Knowledge of modeling techniques and regulatory requirements
  • Clear writing and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills

Contact Information

Please contact Cecile Felsher at cecile.felsher@nv5.com for more information.

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