Position Description:

About the job

We’re looking for a senior acoustical consultant to create, build, and lead an acoustical in-house team for our growing client base. You’re an experienced acoustical designer who is committed to excellence, thrives in an environment of collaboration, and demonstrates a high degree of enthusiasm. You’re self-motivated with great communication skills and can work on a team with others to accomplish our clients’ goals. BrightTree Studios offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package. Join us. Be you.


  • Establish, build, and lead an in-house acoustics discipline within BrightTree Studios
  • Design in a collaborative setting with senior designers and drafting support staff
  • Consult on projects related to room acoustics, sound isolation, mechanical system noise and vibration, and environmental noise
  • Perform NC and RT analysis
  • Develop specifications, acoustical reports, drawings, details, and cost analyses
  • Perform onsite acoustical testing
  • Use acoustical modeling software
  • Review shop drawings and submittals
  • Research code issues to comply with city, state, and county regulations
  • Perform onsite acoustical inspections to review projects’ acoustical implementations
  • Take ownership of completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of work assignments
  • Manage projects
  • Attend and participate in local and out-of-town project meetings
  • Build and maintain architectural client relationships
  • Perform QC checks on all deliverable work prior to release to clients
  • Minimal travel required

Ideal Candidate Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience working in the acoustical consulting field
  • Familiarity with creating proper acoustical documentation for higher education facilities, libraries, theaters, studios, healthcare facilities, commercial buildings, and
  • Working knowledge of both AutoCAD 2017 and Revit 2017 or higher
  • Knowledge of EASE, Autodesk Simulation, and CATT-Acoustics
  • Working knowledge of Blue Beam Revu
  • Working understanding of vibration control
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail
  • Industry thought leadership through speaking engagements, published articles, and blog posts
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, architectural engineering, or physics with a concentration in acoustics or vibration required; Master’s degree in acoustics, noise and/or vibration control preferred

This position is located in Cranberry PA with the possibility of work-from-home days.

Contact Information:

Bill McIntosh President bmcintosh@brighttreestudios.com

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