Position Description:

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Acoustical Specialist 3 (Senior Acoustical Specialist), we'll count on you to

  • Be a technical expert with recognized authority in an area of specialization, resolve problems of greater scope and complexity, lead and manage acoustical and vibration assessments, and work on a wide range of projects
  • Plan and develop projects or design activities that have significant impact on major company programs as needed
  • Plan, organize and supervise work of medium to large staff of professionals and technicians as needed
  • Serve as Project Manager on larger projects, though project management is not the sole focus of the position
  • Focus on tasks including architectural acoustics, building or environmental noise, and vibration-related analyses
  • Use state-of-the-art instruments to measure noise and vibrations and to process and analyze that data is required
  • Perform other related duties as necessary

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Acoustics, Math, Physics or closely related field
  • 10 or more years of experience in environmental consulting with a successful track record of marketing, project management, staff management and client satisfaction, business development skills
  • Leadership skills and ability to manage in a team environment
  • Familiarity of local clients and markets
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency with GIS and GPS
  • Proficiency with state-of-the-art software used to process and analyze measurement data
  • Familiar with relevant ISO and related acoustical standards
  • Familiar with current guidance documents for acoustical analyses (FHWA, FTA, FRA, USIBC, etc)
  • May require travel
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree may offset required years of experience


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible.  When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.  

Contact Information:

Please apply at: https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=178727&lang=en&src=JB-10100&src=PA-11401

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