Team Leader - Acoustics


Location: Auckland

Job Type: Full time


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Job Description

Creating places that matter and communities that thrive.

Our global Buildings and Places business line brings together a versatile and collaborative term of urban planning, building design and engineering professionals working to create liveable, sustainable, and equitable cities.

Our extensive expertise cover urbanism and planning, architecture, building and systems engineering, and cost, project, and construction management.

Together with our clients, we are working to evolve and elevate the built environment across sectors including, social infrastructure, transit, technology and logistics, and commercial and corporate real estate, whilst focusing on solutions that promote long term health and wellbeing for all.

We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Our Acoustics practice is leading the way on some of the largest and most exciting infrastructure and building projects in New Zealand, and we are seeking an experienced Acoustic Consultant to lead AECOM New Zealand's acoustics team.

As a Team Leader, you will contribute to the continued growth of our business through strategic and successful proposal compilation to win commissions. You will oversee the delivery of projects across building acoustics, transportation and environmental acoustics whilst mentoring, coaching, and providing day to day support to the team. You will maintain contacts and work closely with internal and external clients, participating in business development and delivering the largest projects with the greatest impact in New Zealand.

This is an exciting opportunity to take a leading role in one of the leading consultancies in Aotearoa. You will be joining a close-knit group of acousticians who work collaboratively to share skills and deliver projects of significance across markets such as healthcare, education, commercial and aviation. Our group enjoy developing and employing innovative practices such as auralisation and 3D acoustic computer modelling.


The following qualifications and experience are highly desired, but if you don’t tick all the boxes you could still be a perfect fit for this role. Please apply, all applications will be considered.

  • Proven team leader with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated commercial acumen, and the ability to develop strong client relationships
  • Experience related to transport infrastructure projects will be viewed favourably
  • Experience representing clients and/or providing expert evidence at statutory hearings
  • Strong knowledge in relevant noise propagation standards and prediction methods
  • Appropriate tertiary qualification in acoustics, environmental science, engineering, science, or planning


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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