Principal / Senior Acoustics Engineer

Stantec Australia

Location: Fortitude Valley

Job Type: Full time


Principal / Senior Acoustics Engineer - ( 230000NF )


About the role

We are currently seeking an experienced Principal / Senior Acoustics Engineer to join our Acoustics team in our Brisbane office with work from home and other flexibility options. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects focusing on transport and environmental acoustics around Australia. You will not be limited on the kind of work you get involved in including event noise management at some of Queensland’s largest venues, building acoustics, ecological acoustics, construction noise and vibration management and more.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Providing technical design, analysis and documentation services

  • Monitoring, modelling and reporting on a wide range of noise and vibration impact assessment projects

  • Modelling, analysis and interpretation of results using specialized computer noise modelling software

  • Leading projects including concept design, development applications, detailed design and final certification

  • Supporting existing key client relationships while being actively involved in new client business development

  • Providing input to resourcing and budgeting requirements to ensure commercial deadlines are met

  • Managing projects autonomously while working collaboratively with the team in delivering projects

To be successful for this role you’ll need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Acoustic Engineering or related Environmental Science, Audio Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of SoundPLAN and ideally EASE and BOSE noise modelling software

  • The ability to work independently and manage projects in an autonomous fashion

  • Strong communication and client management skills

  • Comprehensive knowledge of local, state and national standards and policies relating to acoustic assessment and design

  • A commercial ability to build new client relationships and develop additional revenue streams

  • Well-developed written skills to prepare proposals, reports and presentations

  • A ‘team player’ attitude and approach to work

What we offer

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development and wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Genuine Flexible Working Arrangements – Including work from home opportunities, job sharing and part time employment.

  • Option to purchase up to 4 weeks additional leave

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs - Including Global programmes, online learning, and on-the-job learning

  • Mentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others

  • Professional Registrations and Memberships

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their immediate family members

  • A friendly team environment, with dedicated and enthusiastic staff committed to producing high quality service and deliverables

About us

The Stantec community unites approximately 25,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, energy, resources, water, environmental, transport and infrastructure projects to life.

Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve, because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

How to apply

If this position is of interest, please apply via the link below.

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time.


  • Tertiary qualifications in Acoustic Engineering or related Environmental Science, Audio Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

Primary Location : Australia-Queensland-Fortitude Valley

Organization : BC-3045 EnvSvcs-AU Australia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Feb 13, 2023, 10:28:44 PM

Req ID: 230000NF

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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