Acoustical Engineer (Full Time)
Department / Division: Transportation: Planning
RK&K is searching for a mid- to senior-level Acoustical Engineer. The primary responsibilities will be to perform noise impact assessment, abatement design and optimization, and reporting according to the requirements of the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA), Federal regulations, and States’ policies. The types of projects include Federal-aid, State-funded, and municipal highway and railway projects. Daily activities include obtaining and evaluating noise monitoring data, creating computer models, assessing traffic noise impacts, designing and/or optimizing sound barriers, checking project plans and quantities, and report writing. Qualified applicants must have applied acoustical theory and/or design experience, and must have strong mathematics and writing skills.
Bachelor’s Degree in Acoustics / Acoustical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Engineering Science, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or Mathematics
5+ years related experience (including post-graduate study)
Experience obtaining and analyzing sound level data, and acquiring sound recordings
Proficiency with FHWA Traffic Noise Model (FHWA TNM v2.5), preferably with formal training
Experience with engineering drawing software (Microstation, Geopak, AutoCAD, etc.), ArcGIS, and Microsoft® Office applications
Engineering design experience, preferably transportation-related
Excellent mathematics, and written and oral communication skills
Ability to collaborate as part of internal multidisciplinary design teams, and engage directly to maintain and build long-standing client relationships
Requires occasional travel
We offer competitive salaries commensurate with experience and an excellent fringe benefits package including: a 401(k) Plan with strong company match; Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance; Paid Vacation; Tuition Reimbursement; and the opportunity for personal and professional growth.
RK&K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
RK&K is a 1,200+ person multi-disciplinary consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. The firm has been operating throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern regions of the United States since its inception in 1923, providing services to a wide array of local, state, federal, and private sector clients. The firm employs a well-diversified staff of engineers, designers, planners, scientists, environmental specialists, surveyors, CADD designers, construction managers/inspectors, support and field staff. RK&K’s expertise isin transportation, traffic, transit/rail, structural, geotechnical, environmental, and water resources engineering; natural gas, petroleum and pipeline engineering; planning and cultural resources; construction management and inspection; hazardous waste; energy management; land and site development; natural resources; GIS, computer programming and graphic design; and surveys.
About this company
RK&K is a nearly 1,200-person, multi-discipline consulting firm, providing planning, design and CM/CI/CEI services in the mid-Atlantic, SW and Texas. Founded in 1923, RK&K has satisfied their clients by offering innovative and efficient solutions from 22 offices in eight states and Washington, DC. RK&K’s technical expertise places us 69th on ENR’s 2016 listing of the Top 500 Design Firms. Our award-winning and diversified staff is experienced in an array of disciplines, including transportation; natural & man-made environmental; CM/CI/CEI; site planning & design; energy & utilities; geospatial solutions.
RK&K is a limited liability partnership, managed by four equal partners; working closely with them are Senior Directors and Directors - key leaders who manage and coordinate projects and staff, serve as liaisons with clients and subconsultants and enhance projects with their technical expertise.
RK&K is one of the most respected engineering firms in the region, receiving numerous awards and recognition from clients and professional organizations for work performed on many diverse projects. Our biggest differentiator is our people. The RK&K Team is known for its technical know-how, over-the-top personal service and - most importantly - successfully achieving our clients' goals.
Since our founding in 1923, the RK&K team has served public and private sector clients by providing multi-discipline planning, engineering, environmental and construction phase services. We offer innovative and efficient solutions on a variety of projects nationwide from our 22 offices in eight states and Washington, DC. Our award-winning and diversified staff is experienced in an array of design and construction disciplines, including planning; engineering design; and construction management, inspection and engineering for transportation, environmental, infrastructure, utility, site and surveying and energy/pipeline projects. Every one of our nearly 1,200 team members understands what it takes to deliver success to our clients:
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Rummel Klepper & Kahl (RK&K)
81 Mosher Street,
Baltimore, MD 21217