Acoustical Designer II (Seattle / Vancouver / Spokane)

The Greenbusch Group is a multi-disciplinary engineering and consulting firm based in the Interbay neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. The Acoustical Department is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to fill the position of Acoustician to support a wide variety of interesting projects. This position would be based in either of our Seattle, Vancouver or Spokane offices, with a hybrid work model.

The Greenbusch Acoustical Department provides the following services:

  • Environmental noise and vibration (industrial, construction, etc.).
  • HVAC noise and vibration (building systems, noise code compliance, etc.).
  • Building acoustics (sound isolation, reverberation control, etc.).
  • Test and measurement (environmental noise, building acoustics, vibration, etc.).

At a minimum, the Acoustician would initially be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Review building plans and analyze acoustical characteristics such as reverberation, sound isolation, HVAC system noise and vibration, structure borne sound transfer, etc.
  • Develop acoustical recommendations to satisfy design criteria and coordinate with the design team.
  • Develop design narratives and coordination memoranda, as required, to support the design process.
  • Perform environmental noise/vibration assessments using modeling software and manual calculations.
  • Conduct short-term and long-term acoustical measurements.
  • Lift 50 pounds and be able to transport measurement equipment to and from measurement sites.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Five years of experience as a consulting acoustician
    • Acoustics-specific education can count towards this experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, mathematics, physical science or related field.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, both oral and written, and a high appreciation for quality customer service.
  • Self-motivated, able to manage own schedule, coordinate multiple projects, and reliably meet deadlines.

Desired skills:

  • Experience with basic scientific testing protocols, data acquisition, data interpretation and reporting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel.

Other position details:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.US Citizenship or appropriate work visa is required.
  • Electronic submission of a resume and transcripts should be sent to