London or Manchester


This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled acoustic engineer with previous experience in an established practice, who is looking for a career move and to expand their experience by joining our team.  Working with the world’s leading architects, we create beautifully engineered buildings. We make buildings work, engineering their air, light, energy and sound.

Our team of specialist Acoustic Engineers designs and delivers outstanding acoustic environments for buildings of all scales in a wide variety of sectors - cultural, educational, residential and commercial.  Our current projects include the Oxford University Centre for Humanities, the National Railway Museum in York and The Globe music venue in Stockton-on-Tees; whilst recently completed projects include Lambeth Palace Library, the Museum of the Home and the refurbishment of Fairfield Halls concert hall and theatre in Croydon.

Right now, we are looking for someone with significant experience, who has previously worked as an acoustic engineer or in another relevant role, to join our team of ten specialist Acoustic Engineers. This position is available for an immediate start, in our London or Manchester Office.


You will work on a wide range of projects. You will have the detailed understanding and breadth of skills required for leading the delivery of acoustic design services for our team.  You will be aspiring to take the next step in your career; seeking additional responsibility, a broader role and the opportunity to develop.

You will be working with leading architects, taking responsibility for all aspects of acoustic design – attending design meetings, making on-site measurements and producing simulations with room acoustic and noise mapping software.  As a project engineer, you will also be responsible for leading the delivery of some projects. 

This role requires you to represent the practice on important projects.  You are likely to enjoy working collaboratively, instilling confidence in others, and contributing positively to the team in an engaging manner.

You are likely to have around three years' experience working as an acoustic engineer or in another relevant role. 

If you are successful, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Around 3 years' experience working as an acoustic engineer or in another relevant role 
  • Membership of the Institute of Acoustics (IOA or AMIOA)
  • A degree in a STEM discipline. If your degree is not in acoustics, then you should also hold a suitable acoustics qualification such as the IOA diploma or be able to demonstrate appropriate professional experience
  • A breadth of skills required for leading the delivery of acoustic design services to include:
     calculations, technical report writing, working with design teams, making site inspections/measurements.


  • Excellent growth opportunities for your personal and career development in a knowledge driven environment
  • Mentored support towards professional accreditation
  • Interesting and technically challenging projects
  • An inclusive culture and cooperative environment
  • Opportunities for involvement in business-running activities
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Competitive pay and employee bonus
  • Future opportunities for Partnership
  • Six weeks holiday (including Bank holidays)
  • Max Fordham Pension Scheme
  • Other benefits include generous paid parental leave, sick pay, and treatment pay

Closing date - Friday 23rd April 2021


This position is available for an immediate start.

If you are interested in working with us, we are keen to hear from you. In addition to providing your CV, please apply with a conversational letter that tells us how your skills and experience match our criteria, and why you would like to work for us.

Please use this link to apply.

If you have any additional queries, please contact Anya Hadden at You will also need to demonstrate how you are eligible to work in the UK.