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Senior / Principal Consultant Environmental Acoustician

  • Job reference: IF-001452
  • Sector: Environment, Infrastructure
  • Location: Warrington, Birmingham
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Why not...

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

We are a close-knit and dynamic team of 25 acousticians based in 6 locations in the UK. Our team has a strong ethos of technical excellence, innovation and ongoing development of its staff. We are proud to combine our passion for Acoustics with flexible family-friendly working practices. In response to a strong forward outlook in our UK and overseas markets, we are continuing to recruit experienced acousticians who can help to grow and shape our Acoustics, Noise and Vibration business, which is celebrating more than 50 years in consultancy.

The Role

We look forward to hearing from senior/principal acoustic consultants with a broad range of experience in environmental acoustics to be based in our Warrington or Birmingham office.

You will be working on interesting and varied infrastructure and environmental projects in the UK and overseas. Working as an integral part of the Acoustics team as a whole, you will be working with our existing team in Warrington, providing your expertise to our multi-disciplinary design teams and advising our clients. You will have a good working knowledge of the relevant Design Standards and Guidelines as well as relevant experience of acoustic monitoring techniques and modelling software.


The ideal applicant would have: 

• Demonstrable experience gained in the consultancy environment; 
• Project delivery experience to high technical and commercial standards; 
• Manage own time and workload and that of other team members;
• Track record of developing client relationships; 
• Provide support on bids and with business development to help win work for the team;
• Work collaboratively as part of a wider team of other professionals, to provide a consistent and integrated service to clients.
• Line Management experience (principal/associate)
• Corporate membership of the Institute of Acoustics;
• Qualified to degree level in a relevant field.


Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you perform to the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving Chartership via relevant institutions.

Rewards and Benefits

Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV,  details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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