Ce qui est l’association canadienne d’acoustique?
L’ACA est un organisme professionnel interdisciplinaire qui a la mission suivante:
- encourager la communication entre les personnes de tous les domaines de l’acoustique au Canada
- promouvoir le développement et les applications pratiques des connaissances en acoustique
- encourager l’éducation, la recherche, la protection de l’environnement et l’emploi dans le domaine de l’acoustique
- fournir un cadre à l’intérieur duquel les questions d’intérêt général concernant l’éducation, l’emploi et la recherche peuvent être traitées à l’échelon national et dans une approche multidisciplinaire
L’ACA est une société membre de l’International Institute of Noise Control Engineering (I-INCE) et de l’International Commission for Acoustics (ICA) et est affiliée à l’International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration (IIAV)
Quoi de neuf?
- jeu., 19 août 2021 | Acoustical Consultant (Full Time)
Acoustical Consultant position now open at BKL Consultants Ltd. (www.bkl.ca).
Due to our continuing success, we are looking to add a new member to our innovative and close-knit acoustics team.
BKL is involved in a large and diverse range of projects including both architectural acoustics and environmental noise and vibration assessment. We consult to commercial, institutional, health, education, industry, entertainment, arts, transportation, residential, and a variety of other market sectors. Our architectural related work includes room acoustics, sound isolation, mechanical (HVAC) noise control, mechanical and electrical equipment vibration isolation, and outdoor noise propagation. Project delivery methods include traditional delivery (architects, clients), design build, and public private partnership (P3). Our environmental noise and vibration work typically involves baseline monitoring, prediction and assessment, preparation of impact statements, and participation in public meetings and hearings for major transportation and industrial projects.
Your contribution to projects will span the entire duration of the process including preparation of proposals and fee estimates, conducting measurements, analyzing data, acoustical modelling and preparing reports. You will be expected to manage all aspects of your projects, working independently with minimal supervision, but with access to the support and resources you need. You will work collaboratively with other consultants to meet project milestones, managing the contributions of junior and intermediate consultants. In this role, the majority of your time will be chargeable to project work but a proven ability to manage existing and develop new client relationships will also be important. This is your opportunity to positively impact current and future clients and the projects they bring to BKL.
Candidates must have excellent analytical skills, a solid understanding of acoustics and very good spoken and written English. Knowledge of current MS Office Suite, drafting and acoustics software applications is expected plus an ability and willingness to learn new tools. Experience with test equipment and methodology for sound and vibration measurements is mandatory. Candidates should be able to establish strong QA/QC procedures and feel comfortable presenting technical reports to clients.
Candidates should have university level education, preferably in the field of engineering with professional registration. A minimum of 4 to 6 years consulting experience in the field of acoustics is required.
BKL has provided consulting services in acoustics since 1966. The firm is a successful small business with a friendly work environment and excellent opportunities for career advancement. It is wholly owned and managed by senior employees of the firm.
An annual salary commensurate with experience will be offered with authorized overtime paid at time-and-a-half. Benefits include a generous vacation allowance plus 12 holidays, full cost of health and long-term disability insurance, professional association dues and various other subsidies.
Burnaby, BC, Canada. Office located across from the Gilmore Skytrain station on the Lougheed Highway. Easy access to Brentwood Mall and downtown Vancouver. Applications for remote work (within Canada) will also be considered.
Link to apply for this position: https://bklconsultants.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=6
- mar., 11 mai 2021 | Acoustical Engineer / Acoustician (Senior) – Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Portland
RWDI is seeking an energetic and motivated individual to join our Acoustics, Noise and Vibration team as a Senior / Specialist in the Noise, Acoustics, and Vibration group. The successful candidate will have 5 to 7 years of experience analyzing and resolving challenging client problems as an acoustician. We are open to have this position work out of our Victoria BC, Vancouver BC, Guelph ON or Philadelphia PA office.
The role includes but is not limited to:
- Providing mentorship and technical guidance to more junior staff
- Helping to resolve challenging problems in consultation with international design-oriented clients
- Conducting field measurement and inspections in international locations.
- Assisting with data collection, modelling, post-processing, analysis, interpretation, and documentation of results
- Communicating complex technical materials in straight-forward language
- Writing technical project reports that present the methodology, results and recommendations
- Following defined quality assurance processes
Note that practitioners within the NAV team are purely technical. This role does not involve project management. There are, however, opportunities to interact with clients and support the project management team.
We are accepting applications from candidates with the following qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in applicable engineering or science disciplines
- Minimum five years of experience in an acoustical consulting environment, or equivalent, and as part of design teams
- Knowledge of physical acoustics and acoustical requirements for buildings (e.g., STC, NC ratings, speech intelligibility)
- Ability to interpret architectural/mechanical/electrical drawings and specifications
- Familiarity with acoustic instrumentation, data acquisition systems and digital signal processing
- Demonstrated experience with consulting business practices and work environment
- Ability to deliver quality technical work with focus on project budgets and deliverable schedules
The Acoustics, Noise and Vibration team is a close-knit, social team where people love what they do. Team members work independently on a daily basis to contribute to the success of the team’s work. The successful applicant will demonstrate strong collaboration, people, and teamwork skills as well ability to prioritize and complete work independently. Individuals within this high-performing team must manage their time carefully, and balance
work for several ongoing projects simultaneously. Problem solving, ability to learn independently, and initiative-taking are key qualities that will contribute to personal success individuals within the team.
Please submit your cover letter and resume at the following link: http://rwdi.com/en_ca/people/careers
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Thank you in advance for your application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be
RWDI endorses and practices the principles of equal opportunity employment.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion. Accommodations are available during all stages of the recruitment process in accordance with AODA and the Human Rights Code.
- jeu., 29 avril 2021 | Senior Acoustical Engineer – The Government of Alberta
Job Title: Senior Acoustical Engineer
Full or Part-Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temp: Regular (aka Permanent)
Scope: Open Competition
Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate found
Classification: Engineering & Related Level 4
The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit: https://www.alberta.ca/diversity-inclusion-policy.aspx Alberta Infrastructure is responsible for leading the development of the provincial Capital Plan, which addresses the provincial infrastructure needs of Alberta’s population that support key social programs and services and economic development. The Ministry designs, builds, manages and maintains government-owned and operated facilities, and collaborates with other ministries to ensure that school and hospital infrastructure meet the needs of Alberta’s population. For more information on Alberta Infrastructure, please visit: https://www.alberta.ca/infrastructure.aspx
The Technical Services & Procurement Branch within Alberta Infrastructure is looking for a Senior Acoustical Engineer to join its team. If you are interested in unleashing your passion for ‘getting things done,’ this is your opportunity! Reporting to the Director of Building & Site Engineering, our Senior Acoustical Engineer is a highly specialized engineering position that develops acoustic design standards and guidelines as they relate to the construction, maintenance and upgrading of government infrastructure including schools and hospitals, courtrooms, recreation facilities, and government offices; actively participating in providing acoustic design expertise for new construction and problem-solving in existing facilities. Key responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: Conducting on-site acoustic measurement and analysis, then reporting on solutions, costs, and/or implications. Identifying recurring problems and implementing appropriate changes in design standards. Participating in meetings with clients, project managers, property managers and consultants. Defining acoustic criteria for various design disciplines. Reviewing project drawings and specifications. Developing construction details/specifications for highly specialized or unusual projects. Developing relationships with major manufacturers and suppliers of relevant building components and systems. Initiating pilot projects in buildings and assessing effectiveness of new construction methods or assemblies Our ideal candidate requires a high level of strategic thinking with the ability to influence and guide organizational priorities. To be successful in this role, you will also have: Highly developed strategic leadership skills. Significant technical skills/expertise including strong knowledge of building and design codes. Ability to lead new approaches to complex business and professional issues. Exceptional interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills. Ability to effectively manage relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders
Qualification required for this position include: A University degree in a related field such as Mechanical Engineering A minimum of 10 years of related experience in acoustic design, construction, operation and maintenance of institutional and commercial facilities Strong working knowledge of other engineering and architectural disciplines related to building design and building codesStrong working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act Membership with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) and licensed to practice as a Professional Engineer in AlbertaAn Alberta Class 5 Driver’s Licence Qualification to be considered as an asset to this position include: A Master’s degree or PhD specializing in acoustics Knowledge of Ministry requirements
$3,523.30 to $4,676.79 bi-weekly
This is a full-time permanent position located in Edmonton, AB working 36.25 hours per week. This competition will be open until a suitable candidate is found. This competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification. What we offer: Comprehensive benefits plan: https://myaps.alberta.ca/Pages/My-HR/Benefits/Employee-benefits-plans.aspx Pension plan: http://www.pspp.ca Leadership and mentorship programs. Professional learning and development. Positive workplace culture and work-life balance.
Please be advised that we will be conducting a competency based interview for this competition. Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reaching our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. The link below will assist you with understanding competencies: https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/psc-alberta-public-service-competency-model.pdf The three competencies that have been deemed as critical for this role are: Systems Thinking Takes a long-term view towards organization’s objectives and how to achieve them: Takes holistic long-term view of challenges and opportunities; Anticipates outcomes and potential impacts, seeks stakeholder perspectives; Works towards actions and plans aligned with APS values; Works with others to identify areas for collaboration. Creative Problem Solving Focuses on continuous improvement and increasing breadth of insight: Asks questions to understand a problem; Looks for new ways to improve results and activities; Explores different work methods and what made projects successful; Collects breadth of data and perspectives to make choices. Drive for Results Takes and delegates responsibility for outcomes: Uses variety of resources to monitor own performance standards; Acknowledges even indirect responsibility; Commits to what is good for Albertans even if not immediately accepted; Reaches goals consistent with APS direction.
How to Apply
Candidates are required to apply for a job online. External Applicants: If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system, click here to access the main log in page where you are able to create an account. Please visit https://www.alberta.ca/navigating-online-jobs-application.aspx to learn more about creating a candidate profile and other tips for the Government of Alberta’s online application system. Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-public-service-jobs.aspx Internal Applicants: In order to be recognized as an internal applicant, existing employees should access the Career tile from their home page in 1GX to submit their application. All Applicants: Tips for applicants: https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-public-service-hiring-process.aspx It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) https://www.alberta.ca/iqas-overview.aspx. Applicants are encouraged to include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
- Sat, 12 Jun 2021 | Acoustics Week in Canada 2021 (AWC21): Call for abstracts
- Mon, 31 May 2021 | Acoustic Training in Canada Database: Help us to help the younger generation and seasoned professionals
- Thu, 29 Apr 2021 | Extended: International Year of Sound (2020 – 2021)