From our geographically central location, Soundscape Engineering LLC's acoustical consultants and noise and vibration control engineers serve clients located throughout North America - in Chicago, Illinois; Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Ann Arbor, and Petoskey, Michigan; Milwaukee and Madison Wisconsin; Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, South Bend, and Northwest Indiana; Los Angeles, California; Vancouver, British Columbia; Dayton and Cincinnati Ohio, Winnipeg Manitoba; Saskatoon and Regina Saskatchewan; and elsewhere. Our engineers consult on issues of room acoustics, sound isolation, speech privacy, HVAC noise control, building vibration, and exterior noise impact. They also provide acoustic and vibration measurement services.

Job Description

Soundscape Engineering is currently seeking an acoustical engineering consultant to lead both the technical work and growth of Soundscape Engineering’s Chicago office.

About Us

Soundscape Engineering LLC is a small, growing, engineering consulting firm that specializes in acoustics and vibrations for building design and construction, environmental assessment, and industrial facilities. The company has offices in Chicago and Detroit. We consult on projects located throughout the United States, but the majority of our projects and clients are located in Illinois, Michigan, and Indiana. Soundscape Engineering’s Chicago office was established in 2010.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage projects
  • Guide less senior staff in their technical work
  • Review and analysis of architectural and engineering designs for new buildings and renovations
  • Assessment of acoustical problems in existing buildings
  • Calculations and measurements related to building MEP system noise and vibration control, sound isolation, and room acoustics
  • Report Writing
  • Attending meetings
  • Site visits, RFI responses, and submittal reviews during construction administration

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong analytical abilities and proficient technical writing skills
  • Good understanding of building mechanical systems
  • Comfortable and confident in meetings
  • Experience making sound and vibration measurements
  • Experience with acoustics modelling software

Minimum Qualifications

  • BSE from ABET accredited engineering program
  • 15 years of experience performing similar work at an acoustical consulting firm
  • Experience working in Chicago market

Preferred Additional Qualifications

  • MSE degree
  • P.E. License
  • INCE Board Certification

Contact Information

Please visit our website at for an understanding of the engineering consulting services that we provide.  If you qualify, we are interested in hearing from you.  Please email Nathan Sevener and Mandy Kachur at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .