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 LLC is seeking an acoustical engineering consultant for our Chicago office.  Flexible work conditions are offered including full or part time hours and the possibility of working from home a couple days per week.  Candidate will act as lead acoustics consultant for projects involving architectural acoustics, environmental noise assessment, or industrial noise control.

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.  We consult on projects located throughout the United States, but the majority of our projects and clients are in Illinois, Michigan, and Indiana.  Firm partners Mandy Kachur and Nathan Sevener manage the company.

Duties and Responsibilities

Depending on job candidate’s experience and interests, responsibilities may include:

  • 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, room acoustics, industrial noise, OSHA, environmental sound propagation
  • Computer modelling of environmental sound propagation
  • Computer modelling of room acoustics
  • Acoustical testing at project site
  • Report Writing
  • Attending meetings
  • Site visits, RFI responses, and submittal reviews during construction administration

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Proficient technical writing skills
  • Good understanding of building mechanical systems
  • Experience with Soundplan, EASE, INSUL, Labview, Excel, ARTA, Audacity, NTi Audio Data Explorer, and TAP or similar preferred
  • Experience performing various types of acoustical measurements
  • Comfortable and confident in meetings

Minimum Qualifications

  • BSE from ABET accredited engineering program
  • 8 years of experience performing similar work at an acoustical consulting firm

Preferred Additional Qualifications

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

A background check will be required.

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. .