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 acoustics and audiovisual systems design 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 work with Senior and Principal Consultants to deliver room acoustics, sound isolation, and audiovisual system designs to clients.

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
  • Computer modelling of room acoustics and audio system performance
  • Acoustical testing and audiovisual systems evaluation at project sites
  • Assist with preparation of audiovisual system design documents
  • 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
  • Experience with AutoCAD, EASE, INSUL, Excel, ARTA, Audacity, and NTi Audio Data Explorer preferred
  • Experience performing various types of acoustical measurements
  • Experience commissioning audiovisual systems
  • Comfortable and confident in meetings

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Additional Qualifications

  • MSE degree
  • P.E. License
  • CTS-D 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. .