Acoustic Engineer

Photo by NASA/MSFC/David Olive on Flickr
Photo by NASA/MSFC/David Olive on Flickr

$90,760

Median Yearly
Income

fair

Work
Prospects

7

Prospective
Employers

Acoustic Engineers are responsible for providing engineering expertise on the monitoring and control of noise levels. As well, they design methods to collect data on sound levels such as during a rocket launch and use this data to architect these environments to achieve the desired acoustics as per engineering requirements and provincial/federal regulations.

Work type:

full-time

Most likely to work in:

Newfoundland & Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick

Most employees have:

Bachelor's Degree

Certification:

Professional Engineer Certification

What you do

An Acoustic Engineer performs some or all of the following duties:


  • Conduct research into the feasibility, design, operation and performance of mechanisms, components and systems
  • Analyze dynamics and vibrations of mechanical systems and structures
  • Develop maintenance standards, schedules and programs
  • Investigate mechanical failures or unexpected maintenance problems
  • Supervise technicians, technologists and other engineers and review and approve designs, calculations and cost estimates




What you need

  • A natural interest in the principles of sound and vibration
  • A natural aptitude in science and mathematics
  • Enjoy analyzing engineering problems and finding solutions
  • Able to work with high amounts of focus and patience
  • Able to effectively use transducers and other sound measuring instruments
  • Able to work well with other professionals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills




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