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VHB Senior Noise Consultant in Watertown, Massachusetts

Senior Noise Consultant – VHB Watertown, MA

VHB’s Watertown, MA office is seeking a Senior Noise Consultant to join our growing Environmental practice. VHB is a multi-faceted team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. VHB provides noise, vibration and air quality services for a wide range of projects across these markets throughout the planning, engineering and construction phases. In this role, you will have the opportunity to manage projects, supervise and oversee work conducted by others on our noise and air quality team, conduct noise and vibration studies for a wide range of projects, prepare technical reports, represent VHB at meetings with key clients, and support public outreach efforts to communicate study findings. This position will also provide opportunities to support and lead air quality studies.


  • Lead noise and vibration studies for a wide range of clients across the transportation, energy, and private development markets

  • Analyze noise and vibration using models such as Cadna-A, FHWA’s Traffic Noise Model, FHWA’s Roadway Construction Noise Model, FTA/FRA Noise and Vibration Guidance modeling and FAA Aviation Environmental Design Tool

  • Utilize a wide range of technical tools such as Cadna-A, GIS, CAD, Matlab and spreadsheets

  • Prepare technical reports on study findings and review technical writing from other team members

  • Present at public meetings

  • Support client relationship, business development and marketing activities

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong technical capabilities in noise consulting

  • Self-motivated

  • Team leadership qualities

  • Ability to manage multiple projects


  • BS in engineering, acoustics, transportation, math, physics, environmental science, or related field (engineering preferred)

  • 10+ years of professional noise consulting experience

This position requires COVID-19 vaccination per client requirements.

New employees will be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.

VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


ID: 2022-1986

External Company Name: Vanasse Hangen Brustlin

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Street: 101 Walnut Street