Company: Wood
Skills: Noise & Vibration Control
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Due to our continuing success in our multi-sector and multidisciplinary projects we are seeking a talented and motivated Acoustics, Noise and Vibration Specialist at Technical Director grade to join our Resilient Environments International team.

Wood is a world leading engineering and consultancy company across energy and the built environment. We have an extensive track record in delivering noise and vibration services directly to clients or as part of large, high profile and complex multi-disciplinary major infrastructure project teams.

We pride ourselves in combining our industry-wide experience, to deliver cost effective solutions for our clients.

What is in it for you?

This is an exciting time to join a fast paced and growing team where you will have the opportunity to play a leading role in shaping the future direction of the Noise and Vibration team in Wood.

In joining us you will lead the development and growth of a London based team, managing and delivering existing projects centred in environmental noise and vibration as well as developing business in key growth areas, working with internal and external clients. You will collaborate with and be supported by our acoustics teams based across the UK, and other technical specialists, primarily within environmental management and sustainable infrastructure.

Our team has a proven track record of delivering noise and vibration services and we are now in a position to expand the team to enable continued success in this exciting market.

The pace will be challenging but it will be rewarding and there are significant opportunities across Wood's wider Resilient Environment's consultancy business. We have an extensive portfolio of projects and opportunities worldwide. This in turn means that we can offer exciting and varied career opportunities in the infrastructure and wider energy transition space.

Key Responsibilities

Working with our Senior Management team, your focus will be on business development, project management and technical delivery. You will be responsible for the technical and commercial aspects of projects and will have day-to-day client contact. Business development is key to the role, and you will have responsibilities for building and leading the team, and managing and mentoring earlier career staff.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree qualification (or equivalent) in acoustics or a relevant subject
  • Full corporate membership of the Institute of Acoustics (IoA)
  • Chartered Engineer (preferred but not essential)
  • Experience focussed on environmental impact assessment, preferably for Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects
  • Team development and staff management experience
  • Commercial management experience including management and responses to strategic bids
  • Experience of providing technical direction at a project level
  • Demonstrable record of developing and securing new business
  • Business management experience including financial reporting, resourcing and recruitment
  • Experience of building acoustics

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.