Environmental Noise Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512171-742183
    • Job Location: California, Open
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 04, 2020
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Type of Degree: BA,BS
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Job Description:

Rincon Consultants is a leader in providing quality environmental consulting services throughout California. Recognized as a Zweig Group nationally-ranked 'Best Places to Work,’ we partner with clients in sectors such as transportation, energy and infrastructure, oil and gas, water, commercial and private development and government. Our 250+ associates in 12 offices located in northern, central, and southern CA are dedicated professionals who combine their passion with our purpose.

We are seeking a dynamic, self-driven, and detail-oriented professional to join our team as an Environmental Noise Specialist

The primary job responsibilities will focus around noise assessments/studies and field surveys with secondary responsibilities pertaining to general environmental compliance. This position requires the ability to perform fieldwork, knowledge of modeling techniques and regulatory requirements, clear writing and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, and will require occasional travel.

Examples of Noise Responsibilities

  • Utilize various noise prediction models and methods to prepare noise sections of larger environmental documents and technical noise evaluations ranging from individual activities to regional land use programs (e.g. General Plans)
  • Perform specialized noise studies for individual projects identifying mitigation requirements needed to comply with regulatory requirements and impact thresholds
  • Develop noise mitigation measures and quantification of measure performance
  • Conduct sound level monitoring and environmental noise surveys 

Experience and Skills:

  • High level comprehension of noise and vibration regulations and their relationship to CEQA/NEPA assessments
  • Familiarity with appropriate noise modeling and impact assessment methods recommended by the FHWA, FTA, FAA, Caltrans, etc.
  • Familiarity with noise modeling software such as FHWA TNM, FHWA RCNM, AEDT, and CadnaA/SoundPlan
  • 3+ Years of Demonstrated Professional Experience
  • A working knowledge of AutoCAD and ARCMap is highly desirable


Total Rewards Package* Includes:

  • HMO, PPO, HDHP, Health Savings Account options
  • Three Weeks’ Vacation accrued in the first year
  • 401(k) / Profit Sharing Retirement Plan
  • 2x/Year Bonus Opportunities
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Eight Paid Holidays
  • Flexible Spending & Dependent Care
  • Employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance
  • Dental, vision, prescription drug
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Volunteer Pay for a Day
  • Legal Shield, Identity Protection, Pet Insurance
  • Professional Development
  • Mentoring
  • Patagonia Merchandise Partnership
  • And much, much more!

*All programs subject to review and change and are provided for regular, full-time employees. 

Rincon Consultants does not accept unsolicited applicant/candidate resumes from search firm recruiters and/or temporary agencies that do not have a signed contract and specified work order with Rincon Consultants. Further, such resumes received will be deemed the sole property of Rincon Consultants and no fees will be paid in the event Rincon Consultants subsequently hires such individual. Rincon Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.