Acoustic Consultant at Eligator Acoustic Associates
Los Angeles, CA Eligator Acoustic Associates
Job Type

Company: Eligator Acoustic Associates, a business unit of AMA Group

Title: Acoustic Consultant

Reports to:  Managing Principal

Workplace:  Hybrid


Position Overview:

Eligator Acoustic Associates is looking for experienced architectural acoustic consultant to work on a wide variety of projects, including work in the performing arts, education, media and production, commercial and workplace, and multi-family residences and hotels. 

The position provides an exceptional opportunity for professional growth through close working relationships with firm principals and associates, leading to a leadership role. The role reports to the Managing Principal.

Who We Are: Eligator Acoustic Associates (EAA), a business unit of AMA Group, works closely with building and facility owners and managers and design teams locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally providing room acoustic design; sound barrier construction design; design, measurement, monitoring, and control of noise and vibration; and environmental acoustics design and control.  

AMA Group employs 200+ dedicated and talented professionals with 40+ licensed professional engineers and many others holding a variety of technology, energy and sustainability-related certifications. Founded in 2000 in New York City, we’ve grown to provide a comprehensive suite of services (MEP, IT Infrastructure, Fire Protection, Life Safety, Security, Audio Visual, Acoustics, Lighting, Commissioning, Design-Build, Renewable Energy, and Manufacturing) across national offices in New York, New Jersey, California, Florida, and Texas.

Why AMA: At AMA, people are at the heart of everything we are and what we do. Employee experience at our focal point we are dedicated to recruiting and retaining the best talent in the industry; and ensuring employees’ development, wellness, and overall experiences are satisfying and rewarding. We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package to our team members, and provide an open, honest, and fun work environment.



Role Responsibilities:

As Acoustic Consultant you will provide a full range of acoustic design and consulting services to a nationally recognized firm. Your role responsibilities include:

  • Application of technical acoustical knowledge and field experience in assisting design teams in developing practical design and construction solutions that meet challenging performance, construction, budget, and schedule requirements
  • Consulting on room sizing, shaping, and finishes, sound barrier construction, and noise and vibration control for mechanical and electrical equipment and air distribution systems
  • Field testing and measurement, data analysis, and reporting of room acoustic parameters, and noise and vibration
  • Measurement, analysis, and design related to compliance with codes, ordinances, and standards related to acoustic performance
  • Computer modeling for room acoustic analysis and noise vibration control
  • Report writing and presentation of data and technical materials in clear and concise language
  • Project management
  • Developing and nurturing new and existing clients and opportunities
  • Professional development opportunities include participation in professional meetings, conference attendance, and participation in technical meetings

Education: Bachelor’s or higher degree in Acoustics, Engineering, Architecture, or related discipline


  • Minimum 4 years of project experience as a practicing acoustic consultant in cultural, media, production, workplace, and/or related projects
  • Knowledge and experience with 2D and 3D modeling and drafting software, especially AutoCAD and Revit, as well as software such as CATT-Acoustic, HVAC Noise Modeling software, etc.
  • Experience with use of sound and vibration test equipment
  • Interest and passion in related fields, such as architecture, design, music, theater, technology, engineering, etc.

Specific Skills:

  • Proven ability to work in a deadline driven environment
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and independently while managing multiple projects
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to think creatively
  • Willingness and ability to travel, commensurate with Covid safety protocols

Our company is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis [”protected characteristics”] including, but not limited to: race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals over forty years of age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status of any person, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.