Acoustic and Airtightness Tester

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£21,414 - £25,482 per annum (Grade 3)
09 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
29 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 29/07/2019
Salary Salary: £21,414 - £25,482 per annum (Grade 3)
Package Excellent benefit package

Job description

Acoustic and Airtightness Tester, Full time, Permanent 

We are currently looking for two Acoustic & Airtightness Testers to join our team in RMP. Since 1997 RMP has been operating as an acoustic consultancy division of Edinburgh Napier University, with over 20 consultant practising from offices across the UK and France. We provide expert advice on sound insulation, architectural acoustic design, industrial noise reduction, environmental noise and vibration control to a number of high profile clients. Our consultants have been key to the success of over 600 projects per year including Quartermile, Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh and the Scottish Government offices. For more information, please visit here.

The role

As an Acoustic and Airtightness Tester you will undertake sound insulation testing, environmental noise surveys and air tightness testing. You will assist the consultants in carrying out their consultancy and research on a range of exciting projects across the UK. 

We will provide you with full in-house acoustic and airtightness training and you will be expected to complete the iATS air tightness training. Alongside this there will also be the opportunity to undertake fully funded IOA diploma. 

This is a great opportunity to work within one of the UK's leading acoustic and energy research and consulting teams.

Who are we looking for?

You will ideally have an undergraduate degree in the following disciplines; Building Engineering, Acoustics, Energy, Environmental Science, however alternative relevant experience will also be considered. It would be desirable if you have experience within an acoustic or air tightness consultancy however this is not essential. As there will be travel included in this post, it is essential you have a full driving licence. 

To know more about this exciting opportunity please click here to view the role profile

Benefits we offer

Salary: GBP 21,414 - GBP 25,482 per annum (Grade 3)

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts

Additional Information

Closing Date : 29th July 

Interviews will be taking place on 15th/16th August

Please note that the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK by the start of their employment. We are unable to sponsor any candidate for this role.

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.  More details can be found here.

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