Aviation Environmental Services Consultant, Sound Insulation

HMMH is a trusted leader in the study, assessment, and mitigation of the impacts of new and existing transportation projects on communities. We provide consulting services to government and private sector clients related to aviation, highway, rail, transit, industrial, construction, military, recreational, and entertainment projects. 

We have an immediate opening for an Aviation Environmental Services Consultant - Sound Insulation, in a remote position in San Diego, CA.  

This exciting position will provide support to our growing transportation planning and environmental practice.  Since our founding in 1981, HMMH addresses environmental issues at airports. HMMH has delivered expert assistance to more than 200 airports worldwide. The focus of our Aviation Environmental Services Group is to analyze, evaluate, and find solutions for airport environmental issues. We prepare noise and air quality studies, develop sustainability plans, evaluate and develop mitigation plans for environmental impacts, contribute to environmental documentation, engage the public, and ensure regulatory compliance. 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work on acoustical testing and sound insulation projects: 
    • Conduct field acoustical measurement
    • Data analysis 
    • Technical reporting
    • Project management
    • Measurement equipment and lab management
  • Acoustical modeling and quality control tasks for airport sound insulation programs. 
  • Outdoor field work in the San Diego, CA area - at times this will include up to 2 weeks every other month and possibly up to 2 weeks every month conducing outdoor field work. 
  • While most of the field work will be in the San Diego area, there is a possibility for future sound insulation measurements field work at airports throughout the country.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 0-5 years of relevant experience.
  • BS, BA, or MS in a technical field (preferably acoustics, but also aerospace/aviation, physics, math, engineering, environmental sciences, or other technical fields)
  • Strong quantitative, analytical skills and communication skills
  • Experience with sound measurement equipment
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Strong writing skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and collaborative communication skills
  • Presentations of results to clients and public
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a consulting environment
  • Experience utilizing GIS for data acquisition, analysis, and reporting functions
  • Data management and programming experience (specifically SQL, Python)
  • Knowledge of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and environmental regulatory programs


San Diego, CA 

This position requires frequent local and eventually national travel.   

This position requires working in the field outside with multiple weather elements. 

HMMH offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and a positive work atmosphere. Our firm offers opportunities for professional development and career growth for dedicated and strong performers. We are a Great Place to Work certified firm, demonstrating our commitment to creating an environment where employees take pride in their work, trust and respect their colleagues, and develop a strong camaraderie across the organization.

HMMH is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. HMMH is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact HR Generalist Jason Rega at 781-852- 3103 or j rega@hmmh.com.

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