Noise Analyst/Engineer 

Who We Are
Straughan Environmental, Inc. is a woman-owned, leading engineering and environmental firm advancing sustainable and resilient communities. With a 25-year history of growth through performance on large, complex, and high-profile projects, we provide solutions to diverse clients in the federal government, local government, transportation, water/wastewater and energy markets.  Our mission is advancing sustainable and resilient communities, and we work every day to achieve our mission in surprising ways. Whether our team is managing one of our multi-million dollar environmental compliance programs for Federal agencies like NASA, engineering an ecological restoration project, working on environmental policy and planning, or identifying wetland plants in the field, each member of our team individually and collectively contributes uniquely to advancing sustainable and resilient communities.

Straughan is currently seeking a Noise Engineer/Analyst to join our Environmental Planning Team. Your skills and knowledge of applicable concepts would support studies and design in the areas of acoustics, air quality and sustainability professional services. You would perform work as assigned by business unit director or project task manager in the areas of traffic noise analysis, rail noise analysis, construction noise analysis, noise barrier design, sound monitoring, vibration analysis, and/or air quality analysis. Work would include collecting field data collection, data processing, utilizing noise modeling software, and conducting noise impact analysis. Supporting tasks and services would include report preparation, CAD & GIS usage, construction plan production, construction cost estimation, and/or environmental planning and permitting support.

A successful candidate should have strong written and oral communication skills and some relevant background in Acoustical Analysis, Noise Abatement Design, Air Quality Analysis, Traffic Analysis, Site Design, Roadway Design and/or Rail Noise.
  • Ability to perform field work such as traffic noise measurements, traffic noise data collection, and additional environmental field tasks. Fieldwork may involve walking through wooded areas, working alongside of roadways and carrying field equipment.
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1+ year of full-time air and/or noise experience (preferred)
  • Working CADD experience, preferably MicroStation
  • Noise analysis experience with the Maryland Department of Transportation (preferred)
  • Well-developed organizational, and communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office computer software (Word/Excel)
As a condition of employment, hire will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination will need to be submitted as part of the interview/hiring process. 

Our Culture | Our People
Straughan has been selected as one of The Baltimore Sun’s Top Workplaces for the past five consecutive years (including 2020), and we are committed to providing an engaging workplace where employees are supported in their career goals and professional development. We provide educational assistance, professional development, and support in professional credentials. At Straughan we understand the needs of our workforce. We are committed to continuously evolving and creating practices and policies that meaningfully address the needs and desires of our team.

At Straughan we invest fully in you as a whole person. Here are some of the ways we strive to support all of our team:
(1) We care about your overall well-being and health— Straughan offers group benefits to include medical, dental and vision coverage.
(2) We invest in your continuous learning and development and understand that this is a cornerstone to our success.
(3) We understand the importance of recharging and replenishing yourself, so we provide new employees with 15 days of Paid Time Off.  
(4) We care about your financial future and will provide up to three percent at 100% employer contribution and an additional 50% for another 2% of your match salary to our retirement plan. You are 100% vested immediately. 
(5) Lastly, we want to protect you and your future, we provide at no cost to you, short-term and long-term disability along with life insurance.
(6) We also know that our world is changing, and the way we work has, too. We continue to strive to provide flexibility and work/life integration options that support you and those you care about. 

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Department: Planning
This is a full time position

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