Acoustic Consultant

Location: Port Moody, BC or Victoria, BC

BAP Acoustics invites you to apply for the vacant position of Acoustic Consultant.

The role

BAP Acoustics Ltd, a full-service acoustic engineering consultancy, is seeking an Acoustic Consultant to join our friendly team. This full-time position will be based in our Port Moody, BC location in the Metro Vancouver area, with hybrid work as a potential option.

We value initiative, effective verbal/written communication, and a genuine interest in acoustics. In return, we’ll help you develop expertise in all BAP Acoustics specializations and encourage you to excel in your strongest areas. If professional advancement within a successful—and rapidly growing—small firm sounds appealing, we’d be happy to hear from you!

What you’ll contribute

While day-to-day work activity includes an element of autonomy, most projects entail a collaborative effort to deliver end products to our clients. Examples include the creation of:

  • various test, measurement and noise impact reports
  • documentation required in submissions to municipalities
  • comprehensive acoustic design reports for design teams


What you’ll need


Qualifications & Experience:
  • At minimum, a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, preferably with an acoustics element
  • Up to five years of experience that includes noise measurement, sound insulation testing, sound propagation modelling, HVAC noise control etc.
  • Experience in:
    • noise impact assessment
    • application software such as CadnaA / EASE / CATT / ODEON
  • Finite element analysis skill is advantageous

Personal Attributes:
  • Proactive and self-motivated team player
  • Sharp technical capability; able to compile accurate technical reports
  • Effective communicator, able to convey ideas and information accurately
  • Strong problem-solving ability


What’s on offer

A competitive salary and benefits, and—to the right person—the opportunity to work towards share ownership in the business.

Who we are & what we do

With offices in Port Moody and Victoria, BAP Acoustics Ltd. provides a full complement of acoustic consultancy services to clients in British Columbia and across Canada. Our principals, Mark Gaudet and Eric De Santis, work alongside one senior and three junior consultants.

Closing

Apply to mark@bapacoustics.com.

Denny Ng, M.A.Sc. P.Eng.

Senior Acoustic Consultant

Denny is a locally trained and licensed Professional Engineer specializing in environmental noise modelling, architectural acoustics and mechanical noise control. His career as a consultant began with an internship at BAP Acoustics in 2016 while completing his graduate studies in acoustics at the University of British Columbia. Working closely with Eric and Mark, Denny has had the privilege of working on numerous post-secondary education and infrastructure projects including Emily Carr University of Art and Design, UBC Gateway and Brock Commons Phase 2, Stuart Lake Hospital Replacement Project and Nanaimo Correctional Center. His approach to consulting is communicating acoustical concerns as they arise in order to reach cost effective solutions. 

 

Qualifications

B.A.Sc. Mechanical Engineering – Thermofluids Option (with distinction), University of British Columbia, 2014

M.A.Sc. Mechanical Engineering – Acoustics Group, University of British Columbia, 2019

P.Eng. BC

Leanne Farmer, B.Eng.

Acoustic Consultant

Leanne Farmer began her career in Adelaide, where she gained four years of experience providing acoustic design advice across Australia. She possesses extensive technical knowledge in both building acoustics and complex environmental noise assessments. Demonstrating her capabilities in multi-disciplinary coordination and project management, Leanne effectively managed large-scale measurement campaigns and contributed to major infrastructure projects. After re-locating back to Victoria, BC in 2023, Leanne joined BAP Acoustics. She is excited to be working on local projects, applying the experiences and insights gained from her diverse international work.

 

Qualifications

B.Eng. Mechanical Engineering, University of Victoria, 2018

EIT, BC

Alex Mendes, B.Eng. EIT

Acoustic Engineer

A graduate of the University of Victoria, Alex has contributed to an array of computerized acoustic modelling projects during his tenure with BAP Acoustics. His passion for music lends itself to a particular focus in room acoustics modelling, where he has applied creative approaches to navigate the unique challenges posed by varied architectural designs. His expertise extends to outdoor sound modelling, where he has lent his skillset to initiatives ranging from shooting noise control studies to public alert system performance evaluations. Alex’s ardent curiosity and his analytical, pragmatic approach to consultation have served him well in providing sensible, practical solutions to a host of acoustic challenges.

 

Qualifications

B.Eng. Mechanical Engineering, University of Victoria, 2018

EIT, BC

Kathryn Gulewich, B.Eng. EIT

Acoustic Engineer

Kathryn is a Mechanical Engineer who graduated from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) with a Bachelor of Engineering degree. She pivoted to the field of acoustical consulting upon joining BAP Acoustics in 2022, embracing a transition marked by rapid expertise accrual—particularly in outdoor noise monitoring and HVAC noise control. Kathryn’s solid engineering background supports her technical approach to acoustic challenges, blending mechanical engineering principles with the specialized demands of acoustic consultancy.

 

Qualifications

B.Eng. Mechanical Engineering, BCIT, 2011

Nicole Yeung, M.Eng. EIT.

Acoustic Engineer

An Honours graduate, Nicole earned her M.Eng. degree in Acoustical Engineering at the globally renowned Institute of Sound and Vibration Research founded 60 years ago by the UK-based University of Southampton. Nicole’s project experience encompasses acoustic design, implementation and testing at all stages of work. Her project contributions include examining and optimizing: sound insulation between spaces; room reverberation time; and mechanical noise emissions. She is also experienced in outdoor noise propagation simulation and environmental noise study for: new residential developments; fitness facilities; office buildings; and industrial developments. Nicole has a strong foundation in outdoor noise propagation software Cadna/A. In addition, she is experienced in using programs such as Insul for sound insulation prediction and ODEON for room acoustics. 

 

Qualifications

M.Eng. Acoustical Engineering (Honours), Institute of Sound & Vibration Research, University of Southampton, UK.

EIT, BC