PAVA Acoustic Design Engineer
London/Carburton Street

Job Reference: V9479

Location: London/Carburton Street

Closing Date: 13/07/2020

Employment Type: Contractor

Division: NS Operations

Business: Network Services

telent:  PAVA Acoustic Design Engineer

Location: GB London / Carburton street - GBCAR

Type of Job: Contractor

Ref No: V9479


Role Profile


We require an Acoustic Engineer with a broad range of experience in building acoustics to support the current PAVA design work for the Hinkley Point C (HPC) nuclear power station.


The role consists of the creation of detailed design documentation for the site-wide PAVA system, including all core-equipment, loudspeakers and visual alerting devices.


Typical Deliverables


The successful candidate will work with a senior acoustics engineer as an integral part of a large multi-disciplinary team. The team consists of system design and installation engineers responsible for the delivery of a highly integrated and multi-technology communications infrastructure. 




  • Create detailed design output documentation such as descriptive text, narratives and schematic diagrams.
  • Participate in the definition of specific design/implementation requirements with the customer.


Business Operations Skills - Experience


  • Engineering focussed with relevant experience of Public Address system design.
  • Experience of applying Design Standards and Guidelines such as BS and EN standards.
  • Successfully delivered Public Address system designs to a high standard


Advantageous (but not essential):

  • Previous experience of installation, commissioning and testing of Public Address systems in industrial environments, preferably in the nuclear power industry.




Business Operations Skills- Qualifications

  • Degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant field or significant demonstrable experience
  • Membership of the Institute of Acoustics (Preferred but not essential)


Behavioural Requirements

  • Able to manage their own time and workload on a day-to-day basis
  • Able to proactively collaborate with the wider team whilst having the ability to work alone.



Excellent benefits: (IF OUTSIDE IR35)

As a contractor working with telent you can expect to receive:

  • PAYE or Limited Company contractor options
  • Weekly Pay
  • A designated team to help you with your queries

Excellent benefits: (IF INSIDE IR35 & PAYE IS ONLY OPTION)

As a contractor working with telent you can expect to receive:

  • PAYE Direct payroll
  • PAYE Benefits; Accrued holiday pay and telent pension contribution etc.
  • Weekly Pay
  • A designated team to help you with your queries

So why choose telent for your next opportunity?

  • To build, run and maintain a successful network, you need a connected approach – a team you can trust from strategy to support, and everything in between. At telent, this is what we do!
  • As part of our team, you could be working with some of the biggest names in the Traffic, Rail, Public Safety, Defence and Service Provider sectors including London Underground, Network Rail, Transport for London, RNLI, MOD and Virgin Media. You’ll help us ensure the most important messages get through – however tough the conditions.
  • Here are just some of the ways we’re different:
    • You’ll go further with us. We understand the importance of career development and will give you all the support you need to realise your potential. You’ll receive formal training, e-learning and mentoring from top professionals. And we offer opportunities to transfer to other sectors – or even different technology areas.
    • You’ll make a difference. You could be working outdoors, battling the elements, or in one of our many offices helping us develop the network infrastructures of tomorrow.
    • You’ll be treated as an individual. We’re not a vast corporation, which means every individual counts. With us, you’ll be valued and supported, involved and empowered from day one.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.


Please note this vacancy is also being advertised externally and the closing date may be brought forward if a suitable candidate is found. 


telent is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion.