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Noise & Vibration Technician

Acentech seeks to hire a technician to work on our Noise and Vibration team in Cambridge, MA. We’re building a diverse and inclusive workforce; be part of our growth!

In this hybrid position, you will have the opportunity to work on the full range of our projects, including applications in science and technology, commercial, healthcare, environmental, energy, industrial, construction and education. You’ll conduct and analyze noise and vibration measurements at project sites, assist with operations in our instrumentation laboratory, and support equipment needs internally and externally. The ideal candidate has:


  • Experience working in a vibration/acoustics field.
  • Education/training in engineering or science, with coursework or specialization in vibration and/or acoustics.
  • Familiarity with vibration/acoustics measurement instrumentation and related data processing and analysis.
  • Willingness to travel and conduct field work (sometimes on nights and weekends).
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Self-motivation. Ability to work both in teams and on your own on multiple, simultaneous projects.
  • Familiarity working within project budgets and timelines.
  • Passion for their work and attention to detail.
  • Acentech’s consultants are enthusiastically involved in professional societies and industry associations (ASA, INCE, and others).
  • Familiarity with MATLAB or Excel a plus, but not required.

With a professional staff of more than 65 consultants, Acentech is one of the oldest and largest organizations of its type. We foster a highly collaborative environment and we actively look for candidates that can further broaden and enrich our experience, perspective, and expertise. Acentech places a high value on a diverse workforce, and encourages applications from all backgrounds. We value our culture and our staff and place a premium on work-life balance. We are extremely proud of being a 100% employee-owned firm.

Acentech is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salaries and outstanding benefits including three weeks of vacation for starting employees, 11 paid holidays, 80 hours of paid sick leave, health and dental coverage that is 80% company paid including reimbursement for 100% of deductible costs, tuition reimbursement, 401(k), and many other benefits. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

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    Benefits Package

    • 3 weeks paid vacation per year (to start)
    • 11 holidays per year (10 fixed, 1 floating)
    • 2 weeks paid sick and personal time
    • Health insurance – 80% of the monthly premium and 100% deductibles paid by Acentech
    • Fertility Assistance
    • Gender Affirming Assistance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Life Insurance – 3x salary paid by Acentech
    • Company paid Short- and Long-term disability
    • Paid parental leave
    • Employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • 401(k) plan with profit sharing
    • Paid membership in a peer professional society
    • Paid membership in client industry associations
    • Peer seminars and conferences
    • Hybrid/flexible schedules
    • Company matching of charitable contributions
    • Lots of fun, not-strictly-work activities
    • Summer hours all year round