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Geotechnical Supervising Engineer

The role

Fugro is now seeking a Geotechnical Supervising Engineer to join the Offshore Site Investigation and Reporting team based in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK. This is an exceptional opportunity to work as part of a global team on site characterisation, independently supervising offshore site investigations projects, including engineering analyses and production of technical reports.

The Geotechnical Supervising Engineer will have the opportunity to assist the Senior Engineer in the professional development of team members. Whilst this role is predominantly office based, some travel and offshore site work will also be required, typically 30 to 60 days per year working aboard a drillship, both in UK and foreign waters, to lead the offshore geotechnical team.

This job is for you if:

  • You would like exposure to a wide variety of geotechnical projects on a global scale;
  • You would like to work for the world’s leading geo-data company;
  • You are looking for a company who offers excellent learning and development opportunities;
  • You want to work with the latest cutting-edge technology.
  • Who you’ll be working with:

    This role will require you to work offshore and onshore with other engineers. You also need to work alongside colleagues from various departments (e.g. laboratory, project manager, quality, health and safety, commercial etc.).

    Here’s what a typical day would be like:

  • Site manager or team leader on routine and non-routine offshore site investigation projects;
  • Supervising a team of engineers, assistant engineers and engineering assistants;
  • Acting as project manager, assigning staff and tasks and monitoring budget and schedule;
  • Attending client meetings and performing client-related project administrative tasks;
  • Assigning laboratory tests and monitoring progress through the laboratory;
  • Independently evaluating and developing foundation soil parameters;
  • Independently evaluating, selecting, performing and checking standard engineering analyses;
  • Producing field, laboratory parameters and engineering reports for further review by senior colleagues;
  • Approving report deliverables;
  • Assisting other professionals with technical training, proposals, invoices and marketing;
  • Assisting with continuing development of inter-company and Client contacts;
  • Recommending and implementing improvements in specific operational area;
  • Helping to ensure that direct reports fulfil their own job descriptions and are given the assistance required to achieve goals and development targets as set in appraisals.
  • Who we’re looking for:


  • Degree in civil engineering or related discipline or equivalent in experience;
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Proven ability to problem solved;
  • Proven post-graduate experience within an engineering environment, including management of engineering projects.
  • Desirable

  • Knowledge of soil and rock description and testing and reporting;
  • Good knowledge of geology and soil mechanics;
  • Good knowledge of soil/rock and foundation engineering issues;
  • Professional chartered status or equivalent experience.
  • What we’ll offer you:

    Benefits for this role include a competitive salary accompanied by an attractive package including contributory pension scheme, life assurance, 24 days annual leave, private medical insurance and a subsidised canteen/restaurant.

    About us:

    Fugro are the world’s leading, independent provider of geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions for large constructions, infrastructure and natural resources. We provide the technical data and information required to design, construct and maintain large structures and infrastructure in a safe, reliable and efficient manner. Working around the globe, predominantly in energy and infrastructure markets, we employ approximately 11,000 employees in around 65 countries.

    The recruitment process:

  • Upon receipt of your application, we will send you an automated confirmation email to confirm receipt.
  • If we feel your application is a strong match for the role, we will invite you to an interview. However, if we do not feel that your skills and experience match the position, we will send you an email to inform you.
  • If we are both still positive after the interview, we will make you an offer, and hope to welcome you to Fugro!
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    We offer:

    As the world’s largest integrator of geotechnical, survey, subsea and geosciences services, we offer talented individuals almost unlimited growth potential.

    As a Fugro employee, you will get to work with talented people on a global scale who contribute as a team to our corporate strategy. Additionally, you will have access to ongoing training and development which will sharpen your skills and broaden your knowledge and abilities.

    This combination of experience, ongoing training and development, and working with great people will allow you to grow your career and explore new opportunities with Fugro around the globe.

    How to apply?

    If you are interested in this role we look forward to discussing this opportunity with you. Please click on our ‘apply’ button and upload your resume and cover letter.

    Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

    Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated .

    Only candidates can apply for this job.

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