Geotechnical Senior Engineer

Fugro GeoConsulting
Wallingford, OX10
Jan 10, 2022
Jan 17, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Senior Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Job Description

The role

Fugro is now seeking a Geotechnical Senior 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 managing multiple offshore site investigations projects including engineering analyses and production of technical reports.

The Geotechnical Senior Engineer will work with the Head of Department to support 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 days per year working onboard vessels as Trainer and/or Consultant.

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:
  • Assisting the Head of Department and/or Business Line Manager with general management and Client maintenance;
  • Supervising a team of engineers;
  • Assisting in training of engineers;
  • Acting as site manager on complex field investigations;
  • Developing engineering and advanced laboratory proposals;
  • Planning and conducting standard assignments requiring independent judgment in the selection of techniques, procedures and criteria;
  • Reviewing laboratory test assignments, design parameters, engineering methods, calculations and draft reports;
  • Approving final report deliverables;
  • Monitoring project budgets, schedules and performance against KPIs;
  • Reviewing monthly project's finance;
  • 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;
  • Performing reviews of various project deliverables to ensures staff compliance with technical and project procedures and performs technical assurance on deliverables as required.

Who we're looking for:

  • Degree in civil engineering or related discipline or equivalent in experience;
  • Professional chartered status or equivalent experience;
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Proven ability to problem solve;
  • Proven post-graduate experience within an engineering environment;
  • Proven experienced in management of engineering projects.

  • Knowledge of soil and rock description and testing and reporting;
  • Excellent knowledge of geology and/or soil mechanics;
  • Excellent knowledge of soil/rock and foundation engineering issues.

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. Hybrid working options available.


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.
Full time