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Job Description

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Fugro is 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 10,000 employees in around 65 countries.

Fugro Marine Site Characterization Services are based in Nootdorp, the Netherlands. Our field of expertise consists of conducting site investigations and providing (geotechnical) consultancy services for offshore projects like windfarms and oil and gas developments. We work internationally and cooperate closely with other Fugro companies and international clients.

Roles and Responsibilities

As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer, you work on site characterization and foundation engineering for structures in or on the seabed. These structures include, amongst others, offshore wind turbine generators, intercontinental infrastructure and offshore platforms. You will do this by providing high-quality soil characterization under demanding conditions, ranging in climate from tropical to arctic and from the shore to 3000 m below sea level.

Currently, most of our projects are focused offshore Europe and Africa.

You will work, offshore and in-office, on a wide range of projects, with variety in character, scale and complexity.

You will go offshore for several weeks (approximately 90 days a year) with a team of geotechnical engineers to acquire data, perform in situ and site laboratory tests, and collect and process soil and/or rock samples.

Together with your team you will evaluate the test results, perform engineering analyses and finally compile all results into a high-quality report for our clients. Our company is the place to be if you like to combine field work with in-office reporting and engineering analyses.

Position Requirements

·BSc or MSc degree, in Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Engineering Geology.

·Several yearsof relevant experienceis required;

·Knowledge of and interest in soil investigation, soil mechanics and foundation engineering and be happy to share knowledge;

·Good communication skills in both oral and written English;

·Key competencies: taking initiative, team work, entrepreneurship, flexibility, enthusiasm, analytical excellence, hands-on mentality;

·Applicants must holda current European Union work permit if they are not an EU member.

·Relocation to the Netherlands is required

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 opportunitywith 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 .

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