Technical and Operations

Nearshore Driller


Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom


Full time



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Job Description

Do you want to join our Geo-data revolution? Fugro’s global reach and unique know-how will put the world at your fingertips. Our love of exploration and technical expertise help us to provide our clients with invaluable insights. We source and make sense of the most relevant Geo-data for their needs, so they can design, build, and operate their assets more safely, sustainably, and efficiently. But we’re always looking for new talent to take the next step with us. For bright minds who enjoy meaningful work and want to push our pioneering spirit further. For individuals who can take the initiative but work well within a team.

The role

Due to growth of Fugro in our Nearshore Projects we are now seeking a Nearshore Driller. You will be working within the field operations team. Fugro Nearshore Division is a Geotechnical contractor an innovator, and we design and fabricate highly specialised jack-up drilling and foundation systems. It is the drillers to operate our drilling systems around the globe from a variety of vessels for projects in the marine infrastructure, energy, and construction sectors. It is the drillers responsibility to ensure that a professional level of productivity is maintained throughout the drilling operations and always play an integral part in meeting client expectations. The Driller role will require you to carry out all activities in accordance with Health, Safety and Quality standards, this includes complying with the method statements and contributing to improvements.

Who we’re looking for:

An experienced driller from the marine or land drilling environment or working with similar equipment. However, if you are driven and motivated to developing a career, we want to hear from, as we can offer full training for this role.  You can demonstrate a good understanding of the operating function of appropriate drilling equipment’s and ancillary plant. You need to have excellent communication skills and analytical skills to prepare good ground descriptions, complete drill and pipe logs and undertake in -situ testing. It is important that you thrive from working as a team. Fugro are seeking driven and self-motivated drillers, to deliver a high-quality service and achieve their goals.  It is imperative that all drillers hold a full driving license.

What we offer:

Fugro provides a positive work environment as well as projects that will satisfy the most curious minds. We also offer great opportunities to stretch and develop yourself. By giving you the freedom to grow faster, we think you’ll be able to do what you do best, better. Which should help us to find fresh ways to get to know the earth better. We encourage you to be yourself at Fugro. So, bring your energy and enthusiasm, your keen eye and can-do attitude. But bring your questions and opinions too. Because to be the world’s leading Geo-data specialist, we need the strength in depth that comes from a diverse, driven team.

  • Extensive career & training opportunities both nationally and internationally.

  • Competitive salary accompanied by an attractive package including contributory pension scheme & Life Assurance

  • Option to lease an electric car.

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Site Allowances

  • Cycle to work Scheme

Our view on diversity, equity, and inclusion

At Fugro, our people are our superpower. Their variety of viewpoints, experiences, knowledge, and talents give us collective strength. Distinctive beliefs and diverse backgrounds are therefore welcome, but discrimination, harassment, inappropriate behaviour, and unfair treatment are not. Everybody is to be well-supported and treated fairly. And everyone must be valued and have their voice heard. Crucially, we believe that getting this right brings a sense of belonging, of safety and acceptance, that makes us feel more connected to Fugro’s purpose ‘together create a safe and liveable world’ – and to each other.

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**.**