Technical and Operations

Geotechnical Drilling Supervisor


Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


Experienced Level


Full time





Job Description

Geotechnical Drilling Supervisor

Fugro is looking for Geotechnical Drilling Supervisors to join our world-leading Marine Infrastructure Solutions department based in Dubai, reporting to the Operations Superintendent.

Working on Marine Projects internationally, you will be a vital member of the Site Leadership and Management Team and will oversee the safe and efficient execution of project operations in line with all Company and Site policies.

You will be responsible for running Backdeck operations and supervising Geotechnical drilling crew. Also involved in the selection, certification and maintenance of all equipment and will assign tasks to the trained personnel on-site leading by example as well as mentoring and developing the team.

Health and Safety is a key focus of this role so you will also assist the Project Manager & Project Supervisor(s) to ensure that Health & Safety standards set by Fugro and our clients on projects are adhered to.

This job is for you if:

You have strong people skills and can effectively communicate

You are proactive and supportive and lead by example

You have a strong desire to improve performance with a commitment to drive positive change

You strive to promote a safe working environment with efficient operations

You have excellent time management skills and enjoy working in a high-pressure environment

Who you’ll be working with:

You will work closely with the Project Team, Manager and Site Operatives to assist with the Project Execution Plan and ensure that all operational activities are undertaken safely and compliant with relevant policies and procedures.

Externally you will liaise with engineers, client reps and barge masters

Here’s what a typical day would be like:

You will ensure all equipment is in a safe and maintained position.

Ensure drill rig audits are in place and complete any required actions

Prepare and submit daily progress reports as detailed in the project requirements

Support the professional development, training and discipline of the field crew, identifying and managing any training needs

Liaise with the technical team when necessary

Who we’re looking for:

Minimum 5 years of experience Offshore Marine Geotechnical Drilling Operations and heave compensation system

Demonstrable experience in a supervisory role

Working knowledge of Microsoft office

You are willing to work offshore on a rotational basis, as well from our office facilities in Dubai, UAE as required

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**.**