Offshore Surveyor - Marine


Lafayette, Louisiana, United States


Experienced Level


Full time





Job Description

A Marine Surveyor supports the marine service lines in the Americas region.  Surveyors have the opportunity for career growth with in-house training and clearly measured growth utilizing our Fugro Technical Competency Management system. Surveyors assist with and learn the setup, testing, calibration, and operation of a variety of survey and positioning systems. You will also gain an awareness of engineering, processing, and marine disciplines.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all onshore and offshore activities are carried out with the highest regard for the health and safety of all involved and for the protection of the environment and the prevention of pollution.

  • Assist with setup, interface, test, calibrate and operate survey sensors.

  • Operate online survey software and monitor the data quality to ensure the survey specification is achieved, bringing non-conformances to the attention of the supervisor.

  • Collect, collate, and present results from multiple survey sensors.

  • Assist with the preparation of various reports including mobilization and calibration reports.

  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate vessel survey logs.

  • Attend project briefings, daily meetings, and safety meetings as appropriate.

  • Gain experience with processing software and techniques.

  • Develop skills across various offshore disciplines.

  • Be proactive in self-development and progress towards professional affiliation.

  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Legally authorized to work in the United States, without restrictions. (Fugro will not provide sponsorship for this role)

  • Must be able to pass an OGUK physical and a DOT drug screen.

  • Must possess or be able to apply for a TWIC card within three weeks of the hire date.

  • Must possess or be able to apply for a Passport within three weeks of the hire date.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record over the last three years.

  • Must possess a current BOSIET certification or be able to complete it within 3 weeks of employment.

  • Basic computer, networking, and technical skills are required. Basic understanding of Microsoft products.

  • Must be willing and able to work offshore for 4-6 weeks at a time.

  • Possess an Associate's degree or higher in Surveying, GIS, Geophysics, and/or a technical discipline preferred, but not required.

  • Offshore, military experience or technical training is a plus.

Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher-level roles given (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs. Depending on education, experience, and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available, including Assistant Surveyor, Surveyor, or Senior Surveyor.

What’s in it for you?

At Fugro, our people are our number one priority and central to our purpose to create a safe and livable world. Our values set the foundation for our unique culture: we are determined to deliver, we prepare for tomorrow, we do what’s right, and we build trust. Our talent philosophy is seeded by our values and fueled by a passion for learning, developing leadership behaviors, transparency, and accountability.

Fugro offers opportunities to sharpen skills and provide career growth through on-the-job learning experiences, LinkedIn Learning access, business and technical training, and leadership development programs.

We value the mental, physical, and financial health of our employees and their families and offer a variety of flexible work models. Fugro USA’s comprehensive benefits package also ensures you have choices that fit your needs at any life stage.

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**.**

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