Senior Hydrographic Surveyor


Kidman Park, South Australia, Australia


Experienced Level


Full time





Job Description

What's on offer

  • An opportunity to lead and manage hydrographic projects for leading clients, such as the Australian Hydrographic Office using innovative technologies.

  • A flexible working environment – work your hours when most convenient for you, from home and in the office

  • An inclusive and diverse group of colleagues

  • On-going learning encouraged

  • Professional development plan in the domain of hydrographic survey and consistently with SSSI hydrographic Surveyor certification

  • Salary continuance insurance for all permanent employees

  • Opportunities to travel to, or work in, other teams located in Europe or the Americas

Fugro is the world’s leading Geo-data specialist, collecting and analysing comprehensive information about the Earth and the structures build upon it. Our purpose is to create a safe and liveable world. To deliver this mission, our hydrographic and coastal resilience teams conduct accurate and efficient hydrographic surveys for nautical charting, route surveys and bathymetry for coastal zone management using an integrated solution consisting of remote sensing, lidar and acoustic sensor technology.

Our hydrographic survey team, is growing and we are currently seeking expressions of interest from all levels of Hydrographic Surveyors to join our established Survey team in Adelaide (preference) Perth or Brisbane. Reporting to our Survey Manager, you will work with a dedicated team of professionals and will have the opportunity  to take your career around the world.

How we work

We believe in autonomy and personal accountability. You are encouraged to lead your way and be responsible for making an impact, no matter how big or small. We provide a supportive culture and work environment with the goal of everybody feeling like they belong. We encourage all teams to have an open and high-trust culture with no such thing as a stupid idea. While we support remote work, we also value face-to-face interactions, whiteboard discussions and sharing a meal.

What we value

Fugro is a global company with highly diverse employees spread over 60 countries. The OneFugro community works because we respect each other as unique human beings, each with our own dreams, goals, beliefs, and preferences.

What we are looking for

  • Hydrographic Surveyors with Level 1 or Level 2 Certification

  • Hold (or able to complete) Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training course;

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision;

  • Good oral and written communication skills; and

  • Willingness to work offshore for periods of time, up to 4-6x week rotation for the Hydrographic Surveying role. Ability/flexibility to chose dates and times that work around customer demands and personal life for balance.

How to apply

We strive to foster an inclusive environment where everyone feels comfortable to be themselves; all voices heard; all cultures respected.  Our employees’ skill sets are diverse, and we treat each other with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, age, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us an individual.

You will require Australian Working Rights

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**.**