Technical and Operations

ROV Pilot


Aberdeen, United Kingdom





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Job Description

ROV Pilot – Remote Operations Centre

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.

We’ve created a new service line utilising exciting new technology that is designed to reduce our carbon footprint and work sustainably. Our Uncrewed Service Vessel (USV) team will work predominantly from our new remote operations centre and support diverse project work.

The Role

We are seeking ROV Pilot’s who will be responsible for piloting our electric Remotely Operated Vehicles (eROV) installed on the USV’s within the European and African region.

The role will involve time predominantly at our Remote Operations Centre in Aberdeen, but opportunity will be given to those who want to travel to support project mobilisations, equipment installation, equipment calibrations and equipment maintenance.

Our ROV Pilots operate Fugro’s new fleet of electrical ROVs to conduct investigation and inspections in accordance with the project deliverables and Fugro’s operating procedures.

What does a Remote and Uncrewed career offer:

We offer a unique opportunity to cross train and enhance your skillsets using the latest technology. You will be working on hugely exciting and diverse projects as well as being one of the first ROV Pilots to utilise this quickly emerging remote and uncrewed technology.

You will work in a stable working environment onshore, be at the forefront of the way the industry is transitioning and gain extensive career and training opportunities both on a national and global level.

Who we’re looking for:

  • Previous experience of working as an ROV Pilot

  • Comprehensive understanding of operations with inspection class ROVs.

  • Nationally recognised technical or trade qualification and / or appropriate level national vocational qualification in one or more of the following subjects: electrical, electronics, computing, mechanics.

  • Ability to work shift patterns up to 4 weeks in length.

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

  • Option to lease an electric car.

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**.**