Technical and Operations

Laboratory Technician - Geotechnical Core Logging


Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom


Full time




On Site

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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

Fugro’s world class Geotechnical Core Logging Laboratory is now recruiting for a Laboratory Technician to join its team based in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. The laboratory uses state of the art equipment to analyse soil and rock samples from our projects around the world. Your role will be to perform these laboratory tests and process test results in accordance with quality standards. You will also be required to assist with the maintenance of the core logging facility, consumables, equipment inventory, and calibration database.

Who we’re looking for:

We are looking for proven candidates who are versatile, reliable, and efficient at managing complex projects. We require first class communicators that adopt a proactive and systematic approach with a competitive attitude, along with:

  • BSc Geology or Earth Science or a related discipline.

  • Soil and Rock Core Logging experience is desirable for this role.

  • Confidence to engage with individuals at all levels.

  • Excellent knowledge of the English language (verbal and written)

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 car allowance, contributory pension scheme, life assurance and private medical insurance.

  • 25 days annual leave.

  • Option to buy or sell up to 5 days annual leave.

  • Opportunity to lease a discounted electric car.

  • Flexible working hours.

  • Cycle to work scheme.

  • Free parking.

  • Subsidised canteen.

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**.**