Technical and Operations

Site Investigation Operations Manager


Consett, Durham, United Kingdom


Experienced Level


Full time



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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 are seeking a Site Investigations Operations manager within the Falmouth, Wallingford Consett hub, for the Land Team. The Land team deliver geo-technical ground investigation projects across the UK and Europe, within renewable and infrastructure industries. The Site investigations Operations Manager is a key member of the operations team. You will ensure best operation practices are implemented within the Land Business during the design stage of a project through to their successful execution in the field. You will focus on HSSE improvements and initiatives, and ensure UK remains the COE for producing drilling methodology technical and operational guidance as well as equipment selection, upgrades and new builds. The successful applicant will support the technical and cultural development of the field personnel to increase performance and skills.

Who we’re looking for:

The Site Investigation Operations Manager will have a proven successful operational experience within the drilling sector or similar. You will ensure field operations are carried out in compliance with the IMS (integrated management system) and Fugro policies and procedures with specific Life Saving Rules and Management in Charge. Showing leadership and take accountability for Health and Safety within the operational delivery whether managing operations in the field or remotely. Implementing new initiatives, methods or technologies to improve safety performance. You will continually drive and motivate staff on good safety practice and attitude. Liaise with technical teams on project solutions and equipment integration as well as formulate project execution strategy. Managing and coordinate resource logistics for mobilisations and field operations, carrying out site visits to ensure Fugro stands are maintained on the drill rigs and project sites.

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 & Life Assurance

  • Flexible working hours and the potential to work 2 days a week from home in accordance with your manager and corporate policies.

  • Site Allowances

  • Option to lease an electric car.

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Cycle to work Scheme

  • Discounted gym membership at local Falmouth Gym

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**.**

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