Technical and Operations

Driller

Location

Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Stage

Experienced Level

Time

Full time

Type

Employee

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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:

As an (Offshore) Driller your core role will be to undertake drilling operations using Fugro’s specialized marine drilling equipment. The driller is responsible for determining the optimal drilling parameters required to drill investigative bore holes safely and efficiently to determine soil characteristics. The driller is responsible for choosing suitable equipment, running and monitoring the drill, and enforcing safety procedures.

The offshore driller works alongside various stakeholders within Fugro to retrieve accurate and concise bore hole data. The Driller is responsible for positioning the drill bit accurately and safely at various depths to allow in situ testing, logging, and sample recovery.

Who we’re looking for:

  • As a Driller, you will have a strong understanding and experience from the Marine or a similar industry (Mechanical, Land drilling, Heavy Plant Industry).

  • You are required to be flexible, willing to travel and to stay away from home for prolonged periods, including working over weekends and night shifts.

  • You will need to show resilience and proven experience of working in a variety of outdoor elements, this role will be demanding, carrying out activities like operating Fugro’s marine drilling equipment in a variety of outdoor weather conditions and ensuring safe working conditions on deck.

  • Fluent in the English Language, with strong communication skills.

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

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Site Allowances

  • 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 we 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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Elwin Cheruvathoor

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