Technical and Operations

Offshore Party Chief - Marine


    • Houston, Texas, United States


Experienced Level


Full time





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Job Description

Fugro Marine Geotechnics service line provides marine geotechnical services to determine and manage the ground risk associated with marine project development. Using technical expertise, advanced exploration tools, field and laboratory testing, computer simulations and quantitative methods, we identify, evaluate and resolve your geotechnical design challenges.

The Offshore Party Chief  - Marine is responsible to ensure effective and efficient execution of the agreed work package in such a way that the QHSSE, technical, commercial, and contractual requirements are met. This role will lead Marine Geotechnical project teams to achieve an optimal balance between cost, time, quality, and risk.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead by example and place Quality, Health & Safety, Security, and the protection of the Environment as core values while never intentionally placing employees, our processes, customers, or the communities in which we live and work at risk.

  • Ensures the field phase of the project is conducted in full compliance with Company’s Safety Management System and Quality Management System.

  • Ensures the field phase of the project is conducted in full accordance with Company’s Project Execution Plan.

  • Assists Project Manager with advance planning and the Project Execution Plan.

  • Reviews critical components of contract with Project Manager.

  • Acts as single point of responsibility for field operation.

  • Ultimately responsible for all communication between field and office.

  • Ensures that all required field reports are submitted in a timely manner.

  • Provides direction too technical, marine and data acquisition crew.

  • Actively engages the technical, marine and data acquisition crew, and acts as arbitrator in disputes.

  • Administers change management in the field.

Job Requirements

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without restrictions.

  • Possess the ability to obtain a valid passport for international travel.

  • Possess current driver’s license with acceptable motor vehicle record.

  • Possess a Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering, Physical or Environmental Sciences preferred.

  • Have 3 years or more experience as a site manager and or similar.

  • Offshore experience required.

  • General knowledge of data acquisition systems and marine operations.

  • Proficient user of MS Office Suite; and intermediate skill level and other in-house geoscience software.

What’s in it for you?

At Fugro, our people are our number one priority and central to our purpose to create a safe and livable world. Our values set the foundation for our unique culture: we are determined to deliver, we prepare for tomorrow, we do what’s right, and we build trust. Our talent philosophy is seeded by our values and fueled by a passion for learning, developing leadership behaviors, transparency, and accountability.

Fugro offers opportunities to sharpen skills and provide career growth through on-the-job learning experiences, LinkedIn Learning access, business and technical training, and leadership development programs.

We value the mental, physical, and financial health of our employees and their families and offer a variety of flexible work models. Fugro USA’s comprehensive benefits package also ensures you have choices that fit your needs at any life stage.

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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Fugro is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

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