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Staff/Project Engineer - Marine

  • R0004714
  • United States of America
  • Norfolk, Virginia
  • Regular

Job Description

The Staff/Project Engineer individually completes routine engineering analyses assignments applying standard methods furnished by project supervisor (project supervisor or higher-level professional reviews all work). Performs routine field investigations under supervision.  Individually prepare or check field and laboratory results for engineering assessment.  Develops laboratory-testing programs for routine foundation design projects. Develops technical skills and knowledge of Company’s procedures, equipment and services.

Job Responsibilities

  • Be familiar with company’s field and laboratory procedures.  Coordinate field and laboratory operations that are approved by project supervisor.  As required, perform as field or laboratory professional when project size, exposure or unique testing requirements demand an experience level of Staff Engineer or higher.
  • Supervise routine field and laboratory operations of company and subcontractors.
  • Individually prepare field and laboratory results for engineering assessment or check and correct results prepared by others.
  • Prepare instructions for field and laboratory testing programs and manage their execution.
  • Perform preliminary design parameter selection.
  • Individually perform routine analyses and check calculations of other professionals as assigned.
  • Perform less routine engineering analyses under close supervision.
  • Prepare drafts of project report text and illustrations, which will require coordination of support services such as drafting and printing.
  • Completing administrative paperwork by due date, assisting higher-level professionals as needed, and performing other duties as assigned.
  • Inter-company contacts with limited client exposure.
  • Adheres to quality management system and complies with HSE requirements.
  • Other related duties as required.

Job Requirements

  • 18 years of age.
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States, without restrictions.
  • BS or equivalent required, advanced degree preferred.
  • No full-time industry experience is required, but some practical work experience is preferred.
  • Proficient user of MS Office Suite; appropriate skill level on computer software applications pertinent to areas of specialization.
  • A good knowledge and understanding of the basics of technical specialty.
  • Good writing, speaking, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good math skills.
  • Traveling (international and offshore) may be required.

Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher level roles given (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs. Depending on education, experience, and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available, including Staff Engineer or Project Engineer.

Our Contribution to You (Growth Opportunity)

At Fugro, we focus on helping our employees at every level of their career identify and use their strengths to contribute their best every day. From entry-level team members to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to grow knowledge and experiences.  We support our employees by offering opportunities to sharpen their skills through on the job learning experiences to formal internal and external development programs.


At Fugro, we value people and offer a broad range of benefits which include, but are not limited to:

•             A choice of Medical, Dental and Vision Plans.

•             Basic Group Life and AD&D Insurance.

•             Short-term and Long-term Disability.

•             A broad range of voluntary benefits.

•             An employer matched, 100% vested 401(k) Plan.


We offer:

As the world’s largest integrator of geotechnical, survey, subsea and geosciences services, we offer talented individuals almost unlimited growth potential.

As a Fugro employee, you will get to work with talented people on a global scale who contribute as a team to our corporate strategy. Additionally, you will have access to ongoing training and development which will sharpen your skills and broaden your knowledge and abilities.

This combination of experience, ongoing training and development, and working with great people will allow you to grow your career and explore new opportunities with Fugro around the globe.

How to apply?

If you are interested in this role we look forward to discussing this opportunity with you. Please click on our ‘apply’ button and upload your resume and cover letter.

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.

Fugro USA  posting Disclaimer

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.

Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly at 713-369-5600, option 5 or recruiting.usa@fugro.com.

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