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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

  • R0005896
  • Netherlands
  • Nootdorp, Netherlands
  • Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Job Description

As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer you work on site characterisation and foundation engineering for structures in or on the seabed e.g. offshore wind turbine generators, intercontinental infrastructure and offshore platforms. You do this by providing high-quality soil characterisation under demanding conditions. A varied role in which field work is combined with in-office reporting and engineering analyses.

Your role

  • You manage the work around the process of acquiring, analysing, engineering and interpreting geotechnical data in order to provide accurate and customised services to our clients;

  • You provide geotechnical advice in multiple specialised technical disciplines and develop solutions to clients by putting acquired geotechnical data into context;

  • You work offshore (approximately 90 days per year) and in the office on a wide range of projects in Europe and Africa with a variety in character, scale and complexity;

  • Together with a team of geotechnical engineers you go offshore and acquire data, perform laboratory tests, collect and process soil and/or rock samples;

  • You evaluate the test results, perform engineering analyses and compile all results into a high-quality report for our clients.

What you bring along

  • You have a BSc or MSc degree in Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering or Geology and several years of relevant working experience;

  • You have knowledge of and interest in soil investigation, soil mechanics and foundation engineering;

  • You have excellent communication and language skills in English (written and spoken);

  • You have a hands-on mentality, you are pro-active, analytical and you easily interact with other people internally and externally;

  • You are an EU member or in the possession of an EU work permit.

You can count on these employment conditions

  • A good salary;

  • 6 months contract with possible extension;

  • 29 holidays per year based on a fulltime employment (of which 4 are appointed by Fugro management) and the possibility to purchase 12 additional days; 

  • Extensive career & training opportunities both nationally and internationally;

  • Flexible working hours and in accordance the opportunity to work from home;

  • Commuting allowance;

  • Modern pension scheme;

  • Collective health insurance;

  • Good parking;

  • Possibility to register with our corporate fitness plan;

  • Coaching options through our EAP (Employee Assistance Program);

  • 2 x per week fresh fruit at your department.

Are you interested?

Please visit our Company Page to find out more on what it is like to work at Fugro.  

For further information, please contact Stefanie Baldassarri-Steenhauer, Corporate Recruiter, tel. +31 (0)6-114 55954.  


After you have applied 

  • You will receive an automated confirmation-email of the receipt of your application.  

  • When we see a match, we will invite you for the first interview within a couple of days. Of course, you will also receive a message if we will not invite you;  

  • After a successful first round, you will be invited for the second round. 

  • If we are both still positive after the second interview, we will make you an offer, and with that we hope to welcome you at Fugro!

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.