Vacancy at Fugro (Netherlands) - Geophysicist Offshore

(22-01-2020) Fugro is the world’s leading, independent provider of geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions

Job Description

Fugro is the world's leading, independent provider of geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions for large constructions, infrastructure and natural resources. We provide the technical data and information required to design, construct and maintain large structures and infrastructure in a safe, reliable and efficient manner. Working around the globe, predominantly in energy and infrastructure markets, we employ approximately 10,000 employees in around 65 countries.

Due to the increased workload we are looking for Geophysicists to strengthen our Client Deliverables Department in Nootdorp (The Netherlands) to perform interpretation and reporting of geophysical data and to support other departments with geological background information.

The Client Deliverables Department is responsible for the processing, interpretation, reporting and QC of the field data acquired during offshore operations. Typical projects include large site Wind Farm Site characterization, pipeline inspection survey, site and route surveys, magnetic clearance survey (UXO).

Within this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work in an innovative environment with access to the latest equipment and software;
  • Experience the offshore environment, working at the forefront of marine geophysical science;
  • Work within a multi-national company with the option to travel and work with colleagues worldwide;
  • Be part of some of the largest offshore engineering projects in the world, including worldwide renewable energy projects such as offshore wind;
  • Work in a dynamic team and ambitious team with opportunities to develop new skills;
  • Receive training from industry-leading colleagues and the Fugro Academy

The main Geophysicist's tasks include:

Being responsible for interpretation of geophysical data (sidescan sonar data, single and multichannel seismic data, magnetometer data).

Writing technical reports and completing set tasks reliably and co-operatively.

Maintaining appropriate quality standards even when under pressure.

Adhering to company QA/HSE standards at all times, and demonstrate thorough awareness of and compliance with the QA/HSE system and its requirements.

The successful candidate has a keen interest in the fields of Marine Geology and Geophysics. The candidate is a team player who can work on own initiative with the ability to communicate effectively with the many nationalities that make up the Client Deliverables Department. An out-going nature to interact frequently and repeatedly with colleagues regarding project details. Flexibility is necessary and appreciated. The candidate will be analytical and accurate with strong writing abilities.

This position is focused on working mainly offshore and up to 195 days per year. Office assignments may also be required each year.

This position requires:

M.Sc. or B.Sc. in Geophysics, Geology or related subject; Knowledge of company specific acquisition, processing and reporting software (e.g. SonarWiz, Oasis Montaj, IHS Kingdom); Conversant with acoustic equipment; Excellent knowledge of English language (verbal and in writing); The ability to adapt quickly to new software packages; Be a team player and have solid computer skills; Dutch residency or EU citizen willing to relocate.

For more information regarding this vacancy or the recruitment process you can contact Dominique Zuijdwijk, corporate recruiter by phone (0031 6 43839824 or by email:

Fugro offers a dynamic and informal working atmosphere in a well-established company. The position provides a large degree of independence, opportunity for personal growth, international travel and career development in a multinational company.

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.