Fugro
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Permanent

Job Description

Perform various types of field data collection, using a number of specialized pieces of test equipment and techniques.  Maintain and calibrate various types of equipment.

Roles and Responsibilities

With minimum supervision and moderate decision-making:          

  • Observe and follow all company safety rules and procedures, written or verbal.         
  • Support and encourage continuous improvement of the company's processes, including safety program and quality management system.        
  • Perform standard field data collection on highways, city streets, airports, shipping ports, etc. throughout the United States.         
  • Assist in complex non-routine testing.         
  • Prepare data collection reports in a timely manner.   
  • Assist in carrying out the task associated with the quality control plans for various types of testing conducted by performing the routine calibrations and equipment checks.        
  •  Expected to follow the testing and inspection guidelines set forth.         
  • Must be able to work variable schedules on short notice, up to 12/14 hours per day, 6 days a week.    
  • Report to work on time as directed by supervisor.     
  • Personnel are expected to travel extensively on a routine basis throughout the USA as needed.         
  • Communicate tactfully and effectively, verbally and in writing.       
  • Maintain effective work relations with those encountered in the course of employment.        
  • Execute work duties in an organized and efficient manner.         
  • Maintain organized and clean work area.   
  • Able to meet deadlines.       
  • Able to work while under stress.

Requirements

  • Possess current driver's license with acceptable motor vehicle record.        
  • Must be able to work in all types of weather.         
  • Good mechanical, electrical, and technical skills required.       
  • Good communication skills.         
  • Good organizational skills       
  •  Ability to work with minimum supervision.         
  • Willingness to travel.       
  • Performs heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force frequently, or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.          Most work performed outdoors is in undeveloped areas.  
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the fieldwork environment varies, and ca be loud when working around equipment.         
  • Daily activities include both field and office environments.         
  • Some travel required including possible long/term out-of-town assignments.       
  • Possible international travel assignments may be required.       
  • Additionally, the field environment can be dusty, windy, wet, cold, or hot depending on the time of year and work location. Employee must be able to tolerate changing and adverse weathers conditions.  

Knowledge/Skill          

  • Working knowledge of MS Windows and MS Office.         
  • Geotechnical, Pavement, Civil Engineering field data collection experience is desired.          
  • Some travel required including possible long/term out-of-town assignments..       
  • Possible international travel/assignments may be required.         

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.

Benefits

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.

Additional Details

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbent will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by the supervisor.

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.

 

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