• Norfolk, VA, USA
  • Permanent

Job Description

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.

About Fugro

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 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 65 countries. Across the globe, we provide the people, equipment, expertise and technology that support the exploration, development, production and distribution of the world's natural resources and the development of buildings and infrastructure, even in the most challenging and remote areas.

Roles and 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.
  • Intercompany contacts with limited client exposure.
  • Adheres to quality management system and complies with HSE requirements.
  • Other related duties as required.


  • BS or equivalent required, advanced degree preferred.
  • A good knowledge and understanding of the basics of technical specialty.
  • Good writing, speaking, and interpersonal skills.
  • A general knowledge of computers.
  • Good math skills.
  • Travelling (international and offshore) may be required.
  • 0 to 2 years experience.

Computer Skills 

  • Proficient user of MS Office Suite; appropriate skill level on computer software applications pertinent to areas of specialization.

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.

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.

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