• Houston, TX, USA
  • Permanent


Fugro is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the role of Senior Geoscientist within our GeoConsulting team in Houston, TX, part of the world's foremost geo-intelligence company, with capabilities that range from state-of-the-art data collection to sophisticated modeling and engineering analysis. The successful candidate will be highly organized and detail-oriented. You will work both offshore and onshore, providing technical leadership, project management, and administrative support for marine site investigation reporting projects.
  • Oversees all daily activities of all project assignments, including geologic and geohazards mapping, characterization, analysis, assessment, and related reporting.
  • Accountable for ensuring technical accuracy, fulfilment of contractual obligations, and profitability of all projects assigned under his/her supervision.
  • Routinely interacts with clients on technical and administrative issues, and carefully documents project communications according to Fugro procedures.
  • Supervise field and laboratory operations of company and subcontractors, and solve minor problems that may arise in the process.
  • Provides responsive, accurate technical advice to clients.
  • Assumes technical responsibility for all reports conducted under his/her supervision, and is responsible for marking reports with own professional license seal.
  • Provides technical training, mentorship and evaluation of junior geoscience staff.
  • Maintains a good technical and professional reputation with Fugro client base.
  • Assists with writing project proposals and other marketing activities.
  • Actively pursues business development opportunities.
  • Recommends and champions development and application of new or improved technologies, data interpretation techniques, and other innovations.
  • Complies with QMS and HSE requirements; ensures compliance of subordinate staff.


  • M.S. degree or higher in marine geoscience. The ideal background would include a mixture of engineering geology, marine geophysics, geomechanics, and GIS applications.
  • 10+ years in marine site investigations with experience interpreting most associated geophysical and geotechnical data types used for geohazard analysis.
  • Proficient level on IHS Kingdom or equivalent seismic interpretive workstation platform.  ArcGIS, Global Mapper, Fledermaus or geo-spatial processing and analysis software a plus.
  • Ability to work independently, direct others as required, and collaborates across multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, including the proven ability to write detailed technical papers and reports, are essential.
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously.
  • Support for continuous improvement in company processes including, but not limited to, the Fugro safety program.
  • Acceptable driving record and possession of a valid driver's license, or ability to obtain one within 3 months.
  • Completion of a pre-employment physical exam and drug screen.

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.

Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.

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