• Lafayette, LA, USA
  • Permanent


The Assistant Surveyor will assist with and learn the setup, testing, calibration and operation of a variety of survey and positioning systems. To gain an awareness of engineering, processing and marine disciplines.

Job Responsibilities

  • To ensure that all onshore and offshore activities are carried out with the highest regard to the health and safety of all involved and to the protection of the environment and prevention of pollution.
  • To ensure that all work is undertaken to the highest quality and professionalism, in accordance with the company Integrated Management System and project specific documentation.
  • To complete assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
  • To assist with setup, interface, test, calibrate and operate survey sensors.
  • Operate online survey software and monitor the data quality to ensure the survey specification is achieved, bringing non-conformances to the attention of supervisor.
  • To collect, collate and present results from various survey sensors.
  • Assist with preparation of various reports including mobilization and calibration reports.
  • Maintaining up-to-date and accurate vessel survey logs
  • To attend project briefings, daily meetings and safety meetings as appropriate.
  • To gain experience with processing software and techniques.
  • Develop skills across various offshore disciplines.
  • To be proactive in self-development and progress towards professional affiliation.
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Associate degree or higher in Surveying, GIS, Geophysics, Business, and/or a technical discipline preferred, but not required
  • Military and/or Offshore experience preferred, but not required

Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher level roles given (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs. Depending on education, experience, and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available, including Assistant Surveyor, Surveyor, or Senior Surveyor.

 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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