• Nootdorp, NLD
  • Full Time

Fugro are 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.


Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Fugro Marine Site Characterisation Services are based in Nootdorp, the Netherlands. Our field of expertise consists of conducting site investigations and providing (geotechnical) consultancy services for offshore projects like windfarms and oil and gas developments. We work internationally and cooperate closely with other Fugro companies and international clients.  



As a Geotechnical Engineer, you work on site characterization and foundation engineering for structures in or on the seabed. These structures include, amongst others, offshore wind turbine generators, intercontinental infrastructure and offshore platforms. You will do this by providing high-quality soil characterization under demanding conditions, ranging in climate from tropical to arctic and from the shore to 3000 m below sea level.

Currently, most of our projects are focused offshore Europe and Africa.

You will work, offshore and in-office, on a wide range of projects, with variety in character, scale and complexity.

You will go offshore for several weeks (approximately 120 days a year in total) with a team of geotechnical engineers to acquire data, perform in situ and site laboratory tests, and collect and process soil and/or rock samples.

Together with your team you will evaluate the test results, perform engineering analyses and finally compile all results into a high-quality report for our clients. Our company is the place to be if you like to combine field work with in-office reporting and engineering analyses.



  • BSc or MSc degree, in Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Engineering Geology.
  • Several years of relevant experience is required;
  • Knowledge of and interest in soil investigation, soil mechanics and foundation engineering and be happy to share knowledge;
  • Good communication skills in both oral and written English;
  • Key competencies: taking initiative, team work, entrepreneurship, flexibility, enthusiasm, analytical excellence, hands-on mentality;
  • Applicants must hold a current European Union work permit if they are not an EU member.
  • Relocation to the Netherlands is required



A career at Fugro means challenging work in an international environment. You work in motivated teams with colleagues from all over the world. As Fugro we are proud to provide geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions to contribute to a live-able world. As a market leader in geo-information, Fugro offers a unique combination of state of the art 3D technology, software development and engineering for our clients. Fugro is an international company with a wide range of career potential in The Netherlands and abroad.

Fugro also offers excellent remuneration and employment conditions such as a good pension and a collective medical insurance. And just as important a challenging job with a lot of variation, room for own initiative in an informal and professional working environment. Personal development by training and relevant courses is highly stimulated by Fugro.  



To apply, please visit www.fugro.com/careers and upload your resume and motivational 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.

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