Junior Geotechnical Consultant

Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Added: February 10, 2024
Job Description

Fugro is the world’s leading, independent provider of geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions for large constructions, infrastructure and natural resources. Fugro leverages its global multi-disciplinary teams to provide clients with all aspects required to characterise their sites and achieve optimised foundation design and asset life extension. Our engineers develop new industry-leading methods using our advanced understanding of geotechnical in-situ and laboratory testing and using our close relationships with numerous academic institutions. Working around the globe, Fugro employs approximately 9,000 employees in around 59 countries.

Fugro in Belgium offer specialized consultancy and engineering services in both land and marine environments. We are currently seeking a bright, highly skilled and motivated Junior Geotechnical Consultant . The successful candidate will join our marine geo-consulting division and will be involved in a variety of projects in the oil and gas and offshore renewable energy sectors.

Job Summary

The key roles and responsibilities associated with this position include

  • Perform geotechnical analysis and data interpretation, provide geotechnical advice, prepare and oversee reports for multiple projects and clients under supervision of senior staff.
  • Assist Senior Geotechnical Consultant(s) and/or Business Development Manager with the promotion of our engineering capabilities. This may include active participation in marketing and business development initiatives (e.g. development of marketing materials, writing papers, attending and/or speaking at selected conferences, visiting clients, etc).
  • Assist other professionals with the preparation of proposals.
  • Observe and follow all company safety rules and procedures.

Key Skills


Applicants will have demonstrable excellent technical, organizational and communication skills, with a desire to continually learn and develop. The key requirements are

  • Have solid background in geotechnical engineering (MSc or PhD in geotechnical engineering) and strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills. Knowledge of French or any other language would be an asset.
  • Have a strong customer focus attitude and entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Have open and respectful attitude towards others and ability to communicate across different audiences.
  • Have good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Strive to achieve creative and commercial success.
  • Are looking forward to develop skills with the objective to become a recognised expert in your own field.
  • Are willing to travel regularly abroad.


You have a MSc or PhD in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering.


Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) with short term assignments abroad.

What we’ll offer you

  • Extensive career & training opportunities both nationally and internationally.
  • Competitive salary accompanied by an attractive package including pension scheme, health insurance, etc.
  • Flexible working hours and the potential to work 2 days a week from home in accordance with your manager and corporate policies.
  • We aim to create a family like working environment and enjoy working together.
  • We are a multicultural team that cultivates entrepreneurial attitude and desire to continuously learn and keep improving.
  • We believe in delivering results rather than hours and strive for family-friendly employment practices.
  • Premium working environment in our new office in Louvain-la-Neuve next to one of the largest geotechnical laboratory in Europe.

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 .