Principal Geoscientist

Perth, Australia
Added: February 10, 2024
Job Description

Fugro offers

  • Ongoing, hybrid work from home arrangement | Flexible start and finish times
  • Competitive compensation | Annual salary reviews
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • On the job skill development, coaching and training
  • Culture that supports career development, training and progression
  • An inclusive and diverse group of colleagues who happily share knowledge
  • Friendly and supportive environment - free to be yourself
  • New office | Walking distance from train stations | Red Cat bus
  • Global, industry leading company with diverse portfolio of projects and workscopes
  • Progressive company with industry new, cutting edge technology
  • Opportunity to travel and work in a wide variety of locations including internationally

Who Are We

We are Fugro, the world’s leading Geo-data specialist, focused on collecting and analysing data about the Earth’s surface and the structures built upon it. With clients spanning land, sea, and space, our respected reputation is grounded in valuing our employees as our greatest asset, a steadfast commitment to delivery excellence, and an innovative approach that leverages cutting-edge technology to solve our clients' challenges.

This role is part of Fugro’s Marine Geoconsulting team of experts, who provide consultancy services to our clients within the fields of geology, geoscience, geophysics, and geotechnical engineering.

Some Of Our Recent Projects Have Included

  • Site characterisation, desktop studies and finite element modeling for various offshore windfarm projects in the Asia Pacific region
  • Deep water geohazard assessments
  • Geotechnical pipeline design
  • Platform foundation design
  • Detailed geotechnical interpretative reporting for major offshore energy projects

How We Work

Embracing a modern and collaborative work culture, we do not follow a command-and-control leadership structure, we believe in alignment, autonomy, and personal accountability in a cooperative work environment. While we support remote work, we also value face-to-face interactions, whiteboard discussions and sharing a meal together.

The Opportunity


We are looking for a Principal (Marine) Geologist / Geoscientist, who is responsible for analyzing and interpreting high-quality offshore geo-data to provide accurate and customized advice to clients on their individual project needs. Your day-to-day duties and focus will include

  • Perform technical duties related to geology or engineering geology
  • Take on the role of Project Manager for Marine GeoConsulting Projects
  • Prepare and review technical reports and proposals in a timely, organized and accurate manner
  • Lead technical teams in projects, delegate tasks, guide team members, and review calculations and reports for accuracy
  • Serve as the primary liaison between the project team and the client, handling communications on technical matters
  • Help develop project opportunities and identify markets
  • Write and publish papers, participate in technical development in designated areas and competencies
  • Mentor and support less experienced team members

About You

Your success in securing this role will require

  • Extensive experience (ideally, 8-10 years’) as a consulting Geologist or Geoscientist Engineer within the offshore industry
  • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD in geology / engineering geology / geoscience / geophysics or a related discipline
  • Be creative and willing to consider new approaches to solving problems
  • Good communication skills and ability to perform within interdisciplinary project teams

Our Values

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We strive to foster an inclusive environment where everyone feels comfortable to be themselves; all voices heard, all cultures respected. Our employees’ skill sets are diverse, and we treat each other with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, age, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, or anything else that makes us an individual.

How To Apply

Please ensure your CV is up to date, with relevant information clear and succinct and follow the application prompts.

Fugro reserves the right to close this advert at any time.

Applications or interest via recruitment agencies will not be accepted at this time.

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 .