Supervising Geotechnical Engineer - Marine

Norfolk, VA
Added: February 10, 2024
Job Description

Fugro Offshore Wind Service line unlocks insights from Geo-data to help you plan, design, build, operate and maintain your offshore wind farm in a safe, sustainable and efficient manner. Our successful track record, combined with local presence and global knowledge, enables us to support offshore wind farm projects anywhere in the world.

The Supervising Engineer will be responsible for leading laboratory testing programs, desktop studies, and reporting activities. This is a supervising team lead role, involving the coordination of a group of geotechnical engineering staff, overall data acquisition project management, client interfacing, marketing (proposal development), and quality control of engineering and reporting activities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead by example and place Quality, Health & Safety, Security, and the protection of the Environment as core values while never intentionally placing employees, our processes, customers, or the communities in which we live and work at risk.
  • Responsible for supervising engineers who are supporting their projects.
  • Complete projects of moderate complexity independently and participate as a senior project professional in the completion of large, highly complex projects.
  • As a Project Supervisor, develop, plan, coordinate and direct the project’s technical aspects with previously set guidelines.
  • Reviews laboratory test assignments, design parameters, engineering methods, calculations, and draft reports.
  • Responsible for control of project budget and schedule.
  • Prepares and reviews invoices for projects they’re performing and supervising.
  • Assists in training of lower level professionals.
  • Prepares proposals and establishes project pricing as delegated and reviewed by manager.
  • Performs market maintenance, prepares administrative reports, and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Contacts throughout the company and with outside clients having an influence on important decisions.
  • Acts as Site Manager or Lead Project Engineer on complex field investigations
  • Adheres to the quality management system and complies with QHSSE requirements.
  • Assists Engineering Manager with general management and Client maintenance

Job Requirements

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without restrictions.
  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering required, a discipline in Geotechnical Engineering preferred. MS or PhD also preferred.
  • Possess the ability to obtain a valid passport for international travel.
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in the US, required.
  • Have 7 years or more experience required.
  • Managed a team of four to six professionals required.
  • Proficiency in routine geotechnical engineering software (examples include Slope/W or SLIDE, LPILE, APILE, Settle3) preferred.
  • Proficient user of MS Office Suite; appropriate skill level on computer software applications pertinent to areas of specialization.
  • Must have a driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record.

What’s in it for you?

At Fugro, our people are our number one priority and central to our purpose to create a safe and livable world. Our values set the foundation for our unique culture we are determined to deliver, we prepare for tomorrow, we do what’s right, and we build trust. Our talent philosophy is seeded by our values and fueled by a passion for learning, developing leadership behaviors, transparency, and accountability.

Fugro offers opportunities to sharpen skills and provide career growth through on-the-job learning experiences, LinkedIn Learning access, business and technical training, and leadership development programs.

We value the mental, physical, and financial health of our employees and their families and offer a variety of flexible work models. Fugro USA’s comprehensive benefits package also ensures you have choices that fit your needs at any life stage.

How to apply?

If you are interested in this role we look forward to discussing this opportunity with you. Please click on our ‘apply’ button and upload your resume and cover letter.

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