Underwater Acoustics Consultant

Portchester, UK
Added: February 14, 2024
Job Description

Do you want to join our Geo-data revolution? Fugro’s global reach and unique know-how will put the world at your fingertips. Our love of exploration and technical expertise help us to provide our clients with invaluable insights. We source and make sense of the most relevant Geo-data for their needs, so they can design, build and operate their assets more safely, sustainably and efficiently. But we’re always looking for new talent to take the next step with us. For bright minds who enjoy meaningful work and want to push our pioneering spirit further. For individuals who can take the initiative but work well within a team.

The role

As an Underwater Acoustics Consultant, you will play a key role in supporting our client's coastal and offshore infrastructure projects within the UK and overseas. You will undertake acoustic propagation modelling to inform assessments of underwater noise impact on marine receptors, deliver high quality technical reports and present model outputs that support assessment conclusions. In collaboration with marine environmental experts from across Fugro, you will contribute to the continual development of innovative software and assessment methodologies as well as identify and support multi-disciplinary business opportunities. In addition, Fugro has an active innovation programme and for the right candidate, there may be a requirement to contribute to Fugro's innovation projects and wider collaborations with industry partners particularly in respect of sustainability and marine biodiversity.

Who We’re Looking For

You will have consultancy experience of underwater acoustics propagation modelling using the typical range of computer programmes and will be able to demonstrate successful delivery of EIA reports in one or more marine industry. You will understand EIA requirements in respect of underwater noise and will be cognisant of key marine environmental themes, industry trends and concerns.

Skills Will Include

  • Degree or MSc in History, Archaeology, Explosive Engineering, Earth Sciences or Geotechnical Engineering
  • Previous experience as a UXO Consultant
  • Knowledge of applicable underwater propagation modelling techniques according to prevailing environmental conditions and project objectives.
  • Knowledge of legislation regarding underwater noise.
  • Assessment of noise propagation from a range of noise sources including marine piling, drilling and detonations.
  • Client advocacy including representation at regulator and stakeholder meetings and business development and preparation of business proposals.

What We Offer

Fugro provides a positive work environment as well as projects that will satisfy the most curious minds. We also offer great opportunities to stretch and develop yourself. By giving you the freedom to grow faster, we think you’ll be able to do what you do best, better. Which should help us to find fresh ways to get to know the earth better. We encourage you to be yourself at Fugro. So bring your energy and enthusiasm, your keen eye and can-do attitude. But bring your questions and opinions too. Because to be the world’s leading Geo-data specialist, we need the strength in depth that comes from a diverse, driven team.

  • Extensive career & training opportunities both nationally and internationally.
  • Competitive salary accompanied by an attractive package including car allowance, contributory pension scheme, life assurance and private medical insurance.
  • Flexible and hybrid working
  • 24 days annual leave.
  • Option to buy or sell up to 5 days annual leave.
  • Opportunity to lease a discounted electric car.
  • Free parking.

Our view on diversity, equity, and inclusion

At Fugro, our people are our superpower. Their variety of viewpoints, experiences, knowledge and talents give us collective strength. Distinctive beliefs and diverse backgrounds are therefore welcome, but discrimination, harassment, inappropriate behaviour and unfair treatment are not. Everybody is to be well-supported and treated fairly. And everyone must be valued and have their voice heard. Crucially, we believe that getting this right brings a sense of belonging, of safety and acceptance, that makes us feel more connected to Fugro’s purpose ‘together create a safe and liveable world’ – and to each other.

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 .