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Surveyor Full Time

at Fugro Aberdeen in Aberdeen (Published at 19-02-2021)

Job Description

The Role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Surveyor to join Fugro in Aberdeen, working within the Positioning & Construction Support side of the business.

As a Surveyor you will be responsible for survey and positioning activities, including acquisition and quality control of data onboard survey vessels. The role of a Surveyor is varied and offers the opportunity to not only set up, test, calibrate and operate a variety of market-leading survey and positioning systems but also to collect, arrange and present results from various survey sensors across the globe.

This job is for you if:

  • You want to be part of a great team.

  • You are looking for a company who puts safety first.

  • You are willing to work offshore for approximately 180 days per year.

  • You have previous offshore experience on a variety of survey projects.

Who you?ll be working with:

While offshore you will be working closely with the team of Surveyors and Engineers to ensure all survey equipment is working effectively and data is collected efficiently and accurately. You will communicate regularly with the team onboard the vessel and when required clients.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Operate online survey software and monitor the data quality to ensure the survey specification is achieved.

  • Prepare reports including mobilisation and calibration reports.

  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate vessel survey folders, comprehensive handover notes and surveying logs during any watch periods.

  • Maintain effective communication with the offshore team.

  • Ensure integrity and functionality of survey spread is maintained throughout the project.

  • Maintain and develop experience with processing software and techniques, and develop skills across various offshore disciplines.


The following attributes are essential:

  • BSc / HND or equivalent in relevant survey related discipline OR equivalent vocational qualifications and experience.

  • Minimum of 180 days offshore survey experience on a variety of survey projects.

  • Proficient in the use of at least one online survey package.

  • Proficient in the operation of commonly used survey sensors, e.g. GNSS, Gyro, MRU, USBL.

  • Proficient in the use of Windows, Word and Excel.

  • Sound understanding of the principles of real-time positioning, data acquisition and data QC.

  • Disciplined, self-motivated and flexible.

  • Good communication skills and able to form working relationships with clients and colleagues at all levels.

  • Able to work at short notice.

  • Prepared to work offshore for prolonged periods of time.

The following attributes are desirable:

  • Membership of relevant professional body e.g. CICES.

  • Land survey experience including operation of total stations.

  • Experience of survey calibrations.

  • Experience in the operation of MBES and/or INS.

  • Proficient in the use of CAD.

What we?ll offer you:

Benefits for this role include a competitive salary accompanied by an attractive package.

About us:

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 9,500 employees in around 65 countries.


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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