USV Survey Operator – Fugro – Dubai – UAE

Job Description
USV Survey Operator
The USV Survey Operator plays a pivotal role in the organization by managing and driving the uncrewed surface vessel (USV) while conducting remote survey operations. They will be responsible for executing all survey projects utilizing the USV they are assigned. The operator ensures the accurate deployment, operation, and recovery of payload systems and the production of precise survey data. Their expertise significantly contributes to the advancement of our remote operations capabilities, facilitates real-time data delivery to clients, and supports the organization’s commitment to safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible operations.

Who we are
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.

Job responsibilities:
To receive and make outbound calls to remote project locations and provide confident, clear and concise information.
To remotely operate online survey software and monitor the data quality to ensure required specification is achieved. Taking immediate corrective action where required
To proactively plan and supervise survey activities.
To champion remote services within Fugro
Maintain up-to date and accurate vessel information and comprehensive hand-over notes.
Conduct reporting and processing where required.
To ensure that all onshore and offshore activities are carried out with the highest regard to the health and safety of all involved to the protection of the environment and prevention of pollution.
Shows and applies genuine management commitment and exemplary leadership to deepen and strengthen our safety culture, with a specific focus on ensuring new developments drive down HSSE risk.
Ensure that all staff involved in implementation and pilots continuously apply the Fugro values, complying with the Code of Conduct and adhering to the Fugro Live Saving Rules by securing a healthy and safe working environment.
Monitor and manage project execution of Remote Operations projects/support.
Ensure effective communication between service line project teams and the remote operations team, focused on project success.
Commit to comply and continuously improve standardisation and best practice of OARS Command Centre
You bring (qualifications & experience)
8-15 years working experience as a surveyor.
Appropriate qualifications and experience to operate a similar or equivalent size/type commercial manned vessel for the area of operation.
M.Sc. or B.Sc. level in Survey Sciences
Ability to board vessels, enter confined spaces with limited visibility and have the ability to climb up and down stairs and/or ladders of varying heights to complete the job or inspections.
Physically and medically qualified to wear required personal protective equipment.
Must be able to work indoors and outdoors under all weather conditions. The position occasionally requires work in outside weather conditions, including rain and extreme heat, near moving mechanical parts and includes occasional exposure to wet and/or humid conditions and to vibration.

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
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

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