Ground Investigation Specialist

Fugro Singapore Land Pte Ltd| Date Posted: 7-Jan-2021
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Job Nature:
Position Level:
'N' Levels / 'O' Levels, ITE/ NITEC/ Higher NITEC, Diploma

Job Description

Job Description:

As a key member of newly formed project delivery team, you shall work with the relevant project and operational managers to establish, maintain and develop high quality field resources and deliver well-executed work within Singapore and South East Asia region. The role requires strong hands-on experience and supervisory-level leadership of field operations across two or more of the following ground investigation disciplines:

  • Geotechnical drilling and sampling using wireline, vibratory coring and driven tube techniques
  • In-situ test deployment, typically cone penetration tests (CPT)
  • Marine vessel management including jack up platforms and/or barges
  • Plant and equipment maintenance, trouble shooting and safe diagnostics of mechanical and hydraulic systems
  • Digital geo-data acquisition

You shall be giving guidance, training and support in your role and you are expected to pass the same to your subordinates. As such, it is essential you strive for personal development and best quality output in the performance of your duties, which are summarized as follows:

  • Senior driller on site as and when necessary
  • Be a critical part of the relevant project and operational teams
  • Effective execution of ground investigation fieldwork and data acquisition
  • Develop, supervise and support the staff resource
  • Develop and routinely maintain the plant and equipment resource
  • Coordinate with suppliers and contribute to best procurement of supplies and services
  • Work with the engineering staff to help formalize procedures, which shall be manifest in useful, effective method statements and risk assessments for controlling work activities
  • Undertake site inspections and ensure mobilization plans are well-constructed and delivered
  • Implement the highest practicable standards of health, safety and environmental performance
  • Perform field work to meet the requirements for technical standard and program
  • Act as role model for diligent execution of job duties
  • Uphold and exceed where possible, Fugro requirements in technical, QHSE, citizenship and corporate compliance standards


  • Minimum 10 years of working experience in ground investigation field and ability to perform the drilling role
  • Highly competent with rotary, top drive drilling rigs including wireline systems
  • Track record and personal references validating ability to deliver good geotechnical outputs
  • Willing to work overseas
  • Possess a Class 3 driver licence preferred
  • Strong hands-on expertise in ground investigation
  • Team player and strong problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication skills including verbal and written communication in English
  • Good organisational skills
Company Overview
Fugro Singapore Land Pte Ltd