Senior Environmental Scientist - Marine
Fugro Marine

Houston, Texas

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Job Description

The Senior Environmental Scientist provides technical knowledge, experience, and expertise associated in multiple specialized topics associated with challenging non-routine projects ranging from offshore wind site characterization to suitability studies to fisheries science. Develops novel geospatial modeling techniques. Codes and develops software and/or applications to optimize habitat characterization workflows. Trains and mentors junior Environmental Scientists. Analyzes multi-parameters datasets including photographic data, macrofauna data, and physico-chemical data and produces high-quality technical reports. Authors publications and presentations. Reviews complex technical and commercial proposals as part of a team. Possesses ability and willingness to perform offshore fieldwork and travel if required.

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.
  • Perform geospatial and geostatistical analyses such as integrating various data sets, aggregating and manipulating data at various spatial scales.
  • Develop custom, reproducible geoprocessing workflows to support high-end spatial analysis.
  • Contribute to development of data visualization applications, informed by needs of end users/clients
  • Organize and input data into databases, maintain accurate detailed records of observations, measurements, and results.
  • Maintains good technical and professional reputation with Fugro client base; Has an established network of influential clients that bring profitable work to the business, including government experience (e.g. NOAA); Demonstrates independent and effective commercial influencing of clients. Able to independently generate more than half of own annual revenue target captured from unique client network balanced with revenue captured by others in the organization. Develops opportunities for providing specialized consultancy directly to Clients and / or developing opportunities for project development by other senior Fugro staff.
  • Stays current on areas of specialization and informs management of the significance of technological developments. Promotes specialized knowledge (including new or improved technologies, techniques, and other technical innovations) both internally within Fugro as well as externally to Clients; Able to demonstrate the financial viability of area of specialization within context of Fugro's P/L account. Strong desire to innovate and deploy the latest technology to develop novel analytical techniques (web-based )
  • Pursue opportunities to publish technical papers at national and international level, preferably on project related topics.
  • Cultivates and maintains relationships with external consultants, academic institutions, special interest groups, regulatory authorities, and key technical personnel in other service lines pertinent to areas of specialization.

Job Requirements
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without restrictions.
  • Possess the ability to obtain a valid passport for international travel.
  • Possess current driver's license with acceptable motor vehicle record.
  • Possess a Master's degree or higher in Marine Science, or relevant equivalent accompanied by professional and/or government experience, with interest/experience in aspects of physical, chemical, & biological oceanographic and benthic data acquisition and analysis
  • Have 2 years or more experience as a Scientist I (Project Scientist) including relevant field work.
  • Knowledge and understanding of basics of technical specialty.
  • A general knowledge of computers with exposure to the exposure to the MS Office suite and GIS platforms and ability to develop novel geospatial methods with these tools .
  • Experience of intertidal/nearshore/offshore environmental survey techniques
  • Experience of marine macrofauna identification and/or physical and chemical analysis
  • Experience of statistical analysis and relevant statistical software, e.g. R.
  • Knowledge of at least one coding language, e.g., Javascript

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.

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.

Fugro USA posting Disclaimer

Fugro is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly at 713-369-5600, option 5 or

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