Maintenance Engineer

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

Fugro are seeking a Maintenance Engineer to be based at our waterfront office at Portchester, Hampshire.

The department specialises in offshore geophysical seabed and sub-seabed surveying for the renewables, unexploded ordnance (UXO), nearshore and utilities sectors across north-west Europe.

As a Maintenance Engineer you will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment and systems within the Geophysical Department.

The role will include mobilising and commissioning the systems onto survey vessels and supporting ongoing operations of the equipment.

Tasks will include managing LOLER and calibration schedules of equipment, keeping repair logs, troubleshooting, repair and maintaining geophysical equipment on site and in the workshop as well as travelling to vessels to install, maintain and repair equipment.

Supporting offshore staff remotely to assist with repairs.

Communicating with suppliers and test centres to organise spares, repairs and testing.

Managing associated administrative tasks.

Who we're looking for:


  • 5+ GCSEs and 2+ A-levels or equivalent level qualification.

  • Mechanical and/or Electrical skills and knowledge.

  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills along with the ability to fault find, test, repair and interrogate geophysical systems.

  • Able to work flexible hours and to travel when required.

  • Previous experience in a similar role.

  • Good knowledge of English language, verbal and written.

  • Proficient in use of MS Office applications.


  • Knowledge of electrical and hydraulic winch motors and motor control systems.

  • Working knowledge of, and ability to work to marine mechanical standards.

  • Able to design and modify mechanical and hydraulic systems, documents and schematics using CAD.

  • Be willing to go to sea for short durations.

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

  • 25 days annual leave.

  • Benefits portal

  • Option to buy or sell up to 5 days annual leave.

  • Subsidised canteen/restaurant in Wallingford.

  • 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


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