Survey Trainer

This role is primarily based at one of Fugro Academy’s designated training centres but will require occasional travel to OpCo facilities to deliver training.

Design, development and delivery of survey training courses and programmes as part of the Fugro Academy Survey Division Training team.
Maintenance of survey training course portfolio as part of Fugro Academy course offerings.
Assisting in the day-to-day operation of the designated training centre.

Primary duties

• Design of training course syllabi in consultation with Survey Division Training Manager and others as required to satisfy the Survey Division and / or OpCo and / or project specific requirements.
• Development of training course material and exercises to meet objectives and syllabus of approved training courses.
• Delivery of face to face training courses.
• Delivery of online training courses via web conference facilities.
• Design and development of e-learning / distance learning material with support and assistance from the E-learning Development team, for self-tuition by Survey Division staff and others.
• Assisting in the safe operation of the training centre and associated facilities.
• Preparation and testing of training centre facilities and resources in conjunction with other training centre staff.
• Supporting other trainers in delivery of practical demonstrations and exercises.
• Supporting the development and welfare needs of delegates on courses and at the training centre.
• Undertaking own continuing professional development in discussion and agreement with the Survey Division Training Manager.
• Identifying personal training needs, bringing them to the attention of the Survey Division Training Manager and taking full advantage of the training opportunities provided.
• Keeping up-to-date with changing and evolving survey technologies within Fugro and externally and identifying new requirements, techniques or tools that can effectively support training initiatives.
• Ensuring that all activities are carried out with the highest regard to the health and safety of all involved and to the protection of the environment and prevention of pollution.
• Ensuring that all work is undertaken to the highest quality and professionalism in accordance with the company integrated Management System and project specific documentation.
• Regularly reviewing work processes to ensure that best practice has been adopted, and assisting with development and updating of operational, QHSE and site documentation as required.
• Ensuring training materials data security and integrity before, during and after training processes,
and ensuring appropriate archiving.

Key skills and requirements

• Diploma or higher qualification in offshore / hydrographic surveying.
• Operational experience at senior level in offshore / hydrographic surveying.
• Experienced in the design, development and delivery of survey training.
• Good communication skills (oral & written).
• Ability to supervise, support and develop groups of course delegates.
• Ability to work as part of a small training delivery team.
• Ability to provide high quality services with attention to detail.
• Ability to travel to deliver training at designated training facilities and centres.
• Willingness to learn new skills, appropriate to the position, as Fugro Academy develops.
• Minimum of three years’ experience.

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Survey Trainer




Survey Trainer


Plymouth, UK

Closing Date:

01 July 2024