Company: Fugro USA Marine, Inc.
Skills: Technical Writing
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US

Job Description

A technical writer documents technical information to non-technical audiences in an organized and concise manner. The successful candidate will bring a uniform tone to internal and external documentation to ensure a clear and consistent corporate message.

Roles And Responsibilities

While exercising independent thinking and judgment and collaborating with technical teams:

  • Standardize proposals, project plans, and reports, maintaining and publishing document templates that adhere to corporate guidelines
  • Assist in the writing/development of proposals, project plans, and reports
  • Provide as-needed proofreading and editing support
  • Develop text for use in news releases, marketing brochures, advertisements, etc.
  • Provide local project management support
  • Document tasks to supplement standard operating procedures and work instructions as needed Draft how-to guides and instruction manuals
  • Review existing documents for accuracy and applicability and revise accordingly


  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Technical Writing, English, and/or Industrial Technology / Engineering preferred and 3-5 years of relevant work experience in procedure writing and document control
  • Exceptional verbal / written communication and grammatical skills
  • Ability to work in a shop and field environment to collect data and pictures; and work in an office environment on a computer writing and creating the documents
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint; experience in Adobe lnDesign Customer service oriented
  • Conscientious with exceptional attention to detail
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • SharePoint and/or other file storage and sharing systems
  • Experience with video and related video editing programs preferred

Additional Details

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbent will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by the supervisor.

Fugro is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 

Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.


We are the world’s leading, independent provider of geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions for large constructions, infrastructure and natural resources. We provide the technical data and information required to design, construct and maintain your structures and infrastructure in a safe, reliable and efficient manner.


Are you new to the workforce and just starting your career? Are you looking for new challenges in your field of expertise? Have you learned and acquired skills which translate easily into our global workforce? Fugro has opportunities for individuals at all career levels and experience.  Explore the possibilities to Join Team Fugro!


10 Reasons To Join Fugro


Many of us have asked ourselves what are the compelling reasons that we love our jobs and what keeps us committed to this company. We want to share those reasons with you so that you know why we are so engaged and motivated by working for Fugro.


1 - We have been rewarded for our good work.

Fugro delegates responsibility to the lowest level possible meaning that there are outstanding opportunities to grow your career.


2 - We love being part of a great team.

Fugro’s team driven work environments allow us to succeed in and celebrate our work as part of a team.


3 - We work with the best and brightest.

Fugro is led by industry leading individuals who share their knowledge as mentors to others.


4 - We get to work with individuals from all over the globe.

Fugro’s diverse culture and global footprint means that we get exposed to people and cultures from all over the world.


5 - We have learned more working at Fugro than any other time in our career.

Fugro is committed to providing ongoing training and development to the staff.


6 - We chart our own course.

Fugro’s global presence means that there are virtually unlimited opportunities to grow and work internationally.


7 - We want to come home at night and we care about the communities in which we work.

Fugro has a strong commitment to health, safety and the environment.


8 - We get to work with some awesome tools.

Fugro has a passion to employ technology and innovation in the workplace.


9 - We sleep well at night knowing Fugro is a strong and stable company.

Fugro has been in existence for more than 50 years and during that time has continued to grow and prosper.


10 - We get to be part of something greater than just a Company.

Fugro is committed to corporate social responsibility and this is expressed through charitable support and volunteerism in the communities in which we live and work.

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