Field Service Engineer

Make an impact with us at KONGSBERG. Your expertise Protechts People and Planet.

Innovate for a better world with us. Protechting People and Planet drives every solution.

An exciting opportunity has arisen as Field Service Engineer, reporting to Support Manager, GCS UK. In this role, you will be a part of the customer support team delivering support to our customers throughout the world.  You will be responsible for providing a direct operational support service to our customers, and independently carry out on-site repairs / overhauls on our products. On most projects, you will be the sole representative of Kongsberg Maritime on site, working alongside shipyard or vessel staff.


  • Undertake routine on-site overhaul, repair and service operations within a defined work scope on Kongsberg products
  • Conduct inspections to defined standards to ensure conformance to specifications
  • Maintain and update all necessary technical documentation
  • Provide work direction and technical guidance to others in-field, coordinating internal and external resource in support of product maintenance and recovery action in accordance with customer contracted requirements
  • Repair Kongsberg systems on board customers vessels
  • Install and commission upgrades to control systems
  • Carry out sea trials on Kongsberg equipment
  • Commission Kongsberg equipment including propulsions and steering gear control systems
  • Ensure work is carried out in accordance with applicable legal and Company procedures, including Health & Safety policies

Qualifications and experience

  • City in Guilds, National Qualifications, HNC/HND or country equivalent qualification in mechanical engineering discipline
  • Previous experience in a field service, customer-facing role would be an advantage
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of a range of marine products, systems and applications
  • Ability to travel worldwide on a regular basis at short notice

At KONGSBERG, we believe that diversity fuels innovation. We encourage you to apply, even if you do not meet every requirement. Research shows that women and minority groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. Your unique perspective is valuable to us. Your skills, attitude and perspective could be exactly what we are looking for!

You are able to

  • act on own initiative, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results
  • create a stable and re-assuring work atmosphere and support and encourage the team.
  • demonstrate specialist knowledge and expertise in own area
  • co-operate well with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals

What we can offer

  • An exciting and important position working for the world-leading supplier of maritime solutions
  • An inspiring and safe work environment
  • Personal development and career opportunities
  • Competitive pay and benefits

KONGSBERG's strength is in unity. Diverse minds, protechting people and planet, drive innovation worldwide.

Point of contact
Stuart McGruther, Support Manager, GCS Int. Ops., UK

+44 (0)7551 126395

Kongsberg Maritime is a technology pioneer, enabling a more sustainable future for our oceans. Our zero-emission integrated technologies advance the maritime industry and solve our customers' toughest problems. With unmatched competence, domain knowledge, innovation, and market reach, we are the trusted maritime partner. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 35 countries

Our Global Customer Support division is responsible for Kongsberg Maritimes services, upgrades and support in the aftermarket. Our 3000 employees are present in 35 different countries around the world. During the operational lifetime of more than 30.000 installations, we ensure cost-efficient delivery of services, upgrades and spare parts in order to secure availability and predictability to our customers.

KONGSBERG is a leading global technology group. Throughout our proud two hundred year history, we have continuously advanced, applying innovative solutions to the needs of our customers, partners and society at large. We believe diversity is our strength. By fostering an inclusive and diverse culture we nurture and ensure space for different perspectives and ideas. We are determined in our work to mature and improve our ability to utilize our diversity and culture of differences to create positive business results.

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