Dreaming of engineering and upgrading ship automation systems?

Project Engineer - Automation

We are looking for a Project Engineer to join our Service Delivery team in Global Customer Support at Kongsberg Maritime. As a Project Engineer you will deliver retrofits, upgrades and modifications to KONGSBERG automation systems, like Acon and the new K-Chief, to all types of vessels worldwide. Our department is responsible for engineering in close cooperation with project managers and sales. 

Automation & Sensing Solution is a part of Global Customer Support. The department also consist of the product departments for Bridge & Control and Digital & Training.  The main product in this department is providing vessels with state-of-the-art automation and digital systems built on the new, modern K-Chief platform. We provide service and support for systems like Acon, tank sounding and LNG systems, and is a forerunner in providing ships with tools for optimizing their operations with regards to cost, efficiency and emissions.

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


  • Perform Hardware and software engineering.
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation and drawings.
  • Identify, select, and order hardware to project deliveries.
  • Follow-up project plans and deliveries.
  • Support classification, test department and service-engineers during commissioning.
  • Assist project managers on a day-to-day basis for technical questions.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Education in Automation or Electro, bachelor’s degree or technical college. Technical work experience may compensate for formal education.
  • Experience from hardware engineering is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of CAD, Teamcenter PLM, Scada/Automation systems, network, marine communication protocols, power systems and other ship systems is an advantage.
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and in writing, is required for operation as a global team.

We encourage both newly graduates and candidates in their final stages of education to apply.

At KONGSBERG, we believe that diversity fuels innovation. 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!

This employment may require security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority, clearance through Civil Aviation Authority or a background check.

You are able to

  • act on own initiative, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results.
  • comply to company rules and procedures and execute plans with commitment and determination.
  • analyse complex issues and problems and come up with rational judgments.
  • use a methodical and systematic approach, plan ahead, define clear priorities and allocate resources effectively.
  • co-operate well with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals.

What we can offer

  • International work environment and multidisciplinary team collaboration.
  • Competitive terms including attractive insurance policies and pension schemes.
  • We offer the possibility to work with sustainable and exciting solutions for the future.
  • We offer flexible working hours.
  • As part of the position, some travel may be required for sharing knowledge, preparation for projects and teamwork.

Work location
Longva or Ålesund

Point of contact
Truls Antonsen, Global Operations Manager +47 926 34 011

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.

Protechting people and planet