Project Engineer (Drafter & Designer)

Kongsberg Discovery, a subsidiary of KONGSBERG, is a global technology company, providing innovative and reliable technology solutions for all marine industry sectors including merchant, offshore, subsea, and naval. Headquartered in Horten, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales, and service facilities internationally. Kongsberg Discovery is a market leader in systems for positioning, surveying, and navigation. We are determined to provide our customers with innovative and reliable marine electronics that ensure optimal operation both on and under the sea.

At KONGSBERG, we believe in tackling challenging problems and delivering extreme performance for extreme conditions. We do that through excellent products and services developed for delivering the greatest benefits to our customers. 


WORLD CLASS – through people, technology, and dedication 

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What we can offer you:

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Fully subsidized health & welfare benefits for employee (discounted costs for family members) with an option of a high deductible plan that includes an annual employer contribution towards your health savings account ($1500 for family, $750 for employee only, and prorated depending on date of hire)
  • Fully subsidized dental and vision coverage
  • Up to 5% employer match program
  • Flexibility with Paid Time Off
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Safe and collaborative culture

There has never been a more exciting time to work for Kongsberg Discovery than right now. With us, you will be in the forefront of enabling the business to achieve their objectives through the role as a Project Engineer.



Our oceans play a critical part in the fragile global ecosystem and KONGSBERG’s innovative technologies and commitment to sustainability help protect them. Sustainability is at the heart of everything KONGSBERG does. Founded in Norway in 1814, the Kongsberg Group boasts more than 200 years of business and advanced engineering excellence and employs around 11,000 employees in more than 40 countries. This role will help support and ensure the success of our products that give insight into the ocean environment.

The Drafter/Designer Project Engineer creates and prepares drawings under the direction of the Field Engineers and Project Managers for numerous marine design projects.

The ideal candidate will get a thrill from playing a pivotal role in contributing to the company’s continued success while upholding Kongsberg’s values of Determination, Innovation, Collaboration and Reliability. You’ll work alongside a team of down-to-earth colleagues who are just as dedicated and ambitious as you are in their respective areas of expertise.

The Project Engineer will be based out of the Lynnwood, WA office and will report to the Director of Engineering.



  • Prepare engineering drawings, sketches, Bill of Materials, and other information for a wide range of customer projects within Ocean Technologies. 
  • Consolidate inputs from a variety of sources to create efficient drawings with input from other stakeholders on the team.
  • Analyze design requirements and present possible solutions for integration with vessels.
  • Includes document controller responsibilities, Teamcenter.
  • Work with third party suppliers to meet contract requirements.
  • Provide pre-sales support including feasibility studies and defining scope of work.
  • Produce contract deliverables for new vessel builds and refurbishments.
  • Continual process improvement.


  • 5-7+ years of marine design experience required.
  • Fluent in AutoCAD and SolidWorks.
  • Strong working knowledge of drafting standards. High comfort level to work with 2d layouts, wiring schematics, and diagrams.


  • Able to work alone and with a team. Excellent communications skills.
  • Good customer support and people skills.
  • Structured mind-set and work methodology, with strong attention to detail.
  • Experience with class (primarily ABS) and USCG submittals.
  • Positive attitude and ability to work well with other departments, product centers, and regional offices.
  • Analytical with an affinity for complex problem solving and time-management.
  • Committed and reliable.
  • Experience with naval architecture best practices, hull forms and CFD.
  • Knowledge in hydroacoustics is a benefit.


Pay Range: $85,000 - $90,000 annually, DOE

Work Location: Lynnwood, WA

Hybrid work schedule (2 days a week remote)


KONGSBERG provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.