Rental and Repair Technician

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.

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 Rental & Repair Technician.

Job Purpose:

As a Rental & Repair Technician, you will be responsible for the preparation and maintenance of rental equipment delivered by Kongsberg Underwater Technology (aka Kongsberg Discovery). This role works closely with customer support and sales departments.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Conduct in-house repairs of Kongsberg Discovery equipment.
  • Maintain rental equipment in good working condition as well as a clean workspace.
  • Test and repair all rental equipment before and after being used on a project.
  • Work with warehouse to confirm equipment has latest Firmware prior to shipping.
  • Participate in warehouse and customer support duty phone.
  • Required to work outside business hours to cover demand.
  • Develop own qualifications by participating in internal / external courses and education.
  • Operate heavy machinery such as forklift (training provided).
  • Provide technical assistance to customers by phone and/or email.
  • Any other tasks given by Rental & Repair Manager.


Role Specific Dimensions:

  • Carry out actions to prevent errors with equipment sent out on projects.
  • Suggest improvements to procedures and methods to manager.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • 2-year technical degree or equivalent work experience
  • Be customer oriented and "service minded"
  • Ability to handle simultaneous activities and work in a hectic environment
  • Must be comfortable with travel activity when necessary
  • Be a team player


Work Location: St. Rose – New Orleans


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

For inspiration and more info watch this video and visit: Kongsberg website

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


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.