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Senior Electrical Engineer, Drives

An exciting opportunity has arisen! We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Electrical Engineers in Kongsberg Maritime, with experience within maritime system solutions and power energy conversion. Our department is responsible for project delivery for all Kongsberg's Electro products and solutions.

KONGSBERG have built a solid and exciting professional environment within electrical systems. Our solutions for the international markets in Marine, Offshore, and Oil & Gas are among the most advanced in the maritime industry. The Kongsberg product range includes switchboards, electric drives, batteries with a unique approach to energy management and integration with overall vessel control. We aim to pave the way for more efficient operation and design of the energy system.

Candidates will be evaluated continously.

Key accountabilities:

  • Preparation of technical specification, functional description and design documentation according to customer specifications, regulations, standards and class requirements.
  • Parametrization and configuration of Grid Converters/drives, DCDC Converter, Thruster Drives, DC Switchboards, Energy Storage Systems.
  • Interface handling and coordination
  • Package responsible and owner of the delivery from contract launch to IAT/FAT/Commissioning/sea trial
  • Participate as advisor at Mechanical Completion and Commissioning onsite
  • This position requires some availability to travel for follow up the projects

Qualifications and experience:

The preferred candidate has a bachelor or master’s degree in electrical engineering or power electronics and experience from projects within the maritime sector involving international customers. The candidate must be able to demonstrate experience with engineering, following-up and commissioning of complex application involving power electronic equipment/systems AC/DC, DC/AC and DC/DC.  Our new colleague also needs to speak and write English fluently.

This employment may require security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority. For more information visit

Personal characteristics:

We wish you to have good communication skills, be practically oriented and see solutions when facing a challenge. As a Senior with us, you need to be proactive, follow a structured approach and focus on safety. You should be comfortable working both in a team and independently.

Point of contact: Arne Cato Strandin, Director EIT Engineering, +47 90032925

Work location: Sandefjord, Torp in Norway or other Kongsberg Maritime locations: Kongsberg, Horten, Bergen, Ålesund or Hjørungavåg

Kongsberg Maritime, a subsidiary of KONGSBERG, is a global marine technology company, providing innovative and reliable technology solutions for all marine industry sectors including: merchant, offshore, subsea and naval. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 34 countries. Kongsberg Maritime is part of KONGSBERG, an international, knowledge-based group delivering high-technology systems and solutions to clients within the oil and gas industry, merchant marine, defence and aerospace

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