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Service Engineer I


An exciting opportunity has arisen as a Service Engineer I reporting to Regional Manager Propulsion– North America based in Galveston, TX. In this role, you will primarily work with Kongsberg UUC Propulsion product for mechanical/hydraulic services, commissioning and upgrades related to the product. The position requires availability to travel (domestic and international) to attend service and training in planned or short notice demands including weekends and holidays, whenever required.

Key accountabilities

The following activities are to be carried out under supervision:

  • Work as part of a team to repair or overhaul marine equipment and systems to meet specification and tolerances, with particular focus on UUC propulsion products
  • Verify dimensions and clearances to ensure conforming to specification
  • Conduct tests and inspections to QA/QC standards
  • Read schematics, diagrams and technical order to determine methods and sequences of assembly
  • Inspect, analyse, record calibration results and produce Service and Technical Reports
  • Report progress and issues to the nearest supervisor
  • Ensure that all work is done in accordance with applicable legal and Company procedures and instructions, including Health & Safety policies
  • Undertake product training as required
  • Support Workshop Lead in all workshop activities
  • Support off-site removal/install of propulsion equipment
  • Support the Workshop in Galveston and other locations

Qualifications and experience

  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent education in an Engineering and/or Technical Discipline and/or minimum of two years of in the Marine Industry
  • Strong verbal communication and written reporting skills in English language
  • Microsoft 365 package user level
  • Valid Passport
  • Authorized to work lawfully in the US without company sponsorship
  • Availability to travel with short notice, after hours, holidays/weekend, for long periods both locally and internationally

You are able to

  • Act on own initiative, make things happen and accepts responsibility for the results
  • Make an impact, convince, and persuade others and promote plans and ideas successfully
  • Adhere to company rules and procedures and execute plans with commitment and determination
  • Analyze complex issues and problems and come up with rational judgments
  • Communicate in a clear, precise, and structured way
  • Team building skills
  • Assist in workshop projects as required

What we can offer

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Fully subsidized health & welfare benefits with an option of a high deductible plan which includes an employer contribution towards your health savings account
  • Fully subsidized dental and vision coverage
  • Up to 5% employer match program
  • Flexibility with Paid Time Off
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Safe and collaborative culture

Work location

Galveston, TX

Travel within US and Internationally required


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 2300 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 work determined to mature and improve our ability to utilize our diversity and culture of differences to create positive business results.

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