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Workshop Technician

There has never been a more exciting time to work in Kongsberg Maritime than right now. With us, you will be in the forefront of enabling the business to achieve their objectives through the role as Workshop Technician. You will be joining the organization at a time when digital innovation is key to the success of the company, and we want people to help us shape this journey. 

The Workshop Technician will support both in-workshop and on-site repair and overhaul service operations on a variety of Marine equipment. Under the on-site supervision and technical guidance of a senior supervisor, this person will be responsible for handling more routine maintenance issues, usually restricted to basic tasks on reasonably straight forward equipment on a more limited range of company products


Key Accountabilities

  • Work as part of a team to repair or overhaul marine equipment and systems to meet specification and tolerances, with particular focus on engine cylinder head repair
  • 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, analyze, 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


Qualifications and Experience

  • Technical competence - may still be undertaking further education and internal training
  • Some understanding and knowledge of a range of products, systems, their functionality, and applications, gained through previous technical experience
  • Verbal communication and written reporting skills in English language
  • Basic IT skills


Valuable Skills/Abilities

  • Technical orientation, good interpersonal skills and a strong willingness to learn
  • Knowledge of the relevant machining / tooling techniques, application and procedures
  • Strong communications skills as the role will provide exposure to both internal and external customers
  • Ability to work extended hours when required
  • Required to be available for Service Support on a 24-hour basis, including weekends and holidays
  • Responsible for maintaining personal transportation sufficient for Service Support duties
  • May be required to lift weights up to 34 kilograms (75 pounds / 5.4 stones)
  • May be required to use a mobile cell phone on a regular basis


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


Expected Pay Range



Work Location

Seattle, Washington


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.

Protechting people and planet


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.