Kongsberg – Field Engineer

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The Field Engineer installs, tests, trains and supports product operations and reports to the Engineering Manager for Kongsberg Underwater Technology in Kongsberg Maritime.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Provide support for mechanical and electrical installation of subsea acoustic systems on ships in drydocks and pier side.
  • Provides customer support and training for new and existing customers both in house and in the field.
  • Frequent utilization of computer skills for directory structure, hyperterm, and applications.
  • Performs routine troubleshooting; visual inspection, use of DVM, basic schematic reading.
  • Documents test results with appropriate information in a complete manner and communicate to all required.
  • Reads and interprets specific test procedures to properly perform and document test results.
  • Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with product quality standards.
  • Communicates all design problems and “bugs” to the correct areas within the organization.
  • Travel up to 50% to meet client needs.
  • Work in the field unsupervised.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and two to four years experience as a marine technician or with hydrographic surveying; or equivalent combination of education/training and experience.
  • Associates or BS degree in related field is desired.
  • Knowledge and experience with basic networking, Microsoft Word; Microsoft Excel; AutoCAD; Orcad and Internet Explorer.
  • Position requires extensive domestic and international travel and work aboard offshore vessels.

Certificates And Licenses Required

  • Basic knowledge of Ethernet protocol, serial data communication such as NMEA, and ohms law
  • Basic electronics technical training
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to obtain a US security clearance
  • Valid passport
  • Must be a US citizen that is able to be cleared at least to the Secret Level

Preferred Skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal including computer literacy.
  • Able to handle several activities simultaneously.
  • Able to work alone and with a team.
  • Good customer support and people skills.
  • Able to travel, often at short notice.
  • Can troubleshoot systems to board level.

Typical Equipment Utilized And/or Interfacing With

  • Electronic testing equipment
  • Power supplies
  • Oscilloscope
  • Boat
  • Various test devices
  • Generators

What We Offer

  • A competitive compensation
  • Excellent health care benefits, 401k plan, and tuition reimbursement
  • A creative and innovative environment where individuals truly make a difference
  • Working with state-of-the-art technology and products
  • Personal and professional development in an international environment
  • Excellent technical and personal challenges
  • A team of highly qualified co-workers who are willing to share their knowledge and experience