Kongsberg Maritime - Integrated Solutions

Senior Project Engineer/Discipline Leader - Structural Design

An exciting opportunity has arisen as Senior Project Engineer/Discipline Leader in the Structural Design department in Kongsberg Maritime. The Structural Design department is responsible for all hull- and structural engineering within the Ship Design division, including global strength and calculations, local structural design, foundations, outfitting and arrangements. The division also contributes in new sales, tender and concept projects, as well as R&T and after-market support. 


Senior Project Engineer/Discipline Leader is a role within the Ship Design division in Kongsberg Maritime, responsible to manage the Structural department's role and responsibility in Ship Design projects. You will be responsible for managing and planning of the deliveries, necessary document requirements towards customers as well as internal suppliers, relevant approvals from Classification Society and authorities and acquire necessary resources. The Discipline Leader will be part of a project team and be responsible to coordinate across disciplines in the project execution.


Key accountabilities

  • Coordinate the Structural discipline responsibilities in Ship Design projects
  • Manage allocated project engineering resources from Structural design in project team
  • Manage deliveries and approvals of Structural documentation
  • Follow up on quality and standard of deliveries
  • Manage and report deliveries and budget to Project Manager
  • Contribute in vessels arrangement and functional design
  • Participate in new sales work and tender projects
  • Manage and follow up approvals towards Class Society and National Authorities


Qualifications and experience

  • Long experience within Structural discipline
  • Experience as Project Engineer and with Structural design
  • Interdisciplinary knowledge of ship- and maritime systems
  • Experience within ship arrangements and outfitting
  • Experience within CAD drafting and drawings
  • Relevant education from college or university
  • Good Norwegian and English verbally and writing


You are able to

  • Act on own initiative, make things happen and accepts responsibility for the results
  • Focus on bottom-line results, identify potential risks and monitor the financial impact of own activities
  • Adhere to company rules and procedures and execute plans with commitment and determination
  • Use a methodical and systematic approach, plan ahead, define clear priorities and allocate resources effectively
  • Communicate in a clear, precise and structured way
  • Co-operate well with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals


What we can offer you
With us, you will be offered a competitive salary and benefit packages with good development opportunities in an international environment. We have flexible work hours and holiday arrangements in addition to a good pension and insurance scheme. We offer an inspiring and safe work-environment and the possibility to work with sustainable and exciting solutions for the future.


Work location
Ålesund or Hjørungavåg

Point of contact
Jan Einar Hovden – Head of Section, Structural Design, +47 913 57 937


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, defense 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


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Ålesund or Hjørungavåg


Jan Einar Hovden

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