Kongsberg Maritime - Integrated Solutions

Project Engineer - Structural Design

An exciting opportunity has arisen as Project Engineer in the Structural Design department. The Structural Design department is responsible for all hull- and structural engineering within Ship Design division, including global strength and calculations, structural grid design, foundations, outfitting and arrangements, also with a strong contribution in new sales and tender projects, as well as R&T and after-market support. Our Ship Design division owns and drives the KM Ship Design business, developing and delivering the UT vessel designs. Ship Design also has a significant engineering operation, based in Norway and Croatia, to deliver engineering to Ship Design projects, as well as supporting other divisions with engineering capabilities.


Project Engineer - Structural Design is a role within the Ship Design division in Kongsberg Maritime, involved in production and deliveries of hull, construction, outfitting and arrangement documentation in Ship Design projects. This by being part of a project team collaborating across the different disciplines in order to deliver engineering documents securing overall design and functionality in accordance with governing rules and regulations.


Key accountabilities

  • Develop and deliver documentation scope of Structural Discipline: Steel Classification drawings, Foundations, Steel Outfitting and Arrangements
  • Perform rule checks and produce supporting documentation for relevant approvals from Classification Societies and statuary authorities
  • Perform calculations and analysis to support construction and structural design in projects
  • Follow-up and quality check of sub-contractor’s deliveries
  • Participate in new sales projects and tender activities
  • Contribute in R&T projects and concept development


Qualifications and experience

  • Experience with project engineering and structural construction
  • Experience with ship arrangements and outfitting
  • Experience with CAD drafting and drawings
  • Experience with 3D based tools
  • 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 allocates 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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