Kongsberg Maritime Inc.

Field Service Engineer – Dynamic Positioning Hardware

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 a market leader in systems for positioning, surveying, navigation and automation. Important markets include countries with significant offshore and shipyard industries. We are determined to provide our customers with innovative and reliable marine electronics that ensure optimal operation at sea.

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 

An exciting opportunity has arisen as Field Service Engineer – Dynamic Positioning Hardware, reporting to Regional Director Customer Support – Sensors and Robotics. In this role, you will work with our Dynamic Positioning Systems and be responsible for servicing our systems primarily in the Americas’ region with the possibility for Global travel as well. One will provide technical support as well as commission new systems. Providing service and support to all types of DP installations.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Technical support on Dynamic Positioning Systems, Kongsberg Reference Systems, other Vendor Reference Systems, and various Navigation Systems
  • General support activities and technical assistance including on sight and remote support
  • Up to 50% travel for service trips to vessels, shipyard, and other customer sites
  • Commissioning work on new builds and upgrades to existing installations
  • Technical assistance to Sales & Marketing and Aftersales
  • Follow up with appropriate technical department after service jobs
  • Develop qualifications by participating at internal / external courses and education
  • Maintain certifications through yearly online certification tests
  • Report problems and suggest improvements using KM Quality Tools as QC Responsible
  • Able to operate in a remote environment

Qualifications and Experience:

Functional / Technical – Knowledge and abilities to perform work with quality results

  • Associate degree in technical discipline or work equivalent
  • Authorized to work lawfully in the US without company sponsorship
  • Ability to handle simultaneous activities and work in a hectic environment

Management – Attributes & Capabilities illustrating management potential

  • Be a team player
  • Good communication skills and fluent in English
  • Dedication and desire to build a long career within the technical field

Organizational – as related to values, mission, and core competencies to KM

  • Be customer orientated and “service minded”
  • Service minded and customer focused
  • Cooperative with ability to work in teams
  • Flexible, responsible, and dependable
  • Positively contribute to environment
  • Willingness to travel
  • Quality mind set
  • Knowledgeable about and demonstrates KMI values

Throughout the pandemic, we’ve made it a top priority to keep our employees safe from COVID-19. Consistent with its duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of recognized hazards, Kongsberg Maritime has adopted a policy to safeguard the health and well-being of employees and their families, our customers and visitors, others who spend time in our facilities, customer installations, and the community from the risks associated with COVID-19. Candidates should be aware that Kongsberg Maritime Inc.(or KUTL) requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated. All job offers will be contingent upon providing proof of vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

You are able to:

  • Carry out service and support for our equipment and customers
  • Identify and report incidents, improvements, and needs to Service Manager
  • Prioritize and complete work tasks for the assigned service trip or project

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Highly subsidized health & welfare benefits with an option of a zero-dollar 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:

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Reference No.:

VR7

Region:

  • Louisiana

Job type:

Regular

Working hours:

Full-time

Application deadline:

11/26/2021

Location:

New Orleans, LA

Company homepage:

http://www.kongsberg.com

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