Kongsberg Maritime Singapore

Lead Electrical Engineer (2 YEARS CONTRACT)

KONGSBERG, an international technology corporation that delivers advance and reliable solutions that improve safety, security and performance in complex operations, and during extreme conditions. KONGSBERG works with demanding customers in the global defence, maritime, oil and gas and aerospace industries. Kongsberg Maritime, a wholly owned subsidiary of KONGSBERG. We deliver systems for dynamic positioning and navigation, marine automation and more to offshore and shipyard industries. We are committed to meeting our customers' expectation with innovative and reliable solutions to their merchant marine, offshore, subsea, and oil & gas needs. As we continue to grow and expand, we are searching for several qualified candidates to further strengthen and develop our global team. Come join our team of extra-ordinary professionals who are committed to provide work excellence. We can offer an exciting career in an international and creative environment.



  • Advance power systems engineering technical knowledge (both Marine and Topsides) within the offshore domain;
  • Undertake and provide support to technical design studies using CAD, ETAP, EDSA, etc;
  • Support the engineers in monitoring project deliverables and actively engage where project teams would benefit from technical intervention;
  • Review solutions developed by project teams and identify opportunities for improvement of process, system, or equipment, to prevent errors;
  • Liaise with Principle Electrical Lead, Project Management and Procurement as appropriate in order to support the project and the business;
  • Liaise with sub-contractors and suppliers as appropriate in order to support the project as package engineer;
  • Provide technical advice and assistance to the overall project team as appropriate including Commissioning and Service;
  • Responsible for adherence to the QHMS requirements with respect to instrument engineering and delivery of correct engineering documentation (e.g. deliverables within budget, quality & planned timeframe)
  • Any ad-hoc task/assignment from time to time



  • Minimum Degree in Engineering;
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in Marine Offshore/ Oil & Gas industry projects;
  • Working experience in design and engineering team for conceptual studies, FEED & EPC phases for topsides & marine systems;
  • Experience in designing and completing E house projects for topsides projects for FPSO/LNG;
  • Relevant experience in engineering design, application, testing or commissioning environment, with experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Electrical power generation and distribution systems for topsides and marine vessels;
    • DP Class configuration for Electrical Systems;
    • LV / HV switchgear and transformer specification and application;
    • LV and MV synchronous generators and their associated control systems (AVRs, speed governors etc.);
    • Induction and synchronous motors and their control systems;
    • Propulsion / thruster variable speed drive control systems and associated automation;
    • Energy storage battery unit, drive converter, propagation & cooling and associated automation
    • Power system control and protection;
    • LV and MV variable speed drives and motors;
    • Marine electrical power and propulsion systems;
    • Power management systems (PMS) or SCADA systems and their associated interface
  • The ability to support and verify power system studies (ETAP) such as:
    • LV & MV Protection & Co-ordination;
    • Voltage drop / dip calculations;
    • Load flow and fault studies;
    • Harmonic (VTHD) calculations;
    • Arc flash and transient analysis
    • MV & LV power system cabling (cable selection, rating etc.);
  • Familiar with construction design work, Auto Cad, MS Office (Word, Excel, ppt);
  • Familiar with construction design work and 3D modelling design    steps/procedures.
  • Experience in preparation of specifications, material requisitions and procurement of electrical equipment’s like power generators, switchgear, drives, motors, thrusters, etc. for offshore vessels;
  • Experience in design & preparation of functional description / power management etc;
  • Preparation of Single Line Diagrams Block diagrams and termination diagram;
  • Lighting Lux calculation and studies;
  • MTO for bulk items;
  • Involved in developing layout for cable trays/ladder, lighting fixtures and electrical accessories for E house module for the FPSO’s;
  • Prepare cable schedule;
  • Conversant with international codes and standards like IEC, IEEE, ANSI, NORSOK, DNV, LLYODS & ABS. An understanding and working knowledge of the ATEX Directives, and the installation of electrical equipment in hazardous areas;
  • Excellent communication skill;
  • Good personal organisational skills;
  • Pay package will be commensurate with experience.


Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interview.

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