Publisert: 16.11.17

Maritim Trainee in Kongsberg Maritime - Technical position (Autonomous vessels & digital systems)

Maritime Trainee is a management trainee program operated by the Norwegian Shipowners' Association. Since 2005, Maritime Trainee has been one of the most popular trainee programs in Norway. More than 200 graduates have completed the program and are now part of the Maritime Alumni Group. We in Kongsberg Maritime are  now looking for our Maritime Trainee for group 11, starting August 2018.

Job description

KONGSBERG is a vital player in the global autonomy race. We focus our efforts in these strategic areas: collision avoidance, sensor fusion and energy management. Our philosophy is that autonomy is a global game changer. In close collaboration with the research institutes we are shaping the future of autonomous commercial shipping. Our Maritime Trainee will be an integral part of this program. This means that you must be able to take a holistic view of the vessel as an integrated part of a larger eco system. You must be able to navigate in an

inter-disciplinary environment, internally and externally.


Kongsberg Maritime is an international company with job opportunities worldwide. The company 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.

Personal qualities

Your most important quality is an entrepreneurial spirit. You are also:

  • eager to learn
  • self-driven with a positive attitude
  • paying attention to details and take pride in your work
  • interested in working in teams and seeking information from our experts
  • focusing on fulfilling customers’ needs and expectations


You should expect hectic days and sudden re-organisations of tasks. You must be open for new challenges, always with good backing from our team.

Representation of the Company and external presentations is to be expected. We are looking for a person representing the KONGSBERG values.


 Qualifications are expected in one or more of these areas:


  • Engineer (M.Sc./M.Eng.)
  • Cybernetics,
  • Control Engineering,
  • Marine Technology,
  • Electronics, Instrumentation,
  • Computer Science,
  • Industrial Economy etc.


Fluency in English and Norwegian is required.


We offer

Individually tailored career development programme.

Working with state of the art technology and products.

Some travelling must be expected.


Working place will be at Kongsberg Maritime`s headquarter in Kongsberg.

Our main objective for entering into the Maritime Trainee program is to recruit and develop top talents into future leaders within our division.

If you are looking for a dynamic, international and world class work environment, join the Kongsberg Maritime

Om Maritime Trainee

If you are about to finish your master’s degree in technology, business, IT or law you should consider applying to this renowned program. Applicants with 1-2 years’ work experience are also encouraged to apply. The program lasts for 18 months and combines working in a world leading maritime company with an academic program with five modules conducted in Norway, Singapore and London. This is an outstanding way to start a career in  a global industry where Norway is one of the leading nations. As a trainee you will work in a leading Norwegian maritime company and participate in an academic program with five modules in Norway and abroad. The academic program will cover topics such as digitalization of the maritime industry, insurance, finance and international regulations and maritime market opportunities within the ocean industries (offshore oil and gas, offshore renewable, aquaculture and fisheries, deep sea mining etc.). You will be hired in a permanent job and given a mentor that will support you as you embark on a global career. As part of the 18-months long program, you will rotate in the company’s different departments in Norway and abroad. This gives you a unique platform to kickstart your career. 

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