Business:  MacGregor
Job Function:  Service

Kristiansand, NO

Installation & Commissioning Engineer (Software)


MacGregor is a leader in sustainable maritime cargo and load handling with a wide portfolio of products, services and solutions. Building on our extensive oil & gas expertise, we are developing a strong position as a provider of offshore renewable energy solutions.

Shape your journey onboard and offshore with us


MacGregor has designed and built solutions for the oil & gas industry for many years, with a strong history of innovation in the development of mooring systems for floating production units and semi submersible drilling rigs. 
Our extensive experience in this demanding sector, transfer of proven technologies and the development of automated solutions are supporting the progression of wind energy with a continuing focus on safety, reliability and optimum performance.


We are now looking for Installation & Commissioning Engineers (SW) to join MacGregor's Equipment and Solutions Division. The purpose of the position is to execute test, onboard installation, commissioning and warranty, towards the offshore wind market. This position reports to the Program Manager Installation & Commissioning , located in Kristiansand. Our new Installation & Commissioning Engineer can be located in one of the following destinations; Kristiansand, Arendal or Bergen, Norway. This opening is a travel position and therefore involves extensive travel activity worldwide to perform commissioning, however you might be assigned to work at the office if needed.

Main tasks and responsibilities:


  • Execute FAT on production sites according to the baseline plan
  • Execute installation HAT/SAT activities on site accordingly to the baseline plan
  • Perform and document daily Tool Box Talk on site
  • Perform and document Safe Job Analysis on site
  • Participate in demobilization lessons learned when required
  • Registration of improvement proposals, deviations and HSE
  • Support the site personnel remotely when required, including online remote troubleshooting
  • Improve routines, establish and maintain procedures

What you’ll need to succeed


  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. within Automation, Mechatronics, Control systems or equivalent
  • Previous experience with Siemens drives or/and TIA Portal is acquired
  • Practical experience from commissioning of offshore, ship or rig related equipment is preferred
  • Cooperativeness, technical skills and customer orientation
  • Good technical English, spoken and written

What do we offer


  • An opportunity to work with renewable energy solutions and support to make global trade faster, smarter and more sustainable
  • Interesting and varied work in an international, dynamic and multidisciplinary environment
  • Inclusive and multi-cultural working environment
  • Competitive salary, good pension scheme and health insurance
  • MacGregor Norway AS is a member of the joint Arrangement for AFP 

You will be part of


By joining MacGregor, you will be able to work closely with leading industry professionals, developing and implementing new concepts that set the standards in the maritime transportation and offshore industries. We offer our employees the opportunity to be part of a truly global organization leveraged upon our shared values of Integrity, Quality and Safety. With us you will be part of a collaborative working culture with challenges and opportunities to further develop yourself professionally.


Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity please submit your application today!

For more information regarding the position, please contact Tor Frislie, Program Manager Test & Commissioning



MacGregor is part of Cargotec


MacGregor shapes the offshore and marine industries by offering world-leading engineering solutions and services with a strong portfolio of MacGregor, Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes and Triplex brands. Shipbuilders, owners and operators are able to optimise the lifetime profitability, safety, reliability and environmental sustainability of their operations by working in close cooperation with MacGregor.

MacGregor solutions and services for handling marine cargoes, vessel operations, offshore loads,crude/LNG transfer and offshore mooring are all designed to perform with the sea.


MacGregor is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.