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DHI is a global and independent company dedicated to solving water, environment and sustainability challenges. Within these areas, we provide a wide range of consulting, digital advisory, research and water governance services, as well as bringing to market leading MIKE technologies and products. At DHI we are always looking for passionate and talented people to join our team.

By joining DHI, you will not only become part of a dynamic and collaborative global team of experts, but you will also be empowered to innovate, engage and grow in your area of expertise. DHI is committed to sharing our knowledge effectively and across our global network of offices.

The role as Electronic Engineer at DHI
As an Electronic Engineer you will support our many on-going projects, participate in the development of new services and contribute to continuous innovation of our online monitoring stations. 

You will become part of a collaborative team of 11 dedicated and highly skilled colleagues, including other electrical engineers and a variety of other engineers and scientists. 

One of our main clients is the Femernbelt Tunnel project, where we have 16 stations monitoring water quality, meteorology, and waves/currents. As a significant part of the job, you will feed into the team which maintain, build and configure these stations transmitting data 24/7 to our online public access environmental portal ÆGIR:

Our solutions are usually tailored to the client’s needs, which result in a great degree of innovation.

Our current survey activities include:

  • Construction, deployment and operation of hydrographic and oceanographic monitoring buoys and measurement stations with real-time data acquisition
  • Environmental surveys of seabed flora and fauna (e.g., eelgrass mapping), bathymetric and coastal topographic surveys
  • Operation of survey vessels, ROVs, AUVs and drones for monitoring purposes

The survey group operates worldwide, but currently concentrates on Northern European waters. Typical clients are offshore wind farms, dredging companies and major infrastructure developers. 

Our work helps clients operate in an environmentally friendly manner, report their environmental impact to authorities, and implement measures to reduce or offset their environmental footprint.


  • Designing, building, deploying, and operating online hydrographic and oceanographic monitoring systems.
  • Troubleshooting hardware, down to component level, on measurement systems both from DHI workshop/office and on site.
  • Contact with suppliers of instruments and material and service providers.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Electronic Engineer B.Sc., M.Sc. or similar background 
    • alternatively, electronics technician with experience within marine survey works
  • Have basic mechanical skills
  • Have programming knowledge (we use Matlab, Python, C++, Basic, etc.)
  • Are proficient in both written and spoken English
  • Able to occasionally problem solve under pressure.
  • Contributes to good cooperation in the team and knowledge-sharing
  • Are flexible with regards to traveling (typically 1-3 days duration) on short notice, the job will consist of 10-20% fieldwork
  • Ability to obtain and maintain STCW certificates (medical certificate, survival at sea, first aid, etc.)
  • Be comfortable with working on vessels at sea


  • Have +3 years of experience
  • Familiar with marine survey operations and monitoring techniques
  • Fluency in Danish, German and/or other Northern European languages
  • Experience in the use and/or maintenance of ADCP’s, CTD’s, wave buoys or other water quality instruments

DHI Offers

  • A job with one of the world-leading companies within water environment research and advisory.
  • Flexible working opportunities, high professional standards, and the unique opportunity to work with highly professional and motivated colleagues from all around the world.
  • An attractive compensation package matching your competencies and responsibilities, including benefits such as healthcare, life and critical illness insurance and pension contribution.
  • A diverse working life with great opportunity to continually develop various skill sets.
  • Professional and personal development with a focus on innovation, technical and business excellence, and maintaining professional integrity.
  • The opportunity to apply for short-term postings to another country through DHI’s Global Mobility Scholarship Program.

Office location
Our headquarters is located in Hørsholm, about 20 km north of Copenhagen. With the bus stop conveniently located right outside our front door, commuting to our office in Hørsholm from Copenhagen is easy. Whether you are arriving from Nørrebro station in just 35 minutes or Amagerbro station in a quick 45 minutes, you will find the commute to be efficient.

How to apply

  • Please submit your application including CV via the relevant job posting on DHI’s website: 
  • Deadline for application is 2 October 2023.
  • Applications will be evaluated as they are submitted.
  • Expected start date is 1 December 2023 or as soon as possible.
  • For further information please contact the hiring manager Aron Lank Jensen, at, or at +4550717732.

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DHI are the first people you should call when you have a tough challenge to solve in a water environment – be it a river, a reservoir, an ocean, a coastline, within a city or a factory.
Our knowledge of water environments is second-to-none. It represents 50 years of dedicated research and real-life experience from more than 140 countries. We strive to make this knowledge globally accessible to clients and partners by channelling it through our local teams and unique software.
Our world is water. So whether you need to save water, share it fairly, improve its quality, quantify its impact or manage its flow, we can help. Our knowledge, combined with our team's expertise and the power of our technology, holds the key to unlocking the right solution.

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