Coastal/Estuarine/Ocean Engineer or Scientist
DHI Water & Environment, Inc. (DHI), Solana Beach, CA, U.S.A.
POSITION AND DUTIES
DHI is seeking a motivated engineer (or scientist) for our Solana Beach, CA office. We are looking for a
candidate with junior to mid-level experience. As an integral part of the DHI team, the selected candidate
will participate in a variety of project activities, often involving complex numerical modeling. The majority
of our project work is US based, but we engage in international projects as well, often in collaboration
with other teams in the DHI worldwide group.
A Master’s of Science (or higher) in Engineering or a related Physical Science from an
accredited university in civil, ocean or coastal engineering or physical oceanography (or
Ability, qualifications, and desire to become a registered Professional Engineer or Scientist
Applicants with longer term professional experience should possess a combination of
technical and project management skills
Demonstrated proficiency in GIS, MATLAB, and programming in FORTRAN and/or other
computer languages preferred
Familiarity with coastal and marine engineering concepts and methods (CEM, SPM, FEMA
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Desire to work on local and international projects
Desire to work together with a local and international team of experts
Authorized and eligible to work in the U.S.
The ideal candidate will have a good understanding and background in the underlying physical processes
and the principles of modeling tidal hydrodynamics, ocean waves, cohesive and non-cohesive sediment
transport and morphology and aspects of water quality modeling.
DHI offers an attractive salary and competitive benefits package commensurate with education and
experience. Travel within North America and to other DHI offices may be required. DHI Water &
Environment, Inc. is the North American branch of the DHI group based in Denmark
(www.dhigroup.com). Major US offices are located in St. Petersburg, FL and Solana Beach, CA. DHI
employs over 1100 engineers and scientists in offices worldwide with offices in 23 countries. DHI is the
world’s largest applied research and engineering organization working with all aspects of water in the
environment. DHI provides specialized modeling and engineering services and software across North
America within water resources management, flood management, urban hydrology/hydraulics, water
quality, environment/ecology and coastal/marine engineering. DHI is the developer of the world-
renowned MIKE series of advanced water modeling software. DHI software is used by numerous public
agencies and consulting engineering companies in North America and worldwide.
Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) our company is required to verify the identity and
work authorization of all newly hired employees. Therefore, successful candidates will be required to
complete the I-9 form upon hire. Within three business days of beginning employment, successful
candidates will need to supply acceptable documentation (as noted on the I-9 form) confirming identity
and work authorization.
DHI WATER & ENVIRONMENT, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com, noting Coastal 2012 in the subject line.