Technical Lead for Distributed Control Systems - Green Fuels and Energy - #420393


Dato: for 1 uge siden
By: Kongens Lyngby, Region Hovedstaden
Kontrakttype: Entreprenør

Technical Lead for Distributed Control Systems - Green Fuels and Energy

Work locations: Lyngby, Aarhus, Aalborg, Vejle, Odense

Type of contract: Permanent

Type of work: Flexible


Do you want to make your mark within the process control of the green transition and be part of the world’s largest green fuel projects? Are you an experienced electrical engineer who wants to work with exciting technologies like "Power-to-X, CO₂ filters, waste incinerations, biomass power stations or heat accumulators? Do you have the ability and desire to technically teach and develop colleagues? Then take your chance and become our new Technical Lead for Distributed Control Systems (DCS).


Power the green transition by ensuring technical excellence within DCS

In this technical role, with focus on design and engineering of DCS systems, you will be the enabler and anchor point between our senior project managers and the cross- functional department’s process specialists and customers. We have an empowering and collaborative culture where your effort within your professional field will be highly valued. Our broad expertise enables multidisciplinary collaboration in energy storage, green hydrogen, e-fuels, pyrolysis and biomass conversion processes. You will join a department of more than 110 motivated colleagues specialized in energy, PtX process, piping and mechanical and electrical engineering, working alongside our customers on carbon capture projects for Avedøreværket (AVV57), Kredsløb, Vestforbrænding, Fjernvarme Fyn and HOFOR. Our primary market focus is Scandinavia, UK and North America.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Design, specification and engineering of DCS systems
  • Design of instrumentation for process plants
  • Writing and reviewing of control specifications for client tenders
  • Developing functional descriptions for specific energy processes
  • Actively work with projects in all phases: Conceptual design, Pre-project design and detailed design
  • Occasionally participate in site works like inspection and commissioning works
  • Professional proficiency in Danish and English, verbal as well as written


Does a highly social yet technical oriented work environment appeal to you? Then you would like to be a part of our team

To thrive in this role you are eager to collaborate with the people around you, whether they are colleagues, partners or customers. Developing ties with others is something you do by acting respectfully and delivering on your promises. And you never get set in your ways but keep exploring new insights and ways to improve.


On top of that, you will have:

  • A bachelor’s or higher degree in Electrical engineering
  • At least 7-8 years of experience as an electrical engineer or in a similar role within the energy sector
  • In-depth experience in some of the following: Programming, process control, power plants or electrical systems
  • Excellent English language proficiency in writing complex technical documentation and tender material
  • A high degree of initiative, an open mind and a good sense of humor


A place to work and so much more

At COWI, we work together with our customers to shape a sustainable and livable world. We do it by applying our knowledge and curiosity - and sometimes even our courage - to create the solutions the world needs today to enable a better tomorrow. That is why we say no to fossil-based projects and aspire to have 100 per cent of our revenue come from activities that move our customers towards sustainability. 

We value differences and development and cultivate an environment of belonging and having fun. Because that is what brings out the best in you, at work and at home.

With offices primarily located in Scandinavia, the United Kingdom, North America and India, we are currently 7,300 people who bring their expertise in engineering, architecture, energy and environment into play.


What we also offer:

  • Expat opportunities to work at another COWI office for 6 to 24 months.
  • An internal mobility program supporting you in exploring new opportunities in COWI
  • Comprehensive technical networks and knowledge-sharing communities (areas of expertise)
  • A collaborative and active forum for project and design managers
  • COWI Academy, our learning platform packed with quality courses in different disciplines.
  • Social communities and activities to ensure that we have fun along the way
  • Flexible work environment
  • Well-being ambassador program


Got more questions?

If you have any unanswered questions about the role or what we have to offer, please reach out to Head of Section, Pia Alrøe, at +45 27875532 or Leading Project Manager, Kim Ørnbo, at +45 41784433

Get to know us even better at our website,, where you can learn more about our projects, our strategy, what we want to achieve and what life is like at COWI.


Equal opportunity employer

COWI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to ethnicity,colour, religion, gender, national origin, age or disability. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.



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