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Actalent Electrical Automation Engineer in Waverly, Iowa

Due to increased investment in existing and new equipment, our client in Eastern Iowa is looking to leverage our services to support its electrical and automation projects and initiatives.

The Electrical & Automation Engineer/Specialist will work onsite in Waverly in a collaborative-rich manufacturing environment.


The Electrical & Automation Specialist will have the following responsibilities:

  • Interface with Electrical Controls Technicians to support the electrical and controls elements of the manufacturing equipment

  • Perform PLC Programming and troubleshooting on manufacturing equipment, including production line changes

  • Coordinate between plant-level resources and corporate engineering on capital improvement projects related to automation

  • Manage capital expansion and improvement projects ranging from $10,000 to multimillion dollar project

  • Provide guidance to ECTs and other tradespeople on an as-needed basis


Automation, PLC programming, Allen-Bradley, Troubleshooting, Robotics, HMI, Electrical, Allen Bradley PLC, Controls Engineering, RSLogix

Top Skills Details:


Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Engineering field preferred (in lieu of degree, commensurate experience will be considered)

  • 5 years of PLC programming and troubleshooting (manufacturing environment preferred)

  • Allen Bradley PLC experience

  • Good communication skills

  • Demonstrated project experience

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.