Project Engineer

Des Moines, IA, USA


$95,000 - $110,000

Unlock Your Potential as a Project Engineer – Join Our Client’s Dynamic Automation Team!


Why Choose Our Client?


Career Growth Opportunities: As a Project Engineer, you’ll be a crucial part of our Automation Team, taking on a leading role in challenging and impactful automation projects. We are committed to providing you with opportunities for career growth, enabling you to reach new heights in your professional journey.


Challenging Work: You’ll be at the forefront of innovation, utilizing your expertise to program and configure PLCs and HMIs, interpret P&IDs, and lead internal and external acceptance testing processes. Your role will be dynamic, providing exposure to a variety of projects that will stretch your skills and capabilities.


How will you be evaluated?


As a Project Engineer, you will:

– Showcase expertise in programming and configuring PLCs and HMIs for industrial processes.

– Interpret P&IDs and convert them into efficient and effective code.

– Lead internal and external acceptance testing processes, ensuring ownership of project deliverables.

– Provide technical support to customers during commissioning and post-project stages.

– Design and execute project plans based on client-defined scopes of work.


What you’ll need to demonstrate to succeed:


Technical Representation: Act as a technical and project management resource for clients, ensuring effective communication and coordination.

Continuous Improvement: Stay updated on the latest advancements in PLC and HMI technology, continuously improving your programming skills.

Structured Troubleshooting: Develop a structured approach to troubleshooting, diagnosing issues, analyzing root causes, and implementing effective resolutions.

Structured Troubleshooting: Communicate and coordinate effectively with clients, contractors, and subcontractors to ensure project success.

Motivation and Initiative: Be motivated and self-directed in the completion of project tasks, taking initiative to drive success.

Travel and Implementation: Travel to client sites, perform physical duties, and implement, test, and commission automation systems. Travel up to 25% is typical.


Skills we are focusing on:


Resourcefulness: Are resourceful and show a high level of initiative, always eager to learn and grow.

Adaptability: Are adaptable and flexible, embracing change in timelines, industry requirements, and resource needs.

Time Management: Possess excellent time management and organizational skills to balance priorities and meet deadlines.

Analytical Thinking: Have strong analytical skills to analyze data, identify patterns, and make data-driven decisions.

Problem-Solving Mindset: Demonstrate a proactive and solution-oriented mindset, seeking innovative approaches to overcome challenges.

Professionalism and Integrity: Uphold professionalism, integrity, and a strong work ethic, delivering high-quality results consistently.


If you’re ready to take on challenging work, contribute to impactful projects, and propel your career forward, apply now!


Join us in shaping the future of automation.


Note: To comply with state laws, the annual base salary range for this position has been provided as a guideline. The final salary offer will be determined based on factors such as work experience, education/training, key skills, and other considerations.

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the US. Hiring company is unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.