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Palmer Group has teamed up with an established and growing company in the area to find an experienced Controls Engineer. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a family-like culture and be part of a collaborative team environment. Ideal candidates will have a hands-on background in the industry and have progressed into the engineering and design side of things. Our client is offering outstanding compensation for the right person to go along with a great benefits package. The opportunity to work remotely within the state of Iowa is also an option with this position. 


  • Work closely with Project Managers and communicate critical information pertaining to the project
  • Provide database, programs, and graphics to Project Managers
  • Support Project Managers with start-up and monitor onsite automated systems
  • Diagnose and correct programming problems with control systems
  • Provide technical support for problem resolution
  • Ensure software and hardware updates are completed
  • Provide graphics of HVAC DDC control systems
  • Act as a professional resource to customers


  • Minimum of a 2-year technical degree preferred
  • Good driving record
  • Basic Word and Excel Experience
  • CAD or Visio Experience
  • Controls programming experience a must, Tridium or Distek preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of HVAC blueprints and specifications
  • Strong communication skills
  • Hands-on field operations experience is a must

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Jordan Dougherty at (515) 225-7000 or email him at 

Ref: JOB-35870

Jordan Dougherty

Lead Recruiter | Engineering & Manufacturing

(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Des Moines, Iowa
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:$50000 - $80000