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Our local client, a thriving small business specializing in water and wastewater systems integration, is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Director of System Engineering to join their dynamic team. The ideal candidate will comprehensively understand personnel management, electrical systems, motor controls, and automation technologies. As the Director of System Engineering, you will be crucial in overseeing and optimizing our technical operations. If you are interested in this position, apply today!


  • Provide strong leadership to the engineering team, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment
  • Oversee the planning, execution, and delivery of projects, ensuring they align with organizational goals and standards
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to meet project timelines and objectives
  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge of both 3-phase and 1-phase electrical systems
  • Proficient in pump/motor control using motor starters, variable frequency drives, and soft starts
  • Possess hands-on experience with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and the ability to program and troubleshoot them effectively
  • Ensure seamless integration of PLCs into overall control systems
  • Utilize Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software for creating and interpreting electrical wiring diagrams
  • Collaborate with the engineering team to develop accurate and detailed schematics
  • Demonstrate proficiency in MS Office applications for project documentation and communication
  • Familiarity with Adobe software for creating and editing technical documents


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, systems engineering, or a related field
  • Proven experience in a leadership or managerial role within a technical or engineering environment
  • In-depth knowledge of 3-phase and 1-phase electrical systems, motor controls, and automation technologies
  • Strong understanding of PLC operation, programming, and troubleshooting
  • Proficient in CAD software for electrical wiring diagrams
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Work Model:

  • On-Site

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Marlyn Herrera at (515) 225-7000 or 

Ref: JOB-44332

Marlyn Herrera


(515) 225-7000

    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Des Moines, Iowa
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:
      $90000 - $110000 per Year