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Career stability, project variety, and financial growth are all part of working in this Senior Controls Programming Engineer (Field) role for our central Iowa-based client. Highly qualified candidates for this role will have experience programming both Programmable Logic Controller and Human Machine Interface, ideally in Allen-Bradley and Wonderware. Candidates who understand the process industry will transition well into our client’s company. This is a great opportunity to work on a wide range of projects in a stable industry. Travel will be required on a regular basis, mainly throughout Iowa. Check it out!


  • Develop PLC and HMI control systems from scratch
  • Create fiber optic, radio telemetry, and broadband communication networks
  • Perform testing to assess functionality
  • Oversee the project throughout the concept, design, implementation, testing, and start-up phase


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical or computer engineering or computer science
  • 7+ years of controls programming experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with Allen-Bradley RS Logix preferred Experience with Wonderware of FactoryTalk View Experience with DCS and DES

Work Model:

  • On-Site
  • 50% Travel within approx. 4 hours of Des Moines, which includes approx. 20% overnight

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

Ref: JOB-45320

Jordan Dougherty

Engineering Delivery Manager | Sr Recruiter | 7+ Years of Service

(515) 225-7000

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

    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Ames
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:
      $100000 - $130000 per Year