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Actalent Electrical Engineer in Riverdale, Iowa


The Electrical Engineer will provide electrical engineering services to the Maintenance department to safely meet business plan by providing support to production, maintenance, and engineering. In this role, you will serve as a critical team member in the efficiency, output, and quality of our processes and will be responsible for electrical systems safely integrated with manufacturing, along with upgrades of existing equipment.

Additional responsibilities of this Electrical Engineer position are the following:

• Coordinate all phases of assigned area electrical engineering projects from concept, scope development, written specifications, bid solicitations, design, manufacturing, equipment commissioning, and project closure

• Lead and participate in problem solving efforts with multi-discipline technical staff, maintenance and production

• Use PI Vision and Data Link to analyze process issues and provide input to solve process problems

• Create and develop electrical control solutions that will support process improvements and improve equipment reliability.

• Assist production and maintenance with equipment and process issues

• PLC/HMI and controls redesign and upgrades of existing processes

• Install and troubleshoot camera systems on industrial equipment

• Incorporate SMART Manufacturing principles and tools into automated inspection systems to improve processes, data collection/analysis, and drive quick results in recovery improvements

• May mentor employees to increase their knowledge of equipment and process, when needed

  • Projects can range from 10 thousand dollars up to millions of dollars - get some capitol expansion experience.


Electrical engineer, PLC, Electrical, Electrical engineering, Automation, controls engineering, Electrical design, electrical maintenance

Top Skills Details:

Electrical engineer, PLC

Additional Skills & Qualifications:


  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering (electrical preferred) from an accredited 4-year university.

Experience Level:

Entry Level 

About Actalent

Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

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

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please email ( for other accommodation options.