Vacancy: Sr. Electrical Engineer IFCO Iowa (Fulfilled)

For our client Iowa Fertilizer Company we are searching for a

Sr. Electrical Engineer

IFCO is seeking a Electrical Engineer to join our Plant Project group in Lee County, Iowa. The successful candidate will provide technical support in project development, QA/QC, installation, start-up and turnaround activities on all electrical equipment. This role offers the opportunity to develop and implement long term strategic goals for power distribution and management systems, provides the opportunity to mentor and coach facility personnel, and be partially involved with daily operations to drive strategic plans.

  • Provide technical support and participate in risk based analysis on electrical equipment work listsProvide direction to resolve field related problems around electrical equipment including coaching and training as needed
  • Apply engineering theory, practices, and principles to determine root cause of equipment failures and to perform performance evaluations
  • Analyze equipment trends, historical data, and field data to develop measurable programs which will obtain lowest life cycle cost on different classes of equipment
  • Apply reliability principles in obtaining optimum solutions on electrical equipment problems and new equipment selection
  • Evaluate electrical utility systems to maximize the reliability of the electrical utilities for company facilities


  • With regret we have to inform that only US or Canadian citizens are accepted. This due to visa and US shutdown problems.
  • 10+ years’ experience in electrical equipment reliability and electrical design
  • Use of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems
  • Experience with power distribution systems
  • Working knowledge of API, NEC, NFPA, NEMA, ANSI, IEEE, NETA, etc. industry standards for electrical equipment, design and maintenance
  • Experience specifying, applying in designs, test witnessing and troubleshooting the entire spectrum of power system equipment including high/medium/low voltage switchgear, UPS’, VFD’s, power transformers, protective relaying, motor control centers, starters, generators, etc.
  • Experience with operating voltages of Mid- and High voltages
  • Power project experience or equivalent understanding
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience overseeing and reviewing the engineering work of others
  • Must be able to support plant and terminal for project and turnaround work
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution


  • Previous experience in a technical role with vast expertise in power and electrical system reliability, troubleshooting and design
  • Plant Operation and Project Management experience
  • Knowledge of high voltage equipment
  • Able to identify needs and opportunity and work independently to achieve goals
  • Ability to provide directions to and work with others to achieve the desired outcomes