RFA Engineering Electrical Systems Engineer - Off Road Vehicles in Dubuque, Iowa

RFA Engineering (www.rfamec.com) is seeking growth oriented entry level to experienced candidates to be part of our engineering team at our customer's facility in Dubuque, IA. As a member of our team, the selected candidate will work with our engineering staff and our customer's staff to support the production of off-road vehicles..

Our customer's facility is a world-class engineering and manufacturing center including full capability of machine design, simulation, prototyping manufacturing, and testing of entire vehicles. These are full time positions that are indefinite in duration with opportunity for growth within our organization, or direct hire by our customer.

Electrical Systems Engineer


  • Applying engineering rigor in harness, hardware, sensor, and display development activities

  • Assisting clients product improvement teams regarding electrical system components

  • Component selection, development, and integration

  • Collaborating with internal and external resources to execute a validation plan for electrical components

  • Testing and troubleshooting electrical systems

  • Working with manufacturing, quality, and supply management teams

  • Communicating with team members at a professional level

  • Providing engineering support to vehicle and attachment teams

  • Utilize six sigma and product development processes to achieve successful design solutions

  • Working in PDM Link and SAP for business management and part tracking

  • Working in Microsoft Project and Excel to track project status on multiple levels


  • Bachelors of Science in Electrical, Mechanical, or Agricultural Engineering or equivalent experience

  • Previous electrical systems experience

  • Candidates must have excellent communication, teamwork, and troubleshooting skills

  • Knowledge of off-road equipment

  • Demonstrates technical capability and electrical troubleshooting skills

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy

  • Project management experience

  • Travel: Minimal, less than 5%

Desired Attributes

  • Experience in Ag, Turf, Construction, or Recreational Vehicles

  • Knowledge Mentor Graphics Capital Harness Systems and/or ProE ProDiagram and/or ProE ProCabling

  • Knowledge systems engineering processes

  • Knowledge of CAN Communications

  • 0-3 years product development experience

About RFA Engineering

RFA Engineering has provided machine design and engineering services to industry leading customers since 1943. Our primary focus is engineering of off highway equipment including agricultural and construction equipment, engine and drive train development, consumer, recreational, industrial, and special machines.

RFA Engineering is domestically owned and operated exclusively by engineers who have spent their careers in the industry. Our engineering staff is located both at our Engineering Center in Minneapolis, and at numerous customer sites throughout the U.S.

Employee Benefits

  • Health and Dental Insurance Programs

  • Extra Time Bonuses

  • Company Paid Life and Long-Term Disability Insurances

  • Retirement Savings Account (401k)

  • Flexible Spending Plan for Medical Expenses and Dependent Care

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Education Assistance

Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly