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

RFA Engineering ( is seeking an EE/ME Engineer to develop control systems for off-road construction equipment. The involved systems are a challenging combination of automotive technology, mobile fluid power controls, and industrial automation. This is a full time position at our client’s location in Dubuqe, IA.

Our client is the U.S. market leader in constructon & forestry equipment. They have a very strong and fast moving engineering and leadership team which will provide significant opportunity for career growth for the right person(s).

Control Systems Engineer - Off Road Vehicles

Job Description ​

This position is related to the design and development of vehicle control systems. Responsibilities include:

  • Development of control systems for vehicle propulsion and operation

  • Systems engineering responsibilities between electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and other systems.

  • Communication with suppliers to develop new features and select components

  • Interpret, modify and develop vehicle electrical schematics

  • Support field testing and debug efforts

  • Work with with on-site manufacturing and testing departments

  • Work in a team environment with other engineers, suppliers and support staff


  • 4 year engineering degrees including Electrical, Computer Science, Ag, Mechanical, or similar

  • Some experience with software, C,C++ is helpful but not required if the candidate has worked in other development environments.

  • Exposure to vehicle CAN, or other similar communication protocols

  • Experience with documenting cable routing in CAD is desired, but not required

  • Willingness to work in a “hands-on” environment

  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills are desired

    About RFA Engineering

    RFA Engineering has provided product development and engineering services to industry leading customers since 1943. Our primary focus is development of off highway equipment including agricultural, construction, mining, recreational, industrial, and special machines. Our work includes concept development, product design, documentation, problem-solving, simulation, optimization, and testing of components, systems and complete machines. Our engineering staff is located at our Engineering Center in Minneapolis, branch office in Dubuque, IA, and at numerous customer sites throughout the U.S. Competitive Benefits

  • Health and Dental Insurance

  • Supplemental Vision Insurance

  • Company Paid Life Insurance

  • Company Paid Long-Term Disability

  • Short-term Disability

  • Retirement Savings Account (Traditional 401k & Roth 401k)

  • Flexible Spending Plans for Medical Expenses and Dependent Care

  • Extra Time Bonuses

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Paid Holidays

  • Bereavement Leave

  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)

  • Education Assistance

    Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly

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