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RFA Engineering Electronics Engineering Technician in Des Moines, Iowa

RFA Engineering ( is seeking a lab technician to join our team at our client’s location in Urbandale, IA. You would join a team of several other technicians to build and service software simulation equipment that is used to test the next generation of precision ag equipment. People with experience or interest in automotive or off-highway vehicles would find this position very interesting.

This is a full-time position with full benefits, potential for employee bonuses, and flexible time benefits. The position is indefinite in duration with opportunity for professional growth within our organization, and direct hire by our client.


  • Assemble custom chassis/cabinets

  • Mounting of numerous controllers and electronic components

  • Build electrical harnesses from functional schematics performing routing, soldering, crimping, labeling, etc as required

  • Assemble and solder custom circuit boards as required

  • Test and troubleshooting of equipment

  • Participate in continuous refinement of the systems design

  • Participate in reviews with peers and internal project stakeholders

    Required Experience

  • Associates or equivalent degree related to electronics

  • Highly organized and meticulous

  • Ability to create harnesses that are neatly routed with high quality connections and grounding

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Goal-oriented individuals with passion and motivation to continuously learn and overcome obstacles.

  • Ability to demonstrate proven experience and skill to perform the job.

    Desired Experience

  • Experience with oscilloscope, multimeters, voltmeters and other diagnostic equipment is desired, but not required.

    About RFA Engineering

    RFA Engineering has provided engineering services to industry leading clients since 1943. Our primary focus is product 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, a satellite location in Dubuque, IA, and at numerous client 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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