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Facilities Engineer - Electrical Engineer

Date: Jul 2, 2021

Location: Davenport, IA, Iowa, US, 52722

Company: John Deere

There are over 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before! Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Davenport, IA  
Function: Manufacturing Engineering
Title: Facilities Engineer - Electrical Engineer - 73065 


Your Responsibilities


As a Facilities Engineer for John Deere Davenport Works located in Davenport Iowa you will:


  • Provides engineering design for the infrastructure for the facility, grounds and production equipment and processes through both internal and external resources. Projects are more complex and require integration and coordination of various engineering disciplines.
  • Provides project management of projects related to the facility infrastructure, production machines, equipment and processes that support the manufacturing and/or distribution operation. Projects are more complex and may integrate several areas of engineering and require limited management of outside design professionals and contractors.
  • Provides troubleshooting and maintenance of the facility infrastructure and production equipment to support production, manufacturing, distribution and maintenance operations.
  • Responds to critical production down situations affecting manufacturing and/or distribution operations.
  • Maintains project budget cost control on projects assigned through project cost control system for the unit.
  • Provides life, safety and National Electric Code analysis and supports and implements the Electrical Safe Work Practices program within the organization to prevent injuries and illnesses. Assists in the identification and resolution of potential environmental, safety, ergonomic and health hazards.
  • Researches market for qualified suppliers of materials and services. Seeks competitive and negotiated sources for materials, equipment and services for maintenance and new construction projects assigned to engineer. Prepares purchase orders for management approval.
  • This position requires weekend on-call and/or scheduled weekend factory support as required.


Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 

What Skills You Need


  • Background in Engineering (mechanical, electrical, hydraulics, power systems, etc.).
  • Knowledge of product, process, and facilities design. 
  • Skill in using computer aided design and/or engineering tools. 
  • Knowledge of NEC and NFPA, safety, quality and environmental laws, regulations and goals. 
  • Knowledge of contract management and Deere Supply Management Strategies. 

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience in project management and business planning or large strategic projects that are complex or involve sensitive topics
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience with engineering tools, systems and databases. 
  • Experience with medium voltage substations and switch gears 
  • Experience with Ecostructure and Power Monitoring Expert 



Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following: 


  • Degree in Electrical Engineering/Technology discipline or equivalent experience. 


What You'll Get


At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.


The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.


John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.



Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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