Control Systems Developer

Job Locations US-SD-Sioux Falls | US-IA-Sioux Center


Interstates is growing, and we are currently seeking a Control Systems Developer to join our Plant Floor Automation Team in our Sioux Center, IA or Sioux Falls, SD offices. The Control Systems Developer will be responsible for control systems programming and implementation for our manufacturing clientele.  Interstates seeks ambitious, innovative individuals with the ability to grow and maintain value-added relationships with our team and external customers.  


  • PLC Programming, Troubleshooting and Project Documentation
  • Work within project teams consisting of clients, electrical engineers, control system programmers, and information system programmers to deliver integrated automation solutions.
  • Launch projects on-site while being available for troubleshooting, support, and training
  • General client interaction and relationship-building
  • Other duties may be assigned.


Education and/or Experience:

  • 2- or 4-year degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science or a related technical field
  • 2-5 years of experience with PLC programming and troubleshooting
  • Or equivalent combination of education and related experience/training

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge in designing and developing control systems
  • Knowledge of Rockwell Automation software
  • Familiarity with Virtual Machines
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Great communication (verbal, written, listening) and teamwork skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical panels and read schematics a plus
  • Network switching knowledge a plus
  • Familiarity with Grains Processing, Food Production, and Ethanol Production a plus



This position is located in our Sioux Center, IA or Sioux Falls, SD offices. Travel may be required up to 30-35% of the time.


About us:
For over fifty years, we’ve tackled complex challenges and developed innovative solutions. Yet, the most impressive thing we’ve built is our team. At Interstates we treat each other like family, because the foundation of our success is our team. We’ve created a collaborative workplace based on trust, integrity, and support. We offer opportunities for education and career growth, one of the best safety records in the business, and benefits that put our families first. 


  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Company paid Short and long-term disability
  • Paid time off and Holidays
  • Matching 401k program
  • Pay for performance bonuses
  • HSA contributions
  • Casual dress code
  • Safety focused culture
  • Family focused culture
  • Community Give back opportunities


Interstates is an Equal Opportunity/AA Employer and provides a drug free work environment.


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