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Job Description


  • Assist in the Nucor Building Systems sales and profit effort by providing safe and efficient designs for low-rise steel building systems, which include structures such as airplane hangars, churches, gymnasiums, strip retail centers, and manufacturing/industrial buildings.
  • Effective application of custom-developed software for design of standard and non-standard structural framing conditions and details.
  • Provide creative, economical solutions for challenging framing conditions by utilizing knowledge of Nucor Building Systems products and manufacturing limitations.
  • Actively manage projects through effective communication and documentation with customers and teammates in other departments.
  • Assist in enhancement of current design software by providing suggestions and/or verification of engineering calculations.  Involvement with development of new design tools that aid productivity and accuracy may occasionally be required.
  • Perform quote engineering functions as needed including preliminary design of structural framing, clarification of scope of work, and qualification of proposals.
  • Represent Nucor Building Systems as an engineering resource in project meetings with customers, typically for review of design results or to present value-engineering ideas.

Job Requirements


  • Strong knowledge of metal building systems design.
  • Strong knowledge of codes and standards (IBC, AISC, AISI, ASCE 7).
  • Professional Engineer registration is not required, but will be expected over time.
  • Successfully completed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam (or awaiting results from recent testing)
  • Effective English communication skills for internal and external interaction are essential. 
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited institution with a focus in Structural Engineering or equivalent.    



  • A strong background in Engineering in the Pre-Engineered Metal Building Industry is preferred.
  • Professional Engineer registration in either the United States or Canada.
  • Proficiency with some type of metal building design software package.


Nucor is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vet and Drug Free Workplace

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Design, Engineering
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Industry Architecture - Building, Manufacturing
Required Travel Not Specified
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