Designer 1

Job Details

Division: Universal Industrial Gases, LLC

Location: Bethlehem, PA, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

BACKGROUND: Universal Industrial Gases, LLC. (UIG) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nucor and a well-established, global engineer, constructor, supplier and operator of air separation plants and related equipment and services, based in Bethlehem, PA.  UIG owns and operates production plants across the USA which supply both Nucor steel sites and third-party clients 24/7 with tonnage quantities of oxygen, nitrogen and argon as well as exporting liquid cryogenic products by road tanker.

UIG is currently seeking a Designer in Bethlehem, PA. The Designer will be primarily responsible for the completion of the following:

  • Detailed 3D plant design models for various cryogenic air separation plants.
  • 3D design details and/or 2D assembly drawings of piping skids, support structures, and pumping systems for fabrication at various vendor shops.
  • Peer review work performed by teammates. 
  • Understands Document Management work flow process and document revision controls.
  • Work with Design Manager and communicate respectfully with team mates to maintain schedule and deliverables of CAD related products as required by scope of project.
  • Follow company piping and engineering standards.
  • Participate effectively in design review meetings.

Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:
  1. 3 years’ work experience using CAD Plant 3D in a process plant setting.
  2. Experience working with MS Office, Visio & Project, Autodesk Plant 3D and P&ID
  3. Willingness to travel to project and vendor sites
Preferred Qualifications:
  1. Ability to read and interpret engineering documentation, Smart P&ID’s, specifications, client requirements, prints/specs, technical writing, vendor drawings, quotations, bill of materials and valve and instrument lists.
  2. Prior hands-on project experience with large scale plant CAD designs, ideally in a cryogenic air separation environment.
  3. Professional Engineer (PE) license in one or more states.
  4. Strong document management and control skills and experience


Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace