Locomotive Operator

Job Details

Division: Nucor Steel Arkansas

Location: Blytheville, AR, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

The Locomotive operator responsibilities include, but are not limited to the safe receipt and placement of empty and loaded cars and distributing cars to the various Nucor campus facilities and areas.  Additionally the locomotive operator is responsible for servicing the various Nucor operations by switching out empty and loaded railcars.  The Locomotive operator is a member of the shipping team and will be expected to help with other various tasks around the Shipping department when needed. 

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:

  • Knowledge of locomotive operations, rail, and track work in a steel manufacturing environment
  • General understanding of day-to-day shipping process in a steel manufacturing environment
  • Willingness to work rotating shifts while outdoors in extreme weather conditions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in locomotive operation, rail, and track work


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

Nearest Major Market: Jonesboro
Nearest Secondary Market: Memphis