Job Details

Division: Nucor Steel Kankakee, Inc.

Location: Bourbonnais, IL, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

Nucor Steel Kankakee is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Shift Electrician. The Shift Electrician responsibilities include but are not limited to:    

  • Developing the necessary knowledge and tools to successfully maintain and improve the equipment and processes at our division
  • Assist with preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of mill equipment including but not limited to: AC/DC drive units, PLC's, HMI's and overhead cranes 
  • Providing support to our maintenance and operations team        
  • Developing and promoting safe work practicing for maintaining plant equipment                                                                 
  • Applying technical knowledge to solve problems with plant equipment                                                                                    
  • Taking care of our customers by executing the division's safety, quality, cost, productivity, and profitability objectives 

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:

  • High school diploma or GED                                                                                                                                                                            
  • Completion of a diploma, a degree, or certification program in the electrical field, and two years of electrical maintenance experience, or four years of electrical maintenance experience including PLC's, VFD's, and controls

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous industrial electrical maintenance experience                                                                                                                    
  • 2 or 4 year degree in Electrical Technology/Engineering


Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.

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

Nearest Major Market: Kankakee
Nearest Secondary Market: Bradley

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