Level 1 Automation Engineer

Job Details

Division: Nucor Steel Hertford

Location: Cofield, NC, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

Nucor Steel-Hertford County is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Level-1 Automation Engineer.  The successful candidate will work closely with IT, operations, and area electrical teams to utilize, modify, and develop PLC code, HMIs, network hardware/software, and documentation to increase productivity, quality, and safety, as well as coordinate larger projects when contract automation groups are utilized.  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:

  • Demonstrated Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programming experience
  • Demonstrated automation project experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4 or more years of heavy industrial automation experience
  • 2 or 4 year engineering or technical degree
  • Programming experience in non-PLC languages
  • Relevant network certifications


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

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh