Maintenance Lead - Nucor Towers & Structures

Job Details

Division: Nucor Towers & Structures Inc

Location: Decatur, AL, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Why Nucor?

With a firm commitment to our teammates, strong benefits and performance incentives, it’s easy to see why Nucor is named one of America’s best employers and ranked as the #1 employer in its industry by Fortune Magazine. For more information on our benefits go to


We work together to create a safe, positive, and engaging environment. While delivering the highest quality products and service for our customers, we lead the steel industry in environmental responsibility. Joining our team means working with people who have your back and are invested in helping you build a strong future. You will never stop learning at Nucor – and when you are ready to take the next step in your career, we’re ready, too.



Basic Job Functions:

We are seeking a maintenance lead to be actively engaged in building and developing a team that takes ownership over safety, electrical, and mechanical maintenance functions of the Towers and Structures facility. The maintenance lead will help facilitate the creation of a maintenance team for a production line at a temporary location in Decatur, AL, before moving to the permanent NTS site in Decatur, AL.


The site will feature state-of-the-art machinery for advanced steel manufacturing, and the team will be responsible for safely maximizing equipment productivity and uptime. The team must be able to support the integration and maintenance of the new equipment so that it can be optimized by the team for production. The lead will play an integral role in this by:


  • Supporting development of safe work practices and procedures for the facility
  • Helping recruit and hire a diverse and high-achieving team
  • Helping train, develop, and coach the maintenance team
  • Attending and facilitating relevant trainings on equipment and maintenance best practices
  • Scheduling, planning and prioritizing repairs while maintaining communication with the team


 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, GED or relevant work experience
  • 2 years industrial maintenance experience
  • Leadership presence, inspire, motivate, and empower others.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience
  • Two or four year technical degree or equivalent
  • Competency with various computer and mobile applications, ex. Microsoft Office, ERP systems
  • Experience working in a greenfield environment


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

Nearest Major Market: Decatur