Mechanical Maintenance - External

Job Details

Division: Nucor Steel Gallatin LLC

Location: Ghent, KY, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

This Position will be responsible for assuring that all production equipment is maintained.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Troubleshooting systems, processes and/or equipment. 
  • Reading, working with, and modifying mechanical prints.
  • Working with industrial mechanics and/or welding including: gear boxes, alignments, hydraulic and pneumatic logic, pump repair and process knowledge. 
  • Adhering to safe mechanical and rigging processes.
  • Using computerized maintenance management program/system to complete work orders, find and order parts, and to schedule maintenance work for their shifts.

We are looking for candidates willing to work rotating shifts, including days and nights. Most maintenance positions in out steel plant require moderate to heavy lifting and be physically demanding; including working in extreme temperatures and at elevated heights.

 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:

Candidates must have high school diploma or equivalent and experience in industrial mechanical maintenance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience is preferred in the following: print reading, mechanical power transmission components (couplings, bearings, gearing); welding, fitting, general fabrication; lubrication; industrial hydraulic systems; gear boxes; alignments; and split case pump maintenance and operations. 


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

Nearest Major Market: Covington