Process Control Engineer Level 1

Job Details

Division: Nucor Steel Gallatin LLC

Location: Ghent, KY, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to leading the maintenance and production teams by:

  1. Improving and maintaining line automation and drive systems to ensure customer requirements are met
  2. Developing, maintaining, and enhancing process software and human machine interface applications
  3. System administration, support, and troubleshooting for Process Control networks and infrastructure
  4. Providing control loop analysis and performance tuning for process optimization
  5. Taking a lead role in problem solving application, network, and infrastructure problems

  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:

  • Two or four-year technical degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or engineering discipline with major computer technology content
  • Three years of process control software development experience
  • Understanding of mechanical and electrical processes in the steel industry and steel plant processes
  • Working knowledge and experience with various PLC systems (Siemens, ABB, etc.)

Nucor Steel Gallatin does not accept unsolicited resumes.  No phone calls please.  Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.  Nucor will not sponsor the need for a visa now or in the future.


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

Nearest Major Market: Covington