Project Engineer

Job Details

Division: Advantage Metals Recycling LLC

Location: Kansas City, MO, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A



With a firm commitment to our team members and a variety of other benefits and performance incentives, it’s easy to see why Nucor is named one of America’s best employers.

We work together to create a safe, positive, and engaging environment for each other.  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.


Medical and dental are just the beginning. We value our teammates and offer benefits packages that also include profit sharing, retirement savings, scholarships and tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth potential.  We strive to avoid implementing layoffs or furloughing our Teammates. We very strongly believe that a Nucor Teammate who does their job properly today, should feel confident that they will have a job tomorrow.  For more information on our benefits go to

Basic Job Functions:

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.

  1. Creates project scope / budget / schedule documents. Prepares drawings, procures equipment, selects contractors, plans work, and assures safe practices on assigned projects. 
  2. Coordinates and manages projects including field installations, start-up of new equipment, and modifications to existing plants and equipment.  Tracks project scope, cost, and schedule and distributes monthly update reports. 
  1. Develops new processing methods and modifications identified by plant operating management to reduce cost and increase efficiency and profitability. 
  1. Recommends plant modifications and changes to plant management to include layout, engineering design, cost estimates, and procedures. 
  1. Provides engineering consultation for plant maintenance on request. Obtains and analyzes field data.  Establishes direction for cost-effective resolution of problems. 
  1. Performs other projects as assigned 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor of Science degree – Mechanical or Civil Engineering/Engineering Technology/Engineering Applied Sciences.
  2. Minimum 5 years experience in heavy industrial plant engineering, with design and construction experience and proven project management techniques.
  3. Ability to travel up to various locations within the Region

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Basic knowledge of mechanical systems and construction practices.
  2. Excellent verbal and/or written communication skills with all levels of personnel within the Company and outside vendors and suppliers.
  3. Proven ability with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and AutoCAD.Ability to organize large projects and take the lead role of the project’s design, procurement, construction, and start-up activities.


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

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City