Maintenance Technicians - Manufacturing

Job Details

Division: American Buildings Company

Location: Lacrosse, VA, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

American Buildings Company a division of Nucor, the nation’s largest steel and steel products manufacturer and largest recycler is seeking to hire Maintenance Technicians for all shifts in our pre-engineered steel buildings production facility in La Crosse, VA. We are looking for dedicated teammates that will help to promote the company’s mission statement to take care of our customers, make safety their priority and work in a drug-free environment.


  • Perform a wide variety of duties in the installation, maintenance and repair of plant machinery and equipment, involving electrical, plumbing, mechanical and related trade activities while following prescribed safety rules and regulations and maintaining quality standards.
  • Analyze problems, tear down machinery and equipment, replace or repair parts and reassemble.
  • Work from prints, drawings, sketches, written and/or verbal instructions to perform duties.
  • Install new equipment, run wires, establish distribution boxes, level equipment after assembling and perform required electrical or mechanical setup to meet operation needs.
  • Perform preventive maintenance operations on equipment, normal electrical maintenance on electronic equipment and other duties as required communicating findings to supervisor.
  • Use grinders, drill presses, mechanical hand and power tools, electrical gauges and hand tools to perform duties and work with various material handling devices to transport materials to and from work locations.
  • Identifying problems and analyzing or reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options in order to choose the most appropriate solution.
  • Project development and fabrication in accordance with process improvements.

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:

  • Must have high school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Prior experience as a maintenance technician or equivalent education.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and/or maintenance.
  • Knowledge of (basic) electrical theory, including (basic) troubleshooting, installation, repair and/or maintenance of electronic equipment.
  • Knowledge of servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, tools, devices, moving parts, and equipment.
  • Must demonstrate experience working safely by using PPE properly, performing maintenance troubleshooting and repairs on various types of machinery.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US (Nucor will not sponsor the need for a visa now or in the future).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical degree or technical certification.
  • Experience performing basic maintenance repairs on electrical, PLC, and HVAC.
  • Experience with the maintenance and repair of conduit, fixtures, and production equipment.
  • Knowledgeable with 480, 277, 220, and 110 volt circuits and VFD.
  • Experience with maintaining hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Experience in reading and interpreting blueprints, schematics and process flow diagrams.
  • Experience with basic fabrication.
  • Ability to communicate effectively regarding plant and equipment issues.
  • Demonstrated computer skill set including experience with MS Word, Excel and AutoCAD.

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

Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Richmond

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