Environmental Engineer

Job Details

Division: Nucor Steel Memphis, Inc.

Location: Memphis, TN, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

The environmental engineer will be responsible for interacting with the Nucor team to assist development and improvement of both the NS Memphis environmental department and the division. The candidate will assist with coordination of compliance in air, water, waste and radiation permits, licenses, rules, regulations and programs.  Additional duties include taking a lead role in mill-wide safety efforts, environmental projects, training, audits, and community outreach.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:

4-year bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental science, or other relevant degree

Detailed Selection Criteria:

1.     Strong commitment to safety and environmental compliance in all job aspects
2.     Strong communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills
3.     Ability to build working relationships and contribute effectively in a team environment
4.     Strong ability to analyze and think strategically
5.     Ability to create and develop relationships with environmental regulators and inspectors
6.     Understanding of key metrics for internal and external customers
7.     A demonstrated ability and desire to manage and prioritize multiple, time-sensitive projects successfully 
8.     Demonstrated self-starter 


1.     Experience with an ISO 14001 certified environmental management system
2.     Previous experience with EAF baghouses, CEMS, water systems, waste management, and radiation systems
3.     Experience in programs such as the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and RCRA regulations


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

Nearest Major Market: Memphis