Maintenance Mechanic

Job Details

Division: Nucor Steel Memphis, Inc.

Location: Memphis, TN, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

Nucor Steel-Memphis is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Maintenance Mechanic. This role is in support of the coordination and execution of the Nucor Memphis Maintenance strategy which includes but is not limited to: safely troubleshooting, maintaining, repairing, and upgrading mechanical equipment. This position will be responsible for repairs and maintains, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer’s specifications, machinery and mechanical equipment, such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment, using hand tools, power tools, and precision-measuring and testing instruments: Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble.


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:

  1. Two years of heavy industrial maintenance experience or relevant technical degree
  2. Must be willing to work rotating 12-hour shifts, holidays, and weekends
  3. Thorough understanding of mechanical maintenance principles to include:
  4. Power Transmission & Bearings
  5. Machine and component assembly
  6. Industrial hydraulics
  7. Welding, fitting and metal cutting processes
  8. Lubrication techniques and applications


Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Four year technical degree or equivalent experience
  2. Two to five year’s industrial maintenance experience
  3. Steel Mill experience


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

Nearest Major Market: Memphis