Steel Detailer (Drafter) / BIM Modeler

Basic Job Functions:

Division: Nucor Buildings Group West

Location: Modesto, CA, United States 

Other Available Locations: California


The role of the detailer is to coordinate customer requirements, drawings and specifications in order to provide joist and deck layout drawings and bills of materials. 

3D Modeling for all parts of metal building systems, including structural steel, all and roof panels.

Responsible for:

  1. Generate BIM model for steel construction
  2. Creating erection drawings from the model
  3. Creating fabrication drawings and reports
  4. Creating bill of materials


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Strong math and communication skills, ability to work well with others
  • Ability to visualize in 3D environment.
  • High school Diploma / GED.
  • Supervisor and/or manager recommendation (internal Nucor applicants).


Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Previous AutoCAD experience
  2. Previous joist and deck detailing experience
  3. Strong commitment to safety in all job aspects
  4. Associates degree with focus in Architecture/Engineering technology
  5. Training or experience with Building Information Modeling (BIM) software
  6. Good visualization and spatial relation sill in 3D software (similar to 3D video games)
  7. Basic knowledge of standard construction practices
  8. Strong math skills including right angle trigonometry
  9. Proficiency in utilizing computer resources to maximize effectiveness and efficiency
  10. Maintains an optimistic / Can-Do attitude
  11. Excellent organizational skills
  12. Ability to work under pressure in a team environment
  13. Strong ability to analyze and think strategically

Nearest Major Market: Modesto

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