Associate Engineer

Job Details

Division: Kirby Building Systems LLC

Location: Portland, TN, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

  • Produce metal building designs, in accordance with Kirby Building Systems guidelines and other governing codes/standards, that are safe, high-quality, timely and cost-effective
  • Assist in sales efforts by producing metal building solutions that generate a profit for Kirby and Nucor
  • Actively manage projects through effective communication with customers and teammates in other departments
  • Aid in project estimation and clarification as required
  • Participate in new product or new technology implementation teams
  • Participate in cost reduction or process improvement teams
  • 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:

  • BS or MS in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited school with an emphasis in Structural Engineering, or currently pursuing with expected graduation by May 2020.
  • Willingness and ability to independently travel to job sites and other Nucor facilities, possibly on short notice.
  • 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:

  • Coursework or work experience in steel design
  • Passed the Fundamentals of engineering exam
  • Professional Engineer registration


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


Nearest Major Market: Nashville