Steel Detailer (Drafter) / BIM Modeler

Job Details

Division: Kirby Building Systems LLC

Location: Portland, TN, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

Kirby Building Systems is seeking to assemble a hiring pool of qualified applicants for the position of Steel Detailer/BIM Modeler at our Portland, TN facility.  Steel Detailers are responsible for detailing all components of a metal building system, including primary framing, secondary framing, wall panel systems, roof panel systems and all necessary flashings and trim.  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.


These responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Creating and modifying electronic 3D models of custom metal building systems
  • Producing fabrication and field construction drawings based on 3D building models
  • Compiling a bill of materials for fabrication and field construction based on 3D building models


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School or General Equivalency Diploma
  • Basic math, geometry, and trigonometry skills
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US (Nucor will not sponsor the need for a visa now or in the future)
  • Accredited training, certification or professional experience operating architectural CAD software or 3D modeling software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two-year vocational school or equivalent drafting education
  • Prior metal building detailing experience
  • Experience with Tekla Structures or similar 3D Building Information Modeling (BIM) software

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

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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