Job Details

Division: Nucor Insulated Panel Group

Location:  Prince George, VA

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

The Maintenance Technician will be part of the team responsible for the maintenance, reliability, improvement, and upgrade of equipment in our Division to maintain world class operational capability. This role is in support of the coordination and execution of the NIPG Maintenance strategy which includes but is not limited to:

  • 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.
  • Safely conduct preventative and proactive maintenance on all production machinery as well as facility utilities.
  • Troubleshoot and repair in accordance with diagrams, operation manuals, and manufacturer’s specifications, while showing the urgency in addressing the needs of the production and support departments.
  • Install and repair a variety of equipment such as: 480 V/120 V Electrical Systems, electric motors and contactor, control circuits, PLC systems, hydraulic systems and components, pneumatic systems and components, power transmission systems, piping systems and components, basic welding and fit-up, basic machine setup and alignment, rigging and lifting skills.
  • Part fabrication; designing, machining, and fabricating specialty parts for repairs that cannot be typically ordered.
  • Uses hand tools, power tools, and precision-measuring and testing instruments to perform duties, and work with various material handling devices to transport materials to and from work locations.
  • Attends internal and external training courses required to establish safe maintenance operations. Overhead crane inspection certifications, NFPA Arc Flash, and electrical safety are examples of training required.
  • Effectively communicate within upstream and downstream Team Members to address safety, quality, and efficiency issues/concerns.
  • Must be willing to work weekends, rotating shifts, and scheduled/unscheduled overtime.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 3 years of documented experience as an Industrial Maintenance Technician with a strong mechanical application.
  • Basic computer skills with Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel and Word

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge in hydraulic/pneumatic/mechanical design, repair, and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge in electrical design, repair, and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) troubleshooting
  • Experience in a continuous line manufacturing environment


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

Nearest Major Market: Richmond