Electrical Engineer

Job Details

Division: Nucor Steel Connecticut, Inc.

Location: Wallingford, CT, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

Nucor Steel Connecticut has an opening in our Electrical Maintenance Department for a Daylight Controls/Systems Engineer. The successful candidate will possess a working knowledge of electrical principles and practical experience as it relates to the electrical processes and system equipment. The Engineer’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support day to day operation by ensuring equipment uptime in conjunction with shift electrician teammates.
  • Understand and troubleshoot AC and DC motors and their associated drive control components.
  • Program and troubleshoot PLC systems and networks, including instrumentation, electromechanical relays, and HMI components.
  • Utilize variety of tools including historical data analysis, multimeters, technical manuals, and hands-on observation to determine and correct equipment failures.
  • Analyze and implement control system improvements to increase equipment safety, reliability, and functionality.
  • Effectively communicate and document technical findings to teammates of varying technical backgrounds.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including scheduled & unscheduled Overtime & weekends per business needs.

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:
  • Four year engineering degree(Electrical Engineering preferred)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1-3 years industrial electrical experience.
  • Demonstrated computer skill set including experience with MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Allen Bradley RSLogix 5000, and Siemens TIA.
  • Experience with Allen Bradley and/or Siemens S7 PLCs.
  • Familiarity with Variable Frequency Drives and/or DC Motor Drives.
  • Ability to interpret electrical schematics for installation, repair, and maintaining equipment
  • Basic pneumatic and hydraulic system knowledge 


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

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford