Federal Government Affairs Associate

Job Details

Division: Nucor Corporation

Location: Washington, DC, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:


Nucor is America’s largest steel producer and recycler, employing more than 26,000 teammates at 24 steel mills and more than 250 facilities located primarily in North America. For more than 50 years, Nucor has been built on a sustainable model of recycling steel to produce new steel and steel products. Nucor is known for its unique company culture that has one of the leanest management structures of any Fortune 500® company. This lean management supports strong employee relations and gives our teammates significant responsibility for making decisions regarding our facility’s operations. Our teammates are also stewards of the communities where we live and work – from schools and parks to charitable organizations and disaster relief efforts; building stronger communities is key to Nucor’s mission as a company.  


The responsibilities of the Federal Government Affairs Associate include but are not limited to:


  • Representing Nucor with policymakers and their staff, trade associations and other organizations.
  • Building and maintaining relationships, working on a team to develop the company’s federal legislative strategy.
  • Conducting and analysis of public policy initiatives, monitoring Federal legislation and Congressional and Agency hearings and assisting Nucor divisions with special projects.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities is critical. 
  • Position will be located in Washington, D.C.



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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Five or more years Capitol Hill experience or related experience with federal legislative and regulatory process

Preferred Qualifications:




Please combine a resume and cover letter into one PDF and upload.


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

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC