NBG R&D Engineer

Job Details

Division: Nucor Building Systems Indiana

Location: Waterloo, IN, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

  • Strong commitment to safety in all job aspects.
  • Drive the scope, development and implementation of value-added new and or enhanced Nucor Buildings Group products, processes, & tools as defined by collaboration with the Divisions and within Group Services.
  • Commit to the framework that makes up our agile procedure including participating in daily stand ups, planning meetings, and retrospectives.
  • Produce the highest level of quality documentation that implements value by actively participating in document reviews, testing, tools and processes guidelines.
  • Responsible for communicating project status to Teammates by daily updating work completed and work remaining.
  • Work with teammates to establish targets, commitments and any scheduling issues for projects.
  • Willing to learn general software development, testing and validation.
  • Willing to assist with support requests and work with Nucor Buildings Group Support Team as needed.
  • Assist in providing documentation that outlines technical scope for software development.
  • Work with the Supervisor to remove knowledge gaps within the team.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge on codes and design standards that impact the metal building industry and the standard practices which includes CEU/PDH requirements for licensing.


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:

  1. A minimum of 1 years of experience in Metal Building Design
  2. A minimum of 5 years of experience in Structural Design
  3. A Bachelor of Science in Engineering with a structural emphasis
  4. Active licensed Professional Engineer or Structural Engineer (P.E., S.E.)
  5. Experience with and a working knowledge of various building codes and steel design specifications (i.e.: IBC, AISC, ASCE or AISI).
  6. Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Extensive knowledge of building construction
  2. Participation in industry related committees such as MBMA, IBC, AISC
  3. Experience working within the principles of Scrum or other agile development practice.


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

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne