Rebar Drafting Trainee - Construction

Date: Nov 12, 2023

Location: Bethlehem, PA, US, 18015

Company: Nucor

Job Details

Division: Nucor Rebar Fabrication Northeast

Location: Bethlehem, PA, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

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.

What You’ll Do

Detail simple projects with a mentor’s supervision; while providing concise, accurate, and complete descriptions of all reinforcing steel and related products for fabrication, delivery, installation, and invoicing in the most efficient manner possible. You’ll learn how to cultivate a customer service relationship while maximizing profitability for Nucor Harris Rebar.

Your Responsibilities

    Develop working knowledge of AutoCAD and the basics of Nucor Harris Rebar’s detailing system (RebarCAD).
•    Develop basic knowledge of reinforcing bar industry including reference material (i.e., CRSI and ACI).
•    Detail simple projects with little or no assistance (i.e., simple foundations, walls, footings, piers, slabs, stairs, retaining walls and other products as required).
•    Submit placing drawings for approval and ensure conformance to the Branch quality assurance and the placer/shop requirements.
•    Process change orders to maximize all possible returns for the Branch.
•    Maintain all deliveries for fabrication.
•    Communicate with customer, placer and Architect/Engineer on all questions relating to project; submit Requests for Information (RFI) as required.
•    Work with Detailing Manager to ensure that all specialty items are pre-ordered to maintain construction schedules.
•    Follow one or more projects from estimate through detailing and fabrication to installation at the job site.
•    Under the direction of management, be involved in all construction conflicts/disputes (whether contractor, placer, detailer, or shop), and help with a resolution that is a time and cost-effective solution.
•    Participate in weekly meetings to discuss safety, innovative ideas, workloads, availability, issues and problems of the week for all to learn and share.



Minimum Qualifications:

•    Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future
•    Vocational certificate (or are currently enrolled) in CAD design/drafting OR related degree issued from an accredited school or college
•    At least six months experience using AutoCAD and Windows based software 
•    Able to read architectural/engineering blueprints 

Preferred Qualifications:

•    Two-year technical degree from an accredited school or college
•    Construction and concrete related knowledge and experience 
•    Basic knowledge of civil technology 
•    Ability to work as a team member on projects with an aptitude for problem solving
•    Organized and detail oriented
•    Able to manage time effectively and prioritize responsibilities
•    Effective communication skills


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

Nearest Major Market: Allentown