Maintenance Engineer

Date: Jul 18, 2024

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US, 45202

Company: Nucor

Job Details

Division: River Metals Recycling LLC

Location: Cincinnati, OH, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A


Nucor is a Fortune 100 company, known for being North America’s leader in designing, manufacturing, and recycling steel and steel products with a history of long-term sustainability and stability. The key to Nucor's success is that we care about the safety and well-being of our teammates and customers, the health and protection of our environment, and the relationships we establish in the communities where we live and work.

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.

The role of the Maintenance Engineer includes, but is not limited to, providing technical support for maintenance and operations, designing, and troubleshooting mechanical/electrical components and systems, performing mechanical load ratings of various systems, designing and troubleshooting hydraulic and pneumatic systems, designing and troubleshooting pumping systems, capital project management and assisting with set up of preventative and predictive maintenance programs by applying engineering principles and practices and demonstrating high level of project management leadership.

  • Design and implementation of new systems and modification of existing equipment
  • Improve production and maintenance processes, keeping accurate documentation for all improvements in the area of responsibility.
  • Provide technical expertise with regard to electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.
  • Failure analysis/troubleshooting
  • Work in cooperation with other departments or teams

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Mechatronics, Industrial, Manufacturing Engineering or related field.
  2. 2-3 years of experience in Manufacturing industry or related experience.
  3. Experience with 2D/3D CAD software (AutoCAD, Solid Works or Inventor)

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Prior experience in the Heavy Manufacturing.
  2. Demonstrated problem solving techniques and root cause identification.
  3. Demonstrated project management skills and experience, PMP certification is a plus.


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

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati