Electrical Maintenance

Date: Jul 15, 2024

Location: Ghent, KY, US, 41045

Company: Nucor

Job Details

Division: Nucor Steel Gallatin LLC

Location: Ghent, KY, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

This position will be responsible for maintaining the facility’s electrical and control systems.  Duties include but are not limited to:   

  • Troubleshooting and repair of electrical instrumentation controls
  • Pneumatic and hydraulic actuators as well as switchgear, motors and other electrical equipment
  • Inspection, calibration, preventative maintenance


We are looking for candidates willing to work rotating shifts, including days and nights.  Most maintenance positions in our steel plant require moderate to heavy lifting and can be physically demanding including working in extreme temperatures and at elevated heights.

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:

Candidates must have high school diploma or equivalent and experience in industrial electrical maintenance. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience is preferred in the following: CMMS systems, AC/DC drives and motors, digital and analog electronics, schematics, print reading, control circuits, computers/PLC and test instruments, power supplies, power distribution, 480V systems, NFPA70E, construction/installation, mechanical maintenance knowledge/experience, and crane maintenance experience.


At Nucor Steel Gallatin LLC, the pay range (hourly base rate plus average production bonus) for Electrical Maintenance teammates last year averaged $90,000 for entry level to $120,000 depending upon qualifications obtained in the first year, plus benefits.


Nucor Steel Gallatin does not accept unsolicited resumes.  No phone calls please.  Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.  Nucor will not sponsor the need for a visa now or in the future.


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

Nearest Major Market: Covington