Date: Nov 16, 2023

Location: Lathrop, CA, US, 95330

Company: Nucor

Job Details

Division: Nucor Buildings Group West LLC

Location: Lathrop, CA, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A



Basic Job Functions:


NBGWest, a Division of Nucor Corporation, is seeking applications for a position as a Design Engineer at our office in Lathrop, CA. Annual entry level salary starts at $77,147.

  • Create complete, high quality, safe, accurate and cost-effective design calculations for metal building structures provided by NBG while maintaining committed schedules.
  • Provide “Value Engineering” when designing projects to maximize profitability while considering manufacturing capabilities and ease of construction.
  • Review shop and erection drawings for accuracy. Seal drawings and calculations as required.
  • Provide technical expertise through phone conversations, in-person meetings, emails, and letters.
  • Provide innovative and creative solutions for field issues and modifications.
  • Periodic travel as required to meetings, job sites, and other Nucor divisions.
  • Keep up with current building codes through organized training sessions and self-study.
  • Effectively respond to questions and comments from building officials and field inspectors.
  • Develop leadership skills, develop relationships with customers and teammates, maintain a “can-do” attitude.
  • Embrace the Nucor mission: Grow the core, Expand Beyond, Live our Culture.
  • Become a safety champion within your division.


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:

  • 4-year Civil/Structural engineering degree and working towards PE registration
  • Passed FE Exam or will have certificate within 6 months
  • Basic Computer skills using Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook


  • 2 years Metal Building experience in Design, Detailing, Customer Service and/or Estimating
  • Demonstrated leadership presence
  • Proficiency at reading architectural / structural drawings and specifications
  • Experience using commercial programs such as RISA 3D or CAD software
  • Experience using ASCE-7 and the AISC Steel Design Manual



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

Nearest Major Market: Stockton