Automation Technician

Date: Jul 6, 2024

Location: Pawtucket, RI, US, 02860

Company: Nucor

Job Details

Division: Nucor Rebar Fabrication Northeast

Location: Pawtucket, RI, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A


What you’ll love about us:
-Great Company Culture. Nucor, our parent company, is a Fortune 100 company recently named Fortune’s best workplace in Manufacturing and Production
-Work that stays at work. Genuine work/life balance.
-Rest and relaxation. PTO starting at 6 months of employment plus 10 paid holidays per year.
-Health Benefits. Medical with FSA option, dental, and vision. Starts at 30 days of employment.
-Prepare for the future. 401k with company match. Company stock purchase program.
-Learning and Development: On the job training. Promotion from within. $4,000 per year tuition assistance.
-Spouse and Dependent support. Teammate’s spouse receives $2000 in tuition assistance every other year. Children of teammates receive $4000 in tuition assistance per year up to 4 years.

Basic Job Functions:

The role of the Automation Technician is to work with the Maintenance and Production teams to maximize the safety of and to maintain and optimize the rebar fabrication processes. This will include using engineering principles, algorithms and techniques to trouble-shoot and improve both the process and equipment and to develop/implement future improvement plans. This will include both hardware and software and will likely require additional support outside normal business hours. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including scheduled and unscheduled overtime, weekends, and holidays as scheduled. This position is regional in nature and will require regular travel to other NRF locations to proactively find improvement opportunities as well as to help solve existing problems, train other team members, assist with regional maintenance and to learn/share best practices.  This position is not limited to only these responsibilities, the area Supervisor/Manager may add responsibilities as needed. 

 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:

  • Process, Electrical, Automation Engineering Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to understand complex control systems
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in industrial maintenance.
  • Good understanding of overall maintenance process and electrical principles including the following:
    • Networking tools and standards
    • Ability to interpret electrical schematics for installation, repair, and maintaining equipment
    • Basic pneumatic and hydraulic system knowledge

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of aSa software
  • 2 - 3 years of experience in a reinforcing steel fabrication environment


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

Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island