Transmission Structural Engineer - Nucor Towers & Structures

Date: Feb 1, 2024

Location: Rock Hill, SC, US, 29730

Company: Nucor

Job Details

Division: Nucor Towers & Structures Inc

Location: Rock Hill, SC, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Why Nucor?

Nucor Towers and Structures is a new entity within Nucor, the largest recycler and largest manufacturer of steel and steel products in North America, Expanding Beyond to capitalize on the exciting growth potential in the electric transmission and distribution market. 

With a firm commitment to our teammates, strong benefits and performance incentives, it’s easy to see why Nucor is named one of America’s best employers and ranked as the #1 employer in its industry by Fortune Magazine. For more information on our benefits go to

We work together to create a safe, positive, and engaging environment for each other. While delivering the highest quality products and services for our customers, we lead the steel industry in environmental responsibility. Joining our team means working with people who have your back and are invested in helping you build a strong future. You will never stop learning at Nucor – and when you are ready to take the next step in your career, we’re ready, too. 

Basic Job Functions:

Principal duties of the successful candidate shall include review of contract documents (such as structural drawings, architectural drawings, and project specifications) and subsequent design of tubular steel and standard shape transmission, distribution, and substation structures.  Additionally, the candidate will be expected to collaborate with and provide technical support to detailers, production control, and production teammates.  They must be able to communicate effectively and coordinate projects with internal and external customers, including other design professionals.  Additional duties shall include occasional travel to utility offices, field locations and attendance at trade shows.  Primary design tool used is PLS-Pole with secondary design being performed by Microsoft Excel.  


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:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an ABET accredited university in Civil, Structural, or Mechanical Engineering
  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certification required
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of programs

Detailed Selection Criteria:

  • Judgement/Decision Making – Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Initiative – Being proactive with seeking out work that needs to be done and being willing to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  • Dependability – Being reliable, responsible, and committed to fulfilling obligations.
  • Communication – Effectively expresses ideas or tasks to an individual or group.  Demonstrates effective listening skills through receiving feedback, following instructions and showing a genuine interest in others.
  • Organizing, Planning & Prioritizing Work – Developing specific goals and plans for prioritizing, organizing, and accomplishing individual work and/or the work of the team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with PLS-Pole software
  • Professional Engineer licensure
  • Goal oriented with a drive for continuous improvement.


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

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina