VIN Structural Design Engineer

Date: Feb 10, 2024

Location: St. Joe, IN, US, 46785

Company: Nucor

Job Details

Division: Vulcraft Indiana

Location: St. Joe, IN, United States  

Application Deadline:  March 4, 2024

About Us

Nucor is a Fortune 102 corporation and ranked No. 1 in its industry in Fortune Magazine’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies with a history of long-term stability and sustainability. We are seeking creative, ownership-driven individuals to join our team! We offer you a challenging and rewarding environment where you can contribute to the success of Nucor across the nation. Nucor has a strong commitment to our team members and work-life balance.


Vulcraft Indiana, a division of Nucor, is a well-known leader in the design and manufacture of custom-engineered steel joists and decking.  We are a team that provides our customers with high quality products, tools and technological solutions that drive profitability. 

Basic Job Functions:

The primary function of the Design Engineer is to design open web steel joists and steel deck and ensure that all products meet the design requirements for projects varying from small gas stations to large athletic stadiums and multimillion square foot warehouses located across the country. The Design Engineer responsibilities also include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Design work in accordance with industry standards and Vulcraft manufacturing processes
  • Review contract documents such as structural drawings, architectural drawings, and project specifications
  • Provide direction and technical support to detailers, shop orders, and production teammates during project development, design and fabrication
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external customers, including other design professionals
  • Promote Vulcraft products with specifiers or at conventions


This position is a salaried position plus ROA bonus. Occasional travel is required. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US (Nucor will not sponsor the need for a visa now or in the future)



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:

B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering

Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certification

Preferred Qualifications:

Civil Engineering degree with emphasis in structures

PE license and/or SE

MS in Civil (Structural focus) from an ABET accredited program


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

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne