VIN Structural Design Engineer

Date: Jun 29, 2024

Location: St. Joe, IN, US, 46785

Company: Nucor

Job Details

Division: Vulcraft Indiana

Location: St. Joe, IN, United States  

Application Deadline:  August 15, 2024

About Us

Nucor Corporation is a Fortune 150 corporation with a history of long-term sustainability and stability. We are seeking a creative, motivated, ownership-driven teammate to join our team. We offer you a challenging and rewarding work environment where you can contribute to the success of Nucor across the nation.  Nucor has a long-standing practice of not laying off teammates due to lack of work and if you do your job today, you can have confidence that you will have a job tomorrow. Nucor makes an unwavering commitment to help you build a stable and lifelong career that can grow as we do. As the largest recycler in North America, we are constantly finding new ways to reduce our carbon footprint and protect the environment. For more than five decades, Nucor has produced steel using the most sustainable technology commercially available. Today, we are forging innovative partnerships and working with customers across a wide range of industries to help them achieve their sustainable goals and build a green economy.


Medical and dental are just the beginning. We value our teammates and offer a benefits package that includes profit sharing, company-paid life insurance, holiday pay, retirement savings contributions, paid time off, paid parental leave, scholarships and tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth potential. For more information on our benefits go to

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