Maintenance Electrical/Automation Engineer

Date: Jul 7, 2024

Location: St. Louis, MO, US, 63137

Company: Nucor

Job Details

Division: St. Louis Cold Drawn LLC

Location: St. Louis, MO, United States  

Other Available Locations:N/A

Date Posted:  02/13/2024

Basic Job Functions:

St. Louis Cold Drawn is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Maintenance Electrical/Automation Engineer.  The primary duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Troubleshooting and correcting electrical and automation related issues on production lines 
  • Perform scheduled preventative electrical maintenance tasks 
  • Initiate and drive the design and installation for all projects related to electrical/automation upgrades on plant equipment and production lines
  • Assist in tracking, organizing and maintaining electrical/automation spare parts and inventory


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:

  • Associates electrical technical degree or 4 years industrial electrical experience.
  • Extensive experience in automation (PLC’s, Drives, Control Circuit Wiring) programming and troubleshooting.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical and process flow diagrams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PLC Skills in AB Control Logix 5000/500, Siemens STEP 7, etc...)
  • AC/DC Drive experience (Allen Bradley, Siemens, etc…)
  • Experience reading hydraulic diagrams and troubleshooting hydraulic systems.
  • Theoretical and working knowledge of the Cold Finish process.


  • Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work within a small division and learn every aspect of the business.
  • Successful candidates will have opportunities for further development through training programs within Nucor and technical schools.
  • Successful candidates will have opportunities for potential promotion to supervisory levels within Nucor.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.  Nucor will not sponsor the need for a visa now or in the future.

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

Nearest Major Market: St Louis