Safety Engineer

Date: Feb 22, 2024

Location: Tampa, FL, US, 33610

Company: Nucor

Job Details

Division: Trademark Metals Recycling LLC

Location: Tampa, FL, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A


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About Us

Trademark Metals Recycling, a division of Nucor Corporation, is seeking applicants for our Safety Engineer position. Trademark Metals is a world leader in scrap metal recycling, trading, and transportation. We have relationships with scrap metal businesses around the world. We pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, and the principles of integrity and respect. We’re recognized as a good community citizen who is trustworthy, financially strong, and environmentally proactive. Our parent company Nucor Corporation is a Fortune 100 company, known for being North America’s leader in designing, manufacturing, and recycling steel and steel products with a history of long-term sustainability and stability. Fortune Magazine recently ranked Nucor No. 1 on their list of the World’s Most Admired Companies in our industry. The key to Nucor’s success is that we care about the safety and well-being of our teammates and customers, the health and protection of our environment, and the relationships we establish in the communities where we live and work. At the heart of every Nucor division are the dedicated people who make up our team. We are seeking a creative, motivated, and dedicated teammate to join our team. We offer you a challenging and rewarding work environment where you can contribute to the success of over 30,000 Nucor teammates.

Basic Job Functions:

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.


Reporting to the Safety Supervisor of a multi-location, safety driven scrap metal recycling company, the Safety Engineer has direct responsibility for the development, implementation, and management of best-in-class safety and security standard operating procedures as well as multi-dimensional training and awareness programs division wide.  Safety is at the core of who we are, and we are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic leader to carry on our strong culture of safety. 


  • Audit plants/facilities for safety compliance; follow up to correct deficiencies.

  • Work with plant core teams to investigate accidents and incidents.

  • Prepare and present monthly/annual training, and other monthly safety meeting topics.

  • Develop, revise, and implement site-specific safety policies and safe work procedures.

  • Perform air sampling and noise level testing as needed.

  • Approve safety supplies and personal protective equipment for use.

  • Enforce safety rules and help develop good employee safety attitudes during yard visits.

  • Ensure all documentation and recordkeeping is properly filled out, including accident logs and investigation reports.

  • Recommend company safety policy changes to corporate staff.

  • Serve as first contact for OSHA or other safety regulators.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree – Occupational Health & Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, or closely related field.
  • Minimum two years’ work experience in a safety/supervisory role.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to travel throughout the assigned region.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and/or through written communication with all levels of personnel within the Company and with federal, state and local safety regulators.
  • Ability to organize daily tasks and work in a self-directed environment with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to form strong team relationships with plant managers and supervisors.
  • ASP or CSP certification preferred.
  • Experience using personal computers in a work environment for spreadsheet and document presentation. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint preferred.


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

Nearest Major Market: Tampa