Design Engineer Trainee in Modesto, CA at Nucor Building Systems

Date Posted: 6/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Division:  American Buildings-West

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Performs work which involves design calculations for special metal building structures with a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, and difficult coordination requirements.


  • Be able to design low to mid complexity jobs with accuracy and within the timeframes consistent with the position expectations.
  • Assure all building designs are processed in accordance with ABC guidelines and other governing codes and standards.
  • Review ABC orders for unique conditions and adequacy of input.
  • Demonstrate an ability to “value-engineer” to achieve efficient and cost effective design solutions to maximize profitability.
  • Maintain professional standards of business practices at all times.
  • Successfully interact with customers in addition to our technical services, production, sales, and corporate staff members.
  • Communicate effectively with written and verbal communication with internal and external customers. 
Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited school with emphasis in Structural Engineering.
  • Minimum of an EIT certification.


  • Previous experience as a designer or draftsman of pre-engineered metal building submittals.