Plasma Machine Operator 2nd Shift in La Crosse, VA at American Buildings Company

Date Posted: 4/2/2018

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Job Description

American Buildings-Atlantic

American Buildings Company a division of Nucor, the nation’s largest steel and steel products manufacturer and largest recycler is seeking to hire Plasma Machine Operator in our pre-engineered steel buildings production facility in La Crosse, VA. This position is responsible for utilizing a plasma cutter to cut steel to the specifications in the print within the quality standards set by the company and are expected to follow prescribed safety rules, communicate suggestions.  We are looking for dedicated teammates that will help to promote the company’s mission statement to take care of our customers, make safety their priority and work in a drug-free environment.


  • Safely operate automated machinery to cut structural steel web material to web report insuring quality of length, width, thickness with hole size and location cut correctly.
  • Keep accurate account of inventory.
  • Will use clamps, jigs, tape, square, control panels and be able to fully understand print dimensions.
  • Change plasma table slats as needed/scheduled.
  • Trouble shoot problems and change out consumables as needed.
  • Maintain housekeeping and help control consumable cost and scrap.
  • Operate overhead, magnetic, and vacuum cranes along with plasma table and conveyors.
  • Remove scrap/skeleton as needed.
  • Must follow prescribed safety rules and regulations and maintain quality standards.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and minor repairs to equipment; assist Maintenance Crews on major repairs.
  • Perform other duties as required or directed.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US (Nucor will not sponsor the need for a visa now or in the future

Nucor Teammates:

The application process requires a job bid form. Please upload your completed job bid form as a resume.  The deadline to apply is 04/20/2018 at 8:00 PM Eastern Time.


This is a Nucor internal posting.

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

Job Requirements


  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Must have high school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Ability to read tape measurements to 1/16th of an inch and apply measurements to shop drawings.
  • Previous experience utilizing a plasma cutter or computerized equipment production environment.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.


  • Certification in an Advance Manufacturing Technology or comparable education.

 Persons interested must apply online and provide a resume prior to 4/20/2018.

Internal and External candidates will be considered for this position.

 All communications will be via email, must provide a valid email address.

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


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