Steel Detailers / BIM Modeler in Modesto, CA at American Buildings Company

Date Posted: 3/12/2018

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Job Description

Division:  American Buildings-West

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The Steel Metal Building Detailer /BIM Modeler is responsible for the complete development of the 3D model, erection drawings, and shop details for production jobs of varying complexity with the use of Tekla, a comprehensive 3D modeling program, capable of carrying the accurate, reliable and detailed information needed for successful Building Information Modeling (BIM) and construction execution.


  • Accurately interpret ABC order documentation and input from customers, sales representatives, and design engineers in order to efficiently and accurately process job orders.
  • Ability to understand construction plans and documentation in order to accurately prepare detailed drawings from data supplied by field surveys.
  • Prepare approval, construction, and shop drawings for engineering projects with the use of Tekla.
  • Accurately complete and check all necessary system input for finalization of erection drawings, shop details, and bill of materials.
  • Ability to meet deadlines on a regular basis while maintaining an acceptable level of quality.
  • Capable of accurately checking the work of other Detailers.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers while demonstrating courteous and professional office etiquette.
Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace.

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Tekla or equivalent 3D BIM modeling software.


  • Displays knowledge of drafting principles, practices, methods and techniques.
  • A strong background in mathematics, technical aptitude and experience using computer applications.
  • Ability to understand and support ABC service practices, customer needs and Division goals.
  • Must be a self-starter, highly motivated and able to manage time resources in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Exemplify a “Can Do Attitude”.


  • Associates degree or completion of a technical trade school in Computer Aided Drafting or related field.
  • Experience in 3D modeling software with the use of Tekla.
  • Pre-engineered metal building detailing experience.

Applications will remain on file for 6 months.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship. 

“American Buildings Company/Nucor is an Equal Opportunity Employer –Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. We are a drug-free workplace.”



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