NSBHM 2023 Nucor Technical Academy
Nucor Corporation

Birmingham, Alabama

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Basic Job Functions:

The Nucor Technical Academy is a technical training program designed to teach maintenance fundamentals and to train a person with a high school diploma (or GED) to the level of a maintenance electrician within a two year training period. The training program is a compilation of education, culture, ideas and current training programs that exist throughout Nucor. Thistrainingprovides the necessary classroom instruction and includes structured hands-on training to ensure the person is prepared to enter the workforce as a Maintenance Electrician. Responsibilities will include hands-on assignments working with experienced Nucor Maintenance Team Members.

Note: The Nucor Technical Academy is located and administered at Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa, Inc. in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Selected candidates will begin academic coursework online and participate in limited on-the-job training at their sponsoring Nucor division in the first summer and initial fall. Candidates will relocate to Tuscaloosa before the initial spring semester where they will remain for five continuous semesters. While in Tuscaloosa, candidates will take technical courses and participate in on-the-job training at Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa. Selected candidates will have opportunities to return to sponsoring divisions in between semesters until graduation.

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.

Training Program Requirements:

  • Current transcript (2.75 GPA preferred) including the first semester of your senior year in high school
  • ACT, SAT, or Accuplacer scores
  • One-page essay explaining how your work history, activities, or other interests make you a good candidate for this training program. Include your career or educational goals.
  • Willingness Questionnaire (the questions are listed here after you click "Apply Now.")
  • Interested candidates must also complete a separate application to Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.


  • Steps to Apply:
  • Apply online to Shelton State Community Collegehttps://www.sheltonstate.edu/admissions-financial-aid/becoming-a-student/


  • AFTER YOU HAVE APPLIED TO SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND RECEIVED YOUR SSID (SHELTON STATE ID NUMBER), YOU WILL CONTINUE WITH THE FOLLOWING STEPS.
  • Apply online to Nucor Technical AcademyIMPORTANT NOTE: This job posting only applies to applicants that live in the Birmingham area. If you are being recruited by another Nucor division, they will provide the link for your application.
  • Include Student Information Sheet, available online at: https://www.nucor.com/nucor-technical-academy/
  • Include chronological resume
  • Include transcript with SAT/ACT or Accuplacer
  • Include a one-page essay
  • Contact Lane Tyner (lane.tyner@nucor.com) if you have questions.


  • STUDENT INFORMATION SHEET, RESUME, TRANSCRIPTS WITH ACT/SAT/ACCUPLACERSCORES, AND ONE-PAGE ESSAY MUST BE UPLOADED FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED COMPLETE.

    All application steps must be completed by December 31, 2022. This job posting could be closed earlier if all open positions are filled.

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


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