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Nucor Steel Employer Reviews

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Great Co-workers
Electrical Technician (Former Employee), Auburn, NYMarch 17, 2014
Pros: pay, excellent co-workers
Cons: dangerous, poor management decisions
Learned a lot, made me a better leader and co-worker. They provide a lot of perks, employee dinners, game nights etc.... Depending on who you are you could make a mistake and get fired or you could make several and get a promotion. Very anti-union. If you mention union too much you will be fired but it will be for something else that the lawyers can – more... get away with. I would imagine that after working at a place like this your life expectancy after retirement would be short. A lot of hazards in the air that don't make the pay worth it not to mention the explosions that you constantly have to avoid when the steel process goes wrong. – less
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Produtive
Baghouse Technician (Former Employee), Huger, SCFebruary 13, 2014
Productive safe place to work and learn with great compensation.They allow you to advance yourself with paid training.
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Productive and fun place to work
Human Resources Administrator (Former Employee), Auburn, NYAugust 27, 2013
Co-workers were great to work with.
Able to learn other job positions - job train
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Fun place to work
IT Specialist (Current Employee), Decatur, ALAugust 20, 2013
I come in and I sit at my desk and take care of all the issues that are going on.
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Millwright, Mechanic, Certified Welder (Former Employee), Marion, OHAugust 13, 2013
Pros: great place to work
Cons: no family time
great place to work lots of advancements very very safe place to work
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Summer Internship
Electrical Maintenance Technician (Former Employee), Cofield, NCJuly 30, 2013
Everyone was very helpful and I learned a lot about the steel industry as a whole as well as basic practices.
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Very demanding work place, Alot of good people there
Mill Electrician (Former Employee), Kingman, AZJuly 30, 2013
Pros: pay-benefits
Cons: rotating shifts
Rotating shifts, high profile repairs, very busy work pace ...
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good company to work for, good benefits.
SHIPPING LABORER (Current Employee), Kankakee, ILJune 13, 2013
Pros: pay for all safety equipment, gym membership, nurse practioner on site. safety is priorty one.
Cons: hot work enviroment
hard work decent pay, the market is slow right now but earning potential is huge
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good job, if you are allowed to do it. Corp.over promise, under deliver.
Billet Crane Operator, utility, Train switchman (Former Employee), Bourbonnais, ILMarch 20, 2013
Pros: schedule.
Cons: management, definitely the weakest link.
The work is good and honest, easy to stay busy. Easy to move up if you blindly follow, don't ask questions, and repeat catch phrases. Management is the weakest link, they promise the world and deliver little. Very cliquey, to the point of making a new job title to put some one "special" in an office. Some cranes still in use are WWII era, some even – more... derail. Very diverse workforce. Worst part of the job is there is absolutely ZERO regards for how much or how well you do your job. Best part of the job is the schedule. 7 days off in a row every month. – less
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Great Company
Operator (Former Employee), Plymouth, UTFebruary 17, 2013
Very good pay but you will work shift work most if not all your career
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Excellent experience in heavy equipment operation in steel industry
Material Handler/Shipping Operator (Former Employee), Decatur, ALJanuary 28, 2013
Pros: excellent pay....and some of the best free coffee i ever had!
Cons: rotating shifts
A typical day began with equipment safety inspections in material handling/shipping of coiled steel. Shifts were 12 hour/rotating , 4 days on/ 4 days off. I learned safe operation of pole trucks and overhead cab cranes in loading coiled steel onto OTR trucks and railcars. Management and co-workers joined together to continually meet or exceed shipping – more... deadlines. The hardest part of this job was adapting to the rotating (days/nights) shift. The most enjoyable part of this job was establishing friendships with people whom I had never known! – less
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The job really fit my feild of work
Rigger (Former Employee), Newport News,V.AJanuary 22, 2013
Pros: very good company with good benifits
Cons: long drive to work
this was a good job it was just very far from home took about an hour n a half to get there
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Great Company
Maintenance Mechanic (Current Employee), Armorel, ARJanuary 12, 2013
Pros: great people to work with.
Cons: shift work
Always a challenge. A person can learn new things every day even if they've worked there for many years. I learned about steel making/finishing, hydraulics, pneumatics and lubrication systems. Co-workers are great to work with and have similar determination to do well. Hardest part of the job is the shift work, nights to days. Most enjoyable part of – more... the job is seeing what I've been able to give my family. – less
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Enjoyable work environment
Steel Worker (Former Employee), Tuscaloosa, ALJanuary 2, 2013
At Nucor Steel you are surrounded by people who want to work until the job is completed. This is mostly because they work on a production bonus, the more steel produced, the bigger the bonus. There are many good work ehtics that I learned while employed with this company.
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Safe, Fun, clean environment
Scale Operator (Former Employee), Birmingham, ALNovember 26, 2012
Pros: great time off, family oriented, fun
Cons: not enough room for advancement
A typical work day included controlling the flow of traffic through out plant site, receiving loads, checking for radiation in scrap metal, generating bills of lading, talking over the CB radio. I learned a lot about the steel industry and how it works, how rebar is produced, what is considered a good heat based on the strength and tensile a bar has – more... to have in order to be considered good product, sales, contracts, account receivable, what it means to be a team player. Management was punctual, understanding and very knowledgeable in the positions they held. Management promoted training and continuous education and self development, the hardest part of this job would be the mental agility that a scale operator has to possess, because truck drives can be very unruly, but the most enjoyable aspect of this job that you met new people, there were rarely dull days and you could always expect something new to happen – less
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Great job with great pay and benefits
Maintenance Lead Electrician (Former Employee), Norfolk, NENovember 9, 2012
Pros: really enjoyed managing projects and plc & hmi programming
Cons: very hot, dirty, and stressful environment
Enjoyed being the Project Engineer on many large multi-million dollar projects. Had opportunity to attend numerous schools, seminars, and conventions across the country. Directly supervising 10 shift electricians and several contractors was most enjoyable and rewarding part. Shutdowns were long hours and could become stressfull as people were getting – more... tired. The best part of the job were the many different challenges. – less
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Educational
Laborer for Continental Construction CO. Inc (Former Employee), Crawfordsville, InOctober 18, 2012
Pros: good bunch of guys to help me learn the right way to do the job
Cons: weather and getting sick
It was a pretty easy going crew. I enjoyed learning new thing. How to operate a cutting torch. Learned alot about cranes and safety and rigging loads
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Productive
Environmental Technician (Current Employee), Memphis, TNSeptember 25, 2012
Pros: lots of training
Production based salary. Lot's of training and many meetings.
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Productive
Intern (Former Employee), Winton, NCSeptember 13, 2012
Excellent internship learned a lot about the company and how operations are conducted. Gained administration and clerical experience. Great atmosphere and employee communication.
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Great Productive, Strong Company
RECEPTIONIST (Former Employee), Crawfordsville, INJuly 23, 2012
Pros: pay, environment, management, company outtings, benefits
A typical day was arriving at 7:45 am and leaving at 5:15pm. I handled all incoming calls through the swtichboard, got daily stock updates, sorted mail, did filing, helped with reports. I loved management and co-workers. Breaks were great. I really loved this job.