NUCOR TECHNICAL ACADEMY

Get paid to earn your associates degree and land a job. Yes, you read that right! The Nucor Technical Academy is a unique program designed to launch successful Nucor careers by providing full scholarship for tuition and housing for motivated, qualified candidates who GET PAID to go to class.

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Our program provides education and hands-on training without the typical financial burdens of going to school.

  • Tuition and fees are completely covered by the program (3.0 GPA required)
  • Housing is provided for students living in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Nucor provides travel allowances for moves between Tuscaloosa and your home mill
  • Students are paid for their time in class
  • Graduates become part of the Nucor team with competitive full-time pay and benefits

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Nucor will pay you for the hours you attend class.

  • $10/hour in 1st year, with no experience
  • $12/hour in 2nd year, based on performance and a 3.0 GPA
  • $14/hour in 3rd year

Move into a maintenance position with highly competitive pay and benefits.

THE JOURNEY FROM APPLICATION TO JOB OFFER.

  • SELECTED APPLICANTS
  • SELECTED CANDIDATES
  • SUCCESSFUL TRAINEES
  • UPON COMPLETION
  1. SELECTED APPLICANTS WILL:

    • Schedule a one-day plant visit and interview
    • Tour the facility (must be 18 years old)
    • Take Nucor’s pre-hire assessment
    • Meet all program requirements
  2. SELECTED CANDIDATES WILL:

    • Be offered a position in program
    • Enroll in the course curriculum through Shelton State
    • Employment will be through a local staffing company
    • Relocate to Tuscaloosa, Alabama 1 week prior to fall classes beginning
  3. SUCCESSFUL TRAINEES WILL:

    • Earn an Associate in Applied Science in Industrial Electronics Technology
    • Receive hands-on training at Nucor Tuscaloosa (during semesters)
    • Receive hands-on training at a sponsoring Nucor division (summer and winter break)
  4. UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION:

    • Interview for Electrical Maintenance position at sponsoring division
    • Complete 3 year commitment to sponsoring division
    • Be offered an entry level Maintenance Position
    • Build knowledge and skills
    • Have opportunities for career advancement
    • Have an opportunity for a career with a Fortune 200 company

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How To Apply

INTERESTED CANDIDATES SHOULD DO THE FOLLOWING


Apply online to Nucor Technical Academy

Include Student Information Sheet with Nucor application

Include chronological resume with Nucor application

Include transcript with SAT/ACT with Nucor application

Include a one-page essay

Take Willingness Survey during Nucor application

Contact Justin Knight if you have questions.