Now hiring in West Virginia: high paying jobs with great benefits

Last updated: May 19, 2024
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West Virginia continues to lead the way in high paying job creation, as a new sheet mill is about to open in Mason County. This is a great opportunity for workers looking to get into a high paying job. If you have experience in steel production this new sheet mill needs your help. If you don’t have experience, Nucor will help you get trained in the industry on the job. Now you’ve got an opportunity to be living in a state with wonderful outdoor activities, affordable cost of living and working in a high paying job as well.

What is Nucor?

Nucor is North America’s largest and most diversified steel products company and a leading producer of merchant bar & rebar, engineered bar, structural steel, carbon steel plate, and sheet steel products and technologies especially due to their commitment of adapting and innovation.

The company also produces specialty steel products manufactured for a wide variety of applications for cold finish, highway & agriculture, metal building systems, rebar fabrication, rebar distribution, joists, decking, fasteners, grating, piling, pipe & tube, abrasion resistant solutions, and wire products. Scrap processing & brokerage.

A lot of opportunities to grow in manufacturing and steel work for those with experience in this industry. It’s also a big plus that trust and people development are at the core of where Nucor’s success comes from.

Nucor Makes History in West Virginia

Nucor just invested $2,7 billion to build a new sheet mill in Apple Grove, Mason County, the largest investment of this nature in West Virginia. This is an exciting new opportunity that is posed to employ 800 full-time employees after it begins commercial operations by 2024. In addition to bringing in permanent full time jobs, the construction of the sheet mill will bring 1,000 temporary construction jobs.

Once in full operation the sheet mill is expected to produce up to three million tons of sheet steel a year for a variety of markets, including automotive, appliance, HVAC, heavy equipment, agricultural, transportation and construction.

Benefits of Working for Nucor in West Virginia

Nucor is a company that cares about its employees, and is committed to offering high paying steel jobs with great benefits. At Nucor’s new sheet mill in West Virginia you have the opportunity to experience Nucor’s people and team centered approach to business with these great benefits:

  1. Retirement savings plan: matching contributions and tax-free withdrawals

  2. Medical and dental: low premiums and no deductibles

  3. Tuition reimbursement: up to $4,000 for employees and up to $2,000 for their spouses

  4. Scholarships: $4,000 per year for 4 years, for every child of employees in college

  5. Unlimited growth potential: strong policy of promoting from within

Room to grow

Nucor invests in its people, which is why training is at the heart of the company’s values. Nucor employees can benefit from Nucor Technical Academy, where they can get paid to earn a degree and propel their careers. Employees can go to class and even get housing provided while they earn their degree.

Investment in the community

Family members of Nucor employees have received more than $110 million in scholarships over the past few decades. Nucor is committed to increasing support for the career and educational growth of West Virginians as well. The company has already donated $1 million to the county school system and $100,000 to food pantries in the communities.

Current Job Openings in West Virginia

Come work for a company that cares about its employees and the communities it serves. If you are interested in applying for a job at Nucor West Virginia, start your search today!

You can also create an account and a job search alert, to let you know about jobs as they become available.

Scale Operator:

If you are committed to demonstrating initiative, be a leader in the steel industry and uphold safety regulations, this job is for you.

  • Responsibilities: Weigh and purchase inbound scrap, obtaining required information from customers for all transactions. Complete purchasing and shipping documents

  • Requirements: A minimum of 2 year of customer service experience


This job is a great opportunity for anyone interested in upholding safety regulations and a good working environment.

  • Responsibilities: Follow OSHA regulations, operating small equipments, like a forklif, general manual labor duties

  • Requirements: A minimum of 1 year of customer service experience

Interested in learning more about West Virginia?

In addition to Nucor’s amazing investment in West Virginia, anyone looking to make this community its home can benefit from great outdoor life as well as affordable cost of living. Say #YESWV for more information on growing industries and what’s life like in this amazing place.

Also, check out our West Virginia Resource Center for tools, tips and available opportunities!

This article is sponsored by WorkForce West Virginia. All opinions expressed in this post are based on my personal view.



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