• Co-op Engineers

    The David J. Joseph Company
    Job Description

    The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ), founded in 1885, one of the largest scrap metal recycling companies in the United States.  The Joseph Company is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nucor Corporation.  We are not just a scrap trading and processing company.  DJJ brokers ferrous scrap, pig iron, HBI/DRI, and nonferrous metal scrap.  We provide mill industrial logistics and rail services for steelmakers.  We finance, buy, sell, and lease railcars and operate self-serve auto parts recycling retail stores.  DJJ generates over $6 billion in sales each year.  Incorporating wholly-owned and joint venture facilities, DJJ operates trading offices and processing plants in 17 states and employs over 2,200 people. For more information on our Company, visit our web site at www.djj.com.


    All Co-op positions will be at DJJ's Cincinnati, Ohio corporate headquarters.  Currently, we are looking for both Project Engineering Co-ops and Electrical Engineering Co-ops.


    The Electrical Controls Co-Op will use Rockwell Software to upgrade and convert existing Human-Machine Interface (HMI) programs to a new software platform.  The Co-op will also be expected to work with our IT group to upgrade existing PCs or configure new PCs, install required Rockwell Software, and contact on-site personnel to ensure proper installation.  Position includes occasional supervised visits to Cincinnati-area processing sites.


    The Project Engineering Co-Op will update equipment layouts and machine drawings in AutoCAD.  The Co-Op will review machine specifications with on-site personnel and document the specifications in Excel.  The position includes occasional escorted visits to Cincinnati-area processing sites.


    1. Co-op candidates must be in a full-time accredited bachelor's or technical degree program with concentration in Engineering or Technology.

    2. PLC and HMI experience preferred. 

    3. Strong MS Excel and PC configuration skills desired.

    4. Strong CAD sklls desired. 


    We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package including paid training, bonus program, medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage, vacation, paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with match, tuition reimbursement and other great benefits.

    EEO Statement

    The David J Joseph Company (DJJ) is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.

    DJJ is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, lactation/breastfeeding, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. DJJ hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please 
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    DJJ reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and teammates.

    DJJ also provides a work environment in which each teammate is able to be productive and work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all teammates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all teammates and applicants.


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