Job Duties

Able to layout, fit, and fabricate metal components to assemble structural forms such as building members, columns, frames, and other parts using knowledge of welding techniques, metallurgy, and any applicable engineering requirements. 


  • Position components for assembly according to shop drawings
  • Tack-weld or weld components and assemblies using electric, gas, arc, or other welding equipment
  • Certified with both stick and wire in vertical position
  • Observe tests on welded surfaces such as hydrostatic, x-ray, and dimension tolerance to evaluate weld quality and conformance to specifications
  • Remove rough spots from work piece using portable grinder, hand file, or scraper
  • Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions
  • Heat, form, and dress metal parts using hand tools, torch, or arc welding equipment
  • Ignite torch and adjust valves, amperage, or voltage to obtain desired flame or arc
  • Develop templates and other work aids to hold and align parts
  • Determine required equipment and welding method, applying knowledge of metallurgy, geometry, and welding techniques
  • Move structural elements by hand and machine through the use of chain rigging, overhead/jib crane, material conveyor, or transfer stations and other material handling equipment
  • Inspect equipment, structural components, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Able to pass 2G and 3G with back gouge test
  • Able to work on product alongside welders and fitters
  • Able to perform end prep
  • Able to safely operate a grinder
  • Operate overhead and jib cranes safely
  • Understand what is expected of weld quality, proper fit placement, and finished product
  • Understand material grades and differences
  • Stay on task
  • Good attendance


  • Premium Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life
  • Short-Term Disability
  • HSA
  • PTO
  • Paid Holidays

About SME Industries

SME Industries is a leading conglomerate of key, well-established companies offering full CSI Division 5 products and services including specialized steel members, components, seismic force resisting systems, and heavy haul transportation. SME is one of the largest, AISC Certified steel fabricators/erectors in the U.S. with multiple facilities across the Western U.S. Driven to be different from all others, we demand of ourselves a single-minded focus to deliver exceptional performance that spans from inception to completion. This unique combination allows us the ability to work on some of the largest, innovative, and most exciting projects of our time.

Working at SME means associating yourself with a top team of steel fabricators, erectors, project managers, engineers, executives, and support service personnel. We work with the best and therefore require the best to join us for the challenging designs we deliver in structural form. If you are driven to work in a fast-paced environment (requiring superior organizational skills to manage the process of multifaceted project execution; many of which are through advanced delivery methods), then we are definitely interested in speaking with you.

Contact us today to see how you can join us as we help build some of the most exciting projects that create the skylines where the world comes to work, live, and play.

Billy Raymond | 801.790.8870 | billy.raymond@smesteel.com


SME Industries, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job-related characteristic as directed by law. 

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