Metal Shop Fabricator/Installer – Lead

Metal Shop Fabricator/Installer – Lead

We are looking for an expert architectural metal technician with extensive experience working on high-end projects.

This position is located in our El Segundo shop where we craft detailed metalwork and cabinetry.

  • Reports to: Metal Shop Manager
  • Supervises: Fabricators / Installers 1 and 2, in the absence of a Foreman
  • Shop Hours: 6am – 2:30pm (may vary at discretion of Managers)
  • Site Hours: Varies (typically 7am – 3:30pm)
  • Shop Location: El Segundo
  • Site Location: Varies (typically West LA)


  • Leads sheet metal and miscellaneous metal fabrication and installation projects, performing hands-on work and supervising crew members
  • Assists other Leads on projects as needed
  • Effectively operates all common shop and installation tools and equipment
  • Gives managers accurate time estimates for accomplishing project milestones
  • Plans ahead, anticipating upcoming needs: material, equipment, site coordination, etc.
  • Submits Daily Updates when working on job sites and verbal reports when in the shop
  • Meets with the Metal Shop Manager weekly to discuss job progress
  • Communicates professionally, following through with directions and delegating effectively
  • Works to a high level of quality, efficiency, and safety
  • Makes suggestions related to quality, efficiency and safety
  • Understands and enforces safe working practices in the shop and on site
  • Any other related tasks that the Managers may assign


  • 5+ years experience with high – end architectural metal installation and fabrication
  • TIG welding experience preferred
  • Ability to read shop and architectural drawings
  • Able to sit or stand long periods while on the job
  • Able to communicate in a professional manner
  • Able to use a personal phone for email, text, calls and navigation during work hours
  • Able to lift 50 lbs. safely

We ask qualified applicants to send a resume to in a single PDF document no larger than 5MB. Only those who fulfil the position requirements will be contacted for interviews.