Productive environment with chances for growth and advancement.
machinist's apprentice (Current Employee), Norfolk, VA – March 7, 2014
Pros: learn new skills every day
Cons: low pay and over 20 miles away
On a typical day I am responsible for the cleanliness and organization of the entire machine shop, including all machines, work surfaces, and floors. I am also responsible for unloading all deliveries, whether it be by forklift or crane. Any cutting, grinding, or deburring of metal before or after the machinist makes their product is my responsibility. – more... Anything that comes up that the machinist doesn't have time to do is my responsibility. – less
Material Assistant Supervisor (Current Employee), Norfolk, VA – August 17, 2012
I have learned a lot working at Steel America, I have learned types of steel, thickness of steel, how to measure steel, how to operate CostPoint, etc. My co-workers are absolutely amazing, I couldnt as for better co-workers.
A good place to start welding, Not a place to if you want a career.
Welder helper (Former Employee), Norfolk,VA – June 23, 2012
Cons: all of the bosses
A typical at steel america come in 30 min before the horn punch your time card get your welding supplies then go find a welding machine and set up your work station. I knew how to weld but i didn't have any welding certifications i received two welding certifications as i was their but no welding card to say so.their were to many bosses at steel america. – more... the hardest part about the job is all of the bosses.the most enjoyable part of the job was the co-workers you will meet all types of different people. – less