Steel Fab Enterprises is a family-owned and operated business in Lancaster, PA. For three generations, we have provided all kinds of steel fabrication projects from structural steel to decorative railings. We hire hardworking, committed individuals to work in our state-of-the-art facility. Our company is committed to quality, safety and total customer satisfaction.
We are confident that you will find our company a rewarding place to work. We consider the employees of Steel Fab Enterprises to be one of its most valuable resources. Join our Structural Steel fabrication plant, miscellaneous metals plant, erection department, or shipping and tracking.

Steel Fab Enterprises Lancaster PA

Employee Benefits

We offer our employees exceptional wages to ensure your pay reflects your current abilities and contribution to our company. In addition, we offer:
• Paid Vacation
• Paid Holidays
• Medical Insurance
• Short Term Disability
• Long Term Disability
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• Employer-Paid Group Life Insurance
• 401 (k) with Employer Match
• Incentive Program

Current Job Openings


The Estimator position performs complete Structural Steel and Miscellaneous Metals estimates for construction projects.
Assignments will include quantity take-off, material and labor pricing, bid solicitation and compiling cost history. The Estimator
will prepare detailed proposals, make all necessary copies of plans and create files for completed bids.


  • Full-time
  • Exempt
  • Location: Lancaster


  • Five (5) Years’ Experience Required
  • Strong Structural Steel background as it applies to industrial, commercial construction
  • Strong understanding of all Structural Steel and Miscellaneous Metals components as it applies to shop fabrication & site
  • Excel, Word and Bluebeam experience required. Understanding of the FabSuite estimating software a plus
  • Ability to interpret Structural & Architectural drawings for the purpose of estimating, pricing and submitting a quote to General
    Contractors. Ability to interpret shop drawings
  • Understanding of Structural Steel design, fabrication & installation including: Anchor bolts, Embeds, Bollards, Columns,
    Beams, Braces, O.W.S Joists, Steel Decking, Steel stairs, Railings, Guard rails, RTU frames, Ladders, Gate enclosures &
    other miscellaneous metals as required by job
  • A General understanding of the AWS D1.1 welding code and AISC Standards
  • Ability to work independently while being precise and accurate
  • Good problem solving skills and the ability to pay attention to detail
  • Recognize and deal with priorities. A willingness to work extra hours as required to have accurate estimates out on time


  • Prepare bid packages for structural and miscellaneous steel projects
  • Prepare conceptual estimates for structural steel design build/design assist projects
  • Review specifications and scopes. Prepare estimates in an accurate, timely and detailed manner thru all states of the
  • Prepare accurate proposals in compliance with the bid documents
  • Attend pre-bid and scope review meetings with General Contractors/Construction Managers
  • Perform post bid follow up and negotiations
  • Review and price RFI's
  • When project is sold, follow company job start-up procedures so projects are turned over to project management in a timely
    and efficient manner
  • Co-ordinate and build relationships with general contractors, erectors, detailers, suppliers, our shop, etc.


  • 401K
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance

Project Manager

The Project Manager plans, directs, and coordinates activities of designated projects to ensure that goals or objectives of a project are accomplished within prescribed time frame, to gross profit goals and to customer satisfaction.


  • Full-time
  • Exempt
  • Location: Lancaster


  • Ensure that every project exceeds company gross profit expectations by weekly monitoring
  • Keep customers satisfied and exceed their expectations
  • Complete proficient project hand-off meetings per SFE standards
  • Document, maintain and recover costs expended by extra work and changed work within 60 days of the next billing period
  • Informs operations manager about problems and potential problems as early as possible
  • Offers solutions for problems that arise
  • Demonstrates time management skills to make the best use of time
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Maintains cooperative working relationship with supervisor and other team members
  • Consistent communication skills
  • Ability to perform all duties in an independent manner with little or no supervision
  • Assertive mannerisms and good negotiating skills
  • Seeks guidance and direction as necessary in all phases of the work


  • On new projects, review the subcontract, contract drawings, specifications, addendums, bulletins, sales proposal and scope of work prior to start up meeting
  • Buyout detail drawings
  • Conducts project start-up meeting with CEO, President, Operations Manager, Accounting Manager/ and the Shop and Field Superintendents
  • Contacts customers at start of job to discuss their schedule
  • Follows up with detailers weekly to keep projects on schedule
  • Works with senior project manager to provide project specific schedules, detailed with every line item of our work scope, with appropriate dates obtained from customer. Adjust weekly or additionally if required
  • Reviews drawings before submittals are provided, after received from approval and before release into fabrication
  • Completes field measurements of miscellaneous metals on a timely basis
  • Works closely with customers to determine their needs and communicates with them constantly
  • Reviews all document changes as required by contract administration
  • Follows up on project close outs upon substantial completion of work
  • Follows all company policies and procedures
  • Always conducts self in a professional, ethical and courteous manner as a representative of Steel Fab Enterprises

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree and one-to-two-year related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work independently and to conduct assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given

Measures of Performance

  • Project profitability to exceed estimating standards
  • Defined recovery for extra and changed work
  • Understanding of the design and subcontract requirements for specific projects assigned
  • Project specific scheduling to align with SFE’s and customer requirements
  • Controlled and on-time delivery of all sublet vendors, buyouts and detailers to align with SFE requirements
  • Server job file documentation of all items relating to our subcontract and performance, including emails
  • Project review on a weekly basis for scheduling and costs
  • Providing correct, adequate and complete project billings
  • Demonstrate good judgment and decision-making practices

Physical Requirements

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions
  • Ability to perform the essential job functions consistent safely and successfully with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards
  • Ability to sit, stand and walk
  • Ability to effectively obtain and retain information
  • Ability to multi-task to above average degree
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and employees
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone

Applicant must be able to lay out and fabricate structural steel and build and install iron or steel girders, columns and other construction materials to form buildings and other structures.

Other skills include: welding and cutting steel, interpreting blueprints and working with concrete reinforcing steel bars. One year of experience preferred.

Please submit questions via the online form below. To apply for a position, complete our application and email to
We look forward to hearing from you!