Opportunities at Steel of West Virginia, Inc.


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Steel of West Virginia Employment Opportunities

SWVA, Inc. is a great place to make your career. We are a steel mill with a future. Our parent, Steel Dynamics, Inc. of Fort Wayne, Indiana, has invested over 10 million dollars in our plant in 2010 and we have preliminary approval for another 15 million dollars in capital projects for 2011. We offer competitive pay, cash profit sharing (paid out $10,727 in 2008 and $5,047 last year); excellent health care (at $80 per month premium for family coverage); and automatic company pay into 401(k) plan.
SWVA, Inc. is such an excellent place to work that our employees spend their careers with us.
We are located in downtown Huntington, West Virginia between the Ohio River and Marshall University.  We offer the opportunity to work in manufacturing and live in a college town with all the activities that has to offer.

Management Jobs
  • Electrical Technician
    Steel of West Virginia, Inc. has an immediate opportunity to join our successful team and provide technical support to plant maintenance personnel and conduct special projects.  We seek someone with in depth experience on PLC’s (SLC 500 and PLC 5, and Allen Bradley PanelView), solid state AC & DC motor controls, and excellent trouble shooting skills. Experience with Reliance AutoMax a plus.

  • These jobs pay competitive salaries and offer outstanding benefits, including profit sharing with cash bonuses. Send your resume specifying for which management job you are applying to:

    Send resume to: resume@swvainc.com
    Fax: (304) 529-1479
    SWVA, INC.
    17th St. and 2nd Ave.
    P.O. Box 2547
    Huntington, WV 25726-2547

    Bargaining Unit Jobs
    An excellent opportunity now exists to join the team at Steel of West Virginia in Huntington. Pay of $18.05 per hour for production employees and $19.55 for trade and craft employees (electricians, millwrights, machinists, and CNC lathe operators) after you work a brief probationary period. Excellent Health Care (at $80 per month premium for family coverage). Automatic Company pay into 401(k) plan. Cash Profit Sharing Plans.

    Production Workers at our plant recycle scrap steel in electric arc furnaces then continuously cast billets of steel which are hot rolled on one of our two rolling mills. Production Workers at our finishing lines then custom finish structural beams, channels, and special shape steel sections to customer specifications.
    You must - - (1) be able to do physically demanding work at extremes of heat and cold;
    (2) possess a high school diploma or GED;
    (3) and be drug free.
    Apply now as employees typically make Steel of West Virginia, Inc their career and openings do not occur often. Applicants for production employees will be processed only through the web site noted below. Accordingly, do not submit information or contact Steel of West Virginia, Inc. directly regarding the production employee job. Apply through the website:

  • Trade and Craft Jobs
    We have an immediate need for electricians, millwrights, machinists, and CNC lathe operations.
    Electrician candidates must possess industrial experience and be able to demonstrate successful electrical trouble shooting experience, including instrumentation and AC/DC motor controls.
    Millwright candidates must have experience diagnosing, repairing, installing and maintaining industrial equipment and be able to demonstrate required skills through testing.
    Machinist candidates must have five years experience doing your own set-ups, running conventional lathes, mills, and surface grinders and be able to make complex parts from prints.
    CNC lathe operator candidates must have meaningful experience on CNC lathes (including proficiency in the use of micrometers and calipers) along with mechanical ability, blueprint reading ability, programming experience on CNC’s and computer skills.
    Trade and Craft employees do (unlike production employees) submit resumes directly to Steel of West Virginia, Inc. stating for which job you are submitting your resume.

    Send resume to: resume@swvainc.com
    Fax: (304) 529-1479
    SWVA, INC.
    17th St. and 2nd Ave.
    P.O. Box 2547
    Huntington, WV 25726-2547

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