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Company Overview


IRONGRAIN is an architectural fabrication shop in Oakland that focuses on the fusion of metal and wood for modern designs. We work on a diverse set of projects around the Bay Area. We have over 15 years of experience in design,
fabrication and installation of metal and wood elements including furniture, water features, planters, structural iron, stairs, railings, gates, doors and more. To learn more about us, please visit www.irongrain.com. Because we work with a mixture of materials and project types with a relatively small crew, our work is never boring. We are currently seeking other craftspeople who are enthusiastic and dedicated to mastering new skills. If you have several of the following experiences and crave more knowledge and skills, we would like to consider you for our team.

We expect all employees to be fully vaccinated inclusive of any boosters that may be recommended by the CDC. We reserve the right to request proof of vaccination status. We will keep you informed of the latest rules and how we will apply them.

Job Categories

  • Hours: Full-time
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  • Industry: Advanced Manufacturing
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Job Duties

The Fabricator/Builder position requires a successful candidate to work on-site at our shop in Oakland CA. In addition, a valid driver’s license is required in order to drive to client locations to work on off-site projects and installations.

Job Requirements

- CA Driver's License
- A minimum of 2 years’ experience in construction and possesses practical knowledge of common shop equipment and tools (detailed below)
- Ability to read and interpret shop drawings and architectural plans
- Strong work ethic

Skills/Experience Preferred

- Machine Shop (lathe/mill)
- Welding (mig/tig)
- Metal Forming
- Metal Finishing
- Carpentry/Joinery
- Complex Measuring/Layout
- Rigging
- Structural Welding (certs)


$32 - $42 per hour, depending on experience and demonstrable competencies.


Medical and Dental Insurance Plan (50% coverage) after 60 days, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Bonuses



Resume Required


Cover letter Required


Other Application Requirements

Please include a few sentences, no more than a paragraph, telling us why you enjoy building things.