At Lawrence Brothers Inc., our employees are one of our most valuable assets. We are always interested in adding skilled fabricators and general shop personnel to enhance and support the growth of the company. If you have an interest in joining our team, we welcome you to apply to one of our open positions. If no vacancies are currently available, you are still encouraged to send us an open application for later consideration.

We’re Hiring!

Lawrence Brothers provides a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to 100% paid health insurance (employee only), dental, vision, accident, and life insurance; company-paid uniforms and PPE; bi-weekly 401K contributions with up to a 4% match; direct deposit; annual vacation; holiday and sick pay. Here are our open positions:

General Laborer
CNC Operator

General Laborer

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.00 - $15.00 per hour

Our company is looking for dedicated General Laborers to join our dynamic team. We’re seeking hardworking professionals who like meeting challenges and surpassing expectations.

  • Full time 40 hours
  • Day Shift 5:00 am- 3:30 pm
  • Night Shift 4:00 pm - 2:30 am
  • Must be dependable for those days!

To excel in this role, you should be able to operate a forklift and work in a fast-paced environment.

A valid driver's license is required.

The right individual will be reliable and capable of working all necessary hours.

The successful candidate will also have a steady hand and outstanding attention to detail.


  • Forklift operation.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Assess welded surfaces, structures, and components to identify errors.
  • Follow and enforce strict safety regulations such as wearing gloves, protective masks, safety glasses, and safety shoes.
  • Grinding is key to success in this position.


  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Experience in production/operations.
  • Excellent knowledge of forklift machinery, electrical equipment, and manual tools.
  • Outstanding attention to detail.
  • Metatarsal Boots.
  • Must be able to pass a drug test.


  • Experience in paint/powder coating.
  • Ability to use an industrial blaster.


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision Insurance


  • 10-hour shift
  • 12-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • Weekends as needed

CNC Operator

  • Responsible for following tool routings, blueprints and set up sheets to set up CNC machining centers including 3 & 4 axis Vertical or Horizontal mills.
  • Responsible for adding or removing tooling in the machine as needed. Setting tool offsets, setting part offsets and making any adjustments needed to maintain print specifications.
  • Perform all inspections per work instructions using micrometers, calipers, height gages, plug and snap gages and all in process gages.
  • Operators are required to load/unload, deburr and clean parts from the machines.
  • This classification also requires team members to rotate into all areas of classification on a regular basis.
  • Assists or performs training of other personnel on job duties as directed by Supervisor.
  • Performs other duties conducive to assuring optimum productivity within the Plant as the need arises, and other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
  • The listed Essential Duties and Responsibilities are intended to summarize generally the principal tasks of the job identified.
  • They should not be considered an exclusive description or itemization of all of the work requirements and responsibilities that are inherent in the job.
  • Other duties, functions and tasks may be added, for example, as machinery, equipment, processes, and customer requirements change.
  • Performs other duties conducive to assuring optimum productivity within the Plant as the need arises, and other duties as assigned by Supervisor.



  • Associates are to perform all safety checks at the start of their shift on all cranes and tools and document this as necessary. Continue to perform safety checks throughout the shift.
  • Measure dimensions of completed products or work pieces to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Position, align, fit, and weld parts to form completed units or subunits, following blueprints and layout specifications.
  • Study engineering drawings and blueprints to determine materials requirements and task sequences.
  • Must be attentive to detail in all job tasks, quality, and workmanship in each product manufactured.
  • Make routine decisions and use problem-solving to resolve basic manufacturing issues or seek assistance.
  • Report and document basic material, production, and quality control issues.
  • Measure materials using a tape measure.
  • Operation of cranes, hoists, and forklifts as needed. Also successfully complete any training, and safety program relating to the operation of the equipment.
  • Ability to understand and abide by all safety rules and regulations.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and finishing specifications as they relate to finishing products.
  • Performs housekeeping and other related duties that are assigned.

Role Requirements

  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment to meet team expectations.
  • Understanding and support of Company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to understand and abide by all safety rules and regulations to perform the job.
  • Must have reading, writing, and simple math skills.
  • Must have either a High School diploma, GED, or at least 1 year of working experience in an industrial based environment.

About Us

Excellence in Steel Fabrication

Started in a three-car garage in Bluefield, Virginia in 1974, Lawrence Brothers, Inc. Forty-six years later, Lawrence Brothers, Inc. now operates out of an 80,000+ sq. ft. facility with more than 60 employed under the direction of company CEO Fernando Protti and President Melanie Protti-Lawrence. As a heavy metal fabricator specializing in mine battery trays, the customer list includes all the major battery manufacturers such as EnerSys, Deka, and Crown.

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