Home Global Metal Works & Erectors LLC
1144 Thorne Rd.
Tacoma, WA 98421
Fax: 253-572-5403
About Us

Global Metal Works & Erectors, LLC has a rich history in the construction and metals industries via the team members who bring the company to life.

Since Global MW&E opened our doors, we have been fortunate to have number of great employees who have been producing and installing ornamental iron together for many years. The roots of their experiences comes from working with companies like:
- Fairway Ornamental Iron, Inc. founded in 1952
- Southcenter Iron started in 1994
- Concrete & Steel established in 1986
- Fairway Concrete & Steel formed in 2004
LEADERSHIP Our ownership and management are accomplished leaders who are focused on long term success and lasting relationships.

Karen Howlett is the Managing Member of Global MW&E. Since 2006, she has been president of McSweeney Steel Company, a woman-owned steel business incorporated in Seattle in 1981. She remains active in that business today. She sets policy for both companies; handles marketing, finances and human resources.

Marty Howlett, Operations Manager, has been working in a variety of construction industry companies and projects throughout the United States since 1975. In the Pacific Northwest he worked on major projects for Boeing and University of Washington prior to joining McSweeney Steel in 2008. He is the day-to-day manager at Global MW&E .
JOIN OUR TEAM Global Metal Works & Erectors is always looking for highly motivated, qualified employees. Please send your resume and qualifications to hr@globalmwe.com if you would like to be considered for future opportunities. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Experienced Fabricators - Must have experience building various structural steel systems e.g. columns, canopies, stairs. Most importantly though is experience laying out railing. Certification is a big plus. Opportunities to grow into shop foreman exist.

Lead field installers - Experience with railing, stairs and structural steel are needed. Welding certifications, experience in management and a drivers license with a clean record are required.

Field assistants Experience in the industry and a drivers license with a clean record are required. Welding certifications are a plus.

Crane Operator -- Certified mobile boom crane operator must have a Class B CDL with an air brake endorsement.

Truck Driver CLD licensed driver required to deliver material and assist with shop and field operations.


WA State Contractor's ID# GLOBAMW883JL | UBI 603-190-730