Heavy Metal Steel Company, Inc.
A Woman-Owned and Operated Rebar Company
16870 West Bernardo Drive, Suite 400, San Diego, CA 92127 Tel.: (760) 522-7969
Heavy Metal Steel Company, Inc. is a woman-owned and operated rebar construction contractor, certified as an Economically-Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), WOSB, WBE and DBE, NAICS 238120, DUNS 067103904. Based in San Diego, Heavy Metal installs rebar – reinforcing steel rods, bars and mesh - throughout California, Utah and Arizona in projects of any size. Heavy Metal offers rapid, cost-effective, and high-quality rebar installation by experienced iron workers, with safety always the top priority. Rebar projects have included military facilities, office buildings, warehouses, schools, hotels, assisted living facilities, apartment buildings, retail shops, an R&D building, electrical substations and switching stations, and the renovation of a museum. Company personnel also have placed rebar in shopping centers, roads and bridges.
What's unique about Heavy Metal Steel Company:
1. Woman-owned. One of only a handful of rebar companies in the United States owned and operated by a woman. WOSB certificate #191121.
2. Experienced. The company pays a premium to employ journeyman iron workers with substantial experience.
3. Fast. Because its crews are experienced, Heavy Metal can get projects done more quickly without sacrificing quality. If time is tight, we can help.
4. Safe. The company possesses a flawless safety record.
5. Flexible: Heavy Metal can do a wide variety of rebar jobs, of any size, anywhere in California. The company is also licensed in Utah and can place rebar in several other states as well.
6. Well-insured: The company carries $7 million in general and excess liability insurance.
Meet Our Team
President and RMO
Our President, Responsible Managing Officer and majority owner, Linda Rosenberg earned her rebar contractor's license in 2010. Linda's experience includes 12 years of architectural training and over 20 years as contractor, Project Manager, estimator, detailer, and Project Designer with rebar and structural steel construction companies in the San Diego and Seattle areas. Linda is one of only a handful of women in the State of California who have passed the reinforcing steel contractor's licensing exam. Linda also passed the licensing exams in Utah, where the company is a licensed general contractor, Arizona, and Oregon.
Vice President of Field Operations and Superintendent
Eric Zenor spent seven years as an apprentice iron worker with American Rebar from 1990 to 1997. He spent a year with Local 229, Iron workers from 1997 to 1998 working for various union rebar companies, then went with Minshew Brothers Steel Construction as a foreman from 1998 to 2005. He was a foreman with A&M Reinforcing Specialists from 2005 to 2014, then from 2014 to 2018 was Regional Superintendent for Southern California for Nehemiah Rebar Services. Eric relies on his 28 years of field experience in overseeing field operations for Heavy Metal.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Arnold Rosenberg is a graduate of Harvard Law School, worked with the AT&T Legal Department in New York, and was a partner in the San Francisco law firm of Bancroft, Avery & McAlister in the 1980's and 1990's, as well as General Counsel of a commercial bank and construction lender. After more than 25 years in practice, he moved to San Diego in 2001 to become a law professor, eventually becoming Assistant Dean at California Western School of Law. He is now retired from teaching, and serves as the Company's Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and counsel.
Recognition of Heavy Metal Steel as a woman-owned and disadvantaged business enterprise
U.S. Small Business Administration: EDWOSB
(US Women's Chamber of Commerce)
Economically-Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business
Heavy Metal Steel is certified as an EDWOSB by the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce and the Small Business Administration.
Women's Business Enterprise Council: WBE #1901510
Woman-Owned Business Enterprise, Woman-Owned Small Business
The Women's Business Enterprise National Council has certified Heavy Metal Steel as both a WBE and a WOSB. The company is qualified for set-asides on federal and state public works projects.
Supplier Clearinghouse (CPUC): WBE VON#19000765
Women Business Enterprise
The Supplier Clearinghouse for the Utility Supplier Diversity Program of the California Public Utilities Commission has certified Heavy Metal Steel as a Women Business Enterprise.
CalTrans and U.S. Dept. of Transportation
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
Firm ID 47133
Heavy Metal Steel has been certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) by CalTrans and the U.S. Department of Transportation.
State of California Dept. of General Services
Small Business Enterprise
Heavy Metal Steel is certified as a Small Business Enterprise by the State of California Department of General Services.
What's the latest with Heavy Metal Steel?
We welcome resumes from iron workers with rebar experience who are interested in employment. Please send your resume to: Linda Rosenberg, President, Heavy Metal Steel Company, Inc., 16870 West Bernardo Drive, Suite 400, San Diego, California 92127.
We are an "at-will", equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, medical condition, national origin, sexual preference, or marital status.