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Searching for a career change? Or perhaps you have experience already in the ironworker or other hands-on experience in similar trades and are looking for a fresh start with a great company – look no-further: Allen Architectural Metals is seeking reliable and motivated individuals to help grow their footprint of Historical Architecture Preservation in the mighty mitten. I started here with zero experience and they have been wonderful in helping me to acclimate to the skills needed to achieve. Can’t say enough great things about Allen.

Robert Angle


Allen Architectural Metals is expanding our finishing division. We are looking to fill both full time and part time positions to assist on wide range of custom metal projects. These technicians will be working with our team during all stages of the construction process. Successful applicants must be detail oriented, comfortable using hand and power tools, working in variable climates, and in multiple locations. Artists, metal workers, and those with interest or experience working in preservation are encouraged to apply.

Job Responsibilities:

• Ability to communicate with technical conservators, project managers, and clients
• Assess and interpret project requirements for finishing
• Develop finishing techniques and procedures for current and future projects
• Execute finishing procedures by applying best practices
• Ability to safely execute finishing requirements while maintaining the highest quality in standards.


● Experience working in construction, art/architecture preservation, metals, carpentry, finishing, painting, or related fields
● A mature team player who works well in a collaborative environment but confident enough to complete tasks unsupervised
● Appreciation and attention to fine-detailed work
● High school diploma, associates or 4-year degree in a craft, design, or related field a plus or 2+ years of similar or related job experience
● Motivated to learn new skills and processes
● Ability to work in a fast-paced, physical shop and/or field environment
● Excellent communication skills
● Experience reading or creating design/construction drawings is a plus
● Experience with color matching and mixing is a plus
● Ability to prioritize and organize your work
● Ability to solve problems and employ time management
● Skill with tools
● Lift at least 30 lbs and be comfortable working on scaffolding

Compensation: Top pay for top talent.

To Apply:

Contact Kate Allen, President
Phone: (347) 232-4146

General Purpose:
Responsible for ensuring the accuracy of all general ledger accounting data collection and reporting and serving as a business partner to manage cross-functional processes that intersect between Finance and Operations. This position will report to and follow the guidance of an off-site financial management team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the accurate recordkeeping and maintenance of all financial recordkeeping activities.
• Responsible for financial management activities such as billing, expense recording and budgeting.
• Provide job accounting assistance with Project Managers.
• Responsible for tactical execution of financial projects assigned by the off-site financial management team.
• Responsible for day-to-day partnering with operations to assist with procedures and administrative tasks.
• Serve as the contact point and engage with customers and vendors on a regular basis to maintain positive relationships.
• Assist or lead Human Resource and payroll initiatives.
• Complete office management activities as needed.

Supervisory Responsibility:
• This position will manage an onsite finance team.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.
• 5 years of hands-on accounting/finance experience
• Project Accounting Experience
• Self-starter with demonstrated initiative
• Viewpoint ERP experience preferred
• Previous experience partnering with operations personnel
• Ability to attain and promote good customer relationships (both internal and external).
• Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Excel. Basic skills in Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.

Travel Requirement:
This position requires less than 5% travel.

100 Homer Drive, Talladega, AL, 35161

To Apply:

Contact Kate Allen, President
Phone: (347) 232-4146

The Project Manager is responsible for ensuring that all assigned projects are properly scoped, designed
and executed with an emphasis on strict scope, budget, and schedule control. Must adhere to established
operating procedures and take an active role in continually improving these processes. Qualified individuals
will help successfully manage each assigned project from inception to completion while
maintaining approved budgets and schedules with the highest quality and in the most cost effective and
efficient manner.


  • Management & leadership of field projects: Plan, direct, and execute each project phase
    including pre-construction, construction, and closeout/and post construction services to
    ensure efficient process & successful completion of projects; Leads, mentors, and manages
    project team to prioritize and accomplish high impact project activities.
  • Build & Maintain Team Relationships: Excellent communication and people skills are
    necessary; foster and develop relationships between clients, subcontractors, and employees in
    a professional manner.
  • Preconstruction planning: Review project proposal to define scope, determine schedules,
    means and methods, staffing requirements, project objectives, and performance standards;
    Collaborate with Estimating in set up of projects and analyzing financial data throughout the
    project to identify potential jobsite problems in relation to initial estimate
  • Coordination: subcontractor & vendor procurement, labor, material, schedule & production for
    each phase of work, communication with other project managers and senior staff to coordinate
    and balance companywide staffing requirements
  • Contract Administration: Maintain a contract administration system to record & document
    project progress and agreements; Manage financial aspects of contracts.
  • Project Administration & Communication: Assist with change order management, travel
    arrangements, invoice approvals, shipping coordination and materials delivery, etc.
  • Documentation: Complete proper documentation regarding site conditions, critical paths, staff
    performance & incidents.
  • Scheduling: Developing workforce schedule and strategy during early construction phase to
    anticipate future challenges; Solving scheduling and administrative problems as they arise;
    Preparing and updating progress schedule monthly or as required by contract; Preparing the
    Contract Schedule of Values for approval by client
  • Safety: Responsible for overall project safety, obtaining final approval for a contractor-
    submitted safety plan, and compliance with the project safety plan. Includes: compliance with
    all regulatory (OSHA) requirements and AAM safety standards

Requirements & Skills

  • Bachelor of Science in Construction Management Degree preferred
  • Minimum of three years of construction related experience
  • Experience in Structural Steel, Miscellaneous and Ornamental Metals preferred. Experience in
    glass and glazing a plus.
  • Firsthand trade experience preferred.
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to perform in the following areas: estimating, scheduling, budgeting/cost control, field
    supervision, financial reporting, client relationship, people skills, computer skills,
    safety/insurance, and effective written and oral communication skills
  • Practical field credentials & a thorough understanding of corporate & industry practices,
    processes & standards
  • Strong understanding of historic building preservation
  • Ability to understand project specifications, Architectural and Structural drawings
  • Experience with Procore preferred
  • Word, excel, outlook and digital photo documentation are essential
  • Familiarity with MS Project preferred
  • Valid driver’s license or reliable transportation.
  • Some travel required

Compensation: Top pay for top talent with benefits package.

100 Homer Drive, Talladega, AL, 35161

To Apply:

Contact Kate Allen, President
Phone: (347) 232-4146