Bob Smith became a metal worker at age 17 in Nebraska and has pursued his vocation ever since. He started Bob's Iron in 1989 and employs an experienced crew, many of whom have worked at Bob's Iron for years dedicated, steady service. His staff is professional and efficient, with an emphasis on safety and safe work habits. All our welders are certified.

Bob is fully bondable and insured through Cook. Disharoon & G. Inc and Traveler's Property Casualty Company of America.


Bob's Iron, Oakland CAhas been fabricating and erecting in the Bay Area since 1989. Structural steel is expertly crafted to your plan dimensions and specifications. Known for our superb quality and our precision work, we will provide excellent support for your project's needs. We subcontract to GCs and contract directly with Owners. Fully bondable and insured, with a highly-experienced crew and a fleet of vehicles to serve you.

Delivery & Installation

California Contractors License #552839

Bob's Iron will make your installation seamless. We have a fleet of trucks for field work. Bob's Iron has its own crane truck with a licensed operator on staff. We'll do whatever it takes to install your project, whether it requires cranes, boats, or other specialized equipment

Bob's Iron has fabricated "some of the finest metal work I have seen in a long time"

-Calin Smith of Smith Engineering. Coming from an engineer of Calin's caliber, that is high praise.

Smith Engineering
PO Box 816
Oakland CA 94604
Phone (510) 444-0494

Bob's Iron specializes in Structural and Miscellaneous steel. We have extensive experience in:

  • Commercial Construction
  • Residential Construction
  • New Construction
  • Remodeling
  • Retrofitting
  • Moment Frames
  • Seismic Work
  • Sheet Metal Pan Decking for Floors
  • Decorative and Sculptural Metalwork

Bob's Iron has been a partner in many landmark structures in the Bay Area.

Past projects include:

Farmer Joe's Marketplace - MacArthur Blvd, Oakland


Shattuck Building - Addison & Shuttuck Ave, Berkeley

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