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JOIN OUR TEAM! Become a member of the Metal Trades Family!

We take pride in providing our employees a safe work environment that empowers them to be challenged, fulfill their passions, and balance work goals with life goals.

  • Want to make sure you’re putting your health first? Our first-class benefits package offers comprehensive medical, dental, vision and supplemental insurance plans.
  • Unclear about your financial goals? Meet our 401k investment advisor for a personal session.
  • Need a day off? Take your PTO as you need.
  • Show me the money! MTI has competitive pay and it really does pay to be on our team!

Metal Trades is a goal and team-oriented workplace exemplified by safety, quality work, and productivity. We are always interested in speaking with individuals to fill opportunities in a variety of trades. To find out more about current job opportunities, please contact Human Resources at 843.889.5107.

-Fabrication Supervisors
-Jr. Project Engineer
-Marine Electricians
-Outside Machinists
-QA Inspector (NDT Level II)
-Robotic Welder Operator
-Structural Fitters (able to read complex engineered fabrication blueprints)
-Structural Welders (Fluxcore, Pulse & Spray exp. required)

Call Human Resources today at 843-889-5107 for more information!



Metal Trades, Inc. is proud to be an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and are committed to non-discrimination, equal employment opportunity, affirmative action and hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.

MTI is an equal employment opportunity employer, and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or uniformed service (military), or other protected status as prohibited by state and federal law and regulation.  Employment opportunities with MTI depend on qualifications, professionalism and performance.  The Company’s policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all phases of the employment relationship including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, upgrading, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay, and other forms of selection, training and compensation.


As a Federal Contractor, MTI is required to participate in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the United States. For information regarding your legal rights and protections, please click on the following links:


MTI is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.
If you are a job seeker with a disability and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit your request via telephone at 843.889.5107 and/or complete the Voluntary Self Identification of a Disability form. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within MTI will be reviewed at the telephone number supplied. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

Pay Transparency

Pay Transparency Notice: Metal Trades, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge; (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer; or (c) consistent with Metal Trades, Inc. legal duty to furnish information.

Metal Trades, Inc. is an At-Will Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all are encouraged to apply.  Applicants are treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance.

Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran


Metal Trades, Inc. (MTI) is a family owned business located just south of Charleston, South Carolina operating with deep water access on the intracoastal waterway. We have been in business since 1962 and have extensive past performance in Heavy Steel Fabrication, Manufacturing, Machining, Vessel Construction and Vessel Maintenance and Repair for both commercial and Government customers.

” J.E. Corbin, Jr. founded Metal Trades, Inc. in 1962 with a pickup truck, a welding machine, and years of metal fabricating experience. Since that time MTI established a solid reputation for its multi-skilled work force and strong commitment to high quality.”


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