Archive: Jan 2024

NASCC: The Steel Conference returns to San Antonio, TX.

NASCC: The Steel Conference is back this year to San Antonio, TX. March 20-22.

NASCC is the premier educational and networking event for the structural steel industry bringing together structural engineers, structural steel fabricators, erectors, detailers, and architects.  With over 300+ exhibitors showcasing products ranging from structural design software to machinery for processing structural steel, the show has some to offer everyone including many networking opportunities. There are over 230+ educational sessions that cover topics such as the latest design concepts, construction techniques, and cutting-edge research. 

You’ll find Delta Steel exhibiting at Booth #1015, near the front entrance of the tradeshow floor.  Stop by to talk to our team and see how Delta Steel can assist you in your next project delivery by utilizing our extensive inventory and processing capabilities.

Learn more about how we address the project life cycle and how we can help reduce the overall costs of your project. Additionally we work with many of the fabrication software applications serving the structural steel industry for project management. Stop by and ask one of our team members for more information.

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Jaime Gonzalez – Operations Manager

Jaime Gonzalez is the Operations Manager in Cedar Hill, TX.

In the heart of Delta Steel’s Cedar Hill, TX operations, stands a testament to dedication and hard work, personified in Jaime Gonzalez, the Operations Manager. Jaime’s journey began as a Quick Mill/Drill Operator however his career trajectory would soon take an impressive upward turn.

Jaime’s steel career began at a local competitor, where he operated plasma tables for roughly two years. Concerned about his future with the company and potential layoffs, he seized an opportunity at Delta Steel, bringing along several colleagues with him. Transitioning to Delta Steel was made simple due to the many technical improvements that allowed for a much more efficient operation.

“Coming from the a local competitor to Delta Steel was night and day. Training was much easier at Delta.”

Beginning in March of 2013 at the Fort Worth location, he started working as a drill operator. Learning from a veteran operator and leveraging his previous experience, he quickly adapted, showcasing his competence in handling complex tasks. Jaime honed his skills in operating the drill lines, gaining hands-on experience in the foundational aspects of steel processing and distribution.

Fast forward to November 2018, Jaime was offered a 3rd Shift Supervisor role where he could showcase his leadership and organizational skills. In April 2021, he became the Quality Administrator responsible for managing nonconformance and corrective actions across both the Fort Worth and Cedar Hill locations. This demonstrated his attention to detail and commitment to quality.

Career Growth

In January 2022, Jaime took on the role of processing supervisor. He was in charge of machine production, scheduling, and material verification. With over a decade of service at Delta Steel, he has held many different positions. Jaime’s loyalty and dedication have been instrumental in the company’s success.

As the Operations Manager, Jaime oversees and is accountable for every aspect of the operations at Cedar Hill. Implementing new expectations, he ensures a smooth transition for the team. Learning from his predecessors and fostering camaraderie with the General Manager, Jaime finds joy in the positive work environment they are committed to. His team’s cohesion and open-mindedness will contribute to the success of the Cedar Hill location. The company’s profitability and investment in employee’s well being have created a more positive and optimistic atmosphere.

“We all flow well together.”

Looking ahead, Jaime aspires to take on future leadership opportunities within Delta Steel, aiming to contribute to the company’s continued success.


Outside the office, Jaime finds solace in riding Harley motorcycles, enjoying movies with his family of six kids – five boys and a girl.


“Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.” – Booker T. Washington

Jaime Gonzalez’s story serves as an inspiring narrative of resilience, adaptability, and hard work—a testament to the incredible career journey of an individual who started as a Quick Mill Operator and now leads operations at Delta Steel. Congratulations, Jaime!