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Where opportunity takes shape
Our company mantra, “It’s what's inside that counts,” applies to much more than our products. Inside the walls of CMC’s facilities and offices are thousands of people with the qualities that define our company — thinkers, doers and innovators — people who are committed to making the world a better place by producing quality products and by serving our customers better than any of our competitors.
We challenge our employees every day to keep growing and learning. And we support them with the tools, training and resources to reach their full potential. CMC’s culture of collaboration and community means every contribution, idea and viewpoint is valued because we know this spirit of inclusion leads to excellence and innovation, and it makes us a better, stronger company. We know that the unique experiences and perspectives that each employee brings to CMC are critical in creating a culture that engages and inspires.And, we know our success depends on having the best and brightest talent.
If what lies inside you is a positive attitude, out-of-the-box thinking, and a hunger for challenges and knowing you have what it takes to conquer them, CMC might be your next career step.
When you join CMC, your valuable contributions, hard work and smart ideas are rewarded with greater responsibility and real opportunities for career advancement. At CMC, we’re fully committed to building lasting structures, stronger communities and a more sustainable steel industry. And we’re also dedicated to helping you build a successful, rewarding career.
Watch the videos below to learn from some of our employees about what it's like working at CMC!
Commercial Metals Company has been named by the Dallas Morning News as one of the “Top 100 Places to Work” in the DFW area in 2021 for the second year in a row! Each year through an extensive review process, the Dallas Morning News identifies 100 companies in various categories based on feedback and anonymous surveys distributed to employees. We’re extremely proud to receive this honor, and we’re thankful every day for the hard work and dedication of our employees who make CMC an amazing place to work.
CMC at a Glance
12000 Employees (and counting)
484 On the Fortune 500
OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES
…place the customer at the core of all we do.
We believe that if we focus on meeting the needs of our customers, we will succeed. We work hard at understanding our customers’ needs and providing creative solutions that add value to their businesses.
…stay committed to our employees.
We care for our employees by providing an environment where safety is our top concern and where employees have the opportunity for both personal and professional growth. We foster a culture that challenges conventional thinking, promotes teamwork, requires accountability and rewards success.
…give back to our communities.
We take seriously the responsibility that comes with being a good corporate citizen and are dedicated to making a positive impact in our local communities where we live and work.
…create value for our investors.
We strive to be the strongest company in the metals industry by having a passion for cost efficiency, using our resources effectively and achieving our goal of consistent, profitable growth.
What we believe
- Act with integrity by honoring our commitments, being accountable for our actions andacting with respect for others.
- Dedicate ourselves to making the safety of our employees a top priority.
- Promote collaboration by working together as a team to provide exceptional results.
- Encourage excellence by challenging ourselves to improve everything we do.
Profiles In Steel
- Plant Manager
- CMC Recycling
- 14 Years at CMC
"When things get tough, we circle the wagons to get things done. It’s all about working with good people who want to do well. You can have the best equipment, but it’s really the operators and the people who make great products… and happy customers!
We think on our toes and work hard. We have fun, but safety always comes first. Seeing everyone come together and pushing hard to reach our goals is energizing!
I’m forever thankful to the recruiter who met me as a new physics grad, saw potential in me, and introduced me to my mentor. It put me on a career path I love."
"The culture is what kept me here. CMC takes care of its employees."
- Inside Sales
- Construction Products
- 30 Years at CMC
“Honestly, I initially came to work here because of the money. But the culture is what kept me here. CMC takes care of its employees. It’s been a good opportunity and career for me. I’ve been personally successful, and I put all my kids through school, which was very important to me. Now, after so many years, I really know my way around the place. I hope to stay here until I retire.”
"I like seeing the team working hard and being safe."
- Office Manager
- CMC Recycling
- 14 Years at CMC
"I love the relationships I’ve built over the years. We always pull together as a team to get the job done and I enjoy assisting coworkers with their HR questions. CMC has invested time and effort to allow me grow, and they’ve given me the opportunity and the training to do so.
CMC feels like family, and the thought of working anywhere else doesn’t appeal to me!"
"I appreciate that CMC allows time for my interests outside of work – it’s a good work-life balance."
- Production & Safety Supervisor
- Rebar Fabrication
- 25 Years at CMC
“The thing I’m most proud of is our focus on safety. Every day that everyone goes home, and no one was hurt, is a successful day for me. Safety really matters to everyone here, from the big guys on down. I like seeing the team working hard and being safe.
“When I started at CMC 25 years ago, we had a great environment and it’s only gotten better. We still have challenges, but the good kind, like how to make our customers happier and how to do more for them. Every year, the company grows, but at the same time it finds ways to care more and more about the people working here. And, not just about the employees, but our families as well.”
"People accept me for who I am. They want me to be successful."
- Mill Operations
- 2 Years at CMC
“I joined CMC after graduating from technical high school, which allowed me to gain knowledge for my future profession as an electrician so that I could start working immediately after I graduated. The salary I earn right after technical school is good as well as the benefits. The work atmosphere has been friendly ever since I started, everyone helps each other as much as possible. I appreciate that CMC allows time for my interests outside of work – it’s a good work-life balance."
"The company cares about more than just production numbers."
- Rebar Fabrication
- 3.5 Years at CMC
“We are a family, like brothers and sisters, and we have each other’s back. There’s such a sense of pride working here. We make the steel that goes into the buildings, roads, and bridges around us. It’s rewarding to see our work make a direct impact in our own community.
As a civil engineer, coming to a big company like CMC was a big move towards growing my career. Being an estimator, I’m the first step in fabricating rebar for our customers so I get to know about all the projects even before they happen. My goal is to become the lead estimator for my team and have us be the best at what we do. I love it here.”
"It’s rewarding to see our work make a direct impact in our own community."
- Plant Manager
- 13 Years at CMC
“I’ve been fortunate to work at several different CMC locations and I’ve enjoyed working with the people at each one. We’re more like a family, than a workplace. The company cares about more than just production numbers. Safety is definitely important to everyone. The company puts a lot of focus on it.
“We have a tight-knit group in Houston. I like it here and I like what I do. Someday, if I want a change, I know there are lot of other roles at CMC to try, which is nice.”
"Everybody knows everybody else, from the plant manager to every employee. That goes a long way!"
- Wire Chopper Supervisor
- CMC Recycling
- 14 Years at CMC
My father has worked for CMC my entire life, and he’s always been a proud steelmaker. He never once pushed any of his children to be steelmakers – turns out all four of us worked for the company. That’s a testament to the people of CMC and the company.
"The company really takes care of its people, and it’s a great company to work for long-term. They take care of me, so I want to take care of them."
Why Choose CMC?
Work that matters
You’ll be working for a Fortune 500 company with a global presence that provides products and services to some of the world’s most extraordinary construction projects.
Build your career
With over 350 online training courses, development programs, and-the-job experiences, the sky is the limit for growing professionally with CMC.
Rewards and support
We will value your service and performance with competitive pay, outstanding benefits and wellness support for you and your family.
An industry leader
With more than 100 years of experience, CMC has stood the test of time by evolving and adapting to the changes in the steel industry. With the trust and confidence of our customers around the globe, we plan to be around at least another 100 years.
A source of pride
CMC demonstrates integrity, accountability, diversity, and teamwork as we pursue product and service excellence — a company you’ll be proud to work for.
Come as you are
We’ll welcome you and embrace you as part of the CMC community. Just bring your best every day.
We place a priority on:
safety and well-being
work life harmony
A RELENTLESS PURSUIT OF INNOVATION
At CMC, we know that innovative leaders are seldom fully content. That’s why just being good today at making steel, fabricating and recycling won’t be good enough tomorrow. To stay ahead of our competitors and provide the best overall products and value to our customers, CMC continually invests in new, efficient technologies throughout our facilities. We challenge and inspire our teams to find creative and innovative ways to improve our core business and discover new opportunities to fuel our future growth.
Check out our history of innovations at CMC’s gallery of Forward Thinking.
What We Care About
CMC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or other status protected by federal, state or local law.
If you are an individual with disabilities who needs accommodation or you are having difficulty using our website to apply for employment, please contact email@example.com.
Applicants and employees notice of EEO rights are available in our office and here.
Click here to read our Pay Transparency Policy.
|Traded as||NYSE: CMC S&P 400 component|
|Headquarters||Irving, Texas, United States|
|Commercial Metals Annual Number of Employees|
We make the steel that goes into the buildings, roads, and bridges around us. It's rewarding to see our work make a direct impact in our own community. As a civil engineer, coming to a big company like CMC was a big move towards growing my career.
From a single scrap yard in Dallas, Texas, CMC has grown into a Fortune 500 company with hundreds of facilities and more than 10,000 employees serving our valued customers around the world.