Fabrication & Install


Precision Manufacturing for Structural Excellence

With our expertise in manufacturing and fabricating a diverse range of structural steel and metalwork structures, Watkins Steel employs lean manufacturing practices, enhancing efficiencies and reducing waste in our purpose-built 3500 m² factory. Our comprehensive production capabilities include:

  • Handling capacity of over 200 tonnes of steel per month
  • Skilled staff members proficient in both factory and on-site work
  • A fleet of vehicles, including eleven utes, crane trucks, two-tonne trucks, five-tonne trucks, semi-trailers, along with forklifts for streamlined material handling
  • Overhead cranes with a height under the hook of 7m, ensuring precise and efficient material movement
  • Robotic Beam Coping Machine and Robotic Beam Drill & Band Saw for advanced fabrication processes
  • Equipment such as Punch & Shears, Bandsaws, and Cold Saws to facilitate precise cutting and shaping
  • A capacity of over 2500 man-hours per week, ensuring timely project completion
  • In-house riggers and dogmen for safe and efficient handling and installation of fabricated steel structures




Aluminium & Stainless Steel

Watkins Steel now offers comprehensive services in stainless steel and aluminium fabrication. Our skilled team specialises in producing a wide array of high-quality components, all currently welded by hand at our Depot Street facility. While our current volume makes robotic welding impractical, we are equipped to scale up for larger projects as needed.

Range of Products

Our stainless steel and aluminium capabilities include the fabrication of:

  • Structural Steel
  • Handrails
  • Balustrades
  • Screens
  • Barriers
  • Frames
  • Supports
  • Cleats
  • Brackets
  • Chutes
  • Ladders
  • Stairs
  • Platforms

Industry Applications

We cater to a variety of industries, providing tailored solutions that meet specific requirements:

  • Construction: Both architectural and structural components.
  • Infrastructure: Components for fresh and waster water systems.
  • High Corrosive Areas: Suitable for environments like saltwater, beach, and pool settings.
  • Production/Processing: Meeting the needs of the food, beverage, and abattoir industries.

Our facility ensures that all stainless steel and aluminium products are crafted with the same attention to detail and quality control as our structural steel offerings. This integration allows us to deliver consistent and reliable results across all projects.

Robotic Fabrication

Coming Soon



Our seasoned team specialises in the efficient erection of various structures, from small-scale steel installations to extensive projects like sheds/warehouses and high-rise buildings. Leveraging our fleet of advanced cranes and access equipment, we ensure seamless and secure installations tailored to the specific requirements of each project.



Internal Team

Comprising dedicated site boilermakers,  skilled riggers/dogmen, and  laborer’s, our internal team brings a wealth of experience and expertise to every installation project. Their commitment to excellence and precision guarantees the successful execution of projects of any complexity.