Meet our saw operator, Tonney

Meet our saw operator, Tonney Burke. Tonney has led an extensive career at O’Neal Steel. Before joining our St. Joseph, MO, team, he dedicated 16 years of service to our Shelbyville, IN, service center. Fun fact: Tonney’s son, Wesley, is also a member of our operations team in St. Joe. At O’Neal Steel, we’re not… Read More

Meet our press brake operator, Japhet

Meet Japhet, a press brake operator at our Dallas, Texas, service center. He started his career at O’Neal Steel in 2017 and has been growing with us ever since. Japhet has a wealth of processing experience operating our plasma burner, saw, and now, our press brake equipment. When creating custom parts with the press brake,… Read More

Meet our fiber laser operator, DJ

“Challenging projects aren’t uncommon, but it keeps the job interesting. Creative approaches are a daily possibility, but a ‘can do attitude’ keeps processing rolling.” DJ Wood, Fiber Laser Operator DJ has been a valued member of the O’Neal Steel team since 2018. He began his career as a plasma operator, cutting and processing hundreds of… Read More

Meet our oxy-fuel operator, Kevin

Meet our oxy-fuel operator, Kevin Luker! With over 20 years of experience, he is one of the most skilled members on our processing team in Nashville, Tennessee. Kevin has excelled in many roles throughout his career, including material handling, drilling, sawing, lasering, shearing, and now oxy-fuel cutting. Kevin is a team player and always willing… Read More

Meet our tube laser operator, Derek

Have you ever created a project for the world stage? Well, our tube laser operator Derek Spraggins has: “The World Games 2022 had a lot of laser cutting involved, and it was very cool to have my hands involved in parts that the world would see. There were several statues erected, cut from steel tube,… Read More

Meet our plasma operator, Jeff

“The best part of my job is the satisfaction of processing a client’s order, getting it done correctly and on time. I feel if I am going to do a job, any job, I should do it to the best of my ability.” Jeff Curl, Plasma Operator Meet our plasma operator, Jeff Curl! With 44… Read More